Kelly Doust

Kelly Doust is a book publisher and author of The Power Age: A celebration of life's second act, the fashion memoir A Life in Frocks, vintage fashion bible Minxy Vintage: how to customise & wear vintage clothing, The Crafty Minx series of craft books and two novels, Precious Things and Dressing the Dearloves. Her articles and writing have appeared in Vogue, Australian Women's Weekly and Sunday Life Magazine.

Books by Kelly Doust

The Power Age

Published: November 2019

For the mothers, aunts and grandmothers of rebel girls, this is the handbook to maturing like a pro.

Minxy Vintage

Published: October 2011

The ultimate, beautiful guide to finding, upcycling and remodelling vintage clothing and accessories to create your dream pieces.

A Life in Frocks

Published: November 2010

A Life in Frocks is about the 'divine obsession' - a woman's love for clothes. In particular, it is a personal, entertaining, joyous - and seductive - exploration of the significance of clothes, filtered through one woman's life-long sartorial infatuation.

The Crafty Kid

Published: June 2010

50 creative yet simple projects to make for and with children, using pre-loved items.

The Crafty Minx

Published: November 2009

A fabulous collection of craft projects for the home using preloved and vintage items. Simple, step-by-step instructions are accompanied by photos to illustrate and inspire.

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