HappyWomenDinners.com and A GREAT GOOD PLACE FOR BOOKS invite you to meet the Iconic Former Supermodel Paulina Porizkova at this Exclusive Book signing, Brunch, & Discussion for "NO FILTER: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE BEAUTIFUL." This special event will be held on Sunday, March 19, 2023 at a private home in Oakland. The event is limited to 60 women. The $150 registration includes brunch and a signed copy of the book. Registration deadline is March 5. Email jill@HappyWomenDinners.com to register.
The discussion at this event will have a focus on thriving at Midlife, the wisdom that comes with aging, and telling the truth about our mental health. Think about your questions for this important conversation we will have.
Born in Cold War Czechoslovakia, Paulina Porizkova rose to prominence as a model, appearing on her first Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover in 1984. As the face of Estée Lauder in 1989, she was one of the highest-paid models in the world. When she was cast in the music video for the song “Drive” by The Cars, it was love at first sight for her and frontman Ric Ocasek. He was forty at the time, and Porizkova was nineteen. The decades to come would bring marriage, motherhood, a budding writing career; and later sadness, loneliness, isolation, and eventually divorce. Following her ex-husband’s death—and the revelation of a deep betrayal—Porizkova stunned fans with her fierce vulnerability and disarming honesty as she let the whole world share in her experience of being a woman who must start over.
This is a wise and compelling exploration of heartbreak, grief, beauty, aging, relationships, re-invention and finding your purpose. In these essays, Porizkova bares her soul and shares the lessons she’s learned—often the hard way. After a lifetime of being looked at, she is ready to be heard.