Grace Coddington is as much of an icon herself as the numerous bold-named fashion designers she's befriended during her 30-plus years while working at Vogue. As the style bible's fashion stylist and sitting editor, Coddington has a front row seat to every major fashion event and show. But putting Vogue's pages together isn't exactly a stress-free job. There have been plenty of catastrophies along the way and Coddington had to think of inventive ways to keep things on track.

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Coddington takes fashion lovers behind the scenes with her book, "Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue" and is now giving people the change to meet her and score an autographed copy of the book. Coddington is making a special apperance tonight, Dec,7, at Strand Book Store (828 Broadway) and Saturday in Bridgehampton at Kinnaman & Ramaekers (2466 Main St.) Dress your best and take advantage of this opportunity to meet Anna Wintour's right-hand woman.

If you go:

Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Rare Book Room at the Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, 212-473-1452
www.strandbooks.com

Dec. 12, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Kinnaman & Ramaekers
2466 Main St., Bridgehampton
631-537-3838

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