You know your one Nikita? You’ve seen her around town: always within 100 metres of Penneys (where she likes to spend her ‘eurdos’), her hair done up in a ‘hun bun’, sporting her ‘masso’ runners and her eyebrows on fleek. In How to be Massive Nikita shares her illustrated guide to being massive, from masso make-up to stunnin’ accessories, the vital difference between your ‘going out’ and ‘staying in’ PJs, as well as life hacks such as places to hide your naggin and how to whiten your runners with toothpaste.
Through her popular Instagram account Your One Nikita, illustrator Aoife Dooley has made the spicebag part of our everyday language. Informed by her experiences growing up in Coolock and affectionately parodying fiery working-class Dublin women, it provides the inspiration for her hilarious and brilliantly observed first book, How to Be Massive.
*each copy has been signed, with an individual message, by the author*