Fashion For Dummies
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Disillusioned and discouraged with your wardrobe? It’s time to take the guess out of dress with For Dummies®!
In Fashion For Dummies® (Wiley; November 2009; $24.99, Paper; ISBN: 978-0-470-59553-4), fashion expert and three-time Emmy-nominated television personality Jill Martin and coauthor Pierre Lehu take readers through the process of building a stylish and functional wardrobe suitable for every occasion. Whether it's a holiday-chic cocktail party, an 11:00AM wedding in February, or just everyday business casual, Martin has you covered. Part reference, part tutorial, the book offers advice on finding clothes that work with your body type and personal style, as well as practical tips on garment construction and navigating the worlds of color, pattern, and texture.
In tough financial times, it’s easy to shy away from spending money on clothes – especially designer clothes. Martin shows you how to put together a high-quality wardrobe, without breaking the bank. Shoes, jewelry, and other accessories are given ample coverage, and there's also a section dedicated to menswear with discussion of basic cuts and styles. The guidance and professional tips provided by Martin in Fashion For Dummies will sharpen your shopping skills and show you how to buy clothing that will look great for years to come.
Packed with photos and illustrations, this FULL COLOR guide also includes top ten lists such as “Ten Faux Pas and How to Avoid Them,” and a list a ten great fashion websites (www.gilt.com, www.hautelook.com, among others). You’ll also find words of fashion wisdom from top designers and celebrities such as Betsey Johnson, Tory Burch, Cynthia Rowley, and Tyson Beckford.
Go from novice fashion-hunter to seasoned fashionista with Fashion For Dummies!