A Year of Style

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C. Potter, 2000 - Design - 286 pages
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Why has Frédéric Fekkai become one of the most sought after stylists in the world? It's not only his subtly sexy and carefree haircuts; his devoted clients have come to treasure his unerring advice on everything from the perfect handbag to menus for entertaining as much as his skill with scissors. Now every woman can realize Frédéric Fekkai's vision of complete beauty with this unique handbook, a guide to achieving a more simple, natural, and chic lifestyle every single day.

Unlike any other beauty or style guide, Frédéric Fekkai A Year of Style acknowledges that a woman's look is constantly changing with the season, with fashions, and as her own lifestyle evolves. Frédéric Fekkai A Year of Style works like a daybook, offering twelve chapters packed with advice for living life more beautifully -- plus a special style note for each day of the year. Each chapter explores the beauty priorities for a different month, whether it's making a fresh start in January, reinvigorating the body and mind in April, or celebrating the holiday season in December. June offers insights on bridal beauty and grooming for men, while September looks at the best cuts for kids and cultivating a sophisticated yet natural career look. Throughout, you'll discover sections on such beauty essentials as choosing the perfect pair of sunglasses and trimming bangs between salon visits. And because Frédéric believes style applies to every aspect of your life, there are also tips on packing for a tropical getaway, establishing a rewarding exercise routine, and choosing the perfect holiday gift.

Frédéric Fekkai knows style is more than what a women gets at the makeup counter or in a salon; it's the small choices she makes each day, from which lipstick color to wear to how she holds her handbag. In Frédéric Fekkai A Year of Style, he offers a head-to-toe guide to achieving the look he's renowned for: effortless elegance throughout the seasons.

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A native of Aix-en-Provence, France, Frédéric Fekkai moved to the United States in 1982. He opened his first eponymous salon in 1989 and went on to establish Frédéric Fekkai Beauté de Provence salons in New York and Beverly Hills in 1997. His hair and skincare products, accessories, and home fragrances are now available nationwide in select department stores and Frédéric Fekkai boutiques. He lives in New York City.

Canadian-born photographer Tara Sgroi studied at Nova Scotia College of Art & Design and Cooper Union in New York. Her portraits, still lifes, and location photography have appeared in numerous fashion and shelter magazines. Frédéric Fekkai A Year of Style is her first book; she lives in New York City.

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