Dress Your Best: The Complete Guide to Finding the Style That's Right for Your Body

Front Cover
Three Rivers Press, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 255 pages
The 8 million fans of TLC's hottest show, What Not to Wear, know it as the place to go for real-life fashion advice. Now the show's hosts, Clinton Kelly and Stacy London, offer spot-on fashion wisdom—with an attitude—in this fully illustrated, authoritative, and irreverent fashion guide to dressing your best for every occasion. Clinton and Stacy's surefire method for boosting appearance rests on their belief that we can all win admiring glances by selecting clothes that play up our positives and create a balanced body shape. In Dress Your Best, Clinton and Stacy match a wide range of female and male body types with the perfect work, casual, and evening attire, showing you exactly how to make your best parts “work” for you.

Dressing tips for 26 body types!
Features 18 women and 8 men: bigger on top, bigger on bottom, a little extra in the middle, not curvy, extra curvy, small-framed, athletic, and more!

Whether you're searching for a way to accentuate your assets, puzzling over the right print pattern for your frame, or just looking for a solution to the dilemma “What do I need to wear to look fabulous?” you'll find here the universal tips, dos and don'ts, seasonal alternatives, and must-haves that will deliver the answers. Dress Your Best is certain to become the standard by which all other fashion guides are measured.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
0
4 stars
0
3 stars
5
2 stars
0
1 star
1

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - br14kydw - LibraryThing

If I were posed with the question to reread Dress Your Best or gouge my eyes out with a rusty spoon i would seriously consider the latter. Dress Your Best was a 256 page book entirely about how to ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - bamalibrarylady - LibraryThing

One of my favorite shows is TLC's What Not to Wear and I was excited when I heard that a book based on the show was coming out. When I first saw the book, I thought that it would provide the type of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
8
Bigger on Top
15
Average Height
25
Tall
33
Bigger on the Bottom
41
Average Height
51
Tall
59
A Little Extra in the Middle
67
Tall
137
Extra Curvy
145
Average Height
155
Tall
163
THE MEN
170
Average
181
Tall
189
Athletic
197

Average Height
77
Tall
85
Curvy
95
Average Height
103
Tall
111
Not Curvy
119
Average Height
129
SmallFramed
205
Barrelchested
213
Tummy
221
Hips
229
Afterword
237
Credits
248
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2005)

Clinton Kelly has been executive editor at DNR, deputy editor at Mademoiselle, and contributing editor at Marie Claire.

Stacy London has been senior fashion editor at Mademoiselle and a fashion stylist for celebrities and worldwide advertising campaigns.

Bibliographic information