In the Dressing Room with Brenda: A Fun and Practical Guide to Buying Smart and Looking Great

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Council Oak Books, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 210 pages
Brenda Kinsel tackles underwear, the booty, and the nightmare of shopping with kids (please pass the Valium!) - all while helping women make sense out of the vast imponderable that is the world of fashion. With gentle understanding, she helps every woman develop a healthier relationship with herself by taking a lighter look at hang-ups, and a deeper look at the fashion traps that are out there ready to grab the unsuspecting consumer.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
In the Beginning There Were Fig Leaves
7
Brens Rules Rock
14
Get Current
20
Looking for Distraction
31
Does Size Matter?
37
Fashion Fung Shway?
44
What to Wear to Score
54
Going to Work and What the Heck is Casual Anyway?
114
Going Places
126
Everything You Must Know about Underwear
133
Yikes Bikes and Other Sport Gear
142
Caring for Those Babies
148
Dont Pack Trouble
158
The Wimps Guide to Tattoos
167
Confessions of a FashionMaven Snob
175

Capsules Anyone?
65
Stand Up and Be Measured
74
Fit First
86
Wedgies and Other Misfits
95
Bust Up and Put Together
101
Shopping with Kids or Where Is the Rest Room? I Need to Scream Now
181
Fashion Calendar for Smarties
187
Myths Exploded into Smithereens
193
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About the author (2001)

Brenda Kinsel is an image consultant, author, and the owner of Inside Out--A Style and Wardrobe Consulting Company based in the San Francisco Bay Area where she matches people's clothes to their personalities, passions, and lifestyles. In 2009 she founded Brenda Kinsel E.T.C.--Education, Training and Consulting for Image Professionals Worldwide to provide training, coaching, and marketing support to stylists and consultants in the industry. She is the author of several books, including 40 Over 40: 40 Things Every Woman Over 40 Needs to Know About Getting Dressed, Brenda's Bible, and Brenda's Wardrobe Companion. Her style solutions have been featured in InStyle and Real Simple, and on The Oprah Winfrey Show and NPR, among others.

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