Secrets of a fashion therapist: what you can learn behind the dressing room door

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HarperCollins Publishers, Sep 1, 1997 - Design - 204 pages
Go from clueless to confident in the dressing room. If you're a "fashion buff," then this book is for you. Betty Halbreich, the legendary director of personal shopping services at New York's chicer-than-chic Bergdorf Goodman, draws on her exquisite fashion sense and years of experience to help you dress to feel beautiful, confident, and perfectly at home in your own personal style. As your fashion therapist, Betty will give you valuable tips on: Shopping like a pro in an enormous store (even if the prices seem high and the salespeople haughty) Getting the help you need from the store's sales force Dressing for any occasion And much more! Witty, warm, and wonderfully illustrated, this guide to shopping and dressing is the perfect accessory to any wardrobe.

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Contents

GOING SHOPPING FOR THE TRUTH
1
WARDROBES ARENT BUILT IN A DAY
21
WHY BASIC IS BORING
49
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Betty Halbreich was born and raised in Chicago, where she started playing dress-up as soon as she was able to rummage through her mother's closet--and she hasn't stopped experimenting with clothes ever since. In her twenty-plus years as director of Solutions at New York City's Bervgdorf Goodman specialty store, Betty has helped make the world a better-dressed place by working with countless designers and showing generations of women how to create their own style.

Sally Wadyka made her first fashion statement at age six, stubbornly refusing ever to wear a red Lacoste dress. Over the years, her taste has expanded. She has written about fashion and beauty for such magazines as "Mademoiselle, Elle, " and "Self.

Wadyka writes about beauty and fashion for magazines.

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