The Book of Styling: An Insider's Guide to Creating Your Own Look

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 160 pages
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This guide explains the what’s, why’s, and how’s of styling; so whether you’re looking to update your wardrobe or curate your closet, this book has the answer. Accomplished stylist Somer Flaherty helps readers figure out what their look is (or ought to be), and how to tailor that look to their own particular body type. Also, for all of the future Rachel Zoe’s out there, Flaherty helps readers understand the skills that are necessary to style others, and to even turn styling into a real career. Additionally, the book includes:
  • Color illustrations for all of the looks, body types, and style elements
  • Sidebars about style through the decades and fashion icons
  • Fashion activities to help readers put down the book and get to work
  • Tips for a wide array of fashion emergencies
 

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User Review  - BunnyCates - LibraryThing

This is another book from ZEST BOOKS that Sis keeps swiping off my TO READ pile. Its a beginners guide to fashion, with tips on how to attain certain "stylized" looks, and how to dress best for your ... Read full review

THE BOOK OF STYLING: An Insider's Guide to Creating Your Own Look

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A matter-of-fact tone removes the mystery from style in this work that is one-part fashion manual and one-part career guide.Flaherty begins by explaining what a stylist is and the tools he or she uses ... Read full review

Contents

AN INSIDERS GUIDE TO CREATING YOUR OWN LOOK Part II Style Gets Personal
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AN INSIDERS GUIDE TO CREATING YOUR OWN LOOK INDEX
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AN INSIDERS GUIDE TO CREATING YOUR OWN LOOK ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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AN INSIDERS GUIDE TO CREATING YOUR OWN LOOK Dedication
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AN INSIDERS GUIDE TO CREATING YOUR OWN LOOK OTHER ZEST BOOKS
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About the author (2012)

Based in California, Somer Flaherty is a fashion stylist, journalism instructor, editor, and writer with more than a decade of experience in the fashion industry. Her work has appeared in national magazines such asTeen Vogue, luxury advertising campaigns, and in the wardrobes of private clients throughout the country.

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