Fashion For Dummies

Fashion For Dummies

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by Jill Martin, Pierre A. Lehu
     
 

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Fashion for Dummies

Learn to:

  • Put together outfits that work

  • Know your body type and personal style

  • Create a fun, functional wardrobe

  • Navigate the worlds of color, pattern, and texture

In Full Color!

Jill Martin

TV personality and fashion expert

Pierre A. Lehu

Put your best (dressed) foot

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Overview

Fashion for Dummies

Learn to:

  • Put together outfits that work

  • Know your body type and personal style

  • Create a fun, functional wardrobe

  • Navigate the worlds of color, pattern, and texture

In Full Color!

Jill Martin

TV personality and fashion expert

Pierre A. Lehu

Put your best (dressed) foot forward and step out with style and confidence

Part reference, part tutorial, Fashion For Dummies gives you everything you need to take the guess out of dress! This full-color guide is packed with tips on creating a confusion-free wardrobe that works with your body type and personal style. Whether you're a fashion novice or are searching for a new look, you'll get straightforward advice on how to build a fun and functional wardrobe to dress well for any occasion!

  • Fashion, style, and you — define your own personal style and discover how to make wardrobe decisions that work for your body type

  • Master the basics of fashion — learn the fundamentals of fabrics and garment construction to pair colors, patterns, and textures with confidence

  • Stock your closet without stripping your savings — make the most of your shopping excursions with practical tips on how and where to shop for a stylish wardrobe that won't break the bank

  • Finishing touches — discover how undergarments, accessories, and shoes can transform an outfit from simple to simply fabulous

  • Be ready for anything — discover how to take a wardrobe essential like a little black dress from corporate to casual to cocktail in a flash

Open the book and find:

  • Tips on dressing for your body type

  • Ten fashion faux pas and how to avoid them

  • Color choices that work for you

  • Wardrobe essentials, from the LBD (little black dress) to the perfect pair of pumps

  • Ways to dress for comfort and style year-round

  • Looks that go from day to night

  • Words of fashion wisdom from designers and celebrities

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470595664
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/29/2009
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
335,889
File size:
6 MB

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Meet the Author

Jill Martin is a fashion expert and three-time Emmy-nominated television personality. She appears regularly on NBC's Today show highlighting trends and must-haves, and is well-known for the popular "Ambush Makeover" segments. Jill lives in New York City and is developing her own clothing line. Pierre A. Lehu has worked as a publicist, literary agent, and writer. He is the coauthor of Sex For Dummies.

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