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Does This Make Me Look Fat?: The Definitive Rules for Dressing Thin for Every Height, Size, and Shape

3.48  ·  Rating Details ·  60 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
"There are really only two kinds of clothes in the world—those that make you look fat and those that don't. All the rest is just details," writes style maven Leah Feldon. "If you really want the answer to 'Does this make me look fat?' this is where you'll get it—whether you're an ultra-size diva on a mini-size starlet. Here, clothes that add heft are taken to task and ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published May 30th 2000 by Villard
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Lara
Mar 20, 2008 Lara rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: women
Guides the female reader (sorry guys) through the process of discovering body shape, then shows you how and why certain clothes look good or bad on that shape. Cautions you against following trends too closely - better to buy clothes that suit your body than blend in with the crowd. Emphasizes quality vs. quantity. The author suggests a limited wardrobe color palette, which suits me. It might not make everyone else happy. Bottom line: ONLY BUY WHAT SUITS YOUR BODY AND YOU'LL SPEND A LOT LESS ...more
Jay
May 20, 2014 Jay rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: risorte
Read this in 2014 and felt it was a little dated - the simple concepts are helpful and instructive, I just don't agree with all of her rules. For example, within the first pages of the book, the author suggests wearing monochromatic outfits only, and especially black. These would be considered the most slimming options for all body types. Hmm...little boring for me. And black is incredibly chic, but incredibly harsh.

Overall, there's a lot of worthwhile tips and tricks in here, just not the most
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Sandra
Dec 08, 2008 Sandra rated it really liked it
Shelves: beauty
Great book on how to dress to look great (instead of looking fat) and learning that runway models are not normal sized females.

Gives great tips, quotes, pictures, and explains the rules of looking better no matter what your body type.

Great reference book!
Joanne
Dec 17, 2007 Joanne rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
Fun fashion book emphasizing the lines of clothing. Provides illustrations showing why one jacket-skirt combo would be flattering and why another would not.
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Lot's of good tips. I will refer to her wisdom before I next go shopping.
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