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

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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, Fl ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 25th 2012 by Zest Books (first published January 1st 2012)
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Jan 28, 2016 Mandy rated it it was ok
The book didn't seem to have a set audience. It started out like it was for teens, but later gave suggestions for things to 'tuck in your desk drawer at work'. It was pretty generic, and the last couple chapters dealt with being a stylist, which is not why I was read it.
Dec 23, 2014 Claire rated it liked it
Shelves: 2014-reads
Not much in here that I didn't know, but it was still a good exhortation to my stony heart.
Jul 17, 2014 Tina rated it really liked it
I loved this book. Excellent styling advice that really got me thinking about outfits, colors and "looks" that would fit my body type.
Feb 24, 2015 Liesl rated it liked it
Good book/advice for a younger age group--I would say teens-college
Oct 28, 2012 Stephanie rated it really liked it
The Book of Styling was a really fun read! As a self-proclaimed fashionista I didn't think I'd learn a lot, but boy was I wrong! I followed the tips in this book and re-vamped my closet, and I can say in all honesty that I've never been happier with the result. After learning all the little tips and tricks contained in this book, finding something to wear is a snap. If you guys haven't heard of "The Rule of Threes" I definitely recommend you check out The Book of Styling and take control of your ...more
Dec 29, 2012 Kathy rated it liked it
I appreciate receiving this as a GoodReads winner. I felt it was well laid out, and had something for everyone no matter what their sense of style. It had good basic info on how to dress flatteringly for your body type, to how to put together fun outfits. This was more a book for younger women- perhaps late middle school through high school or early college. After I read it, I gave it to a young friend in college and she has very much enjoyed going through it for tips and ideas.
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 body shape, etc.

Took me about an hour to flip through, but Sis has been keeping it in her room for "reference". I don't know how many times Ive had to put it back on my TBR after finding it in her room. lol
May 25, 2015 Melissa rated it really liked it
I read books like this all of the time. Why have I not been keeping track of them? This one was a favorite because it talks about the power of three, how to dress for your body type, shows different types of style, how to curate your closet and more. The only read downside was the lack of real pictures.
Kenya Rodriguez
Jan 05, 2016 Kenya Rodriguez rated it it was amazing
This book is a perfect tool for the beginner of styling. This book will help you to know what to wear according to body type , and it will teach you how to mix clothes, and how to give a better use to your wardrobe.
Sep 18, 2012 Janet marked it as to-read
If anyone has seen me or my closet - they will definetly say I need this book. Any kind of help is very appreciated. Really hope I win this book. Will update with style makeover upon completion of book if I win !
Dec 22, 2012 Jordan rated it liked it
Lots of usefull advice, but the activities seemed to be for someone more into fashion than me. The las two chapters were abot how to be a stylist so I didn't read them.
Feb 24, 2013 Dani rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-star-books
Somer Flaherty did an amazing job creating descriptions for fashion in this book of styling. I loved reading it and learned a lot. :)
Anja Manning
Oct 01, 2012 Anja Manning rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2012
An excellent guide to the basics, with really cute illustrations, usable information. Suitable not only for teens!
Tiffany Newman
Feb 10, 2013 Tiffany Newman rated it it was amazing
really awesome book talks about how to style like a pro and a cheep way to make u look good and save money
Jan 26, 2013 Nicole rated it liked it
I'm kind of embarrassed by how actually helpful I found this YA style book...
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