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The Fine Art of Dressing: Make Yourself a Masterpiece by Dressing for Your Body Type

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Are you a Modigliani? A Rubens? A Gauguin? In this beguiling exploration of the art of dressing, Tartarotti likens each body type to the work of the artist who celebrated it. Drawing on aesthetic principles and fashion techniques, she shows you how to choose clothing that will enhance your shape.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Perigee Trade
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Mardel Fehrenbach
I liked this book quite a bit. It is not a book that requires a lot of reading. The introductory chapters are brief and give a brief summary of color, pattern and line.



It is after this introductory setion tht you get into the fun part of this book. Rather than using the commonly used body types of pear, apple, rectangle etc, the author defines six body types naming them for the artists who tended to portray them in their work. Gimmick perhaps, but it works. First of all it avoids the stereotypi
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