The Science of Sexy: Dress to Fit Your Unique Figure with the Style System that Works for Every Shape and Size
The average American woman is 5"4' tall, weighs 160 pounds, wears a size 14, and bears no resemblance to the typical runway model. Yet the runway model sets the standard for �ideal...more
I also know to avoid tapered pants, calf length dresses and anything with shoulder pads.
The great thing about this book is it tells you exa...more
I also liked that the information provided wasn't difficult to und...more
While other sources use fruit to describe your shape and tell you what you should wear; apple, pear, and the infamous hourglass, this book uses shapes. Triangle,...more
A very small portion of this book is actually applicable to one person, since I'm pretty sure one person cannot physically encompass 48 body shapes (the number he identifies) at the same time. And what about people with shorter legs? Long torsos? Short necks? "Apples"? I suppose those attributes are not part of your "figure...more
The first 69 pages are meant for everyone to read. Then, you only ready the 1/48 of the pages that apply to your shape. It'll take you an hour to read - max.
For a non-fashionista like myself, I found this book very helpful in recognizing my silhouette's strengths and teaching me how to complement those strengths with flattering fabrics, cuts, and styles. Bayou makes every body shape realize its beautiful features and teaches you how to "reveal" them wi...more
This first part is a colourful, photo heavy section, that kept me turning the pages despite not really learning an...more