I Love Your Style: How to Define and Refine Your Personal Style
The former muse and creative director for designer label Tuleh, and author of the blog "In Her Eyes" for Men′s Vogue, Amanda Brooks is a lifelong fashion chameleon with an unerring eye for the elements of personal style. Smart, glamorous, media-savvy and remarkably practical, Amanda has spent her entire life constructing a unique, eclectic and intimately personal sense of...more
For me the best advice in the book was the suggestion...more
One thing I applaud the author for is the pronunciation guide for some difficult-to-pronounce designer names (p.259).
There are many excellent photographs, but the book is also text-heavy and some of the text is boring and gets repetitive - I was turned off by th...more
She has lots of personal experience on the high end of style(served as a 'muse' for the label Tuleh, Lily Pulitzer designed a print specifically for her mom's bridesmaids' dresses). But she is also mindful of the style scores to be found in thrift stores, flea markets and army/navy stores.
I'm not sure if this would enable someone with no sense of style at all to define and refine theirs...more
I loved the descriptions of each trend such as Bohemian, Classic, Minimal...
It has plenty of pictures and icons from Hollywood and different celebrities from 60's and later on..
A great addition to your home library, that you can refer to whenever you ne...more
This isn't a guide to consumerism. It's an elegant book of rare photographs of famous women of the mid/late 20th century and early 21st century. It's also an inspirational guide to lifestyles and their reflection in clothing.
Peruse this book and consider the experience of living as a Bohemian (flighty, too much of everything). Dig the photos of Jodie Foster c. 1983, wearing school uniforms, torn jeans and riding boots -- or, American Classic. Slick your hair back and render yours...more
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