By Jill Martin, Pierre A. Lehu

Your full-color consultant to development a enjoyable, sensible wardrobe!

Fashion For Dummies takes the bet out of costume, providing you with the boldness and information you want to costume for each celebration. This full-color consultant is jam-packed with pointers on making a confusion-free cloth wardrobe that works along with your physique sort and private type, in addition to navigating the worlds of colour, development, and texture.

* unearths the best way to prepare clothes that paintings with no overextending your price range
* incorporates a part devoted to menswear
* jam-packed with beneficial illustrations awarded in complete colour

The ideal advisor for amateur fashion-hunters, Fashion For Dummies is your key to regularly dressing your most sensible!

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Take jeans and a T-shirt, for example — an ensemble most women can relate to. The number of combinations you can put together with these two items is endless, but each look sends out a very different message. If you’re going for cute, you can pair a T-shirt with boyfriend jeans (a baggy jean that’s often cuffed and distressed) and flip-flops (see Figure 1-4). If you’re going for “hot and sexy,” add jewelry and stilettos to your basic look, and you’ve gone from simple to sexy in a flash (see Figure 1-5).

Sometimes it helps to have a friend with you, someone whose fashion sense you trust (but any really honest friend will do). It makes the whole process a lot more fun, and you can do it for each other, so you both benefit. What condition is it in? Before you even try anything on, take a look at each garment and survey its condition. Is it permanently stained? Are there holes beyond repair? Is it stretched out to the point that it no longer fits well? Is the material pilly (does it have those little round nubby things that cling to lots of sweaters in particular)?

You look like you just walked off the beach, no matter what time it is, because you have a relaxed, easy vibe about you. Your color palette includes white, off-white, white, and more white, earth tones, brown, and some beachy colors like turquoise and coral. Figure 2-5: The true bohemian. Mostly B’s: Group 2 — The prep Figure 2-6: The prep. You love to wear your polo shirts. You pair them with crisp pants or shorts, depending on the weather and the activity. You are likely to be seen in shorts at the country club during the day and pants at the evening barbeque.

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