Thursday, November 17, 2011

Dress Your Best: The Complete Guide to Finding the Style That's Right for Your Body, by Clinton Kelly and Stacy London

Description: The 8 million fans of TLC’s hottest show, What Not to Wear, know it as the place to go for real-life fashion advice. Now the show’s hosts, Clinton Kelly and Stacy London, offer spot-on fashion wisdom—with an attitude—in this fully illustrated, authoritative, and irreverent fashion guide to dressing your best for every occasion. Clinton and Stacy’s surefire method for boosting appearance rests on their belief that we can all win admiring glances by selecting clothes that play up our positives and create a balanced body shape. In Dress Your Best, Clinton and Stacy match a wide range of female and male body types with the perfect work, casual, and evening attire, showing you exactly how to make your best parts “work” for you.

Dressing tips for 26 body types!
Features 18 women and 8 men: bigger on top, bigger on bottom, a little extra in the middle, not curvy, extra curvy, small-framed, athletic, and more!

Whether you’re searching for a way to accentuate your assets, puzzling over the right print pattern for your frame, or just looking for a solution to the dilemma “What do I need to wear to look fabulous?” you’ll find here the universal tips, dos and don’ts, seasonal alternatives, and must-haves that will deliver the answers. Dress Your Best is certain to become the standard by which all other fashion guides are measured.

My Thoughts:  This book is so necessary for the Shabbat dinner hostess!  After you have poured so much love into making the meal, decorating the table and adding all of those finishing touches and need to look the part as well!  Trust me, it is not in how much you spend on your clothes that matters, but rather how much time you have spent researching your figure and how to wear the clothes you have or look for the right clothes when you are able to shop.

I will say that there are some immodest ideas, but with creativity, you can easily make the clothing ideas and suggestions in Dress Your Best work for you.  Don't settle for frumpy when you know you can be fabulous!