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Best Dressed : The Born to Shop Lady's Secrets for Building a Wardrobe
Best Dressed The Born to Shop Lady's Secrets for Building a Wardrobe
Author: Suzy Gershman
Cultivating a distinctive style that expresses your personality and tells the world how you want to be perceived doesn't have to break the bank. In Best Dressed, Suzy Gershman--internationally recognized for her retail acumen--offers a comprehensive guide, from bargain bins to haute couture, to building a wardrobe that not only works for ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780609602188
ISBN-10: 0609602187
Publication Date: 4/20/1999
Pages: 240
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4.3 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Book Type: Hardcover
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This book is both a fashion joke and a must-have read for anyone who does retail shopping.

Read it for understanding how trends and trendlets are formed, for how clothes are conceived, manufactured, sold, marketed, and discounted. Read it for explanations of the differences between full retail, discount, outlet, and off-price stores and how and why to shop at each kind of store.

But absolutely take her actual fashion/style advice with a grain of salt. She lives a lifestyle very few people do, and, as evinced by the pictures of her on the back of the book and descriptions of some of her outfits, I think it's safe to say that she has a lot of money and very bad taste. (Her 'signature' look is lots of bangles and two wristwatches).

But she does know how the fashion industry works. So read it. Take what you can use and leave the rest.
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This book is full of creative and sensible tips.
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I learned a lot from this book. Answers fashion questions such as these: where the real fashion bargains are; when it's not too late to get in on a trend; what's the single best fashion investment; and much more.
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Tips on shopping and advise on how to develop a wardrobe so you are ready for any occasion...


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