The Fashion File: Advice, Tips, And Inspiration From The Costume Designer Of Mad Men

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The Fashion File: Advice, Tips, And Inspiration From The Costume Designer Of Mad Men

by Janie Bryant, Monica Corcoran Harel
Foreword by January Jones

Grand Central Publishing | November 4, 2010 | Hardcover

The Fashion File: Advice, Tips, And Inspiration From The Costume Designer Of Mad Men is rated 5 out of 5 by 1.
From Joanie''s Marilyn Monroe-esque pencil skirts to Betty''s classic Grace Kelly cupcake dresses, the clothes worn by the characters of the phenomenalMad Menhave captivated fans everywhere. Now, women are trading in their khakis for couture and their pumas for pumps. Finally, it''s hip to dress well again. Emmy-Award winning costume designer Janie Bryant offers readers a peek into the dressing room ofMad Men, revealing the design process behind the various characters'' looks and showing every woman how to find her own leading lady style--whether it''s vintage, modern, or bohemian.

Bryant''s book will peek into the dressing room ofMad Menand reveal the design process behind the various characters'' looks. But it will also help women learn how fashion can help convey their personality. She will help them cultivate their style, including all the details that make a big difference.

Bryant offers advice to ensure that a woman''s clothes convey her personality. She covers everything from where to find incredible vintage clothing and accessories to how to pair those authentic pieces with modern shoes and jeans. Readers will learn how to find their perfect bra size, use color to convey a mood, and invest in the ten essentials every woman should own. And just so the ladies don''t leave their men behind, there''s even a section on making them look a little more Don Draper-dashing.<_o3a_p>

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 192 pages, 9.5 × 7.75 × 1 in

Published: November 4, 2010

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0446572713

ISBN - 13: 9780446572712

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Style Necessity! I LOVED this book! I couldn't put it down when I bought it, and its still a staple in my collection to this day because I find it is a helpful and inspirational tool for developing your own unique style (so its about more than just fashion!). Jamie is wonderful to read because she makes it feel like you know her and are a close friend of hers. Her sense of humor is refreshing, her illustrations are inspirational, and her love of fashion just permeates the pages and is completely contagious! I had completely given up on fashion and style until I read this book, but now I can't imagine being without it. Buy it. Read it. Love it. Refer back to it. Like a good trench coat -- this book is timeless.
Date published: 2012-02-05

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The Fashion File: Advice, Tips, And Inspiration From The Costume Designer Of Mad Men

by Janie Bryant, Monica Corcoran Harel
Foreword by January Jones

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 192 pages, 9.5 × 7.75 × 1 in

Published: November 4, 2010

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0446572713

ISBN - 13: 9780446572712

About the Book

Finally, it's hip to dress well again. Emmy Award-winning costume designer Bryant offers readers a peek into the dressing room of "Mad Men," revealing the design process behind the various characters' looks and showing every woman how to find her own leading lady style.

From the Publisher

From Joanie''s Marilyn Monroe-esque pencil skirts to Betty''s classic Grace Kelly cupcake dresses, the clothes worn by the characters of the phenomenalMad Menhave captivated fans everywhere. Now, women are trading in their khakis for couture and their pumas for pumps. Finally, it''s hip to dress well again. Emmy-Award winning costume designer Janie Bryant offers readers a peek into the dressing room ofMad Men, revealing the design process behind the various characters'' looks and showing every woman how to find her own leading lady style--whether it''s vintage, modern, or bohemian.

Bryant''s book will peek into the dressing room ofMad Menand reveal the design process behind the various characters'' looks. But it will also help women learn how fashion can help convey their personality. She will help them cultivate their style, including all the details that make a big difference.

Bryant offers advice to ensure that a woman''s clothes convey her personality. She covers everything from where to find incredible vintage clothing and accessories to how to pair those authentic pieces with modern shoes and jeans. Readers will learn how to find their perfect bra size, use color to convey a mood, and invest in the ten essentials every woman should own. And just so the ladies don''t leave their men behind, there''s even a section on making them look a little more Don Draper-dashing.<_o3a_p>

About the Author

Emmy-winning costume designerJanie Bryantcreates all of the looks seen on TV''sMad Men. She has worked on numerous films and TV shows. In 2005, she won an Emmy for her period costumes on HBO''sDeadwoodand she took home the prestigious Outstanding Costume Design award from the Costume Designers Guild in both 2009 and 2010.
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