The Style Mentors: Women Who Define The Art Of Dressing Today

by Elyssa Dimant

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | October 15, 2012 | Hardcover

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Profiling more than eighty contemporary women with great style,The Style Mentorsoffers today''s fashion-conscious woman role models for the here and now. Each of the book''s eight chapters addresses a signature look with proven fashion longevity-icon, maverick, bohemian, gamine, siren, minimalist, rocker, and classic-and demonstrates how to achieve it by analyzing the style of those who wear it admirably.The Style Mentorsthen shows how to incorporate that know-how into a current personal look. Included throughout are a wealth of dos and don''ts, lists of wardrobe and accessory essentials, and sage tips on fashion and beauty in the words of the women themselves.

With more than two hundred gorgeous photo-graphs and an informative, entertaining text,The Style Mentorsis essential reading for fashion mavens and for anyone seeking tried-and-true advice on the art of dressing well from those who have mastered it.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 192 pages, 10.5 × 8.13 × 0.9 in

Published: October 15, 2012

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061992186

ISBN - 13: 9780061992186

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The Style Mentors: Women Who Define The Art Of Dressing Today

by Elyssa Dimant

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 192 pages, 10.5 × 8.13 × 0.9 in

Published: October 15, 2012

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061992186

ISBN - 13: 9780061992186

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Profiling more than eighty contemporary women with great style,The Style Mentorsoffers today''s fashion-conscious woman role models for the here and now. Each of the book''s eight chapters addresses a signature look with proven fashion longevity-icon, maverick, bohemian, gamine, siren, minimalist, rocker, and classic-and demonstrates how to achieve it by analyzing the style of those who wear it admirably.The Style Mentorsthen shows how to incorporate that know-how into a current personal look. Included throughout are a wealth of dos and don''ts, lists of wardrobe and accessory essentials, and sage tips on fashion and beauty in the words of the women themselves.

With more than two hundred gorgeous photo-graphs and an informative, entertaining text,The Style Mentorsis essential reading for fashion mavens and for anyone seeking tried-and-true advice on the art of dressing well from those who have mastered it.

About the Author

Elyssa Dimant is a fashion historian and expert in contemporary fashion studies. She serves as an adjunct professor at Parsons School of Design and the Cooper-Hewitt Masters Program in the Decorative Arts in New York and has lectured at museums, universities, and private venues worldwide. Formerly a curatorial research associate at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, she co-curated the 2004 exhibition "WILD: Fashion Untamed" and co-authored the accompanying catalog. Also the author ofFashioning Fabrics: Contemporary Textiles in FashionandMinimalism and Fashion: Reduction in the Postmodern Era, Dimant has contributed to a wide variety of fashion publications, includingThe Spaces and Places of Fashion,The Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion,Vogue,Elle Canada,Zink,Selvedge,DecArts,Hint, andCITY, for which she served as a monthly columnist.

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A beautifully illustrated volume profiling today?s most stylish women with a solid nod to icons of days past-and featuring timeless styles throughout-The Style Mentors inspires us all to cultivate a more creative closet! (Cynthia Rowley, Designer)
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