Oh No She Didn't: The Top 100 Style Mistakes Women Make and How to Avoid Them by Clinton KellyOh No She Didn't: The Top 100 Style Mistakes Women Make and How to Avoid Them by Clinton Kelly

Oh No She Didn't: The Top 100 Style Mistakes Women Make and How to Avoid Them

byClinton Kelly

Hardcover | October 12, 2010

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How NOT to dress. In Oh No She Didn't, Clinton points out the hundreds of fashion mistakes women most commonly make and shows you how to fix them.

Muffin tops. Scrunchies. Suntan hose. Slut shoes. Visible panty line. Who hasn’t had the unfortunate experience of witnessing—or (gasp!) actually wearing—one of these fashion disasters?

The atrocities Clinton Kelly has seen—it’s a surprise he hasn’t gouged out his own eyes. Mom jeans? Fancy fingernails? Tracksuits? In the same straight-talking style that has made TLC’s What Not to Wear a smash hit for eight seasons, the cheeky media personality and author of Freakin’ Fabulous shows women how to outfit themselves with confidence and style as he pokes fun at fashion "don’ts." From the most obvious faux pas (Texas tuxedos) to borderline offenses (peekaboo boobies), Clinton offers detailed and entertaining critiques of our top one hundred sartorial slip-ups. He turns his keen eye to wardrobe, color, cut, cleanliness, hairstyle, accessories, and even posture. And because he loves you, he presents easy alternatives and practical suggestions for creating fabulous outfits that will make you forget you ever wore socks with clogs.

Clinton also explains how to use trends to your advantage at any age, from deciding which ones work for you to understanding how to wear them to keep your look relevant. Because if you’re not comfortable in the sequined mini, everyone around you will know it.

A delightful mix of hilarious dish and expert fashion advice, Oh No She Didn’t will turn anyone from fashion victim to fashionista in no time.
Title:Oh No She Didn't: The Top 100 Style Mistakes Women Make and How to Avoid ThemFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:October 12, 2010Publisher:Gallery BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1439163162

ISBN - 13:9781439163160

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Hilarious! I loved this book! Clinton is absolutely hilarious! Even if you've never seen What Not to Wear, I still recommend this book to anyone who's ever wondered, 'what the hell were you thinking when you left the house today?' I watch What Not to Wear religiously, so i was pleased that the book didn't just recapitulate all of Clinton's wise-cracks. His comments are fresh, witty and insightful. And as for the book's style itself (paratext for you literary buffs): the pages are colourfu, glossy, and the photographs are hilarious. If you own a coffee table, or are taking a short commute, this is the book to buy. Worth it!
Date published: 2011-11-19

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INTRODUCTIONTHE ATROCITIES I’VE SEENI mean, seriously, sometimes I’m surprised I haven’t already gouged out my own eyes. Truth be told, I did come pretty damn close once. I was in Pittsburgh, at the airport, or maybe it was Cincinnati. Doesn’t matter, really. There I was, just minding my own business, reading the newspaper and waiting for my flight to board, when a couple of women approached me.“Are you Clinton?” one of them asked.This question always kind of bugs me. You know it’s me. Just say hello and go back to your quadruple mocha latte. “Yep,” I replied, and looked up to see two of the most horrific outfits imaginable. Both women—both—were wearing horizontal-striped turtlenecks tucked into high-waisted Mom Jeans with white cross-trainers.“We love your show!” said one.“We watch it all the time!” declared the other.I smiled and said thank you, because I’m a gentleman. But inside my little head, I screamed to the heavens with all my might: Why, God! Why do you hate me so much!Maybe I get a tad exasperated from time to time, but certainly you can understand why. I’ve spent the good part of a decade explaining, with as much patience as I could muster, why you shouldn’t pair socks with sandals, why you might want to avoid tube tops after the age of forty, why elastic-waist pants are evil incarnate. But, evidently, not everyone is listening.Still, I continue on with my mission to make America a more beautiful place. I’m like that Native American dude from the commercial who cries when he sees people litter. Except, I’m not crying. It’s more like I’m laughing at you. In fact, he’s laughing at you too. We’re having gin and tonics right now, and I was just telling him that your outfit was revolting. And you know what he said?“And how.”And how! Couldn’t you just die? I almost peed my pants a little.© 2010 Clinton Kelly