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The Art of Dressing Curves: The Best-Kept Secrets of a Fashion Stylist
Susan Moses, the go-to celebrity stylist for curvy women both on and off the red carpet presents the first inspirational, confidence-building, prescriptive style guide for plus-size women who want to dress fashionably and look their beautiful best.Nearly two-thirds of American women are plus-size - and they care just as much about fashion and beauty as their thinner counterparts. They’re tired of being ignored by the industry and shopping for styles wedged into the far reaches of department stores. Now, Susan Moses, a plus-size woman with a dynamic personality and an in-demand stylist whose clientele includes Hollywood and music industry celebrities, addresses this audience’s needs with this essential handbook to help them look fabulous.The Art of Dressing Curves gives plus-size women the confidence and know-how to dress beautifully for their particular body shape. Gorgeously designed, filled with high-fashion photography, and written in Susan’s down-to earth, accessible, and enthusiastic voice, The Art of Dressing Curves tells the story of her journey to self-acceptance and outlines her formula for seamless dressing that has helped some of the most iconic curvy women in music, film, and fashion look dazzling in the spotlight.From foundation garments to wardrobe essentials to hair and makeup, Susan dispenses advice on every aspect of dressing well for one’s shape, size, and personality, insight supplemented by a wealth of elegant editorial photographs, anecdotes, tips, and sidebars, as well as lists of specialty retailers, designers, and websites that cater to plus-size.
Material Girl, Mystical World: The Now Age Guide to a High-Vibe Life
Utterly transporting and stylish, Material Girl, Mystical World takes you on an unforgettable journey through modern spirituality - from meditation and tarot to astrology - guided by wise and witty tastemaker Ruby Warrington, founder of The Numinous.Inspired by the consciousness-shifting traditions that have moved seekers for generations, Material Girl, Mystical World is a fabulous adventure in the "Now Age" - a sophisticated upgrade on cosmic thinking, from healing crystals to doing your dharma, for women who know that a closetful of designer shoes can happily coexist with a deeply meaningful life.Set against the backdrop of Ruby Warrington's own transformative path from her dream job as an influential fashion journalist to creating The Numinous, the high-style, high-vibe online magazine about spirituality for modern women, Material Girl, Mystical World invites readers on a colorful journey to discover their own path to personal enlightenment in every area of life, from love, sex, and relationships to fashion, beauty, health, and wellness.Combining the wit and charm of a modern-day Carrie Bradshaw with the stylish soul of Elizabeth Gilbert, Warrington shows us that it is within our power, right now, to create a life that is both intentional and fabulous - while also contributing to a major shift in global consciousness.From how to survive and thrive at Burning Man to creating rituals that celebrate the Divine Feminine to exploring the shaman in you, Material Girl, Mystical World is an inspiring call to arms for women looking to find their authenticity and voice in business, relationships, and spirit, from Brooklyn to London to Venice, C.A., and Black Rock City and beyond. A writer to watch, Warrington bestows on readers her wry, winning, and ultimately wise take on modern life.
Glow from Within
Celebrity aesthetician Joanna Vargas shares her secrets for the first time in this practical, engaging guide to beautiful, glowing skin for everyone.Celebrity aesthetician Joanna Vargas is known for her cutting-edge beauty treatments, high-end products, and famous (and seemingly ageless) clients. But her secret to beautiful skin rests on one simple principle: developing and maintaining a good skincare routine.In Glow from Within, Joanna teaches readers how to create the best routine for their skin type. She explains the science behind the labels of various products and tools—from serums to retinols, dry brushes to sheet masks, vitamin c to hylaluronic acid—then offers instruction on how best to incorporate them into a routine. She also shares fresh insight into how the other self-care routines we don’t often connect to our skin—such as nutrition, sleep, and stress management—impact skin appearance and resiliency.In addition to giving readers the tools to create a customizable routine, Joanna will provide specific product recommendations, DIY recipes, and programs for time-specific goals (one week, one month, six months) as well as emergency troubleshooting for skin issues that pop up overnight. Glow from Within is the ultimate guide to flawless skin from one of the beauty industry’s most sought-after insiders.
Anatomy of Style
Through photographs of both iconic and individual styles, this book decodes celebrity fashion secrets and demonstrates how to effortlessly reproduce the showstopping looks.What are Kate Moss' sartorial obsessions? How does Gigi Hadid create fashion buzz? Which tricks does Gwyneth Paltrow use to stay on top of new trends? What defines Kate Middleton's "princess" style? From her years as a fashion journalist for Elle and her front row seat at the runway shows, Sophie Gachet--a true fashion guru--has all the answers. Here, she breaks down celebrity looks and fashion trends into their essential elements, making them accessible to everyone.One hundred twenty celebrities including Victoria Beckham, Cate Blanchett, Millie Bobby Brown, Priyanka Chopra, Billie Eilish, Kaia Gerber, Ashley Graham, Kendall Jenner, Meghan Markle, Lupita Nyong'o, Olivia Palermo, Rihanna, Margot Robbie, and Zendaya provide wardrobe inspiration. Their singular outfits that range from chic to cool, sporty to quirky, and urban to classic are unpacked and dissected piece by piece. Iconic looks that have forged fashion history, such as Madonna's biker jacket, Marilyn Monroe's turtleneck, Audrey Hepburn's LBD, or Jennifer Lopez's plunging Versace dress take center stage. This generously illustrated book, written in the author's witty and incisive voice, is a must-have reference and indispensable style bible.
Bella Figura: How to Live, Love, and Eat the Italian Way
Filled with wonderful characters--from the local bartender/barista who becomes her love adviser, to the plumbers who fix her heating and teach her to make pasta al pomodoro--here is a mantra for savoring the beauty and color of every day . . .
Manic Panic Living in Color: A Rebellious Guide to Hair Color and Life
Reveal your inner Aurora Borealis with Manic Panic Living in Color, the audacious beauty-and-lifestyle handbook from punk rock pioneers Tish and Snooky Bellomo, founders of the iconic hair color and make-up brand.With a colorful foreword by RuPaul -- a customer/fan/friend and dye-hard for decades -- Manic Panic Living in Color is both the rollicking origin story of the sister's punk rock roots combined with a fearless guide to finding your color in the rainbow. This guide provides unique and fail-proof methods to achieve the perfect shade or combinations of colors that express the inner you, as well as maintenance, effects, tips, products, remedies, and attitude.With hundreds of inspiring photographs, Tish and Snooky will inspire you to show off your unique sense of style whether you are Red Passion, Bad Boy Blue, Electric Banana -- or all three!
Dress Your Best: The Complete Guide to Finding the Style That's Right for Your Body
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GQ How to Win at Life: The Expert Guide to Excelling at Everything You Do
From the magazine synonymous with looking sharp and living smart comes the definitive handbook of skills for the modern man.Based on interviews with the world's foremost authorities, illustrated step-by-step guides shows you how to win at fashion, sports, food & drink, work, romance, travel and the unexpected.Featuring master classes from Richard Branson, Dynamo, Jamie Oliver, Tracey Emin, Alastair Campbell, Tom Daley, William Hague, Jorja Smith, Andy McNab, and many more.
The Gentleman's Guide to Grooming: The Quintessential Handbook for the Modern Man
An indispensable head-to-toe manual for impeccable personal maintenance and presentation.Brimming with enchanting illustrations, striking photography, witty observations, and inspiring quotations, this handbook will help you discover what it means to be a real gentleman. Filled with invaluable advice from the world’s most respected barbers, stylists, and master craftsmen of quality grooming tools and accessories, it offers time-tested style tips along with recipes for tonics and potions. Along the way, you’ll find professional guidance on everything from getting a good haircut and combining vintage and modern clothing to maintaining fingernails and choosing the right hat - so you’ll look and feel your best from your head to your perfectly polished shoes.
Material Girl, Mystical World: The Now Age Guide to a High-Vibe Life
With wit, charm, and soulful curiosity, entrepreneur and journalist Ruby Warrington shares her personal transformation using the methods of modern spirituality - from meditation and tarot to astrology - and reveals the secrets to creating an intentional life.
My Life as a Redhead: A Journal
Harvey, Jacky Colliss
LIfe as a redhead is different, right? Throughout time, we redheads have been celebrated and vilified, portrayed as saints, goddesses, clowns, brutes, and prostitutes. No matter the stereotype, one thing is certain: Having red hair always gets you noticed! This guided journal of self-discovery will remind you why being a redhead is such a remarkable gift, and lets you celebrate how special you are. Quotations, questions, and activities spark reflection and lead to joy, humor, knowledge, and most importantly pride!
Beyond Beautiful: A Practical Guide to Being Happy, Confident, and You in a Looks-Obsessed World
Empowering, insightful, and psychology-driven, Beyond Beautiful is filled with proven, no-BS strategies for proactive self-care. This stylish and practical handbook takes a deep-dive into all of the factors that make it hard to feel good about yourself, and offers sage answers to tricky questions, like:• Why do I hate the way I look in pictures?• How can I stop feeling like a total slob compared to everyone on social media?• How exactly does this "self-love" thing work?• How do I find the confidence to use less make up, stop shaving, or wear what I want?• Is body positivity really the answer?Illustrated with full-color art, Beyond Beautiful is a much-needed breath of fresh air that will help you live your best life, know your worth, and stop wasting any more precious energy and mental space worrying about the way you look.
Pure Skin: Discover the Japanese Ritual of Glowing
Skincare is self-care. This guide book helps you get to know and improve your skin health with useful tips and recommendations for using everyday ingredients and skin products in a super simple, unique-to-you ritual. Vicky Tsai, founder of Tatcha Skin Care, is sharing generations-old, time-tested Japanese skincare traditions with you. No matter how you customize it, all you need is two minutes and four steps: Purify, Polish, Prep, and Nourish. But Pure Skin isn’t just about basic skincare, it’s also about a lifestyle; it begins with how you eat and even how you sleep.
Men's Society: A Guide and Everything Else that will Set You Apart from the Pack
In the complicated modern world, not every man is born with those necessary things he should know or have. Let the minds behind the successful Men's Society brand instruct you in everything about being a man that they forgot to teach you in school.With the Men's Society, you'll learn the skills that every man needs to impress those around him and stand out from a crowd. Whether you want to mix a martini, build a campfire, or pack the perfect outfit for a weekend getaway, this collection of must-know skills will make you the impressive specimen that everyone wants to be around.
How to Accessorize: A Perfect Finish to Every Outfit
Micaela Erlanger has dressed and accessorized many celebrities for the red carpet, now she's sharing her hottest fashion tips for finishing any outfit with you. It's chock-full of tips on what you really want to know: Do your bag and shoes need to match? Can you mix metals? What’s the most flattering way to tie a scarf? Whether you’re dressing for your birthday party, date night, a job interview, or just a trip to the supermarket, this book will help you look - and feel - confident and chic. You don’t need a red carpet budget to benefit from her advice. You’ll learn: • The Sunnies Algorithm: Identify your face shape and the perfect sunglasses for you.• A Flick of the Wrist: Learn to layer cuffs, bangles, chain bracelets, and charms. • Your Accessory Recipe: Avoid overaccessorizing in a few simple steps. • Steady Incline: How to choose a heel you can walk in.• Make It Up: Select a statement lip or a smoky eye.• The Rules of Seasonality: Know which fabrics work for which seasons, and which ones work all year round.
My Life as Eva: The Struggle is Real
From the popular YouTube tastemaker Eva Gutowski comes her nationally bestselling lifestyle and advice book on the ups and downs of life, told in her hilarious, charming, and genuine voice.
The A to Z of Lipstick
From Poppy King, founder of the premier cosmetics brand “Lipstick Queen,” comes the perfect guide to lipstick for every woman, from the savvy makeup aficionado to the lippie novice.Beautifully illustrated, The A to Z of Lipstick has everything you’ve ever wanted to know about lipstick in a charming, fun-to-flip-through package. Full of Poppy’s best “Lip Tips,” this gorgeous gift book will give you the low-down on everything from color choice and application tricks, to lipstick trends through the ages and how lipstick is made. Not sure whether to go glossy or matte? Need advice on the best shade for date night? Here is the classic and classy guide that every sophisticated makeup wearer needs.A cosmetics mogul from the age of eighteen, makeup expert Poppy King shares her twenty years of professional wisdom through this celebration of her favorite type of makeup. The Lipstick Queen has been featured in Vogue, Elle, Vanity Fair, and many more for her insight into the best and most glamorous lip styles. Pocket-sized and as bright and bold as a well-lipsticked smile, The A to Z of Lipstick is a great gift for new lip product dabblers and lifelong lipstick lovers alike.
Bella Figura: How to Live, Love, and Eat the Italian Way
One woman's story of finding beauty, and herself--and a practical guide to living a better life, the Italian way!Kamin Mohammadi, a magazine editor in London, should have been on top of the world. But after heartbreak and loneliness, the stress of her "dream life" was ruining her physical and mental health. Gifted a ticket to freedom--a redundancy package and the offer of a friend's apartment in Florence--Kamin took a giant leap. It did not take her long to notice how differently her new Italian neighbors approached life: enjoying themselves, taking their time to eat and drink, taking their lives at a deliberately slower pace. Filled with wonderful characters--from the local bartender/barista who becomes her love advisor, to the plumbers who fix her heating and teach her to make pasta al pomodoro--here is a mantra for savoring the beauty and color of every day that Italians have followed for generations, a guide to the slow life for busy people, a story of finding love (and self-love) in unlikely places, and an evocative account of a year living an Italian life.
Practical Princess Perfect Wardrobe
In Practical Princess Perfect Wardrobe, organizational whizz and wardrobe expert Elika Gibbs shares the secrets of her unique three-step process, putting the luxury of a complete wardrobe makeover within everyone's reach.Elika starts with a wardrobe assessment that's designed to help you dress for the life you lead, and offers plenty of hand-holding as you clear out your closet. Once you've decided what to keep and what needs to go, the next step is to reorganize, rehang and colour coordinate your wardrobe. Finally, Elika focuses on savvy and successful shopping to fill the gaps. The result? A hard-working, streamlined wardrobe that makes it easy to get dressed and easy to feel confident about yourself.
Ramshackle Glam The New Mom's Haphazard Guide to (Almost) Having It All
"In my experience," writes Jordan Reid, "you know what happens when you hold babies? They cry. And it immediately becomes clear to all present that you have terrible parental instincts and should never be allowed to come into contact with children - ever." In 2011, the style writer and editor of the popular website RamshackleGlam.com had her first child, and very quickly had to figure out how to navigate the realities of her brand-new life while facing the fear that every new parent must at some point confront: what happens to your sense of self when late nights of dancing and cocktails turn into early mornings of diapers and bottles?Ramshackle Glam tells the story of Reid's journey as a rookie mother, covering everything from epic post-partum fashion disasters to remote-control-slinging marital disputes and traveling-with-baby crises involving a mutinous pair of sandals. In this laugh-out-loud funny, affecting, and deeply personal memoir, Reid (deemed "a star of the post-expertise how-to landscape" by The New York Observer) offers up the fashion, beauty, home décor and entertaining tips that she is known for...but more than that, she fearlessly confronts her very most personal moments: anxiety over sharing her newborn's name on social media, worries about aging, the difficulty of forging friendships as an adult, and daily challenges as simple - yet mystifying - as how to make it through a mommy-and-me sushi meal with your sanity intact.Reid's hilarious, heartfelt, and soul-searching debut is a completely unique addition to the roster of classic parenting tomes, and a must-read for any woman looking for a straightforward account of how to handle enormous life transitions with humor, grace...and a little bit of glam.
Skin Deep: Women on Skin Care, Makeup, and Looking Their Best
In this collection of more than 40 columns, New York Times beauty writer Bee Shapiro gets the world’s most photographed people to share their most intimate rituals: daily skin care regimens, opinions on makeup, hair care, diet and exercise, and the way beauty has evolved for each person over the course of his or her life.
Truth About Style: Quote Gift Book
Focusing on more than just fashion, The Truth About Style highlights the nature of style and the importance of cultivating our individuality, whether it is expressed through the way we dress, our attitude, or the unique traits that we all possess. Wit and wisdom from insider favorites like Coco Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, and Giorgio Armani, as well as some unexpected voices like Charles Bukowski, Michelle Obama, and Johnny Cash, make up this curated volume. Coupled with a fresh design (a foil-stamped cover, beveled corners, and a stained edge), The Truth About Style is for the minimalist or the maximalist, the trendy or the timeless, the rebel or the conformist, or anyone who has an ongoing fascination with style as a means of self-expression.
What to Wear
A woman who is immaculately dressed and impeccably groomed will appear confident, sophisticated, and chic. Tracy Martin offers practical, witty, and informative advice on how to appraise every situation and dress accordingly, so you will look the part whatever the occasion.
Timeless Beauty: Over 100 Tips, Secrets, and Shortcuts to Looking Great
In her first book in more than 30 years, supermodel Christie Brinkley shares the secrets she's learned on what to eat, how to apply makeup like a pro, and what to wear to look like a knock out. She has the face and body of a 30-year-old and she just turned 60!From tips on which skincare products really make our skin look younger to which foods cut inflammation to a fitness plan with easy exercises to keep us strong and our waistlines lean, Brinkley draws on her years of experience maintaining her supermodel appearance to help readers look and feel their youthful best. She also offers makeup tips that will make any face look younger, fashion advice on necklines, skirt lengths, and more!With never-before-read personal stories, beautiful photographs, hundreds of timesaving tips, plus a good dose of humor, this will be the book that every woman will want to own and share with her friends.
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