The Book of Styling by Somer Flaherty
An Insider's Guide to Creating Your Own Look

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This guide explains the what’s, why’s, and how’s of styling; so whether you’re looking to update your wardrobe or curate your closet, this book has the answer. Accomplished stylist Somer Flaherty helps readers figure out what their look is (or ought to be), and how to tailor that look to their own particular body type. Also, for all of the future Rachel Zoe’s out there, Flaherty helps readers understand the skills that are necessary to style others, and to even turn styling into a real career. Additionally, the book includes:

Color illustrations for all of the looks, body types, and style elements

Sidebars about style through the decades and fashion icons

Fashion activities to help readers put down the book and get to work

Tips for a wide array of fashion emergencies


About Somer Flaherty

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Based in California, Somer Flaherty is a fashion stylist, journalism instructor, editor, and writer with more than a decade of experience in the fashion industry. Her work has appeared in national magazines such as Teen Vogue, luxury advertising campaigns, and in the wardrobes of private clients throughout the country.
Published September 25, 2012 by Zest Books. 160 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Children's Books.

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A matter-of-fact tone removes the mystery from style in this work that is one-part fashion manual and one-part career guide.

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City Book Review

She begins with a quick rundown: a “Find Your Look” quiz and some fun inspirations on how (and where to look) to achieve that personal identity of yours.

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Tailored to a teenage female audience, The Book of Styling insists from the get-go that perfect style does not exist.

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