Tim Gunn by Kate Moloney
A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style ('s Guide to Style)

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There seems to be no one more qualified or equipped to ponder or even, dare I say, dictate 'quality, taste, and style' than Tim." -Sarah Jessica Parker, actor/producerTelevision has introduced the world to a new fashion authority: Tim Gunn. As Bravo's style mentor and Chair of the Fashion Design Department at Parsons The New School for Design, Tim delivers advice in a frank, witty, and authoritative manner that delights audiences.Now readers can benefit from Tim's considerable fashion wisdom in Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste & Style. He discusses every aspect of creating and maintaining your personal style: how to dress for various occasions, how to shop (from designer to chain to vintage stores), how to pick a fashion mentor, how to improve your posture, find the perfect fit, and more. He'll challenge every reader-whether a seasoned fashionista or a style neophyte-to "make it work!"
 

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Tim Gunn is one of the stars of the hit Bravo show in which aspiring fashion designers compete for a runway debut at New YorkÆs Fashion Week. He was the Chair of the Fashion Design Department at Parsons The New School for Design and is now the Chief Creative Officer at Liz Claiborne, Inc. He lives in New York City. Kate Moloney is the Assistant Chair of fashion design at Parsons, The New School for Design. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published March 1, 2011 by Stewart, Tabori & Chang. 208 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Garment by garment, the author explains the development and significance of each, showing readers how what was once essential is now unnecessary (gloves as daily wear) and what was now unthinkable is now commonplace (denim as a back-to-school staple).

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Plucked straight from Parsons's New School for Design, television network Bravo found a surprising hero in Project Runway style mentor Gunn, whose catch phrase make it work has inspired an undenia

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Plucked straight from Parsons's New School for Design, television network Bravo found a surprising hero in Project Runway style mentor Gunn, whose catch phrase ""make it work"" has inspired an undeniable following of armchair fashionistas.

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Known to fans of the fashion design competition show Project Runway for his appearances as the show's mentor and guide to the contestants, Tim Gunn's television fame was preceded by years of teaching at the Parsons New School for Design in New York, where he chaired the fashion design department.

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Common Sense Media

So it was almost a given that Gunn would get his own show, reality-style makeover series TIM GUNN'S GUIDE TO STYLE.

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The Young Folks

While Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible is informative and shares some interesting things about the history of everything in your closet, it’s very much geared toward people who need help or are clueless about clothing.

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The Saturday Evening Post

As one who has enjoyed a lifetime of exploring style and learning about designers and the history of fashion, I found Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible to be a good resource on the basics of fashion history, classic style, current dos and don’ts, and how to assess your closet in order to put yourself in g...

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District

Not according to Tim Gunn in his book “Gunn’s Golden Rules: Life’s Little Lessons For Making It Work.” Gunn’s latest work is a melting pot: part etiquette guide, part behind the scenes glimpses into the fashion world and his personal life.

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