How to Dress for Success : Edith Head :An eight-time Oscar winner who created the clothes for more than 1, films, she also dispensed her no-nonsense advice to the ordinary woman in her bestseller, How to Dress for Success. How to build a successful wardrobe. Building a proper wardrobe is like building a home. It must be comfortable and suit all your needs. Its extent will depend on where you live and what you do. The city woman needs a more sophisticated wardrobe.
How to Dress for Success
Legendary costume designer Edith Head dressed everyone from Audrey Hepburn to the recently departed Elizabeth Taylor in her heyday, and the sartorial wisdom she picked up along the way still has surprising resonance decades after the Mad Men era. Lesson 1: Take your outfit for a test drive. Heading to a wedding in a strapless dress? Crank up your iTunes and dance around a bit in your bedroom to see how well it'll hold up. Not sure if you can make it to the podium for your presentation in those killer high heels? Do a dry run the day before.
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Re-released just recently on April 1, , in its iconic lavender clothbound cover, readers will discover her advice to be timeless:. With specific and detailed guidance for all body types and lifestyle activities, Head expertly takes the reader through each chapter with details, specific direction and examples and concludes each chapter with a check-off list of principles to follow. Beginning with a list that charts the activities you are involved in on any given day or special occasion doing business, grocery shopping, formal affairs, sporting events, dinner at restaurants, trips, etc , she asks each woman to write the degree everyday, frequently, quite often, rarely, hardly ever in which each activity takes place. By going through this process, the correct types of outfits are blatantly clear and the unnecessary shopping of items that tend to only see daylight when the closet door is open is eliminated. While there are noticeable references that are outdated viewing middle age at 35 , I found it a history lesson in how far women have come. And that means all the women. Click here to purchase.