Praise for Cupcakes and Cashmere:
“Inspiration for anyone looking to update her wardrobe, decorate her home, or throw a fab party.” —Shape magazine
Emily Schuman is the creator of the blog Cupcakes and Cashmere, the 2010 Bloggie winner for Best Fashion Blog. Emily began her blog in 2008 and since then has been covered by Lucky Magazine, Glamour, and Teen Vogue. Emily lives in Los Angeles.
You are your own brand. But to market yourself well, you need the best package, and that’s your own authentic style. In The Way She Wears It, fashion illustrator and It girl Dallas Shaw shows you how to mix up your closet and shop like a rock star.
Working backstage, in showrooms, and alongside creative directors and iconic designers, Dallas learned from the best. In this sophisticated, illustrated handbook, this go-to girl for clients ranging from Chanel, Donna Karan, Oscar de la Renta, Kate Spade, Christian Louboutin, and Ralph Lauren to Anthropologie, Target, Maybelline, and Neutrogena shares her insider tricks—expert layering hacks, the secrets to print pairing, bold color choices—and something you won’t find off the rack: confidence.
Organized around a range of challenges, this lookbook-meets workbook-is a must for every woman, whether you’re a fashion novice trying to figure out your signature style, a fashionista who wants to step up her game, or the most stylish presence in the room looking to stay ahead of the competition. Mixing breathtaking creative visuals—hundreds of photos and drawings, including 100 original pieces of art—and a little bit of girl talk,
Dallas teaches every woman how to banish the predictable and develop and maintain their own unique look. She also busts fashion myths, serves up insider industry tricks and expert picks, and most important, inspires you to live beautifully.
Fashion trendsetter, MTV reality star, and clothing designer Whitney Port learned to navigate her new independent life in New York with grace, style, and a sense of humor. From backstabbing coworkers and bitchy bosses to long-distance boyfriends and a daring new career in fashion, Whitney managed to handle it all. Intimate and honest, Whitney opens up about everything from fashion and beauty to romance and careers. She dishes on: her experiences working at Teen Vogue, People's Revolution, and Diane von Furstenberg; finding love and trying to make it work; and life in front of the cameras.
Whitney shares her unique style philosophy, including when to break the rules, her family's influence on her sense of style, and her perfect outfits for any occasion—from meeting your guy's parents to wowing an interviewer for a job. Whitney also details what young women really want to know, like what to eat when the mid-afternoon munchies strike, how to throw an impromptu party, and how to hide a hangover.
With hundreds of photos and chock-full of must-have lists and style favorites, this colorful scrapbook features pics from Whitney's personal photo albums and from major moments in her life, including on the runway, at her private birthday bash, and out on the town with friends. And for the first time, Whitney shares the true reality of an emerging fashion designer, highlighting her creative process, sketches, and fabrics.
Through personal stories and private snapshots, fans will get to see a side of her that the cameras don't capture. This is Whitney Port revealed.
Some women just have "it". That indefinable something that makes them look effortlessly stylish, pulled together, and WOW! But if you think they were born with it, think again. You see, any woman can be a knockout - with a little help from Jacqui. In her fabulous new style bible, fashion editor and world-renowned style expert Jacqui Stafford is spilling all her insider secrets. An unpretentious, totally accessible guide, The Wow Factor reveals all the tricks that fashion and beauty editors use to make celebs and models look picture perfect. She'll share industry tips for the hair, makeup and clothing that makes you the best version of YOU possible. (Hint: It's got nothing to do with being rich or skinny.)
With her signature cheeky British humor, Jacqui takes the mystery out of:How to figure out your body shape to create your ideal body (Are you a Cocktail Ring or Sunglasses? A Fragrance Bottle or Lipstick?) How to make the plainest outfit dazzle with the right accessories What are the definitive beauty and skincare products that really get results (and why you can forget the rest) Where, and why, fashion editors shop when they do How to follow hard-to-wear fashion trends (and which trends to ignore) Why some women look super wealthy (even if they're not) And much, much more.