Meet my Stylist

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Meet my Stylist

There are two kinds of shoppers: those who love it and those who don't. Whether you enjoy shopping or not, you must admit that there are far more shopping options available now, both online and brick and mortar businesses. Updating your wardrobe and refreshing your style need not be complicated. I've compiled several books to spark some style inspiration and offer you some expert advice.

Design your life: Creating Success through Personal Style by Rachel Roy
Fashion designer and philanthropist, Rachel Roy, aims to empower women and encourages them to see the connection between personal style and destiny. By dressing for the job she wanted, she found her voice, took risks, and made decisions that shaped her career into the success it is today. Her journey and insight may inspire you to see fashion from a new perspective.
 
The Style Checklist: The Ultimate Wardrobe Essentials for You by Lloyd Boston  
You may recognize TV style expert Lloyd Boston from various shows on CNN, The Style Network, HGTV, NBC, among others. His mission in The Style Checklist is to help you refine your style and create a more confident, individual, and stylish overall look. Boston has paired advice for women of all ages with a captivating visual presentation, to create a book worth reading.
 
The Power of Style by Bobbie Thomas
Style Editor, Bobbie Thomas, believes that "beauty comes from the strength within," and reinforces the idea of "matching the outside to the inside". This book covers everything from communication, self-esteem, body types, identity, the psychology of color, to shopping and accessorizing. If you're interested in a makeover - both inner and outer - The Power of Style provides that.
 
The Sartorialist: Closer by Schott Schuman
Don't have time to read? Street style photographer, Scott Schuman has assembled over 500 pages of global fashion images. The photographs speak for themselves (no captions included) capturing women, men, and children of all ages and ethnicities enjoying life stylishly.  
 
How to Win at Shopping by David Zyla and Eila Mell
This pocket-sized shopping companion conveniently fits into your purse making it accessible during shopping trips. Zyla and Mell offer 297 shopping tips, so whether you're interested in learning how to despise shopping less, or you simply want to shop more effectively, there's a little something for everyone inside.
 
Women in Clothes by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leanne Shapton, & Others 
If you still aren't convinced that reading about fashion or clothes is worth your time, try perusing through Women in Clothes. This conversational collection of memoirs, quotes, style galleries, and shared stories, is an inventive and fresh approach to fashion and style.