How you look should not be the most important part of who you are, but it does make a difference and you should make some effort.
Your appearance can affect how you behave, how you are perceived by others, and even how you feel about yourself.
Don't be a slave to fashion by following trends. Figure out what looks are classic and timeless.
More importantly, find out what works for your style and personality.
There are certain style rules all women should know and clothing staples that all women should own.
There are those that don't know the basics of Fashion.
These are two books that can teach you the Fashion basics for the Fashion Faux Pas Female, or is a great refresher course and quick read for Fabulous Fashionista's.
If you've watched Bravo's Project Runway, you'd probably recognize Nina Garcia as one of the judges.
"I believe in giving you the tools to discover what it is that you bring to the table and how you can dress that special something up so you can truly shine"
A short list of the Classic Must-Haves that Garcia recommends consists of:
Nina Garcia gives us her essential 100 most important fashion items that are her fashion pillars.
The book gives fun fashion facts, information about how to wear certain items, product recommendations, where to shop for the basics, and how to shop smart.
1916: Jeweler Jacques Cartier bought his Manhattan store by trading a double strand of cultured pearls for the building
1996: Jackie O's $80 strand of fake pearls sold at auction for $211,500
"Today's Fashion Cycles are getting shorter and frighteningly fast. there are more trends and more choices, and it seems that we are always under pressure to keep up. Do not be the woman who gets caught up in the fads. You are no fashion victim. You are an original. Start dressing like one"