Guide to style

Need a new look? Take some tips from the pros when it comes to fashion.

Need a new look? Take some tips from the pros when it comes to fashion.

books_commandments“Lawrence Zarian’s 10 Commandments for a Perfect Wardrobe”

by Lawrence Zarian (hardcover, Bird St. Bird, 2014, 287 pages, $21.99)

An informative guide to looking and feeling your best.

Zarian highlights affordable and creative ways for both women and men to hone their fashion instincts and build a stylish, multipurpose wardrobe, regardless of budget or body shape.

books_recycled“Recycled Chic: 30 Simple Ways to Recycle, Renew, and Reinvent your Pre-loved Fashions”

by Amanda McKittrick (paperback, Lark, 2014, 150 pages, $8.82)

Take a creative plunge and explore the possibilities to refashion your wardrobe with these unique, yet simple, projects.



books_chicas“The Cheap Chica’s Guide to Style: Secrets to Shopping Cheap and Looking Chic”

by Lilliana Vazquez with Jessica Jones (paperback, Gotham Books, 2013, 324 pages, $13.75)

Priceless tips and tricks to shopping on a budget, from America’s favorite frugal fashionista.

Stylish bargain-hunters have been flocking to Lilliana Vazquez’s since 2008 for tips and tricks on how to shop smart, copy their favorite designer looks, and dress chic for less.


books_style“Lauren Conrad Style”

by Lauren Conrad with Elise Loehnen (trade, Harper, 2010, 230 pages, $11.99)

In this best-selling style guide, Lauren offers tips on how to create your own unique look, shares her favorite sources of inspiration, and identifies the absolute must-haves for any fashionista’s wardrobe.



books_living“Living in Style: Inspiration and Advice for Effortless Glamour”

by Rachel Zoe with Monica Corcoran Harel (hardcover, Grand Central Life & Style, 2014, 272 pages, $24.64)

The designer, stylist and editor celebrated for shaping the images of Oscar-winning actresses and creating collections that embody her modern and sophisticated look offers trusted tips and advice—along with style insights from her fellow insiders, friends and family members.



books_champagne“Champagne Supernovas:  Kate, Marc, McQueen, and the ’90s Renegades Who Remade Fashion”

by Maureen Callahan (hardcover, Touchstone, 2014, 288 pages, $26)

Steeped in the creative brew of art, decadence and genius that defined the era, Champagne Supernovas gives you front-row tickets to a gloriously debauched soap opera about the losers and freaks who became It Girls and Boys, and changed the world in spite of themselves.