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From much-loved fashion maven and New York Times bestselling author Nina Garcia comes her most indispensable style primer yet—this one focused on looking timelessly chic, all while saving money!
Armed with Nina's no-fail The Style Strategy, fashionistas will not only discover a myriad of shopping alternatives sure to help them attain high-end looks at lower prices but will also learn how to maximize what they already have through maintenance, ingenuity, and creative style choices. Step-by-step, Nina helps readers honestly answer three key questions—What do I have? What do I need? What do I want?—before making purchases, so they can effectively eliminate any unnecessary spending.
This book also celebrates some of history's most extraordinary women who remained admiringly fashion-forward during their own era's economic hardships.
About the Author
Fashion director at Marie Claire magazine, Nina Garcia is best known for her appearance as the unerring, formidable fashion judge on the hit show Project Runway. An elite authority in the industry, she has worked in fashion houses and in fashion media, from Marc Jacobs to Elle and Marie Claire. Originally from Colombia, she now makes her home in New York City.
Con su ojo experto para la moda, Nina Garcia es conocida como la acertada y extraordinaria jueza de la moda en el exitoso programa Project Runway. Como una autoridad en la industria, ha trabajado en imperios y medios de la moda, con todos desde Marc Jacob hasta la revista Marie Claire. Nacida en Colombia, ahora vive en la ciudad de Nueva York.
Ruben Toledo was born in Havana in 1961 and has lived for many years in New York. He has designed mannequins, store windows, award statuettes, scarves, fabrics, dishes and carpets. He has painted murals, portraits, album covers and barns. His witty and incisive illustrations appear in "The New Yorker, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Town & Country, Paper, Visionaire, Interview" and "The New York Times." He is the author of "Style Dictionary, " a collection of his drawings and watercolors, and recently completed his first film, an animated history of French fashion. His work has been exhibited throughout the world, at venues including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and he is currently at work on the installation and catalogue for an exhibition at the Mode Museum Antwerp and the V&A in London.