A Fashionable Read: “The Style Mentors” by Elyssa Dimant

The-Style-MentorsElyssa Dimant is a fashion historian and expert in contemporary fashion studies. She works as an adjunct professor at Parsons School of design. As a former curatorial researcher associate at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art she co curated the 2004 WE exhibition and co- authored the accompanying catalogue. As an author of several fashion and textile books the Style Mentors came naturally.

The Style Mentors is a vibrant new take on fashion and style, which is fresh and inspiring. Dimant has a deep knowledge of fashion history making this book rich and engaging. A great introduction to those who have successfully negotiated the challenges of fashion to achieve great personal style. The Style Mentors offers today’s fashion – conscious woman role models for the here and now.

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Each of the book’s eight chapters addresses a signature look with proven fashion longevity –  from an icon, bohemian, minimalist to a rocker and classic Also it demonstrates how to achieve it (your look that is) by analysing the style of those who wear it admirably. With more than two hundred gorgeous photographs and informative, entertaining text this book is an essential reading for fashion minded people and for anyone looking for true advise on the art of dressing well from those who have mastered it.

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