Friday, October 24, 2014

Refinery29 Style Stalking

If you've  got style, street style, a style like no other  then you'll swoon over these images and helpful hints!  You can learn the basics, see the best ways to layer, find out how to wear a piece three ways, and finally be the fashion rule breaker you've always warned to be. 
Sift through hint after hint of inspiring advice, get super savvy advice from the hippest fashion icons and learn to shop like a seasoned pro. Look your best in what your closet already has to offer, and the fabulous finds you are sure to find after training your eye with these expert tips.
Never has standing out been so fun!

This is a very interesting book, to say the least!   I'm a pretty creative dresser, but this takes having your own style to a whole new level. And while In my opinion a good portion of these looks say "rich homeless" to me, and look very unflattering, I know this is what the creative hipster type are wearing now. There were lots of good tips, such as where a skinny jean should stop on your ankle, or buying the right height bootie, but sometimes I saw their advice contradicted in the photos. I think the photography is great, very colorful and inspiring. And there are a lot of great pieces used in the creation of these outfits. I can't say I'd wear half of it, as it's very unpractical and unflattering ..but there were some really pretty looks that I'd love to recreate. I would have liked there to be a bibliography of sorts with the designer name of a lot of the pieces. I know a lot were thrift finds, but knowing who made the garments would have made for a fun internet search or something to look for when I am thrifting. 
I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

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