Style can be a flag we wave, a declaration of who we are. Discover awesome tips about understanding your body type so you can build flattering outfits, using colors, shapes, patterns, and accessories to your advantage. Learn how to build self-esteem by busting media myths about beauty standards and create your own fashion rules that make you feel confident. Meet girls and young women who are redefining what it means to be stylish, fashionable, and confidentin their own unique ways. When you look and feel great, you are telling the world that you are an amazing individual!
About the Author
Sally McGraw is a Minneapolis-based freelance writer, editor, and blogger. She is the creator the popular daily blog Already Pretty, a columnist for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, a Huffington Post contributor, and the author of several books about style and body image. Sally is also a ghostwriter and editor who specializes in non-fiction books and book proposals. Her favorite word is "crepuscular."
Table of Contents
Introduction: Clothes Are Tools 4
Chapter 1 Media Messages 8
Chapter 2 Style and Body Image in Real Life 22
Chapter 3 Figuring Out Your Figure 34
Chapter 4 Outfit Assembly 52
Chapter 5 Shifting Style on a Budget 62
Chapter 6 Why Style Matters 74
Source Notes 80
Selected Bibliography 81
Further Information 82