counselor’s couch evaluating my life…pouring out everything inside. Then, I watch with awe as my counselor ends the session by taking my hand, leading me from the couch to a rack of the latest trends and becoming my personal stylist! Such is the feeling I have when reading Stacy
London’s new book, The Truth about Style.
Many of you know my story. I went
through a wake-up call at 50 and began a reinvention. My style re-do for the next three years
would be totally guided by What Not To Wear.
I will never discount the importance Stacy and Clinton played in the birth of a new
confidence for me.
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in a woman’s life which can lead to “style shut down,”and shows us how to
literally START OVER. The refreshing
part is her humility to share her own story as a child traumatized by severe psoriasis
to a young woman facing the reality of
an eating disorder to the successful business woman she is today. Within that story is the secret to her
signature gray streak in the front of her hair!
However, her story,entwined with the stories of real life women she
selected for the book, makes this honestly the most powerful style book I have
read since beginning this blog!!
with your brain.
the way you perceive yourself.
age, size, and budget.
your best….(I will be using this quote in my classroom in high school).
about ourselves, we give up an essential sense of power.
age, not to look as if you are chasing your youth. Nothing screams “out of touch with reality”
more than trying to look twenty years younger than you are.
clothes as bad clothes
experiences. If you don’t try, you don’t
fail – but you don’t succeed either.
believe it is an important one. The
chapters about younger girls also will help us in guiding those younger women
around us to make good decisions with style development. This book is a proclamation of strength and healing…not just the usual fashion advice of wear this dress or don’t wear that….but understand who you are, where you have
been and that anyone can Start Over!
Have a wonderful Wednesday everyone! Stay Safe!