In this unprecedented insider's guide, fashion industry veteran Sasha Charnin Morrison opens her little black book of celebrity stylists and shares their top secrets on creating unforgettable looks, landing a choice job, and working with the pros. Interviews with key players reveal the ins and outs of the glamorous (and often gritty) world of styling, while hundreds of glossy photos illustrate good (and bad) looks. Full of real-life advice, this guide profiles famous image transformations undertaken by stars like Nicole Richie and Katie Holmes, outlines the essentials every stylist must have on hand (double-sided tape, cutlets, manzierres, Spanx, and more!) and, most importantly, shows how to get a Choo in the door and then survive in this ultra-fabulous, ultra-competitive industry.
Acclaimed food stylist Denise Vivaldo shares the tips and secrets of the trade with cooks and foodies alike who want to become master stylists. It takes a steady hand to arrange the chocolate curls and drizzle the caramel sauce in elaborate designs on top of that sumptuous tiered cake. Whether for food blogs, television, books, magazines, movies, menus, or advertising, food stylists and photographers learn to slice, plate, tweak, and arrange so the dish becomes less a bit of food and more the work of an artisan. With Denise and coauthor Cindie Flannigan’s help, you’ll find out how to get started, what equipment you’ll need, how to find clients, tips to staying successful in the business, and—most importantly—how to craft and style food (and products that appear to be food) so it all looks delicious from every angle. This paperback edition of The Food Stylist’s Handbook has been fully updated and revised to help current culinary professionals, armchair chefs, bloggers, and food photographers understand how to make every picture tell a story.
Der Kult-Bestseller endlich auf Deutsch. Millionen Frauen überall auf der Welt wollen so sein wie sie: die Pariserin. Denn nur sie schafft es, mit Stil, Charme und beneidenswerter Lässigkeit durchs Leben zu gehen. Sie sieht immer gut aus – obwohl sie sich keine Gedanken darüber macht, was sie morgens aus dem Kleiderschrank zieht. Sie ist eine liebevolle Mutter – und fährt trotzdem auch ohne Anhang an die Côte d‘Azur. Sie stellt toujours strikte Regeln auf – nur um jede einzelne von ihnen mit Genuss zu brechen ... In How to be Parisian enthüllen vier Pariser Lifestyle-Ikonen mit viel Selbstironie und Witz den Mythos der Pariser Frau: ihre Allüren, ihre Nonchalance, ihren Style, wie sie liebt und wie sie ihre Tage und Nächte verbringt. Ihre wichtigste Lektion: Um eine echte Pariserin zu sein, kommt es nicht auf die Herkunft an – sondern allein auf die Einstellung!
Boston writer and humorist Kris Frieswick gives sound advice on how to live the good life in Beantown, for peanuts. Thrifty readers will discover where to have all kinds of fun, experience the city's culture, and fortify themselves with grub and brew, all for a pittance. Also includes tips on how to break into Boston's social network, a great source of free parties and events!
Author: Booth Moore
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2017-01-17
Booth Moore, visionary fashion editor at The Hollywood Reporter, brings together her A-list rolodex, insider knowledge, and industry access to create the definitive guide to shopping around the world. As an international authority on fashion and style, she interviews top celebrity stylists, bloggers, fashion designers, and other tastemakers to give readers the ultimate guide to the best boutiques, brands, websites, and bargains that every fashionista should know.
Author: John Stix
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release Date: 2000-04-01
(Book). Bass Secrets brings together 48 columns highlighting specific topics ranging from the technical to the philosophical from masters such as Stu Hamm, Randy Coven, Tony Franklin and Billy Sheehan. They cover topics including tapping, walking bass lines, soloing, hand positions, harmonics and more. Clearly illustrated with musical examples.
Whether you are a seasoned hairstylist or a recent beauty school graduate, author Allison Bridges provides an insider's handbook showing you how to make money in the beauty salon industry. "Trade Secrets of the Successful Hairstylist" presents valuable lessons to help you earn more and accelerate your career. With an easy-to-read, engaging style, Bridges reviews the techniques she used in her own salon to achieve a better bottom line and a more satisfying career. Bridges shares that the secret revolves around the elite client concept. In "Trade Secrets of the Successful Hairstylist," she defines the elite client; details how the elite client concept works; discusses the importance of goal setting; communicates the value of pre-booking; and shows how to eliminate the seasonal financial ups and downs. By making minor alterations in the way you operate and by implementing major changes in how you think about your business, you can begin to use your time more productively, scale back your hours without losing money, and gain a better clientele. "Trade Secrets of the Successful Hairstylist" presents simple, proven steps to increase your demand as a stylist and increase your paycheck."
Author: Kym Douglas
Release Date: 2006-11-28
Genre: Health & Fitness
“We just asked the movie stars how they did it. What did they use? How often? Where did they get it? How can we do it, too? And they told us. We couldn’t believe it either.” Kym Douglas, host of the Lifetime makeover show Queen and the image consultant on The View, and celebrity journalist Cindy Pearlman had always wanted to know how the A-list stars looked so, well, A-list. It turns out that even the most carefully guarded stars were more than happy to dish. Collected here, in their own words, celebrities and their beauty gurus reveal their tricks of the trade. How do they reduce puffiness, lose five pounds in a week, put shine in their hair, buff their skin, and vacuum their pores without spending a fortune? Find out from Jennifer Aniston, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lindsay Lohan, Beyonce Knowles, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Hurley, Charlize Theron, and many, many more! From the Trade Paperback edition.
Cheap Bastard's Guide to Portland, OR details endless free and inexpensive opportunities available in The City of Roses from theater, concerts, and museums to wine tastings, yoga classes, haircuts, and massages––for native and visiting cheapskates alike. Written in a fun, humorous tone, this unique guide offers sound advice on how to live the good life on the cheap!
Author: Ella Monroe
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Release Date: 2012-11-13
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Jealousy, rivalry, and dark secrets threaten to tear the girls apart in this sizzling follow-up to Capital Girls: Secrets and Lies by Ella Monroe It's the start of senior year, and Excelsior Prep is on Code 3 lockdown. Secret Service agents swarm the halls searching for the First Son's girlfriend, Jackie Whitman. Outside a SWAT team hunts for the man who's been threatening the First Family for weeks. Only this time he's singled out Jackie, leaving a menacing message on the school's voicemail. Jackie's safe for now, but for the Capital Girls—three privileged kids who live in a political fishbowl in the nation's capital—every day is filled with tension and thrills. Though, even for them, a raid on the school by AK-47-toting marksmen is a standout. And a stalker isn't Jackie's only problem. Still shattered by the shocking news that Andrew cheated on her with Taylor the night Taylor died, Jackie's whole world has fallen apart. Not only did the love of her life betray her, so did her best friend and idol. What made Taylor do it? Who was she really? On top of it all, Whiteny Remick is plotting to take Taylor's place, and Jackie will do anything to stop her.
Longtime Chicagoan Nadia Oehlsen reveals her secrets for living the good life cheaply in the Windy City, including how to enjoy free concerts, movies, comedy acts, and magic shows, where to get free food and wine (including Sunday brunch on the house), information on free days at museums and the Shedd Aquarium, the lowdown on Chicago's TV tapings and live shows, and much more.
Dissecting the secrets of model quality beauty, the author presents dozens of tips from celebrity stylists on skincare, hair, make-up, diet, exercise, and other issues, presenting a host of tips, shortcuts, and techniques from leading celebrity stylists. Reprint.
Author: Robert Vetica
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
All you need to create your own great hair style at home! Vetica preaches that professional techniques are not difficult; readers just need to know what to do and follow directions. In this ultimate hair styling book, he delivers to the reader all they need to know to create great hair at home or direct a professional stylist. He reveals insider secrets and techniques for recreating magazine and celebrity hairstyles, and how to adapt the look for the average reader’s tools and time constraints. The book is divided into three parts; 1. hair treatment and care, 2. hair cutting and styling techniques and 3. how to find a look for your faces structure and personal style. Even beginners will be able to style their hair like a pro while professional stylists can fine tune their skills with Vetica’s secrets and shortcuts. Step-by-step diagrams and photos illustrate different styles and how to work with tools of the trade such as curling irons, hair clips, and blow dryers. Before-and-after photos show readers the best hairstyles based on face shape, bone structure, type of hair, age, and personal style. Vetica peppers all of the techniques with his experience and insights gained from working with Hollywood’s top celebrities.
Author: Daisy Lewellyn
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2010-05-04
Want to look like a million bucks while you save a pretty penny? Maximize your personal style on any budget with fashion and beauty expert Daisy Lewellyn’s fun, practical, must–have guide to smart shopping. Times may be tough, but you can still look fabulous. Learn to rethink the way you buy, end unnecessary spending, and save money without sacrificing your personal style. Fashion and beauty guru Daisy Lewellyn’s savvy shopping advice and priceless insider secrets will help you score the brands you love at real discounts. The creative, inspiring, and timeless tips in Never Pay Retail Again will teach every Bargain Babe how to: • Know what, when, and how to purchase on the cheap. • Make the sales people your best friends so you’ll get access to the best merchandise—with discounts. • Turn your closet into your own private boutique, with easy ideas for transforming or updating old pieces for just a few dollars. • Train your eye to recognize quality clothes and accessories for rock-bottom prices at sample sales, department stores, or discount outlets. And much more!