Expressionista

How to Express Your True Self Through (and Despite) Fashion

Expressionista

For Ages: 8 - 12
You are more than what you wear—but what you wear is still important! A tween guide to personal fashion and flair.

What you wear can be a powerful form of self-expression, and true style is about dressing to express yourself so you feel self-assured and confident in any situation. Fashion is also a great way to discover your unique personality—and show it off to the world!

Expressionista covers everything you need to know about fashion, including how to identify your own Fashion Persona (Classic, Natural, Romantic, Dramatic, Trend Tracker, or Mood Dresser), set up an awesome closet, track trends, shop on a budget, dress for your body type, and more. Packed with tips and quotes from fashion icons as well as fun quizzes and resources galore, this book is must-have personal style inspiration!
  • Aladdin/Beyond Words | 
  • 224 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781582704289 | 
  • September 2013 | 
  • Grades 3 - 7

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Jackie Walker
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Jackie Walker

Jackie Walker is a longtime fashion consultant (nicknamed the “Dr. of Closetology”) and coauthor of I Don’t Have a Thing to Wear: The Psychology of Your Closet, which helps women develop a healthy relationship with their clothes. Jackie branded the word “Closetology” as understanding the psychology of why women do what they do in that room of overpowering emotion—the closet! Jackie has made publicity appearances and led seminars in more than 200 cities and has spoken to such organizations as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Seventeen magazine, Glamour magazine, and Girl Scouts of America. Visit her at JackieWalker.com.

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Pamela Dittmer McKuen
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Pamela Dittmer McKuen

Pamela Dittmer McKuen is a full-time fashion and feature writer for a dozen consumer, trade, association, and collegiate magazines. She began her writing career as a suburban fashion reporter for the Chicago Tribune—after first modeling, producing fashion shows, and teaching charm and beauty classes to young girls. Pamela writes a monthly style column for Chicago Life magazine as well as inserts in the Sunday editions of The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

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