Ready To Wear

Ready To Wear

An Expert’s Guide to Choosing and Using Your Wardrobe

Written by: Mary Lou Andre

Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780399529535
  • 304 Pages
  • TarcherPerigee
  • Adult


Most women feel like they can barely find their shoes in the morning-let alone pull together a stylish, snappy ensemble for the day. Mary Lou Andre is here to help. An expert in wardrobe management and fashion consulting, she shows her clients how to find their own style-and make the most of what’s already in their closets. And in this illustrated guide, she explains her effective wardrobe organization system and simple style strategies to help every woman get out the door faster-looking better than ever.

Table of Contents

Ready To WearPreface: How I Sold My Wedding Dress to Start My Fashion Business

Part One: The Organized Wardrobe
1. An Organized Approach to Style in Five Easy Steps
2. Putting It All Back Together
3. Make Your Closet Your Masterpiece
4. Organizing Through the Seasons

Part Two: Fashion Finesse
5. The True Power of Dressing Well
6. Fashion 101: Five Steps to Owning Your Own Style
7. Shopping in Your own Closet
8. Building a Base Wardrobe
9. Accessories: Make Your Look Your Own
10. Maximizing Your Wardrobe with Color
11. Your Professional Image
12. Personal Time Casual
13. Special Occasion Dressing
14. Fashion Through the Seasons

Part Three: Smart Shopping
15. Before You Shop: Setting Yourself Up to Succeed
16. Shopping Destinations
17. At the Store
18. Shopping Through the Seasons

Parting Thoughts
Meet Our Experts
Dressing Well Resource Guide
About the Author