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Work Your Wardrobe: Gok's Gorgeous Guide to Style That Lasts

Work Your Wardrobe: Gok's Gorgeous Guide to Style That Lasts

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By (author) Gok Wan

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  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 232mm x 24mm | 1,061g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0007318545
  • ISBN 13: 9780007318544
  • Illustrations note: 60 col illus
  • Sales rank: 38,924

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Style supremo and every woman's best friend, Gok Wan knows how important it is for a woman to look and feel her best. In his fantastic new style bible Gok breathes new life into your existing wardrobe, showing you how to transform the basics we all have into a fabulous new look. You will love your look without breaking the bank balance. We all want to look and feel great, and clothes are a great way to give you that instant confidence boost. But how can you do this without spending a fortune? Simple! Throw open those closet doors, ransack those rails and let Gok turn your wardrobe war zone into a style sanctuary. In his new book Gok takes you back to basics, showing you how to create a brilliantly hard-working wardrobe that you'll use every day of your life and still look amazing. He'll give you the confidence to create fresh new looks from the classics you already have, showing you the different outfit combinations you can create and how to wear those fashion foundations in a new fabulously stylish way. And because we all need to treat ourselves now and again, he'll show you when to invest in those simple style statements that never go out of fashion. We all know that a crisp white shirt looks great at the office, but let Gok show you how to dress it down at the weekend for that casual-chic look. By guiding you through each basic in turn, from the little black dress to those comfy jeans, your wardrobe will instantly become more versatile and you'll be able to update your look every season without breaking the bank on a whole new set of clothes. Packed with Gok's trademark advice on shopping for your shape, his golden rules and hints on what to avoid, plus a whole section on how to put the finishing touches to outfits with some classic beauty looks, this book will be your very own one-to-one personal styling session with Gok. No longer will you fret over what to wear in the morning, nor will you spend hours (and loads of cash) traipsing around the shops. Your wardrobe will work for you so you'll enjoy getting ready as much as going out!

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Fashion stylist Gok Wan has been in the industry for the best part of a decade. The 32-year-old combines a passion and flair for fashion with his early drama school foundations. Gok studied at London's prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama, but his love of fashion and beauty led him to follow a career firstly in hair and make-up and then in fashion styling. Gok has styled celebrities Bryan Ferry, Blondie, All Saints and Erasure and has worked for some of the world's leading photographers, including Arthur Elgort, Terry O'Neill and John Swannell. He now styles the nation with the prime-time Channel 4 fashion series How to Look Good Naked, Gok's Fashion Fix and Miss Naked Beauty and he is the author of two bestselling books, How to Look Good Naked and How to Dress.

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Praise for Work Your Wardrobe 'If you're in need of a fashion pick-me-up but are feeling the pinch of the crunch, this is a great me-treat of "please buy me for Christmas" gift!.Gok tells us how to make the most of what we've already got and turn those neglected pieces into fashion gold.' Heat **** 'What would we do without Gok? As the credit crunch take its toll on our wardrobes, the fashion guru advises on how to revitalise your existing outfits to make you feel like a new woman.' OK! Hot Stars: '**** 'Want to be your best-dressed self this Christmas? Gok's new book is full of practical fashion advice.' Woman Praise for How to Dress 'Gok is the undisputed king of TV style' Heat magazine 'When it comes to making women feel good about themselves, Gok Wan is a genius.' Closer magazine Praise for Gok Wan and How to Look Good Naked 'Gok Wan should be made available to all women on the NHS.' Heat magazine 'Gok Wan! the saviour of modern womanhood' The Times 'What marks Gok Wan out from the rest of the makeover mafia is that he genuinely seems to care about his case studies!Every home should have a Wan.' Metro