Fierce Style: How to Be Your Most Fabulous Self
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In 2008, Christian Siriano made headlines as the youngest designer to win the hit reality series Project Runway. But the now twenty-three-year-old is bigger than a TV celebrity. From his prodigious fashion talent to his one-of-a-kind personality, Christian is the embodiment of fierce style.
Now in his first book, he helps readers discover how to look, feel, and act fierce in everyday life. With tips from some of fashion and Hollywood's biggest names -including Victoria Beckham, Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, and Vanessa Williams -- along with gorgeous original sketches by Christian, never-before-heard stories, and behind-the-scenes photos, he tells his journey of developing his own fashion sense and overcoming obstacles to success.
Giving advice on creating personal style, sharing tips on building self-confidence, and revealing his own list of fashion dos and don'ts, Christian shows how to use one's unique strengths to get ahead - and go from tickity-tack to totally flawless.
to spice up an otherwise ordinary outfit. You can have jewelry basics, too, like a certain style of earring or bracelet that you love. I’d recommend snapping up simple gold and silver necklaces with a single stone, bangles, and a chunky ring in any material. If you’ve got the basic clothing pieces and the accessories, then you’re all set for the day, with minimal planning. Once I’ve gotten dressed, I add cool sneakers like my black-and-gold patent pair, a black patent-leather belt, a big, crazy
right now, check out the “reality” pieces that follow each one!) 1 Burberry trench coat—classic and flawless.* (Reality piece: a Banana Republic trench. It’s the most bang for your buck: quality fabric, great hardware, and the fit is fabulous.) Fearless (Celebrity!) Tip “My favorite item in my closet is a long, chocolate-brown Burberry shearling coat I got as a Christmas present about five years ago. The outside looks rugged and beat up, and the inside is curly naturalness. It is the
smoothies all day, my attention was really focused on another mall destination—Bubbles salon. Every day from my juice stand I would see these fabulous girls and guys walking out of there. They had wild hair and tattoos and crazy outfits and it was like The Wizard of Oz all over again. I was mesmerized. They would always stop by Orange Julius, so we started chatting. Then one day, to my shock and awe, one of them casually said, “You should come work with us.” I quit my job on the spot. Forget
Alternate: Tickity-Tick-Tack. See also: Expired, Tick-Tack-Toe Tick-Tack-Toe 1. When all of your tackiness has come together and created a perfect score. You won, you have three Xs in a row. (For example, “Tick-Tack-Toe, girl. You are tickity because your hair’s in a bun with a scrunchie. You are tack, because you’re wearing flip-flops with jewels on them. And you’re toe because you’re wearing a polyester gown. Tick-tack-toe, girl, you just won. But actually, you lost.”) 2. There’s a second
definition for this phrase because “tick-tack-toe” can also be used when something’s really funny and cheesy—in a good way. Cheesy movies that you love, like Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion and Glitter (Hey, it’s good!), can be tick-tack-toe. Alternate: Tickity-tack-toe See also: Tickity Tack Tranny To avoid any confusion, “tranny” is not a derogatory term about transsexuals, transvestites, or transgender people. Some of my best friends are trannies, and I think they’re fabulous! Here’s