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Whether you're into Do-it-yourself wardrobe makeovers, couture design, or just off-the-rack...if you've got style, you'll want to check out these books for YAs.
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*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?ripped+at+the+seams '''''Ripped at the Seams'''''], by Nancy Krulik – Can Sami Granger make it as a fashion designer in NYC? How about after her hottie boss steals her designs?
 
*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?ripped+at+the+seams '''''Ripped at the Seams'''''], by Nancy Krulik – Can Sami Granger make it as a fashion designer in NYC? How about after her hottie boss steals her designs?
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*[http://166.61.234.92/search/X?catwalk+gregory '''''catwalk'''''], by Deborah Gregory – Pashmina Purrstein is a student at Fashion International high school in NYC – she and three friends are starting a fashion house to enter the annual
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Catwalk competition.

Revision as of 21:27, 9 February 2009

Whether you're into Do-it-yourself wardrobe makeovers, couture design, or just off-the-rack...if you've got style, you'll want to check out these books for YAs.

Reclaim your Wardrobe! ... DIY Style Resources

  • Crafty Diva's DIY Style Book, by Kathy Cano-Murillo. This book helps you embrace the full DIY attitude - lots of ideas.
  • Cosmo Girl Make it Yourself: 50 Fun and Funky Projects- great techniques for making clothes, accessories, and things to make you beautiful!
  • Subversive Seamster, by Melissa Alvarado – this book is for when you're ready to take your sewing skills to the next level.
  • The Yestermorrow Clothes Book, by Diana Funaro – okay, I _know_ this one looks dated – but look beyond the decade and see that it has very good descriptions of the techniques used to re-form and re-fit clothes from one style to another. Use these techniques to take your thrift-store finds and update them in your own fresh style.

Glam It Up! ... YA fiction about fashion

  • Ripped at the Seams, by Nancy Krulik – Can Sami Granger make it as a fashion designer in NYC? How about after her hottie boss steals her designs?
  • catwalk, by Deborah Gregory – Pashmina Purrstein is a student at Fashion International high school in NYC – she and three friends are starting a fashion house to enter the annual

Catwalk competition.