Book review: True Style Is What’s Underneath

Book review: True Style Is What’s Underneath

This style book sets out to profile stylish influencers and celebrities who defy the cookie-cutter looks of today’s fashion magazines. A welcome reprieve.

It’s well written and the subjects’ quotes are often thought provoking, honest and inspiring. I’ve included two of my favourites;

“Insecurities sell. What would the fashion industry be like if every woman liked how she looked?”  Staceyann Chin

Yet I felt disappointed by the overriding extravagance of dress depicted by most of the book’s celebs and influencers. It left me feeling like the authors missed an important opportunity – to showcase the value of self expression and self acceptance through the powerful force behind a minimalistic style aesthetic.

Continue reading “Book review: True Style Is What’s Underneath”