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The Art of Dressing Curves

The Best-Kept Secrets of a Fashion Stylist

About the Book

Susan Moses, the go-to celebrity stylist for curvy women both on and off the red carpet presents the first inspirational, confidence-building, prescriptive style guide for plus-size women who want to dress fashionably and look their beautiful best.

Nearly two-thirds of American women are plus-size—and they care just as much about fashion and beauty as their thinner counterparts. They’re tired of being ignored by the industry and shopping for styles wedged into the far reaches of department stores. Now, Susan Moses, a plus-size woman with a dynamic personality and an in-demand stylist whose clientele includes Hollywood and music industry celebrities, addresses this audience’s needs with this essential handbook to help them look fabulous.

The Art of Dressing Curves gives plus-size women the confidence and know-how to dress beautifully for their particular body shape. Gorgeously designed, filled with high-fashion photography, and written in Susan’s down-to earth, accessible, and enthusiastic voice, The Art of Dressing Curves tells the story of her journey to self-acceptance and outlines her formula for seamless dressing that has helped some of the most iconic curvy women in music, film, and fashion look dazzling in the spotlight.

From foundation garments to wardrobe essentials to hair and makeup, Susan dispenses advice on every aspect of dressing well for one’s shape, size, and personality, insight supplemented by a wealth of elegant editorial photographs, anecdotes, tips, and sidebars, as well as lists of specialty retailers, designers, and websites that cater to plus-size.

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Critical Praise

“Great fashion advice and don’ts of plus-size dressing.” —Emme, Twitter, April 19, 2016

“The Art of Dressing Curves: The Best Kept Secrets of a Fashion Stylist might be a culmination of many years in the fashion industry, but it has a delightfully simple message that women everywhere can relate to—embrace your body.” ——Jennifer Ferrise, InStyle

“[My] latest style bible” ——Liz Black, Refinery29

“At last, it’s here. After decades of looking at size zeros in sumptuous photo spreads in coffee-table books, the majority of the population now has a visual treat.” ——Patrik Henry Bass, Essence

“In The Art of Dressing Curves: The Best-Kept Secrets of a Fashion Stylist, Susan Moses uses her expertise to help women embrace and show off their curves. Her style guide dispenses a shot of confidence and proves that fashion can be fun, no matter your size or shape.” ——Stephanie Topacio Long, Bustle

“The Must-Have Style Guide For Plus Size Women.” ——Marcy Cruz, Plus Model Magazine

“Moses has styled everyone from Britney Spears to Queen Latifah over her 20-year career—and she’s learned...a book’s worth of things. We highly recommend grabbing a copy!” ——Lauren Chan,

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062362032
  • ISBN 10: 0062362038
  • Imprint: Harper Design
  • On Sale: 04/19/2016
  • Pages: 256
  • List Price: 43.50 CAD
  • BISAC1: SELF-HELP / Fashion & Style
  • BISAC2: DESIGN / Fashion & Accessories
  • BISAC3: PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Fashion

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