A photo-heavy style guide packed with actionable, easy to implement tips from a fashion guru.
Creative director and author Andrea Linett, voted Fast Company's Most Creative in Business 1000, was most recently the VP Global Creative Director of Michael Kors. She was the first person to hold the title of creative director at eBay Fashion and was also the founding creative director of Lucky, the award-winning magazine about shopping and style. She is the author of I Want to Be Her! a style memoir based on her website of the same name, and co-author of the bestselling books The Lucky Guide to Mastering Any Style: How to Wear Iconic Looks and Make Them Your Own and The Lucky Shopping Manual: Building and Improving Your Wardrobe Piece by Piece. Linett began her magazine career as a fashion assistant and then fashion and beauty editor at the iconoclastic Sassy. In 1996, she moved to Harper's Bazaar, where she was a fashion writer/editor, and remained there until joining Lucky prior to its launch in 2000. Over the course of her career, Linett has been a stylist for commercials and music videos as well as a consultant for numerous fashion brands.
"Clothes that give you confidence."
"Personal style inspiration from real life style icons."
"An excellent idea for a book. . . . Next time I spend more than $40 on an article of clothing, I'll run it by Linett first."
--The New York Times Book Review
"Linett has essentially made a living out of having good taste. Now, the stylist, blogger, and former founding creative director of Lucky magazine has compiled some of her best tips in a new book called The Cool Factor."
--W magazine online
"Specific and well-illustrated advice. . . . The photos are strong and clear, and Linett's exposition is well-organized, lighthearted, and encouraging."