12 October, 2015
The wardrobe wakeup : your guide to looking fabulous at any age by Lois Joy Johnson
And now for something completely different.......
Yes I know most of our reviews are on worthy tomes, but sometimes we need relief from worthiness.
So how about finding out what we can wear to suit our shape, colouring and budget, along with lots of professional tips and tricks?
Is what we wear important you ask? I believe it is.
What we think about ourselves and how we look is one of the pressing issues of our time. Women's magazines, advertising and others, have us struggling to look like all the beautiful people, with body dysmorphia, anorexia, bulimia and overeating as a consequence.
If we can find out how to go out in public without feeling ashamed or embarrassed, then all power to us.
So, Ms Lois Joy Johnson's book has real people in it, of differing ages, talking about how and what to wear. I especially liked that it is for older women, and not for bright young things who can wear anything and look good.
I found it very helpful and educational. Not so much a wardrobe wakeup, more a gentle nudge.
Title: The wardrobe wakeup : your guide to looking fabulous at any age
Author: Lois Joy Johnson
Reviewed by Clare at Massey Library
Clare K works at Massey Library in West Auckland. She believes that there is nothing you can't learn from a book, and the more you know the more you grow.