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Fab Read: The Little Dictionary of Fashion

If you've ever hankered for style advice from a couturier, look no further. Christian Dior himself reveals that he abhors women who wear high heels with slacks, along with other style bites, in The Little Dictionary of Fashion: A Guide to Dress Sense for Every Woman ($14), which was originally published in 1954.

The handbag-sized book, which is fully illustrated and filled with fun facts like Dior finding the color purple to be "a hue full of danger," was recently republished to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dior's famous "New Look" collection.

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tkoblondee tkoblondee 9 years
Sounds like a good read!
WiCkeD_LaDy WiCkeD_LaDy 9 years
OMG!!! i wanted so bad imagine...... Christian Dior telling his couture secret......... beautiful
piraterie piraterie 9 years
How much do I need to get this? So much!
emalove emalove 9 years
How cute is this?!
kitkatherine kitkatherine 9 years
I WANT THIS! i always feel weird wearing high heels with pants. it feels weird to me. then again pants feel weird to me. i wear them to school really only because i have to. if it was up to me, i'd wear short shorts and dresses 24/7. i love my legs to be free.
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
has lots of great terms!!
MotoLinz MotoLinz 9 years
I am going to get this for my almost-niece. :)
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Neat!
angelinemarie angelinemarie 9 years
ouu! i wanna read that!
javsmav javsmav 9 years
No heels & slacks? Obviously he doesn't know how much it sucks to be 5'3" with big hips. I need every elongating trick in the book.
Neekoh Neekoh 9 years
Definitely a must-have. But I wonder why slacks and heels don't mix?
x_juicyfruit x_juicyfruit 9 years
Awesome. :)
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 9 years
I happen to agree with Dior. I think purple is a dangerous color, too, and I find it ironic that so many women love to wear that color.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Neat!!! :D
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