Nina Garcia's Fabulous Guide to Style

Project Runway judge and Marie Claire's newest fashion director, Nina Garcia's new tome is sooooo cute. The One Hundred: A Guide to The Pieces Every Stylish Woman Must Own (Harper Collins, $23.95) is a modern day reminder of timeless pieces every girl needs to have in her wardrobe.  Of course there are the obvious: the little black dress, the perfect pair of jeans, a black bikini, a pair of Aviator frames. But there were also some ultra modern and technological suggestions:  My favorite: an I-pod and a blackberry (which I think I'll sub out for the I-phone.) Other cool suggestions include bangles, a statement ring, a camel coat, a ballerina flat, a cosmetic bag, a safari jacket and yes, mad money. Because no fashionista wants to be caught out there broke! The illustrations by Ruben Toledo are poifect and its full of fashion tidbits: Did you know Christian Dior invented the A-line. What are your top 5 style items?

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