Book Style // Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

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I loved Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein so much that I couldn’t wait to read Rose Under Fire. The companion was just as inspiring as Code Name Verity was and I styled this outfit based on the enchanting main character and her time in Ravensbruck.

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Book Style // Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley

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When a book makes me laugh and cry as much as Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley, I can’t help but keep thinking about it. So I came up with this outfit inspired by the plot of this beautiful and poignant book about the love between a man and his dog.

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Book Style // Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan

 

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I love historical fiction! This fictionalized account of the romance between Robert Louis Stevenson and his American wife, Fanny van de Grift Osbourne, in Nancy Horan’s Under the Wide and Starry Sky was a great read. Drenched with detail and incredibly atmospheric, it begged to be styled into an outfit.

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Book Style // Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (Eleanor)

4451cd1304ad907182a867f50198977dEleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell was an impulse buy for me.  I wasn’t sure that I would like it but I was immediately taken in by the misfit protagonists. So naturally, I couldn’t help but style this outfit based on the description of Eleanor.

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Book Style // Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

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In Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll, TifAni “Ani” FaNelli is a woman who appears to have everything. She’s engaged to a successful man, she’s got a job at a top fashion magazine, and the wedding of the year is about to happen.

But her perfect life is a perfect lie.

In reading Jessica Knoll’s debut novel, I was immediately struck by the idea of artifice. If Ani’s life is the perfect lie, what might she wear to play the part.

These thoughts inspired me to create this look inspired by Ani. Read on and you will find out about the pieces that make up this glamorous look.  Continue reading

Book Style // Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

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One of the best books that I have read this year is Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal. This book tells the story of a chef on the rise through the lens of different ingredients that have shaped her.

When we would get little glimpses of Eva I could really picture her style, so I styled this outfit based on her looks.  Continue reading

Book Style // Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

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I recently read Behind Closed Doors by B.A.. Paris. It’s a great read and a good thriller with a very fulfilling ending, and with the movie rights already sold, it seems like it’s a good time to imagine what the character of Grace might be wearing.

This is an outfit styled for grace in the dinner party scene in the first chapter.

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Book Style // Landline by Rainbow Rowell

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Landline by Rainbow Rowell had me imagining the main character, Georgie McCool, from page one. As the book progressed, her laid back, and almost disheveled style inspired me to create this laid back outfit that is perfect for a day in the writer’s room.

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Book Style // The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins


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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins just came out in paperback and with the movie coming out in October.

I had a really clear picture of Rachel in my head as I listened to the book and taking into account Rachel’s lifestyle and London I came up with this outfit.

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