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Grace & Style: The Art of Pretending You Have It

Grace & Style: The Art of Pretending You Have It

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Grace Helbig By gracehelbig Updated Feb 01, 2016

It's clear to see I'm a style icon; remember, you can't spell icon without "con." 

I love clothes, accessories, and makeup as much as the next lady, man, French bulldog in a sweater, or child whose parents dressed her in a couture Halloween costume, but telling people how they should look doesn't suit me (clothes pun!). I have no authority in that department-I barely even shop in department stores. Instead, this is a look at my own silly and nonsensical approach to style, and I promise only part of it is about sweatpants. This book is one part entertainment, one part irreverent fashion fun, and one part personal experience, including:

-My closet staples and jewelry MVPs, and what's actually in my makeup bag
-All about BLTs and BFFS . . . that is, Better-Looking T-Shirts and Best Feet Friends
-The bad-hair-day character wheel
-The Ten Commandments of online shopping
-A handy flowchart to help you decide "Should I actually buy this?"
-Red-carpet ridiculousness
-Grace Expectations: What your denim says about you
-And MORE! 

I'm not stylish-I'm self-aware. I'm not polished-I'm perceptive. I'm not trendy-but I love trying. Because when it comes down to it, "style" is just a simple way of saying "I showered."
Grace Helbig is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Grace's Guide and a comedian, actress, and television and YouTube personality. @gracehelbig

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-starcharmed -starcharmed Aug 14, 2017
I love it there. It has everything a pastel emo needs. *swoon*
SelenaGomez1719 SelenaGomez1719 Mar 28, 2017
I love the way she says "canyaseeit, canyaseeit" and "cute".
                              I just love her videos
SelenaGomez1719 SelenaGomez1719 Mar 28, 2017
Honestly, the only stores I really shop at are Ross Dress for Less, Kohl's, JCPenney, and anywhere there's a clearance sale.
                              I'm just a really cheap person, as you can probably tell.
insanitics insanitics Mar 13, 2017
When I was twelve, I was in Eight Grade. 
                              A grade higher than I should've been. Yay.
- - Dec 21, 2016
I remember back when I was in third grade girls were "made and betrayed" by shopping at Justice. Like that was THE joint to popularity in 2010.
beaufortstuart beaufortstuart Jan 02, 2017
I could have $1000 and I'd still go to the sales rack and check first