He has a lot of fan followers on Twitter as well as on Instagram. I not only learned a great deal more about Gunn, but I also picked up all kinds of tips based on his experiences with so many people, while in the public eye. Bit the book is motivational, fun the dishing--delightful! So, for a quick, inspiring, fun read - this is it! I completely totally love Tim Gunn. I've also always loved Tim Gunn, both as an entertainer and as a teacher. A book on how to get me some of that seemed to be the perfect antidote to a world that feels decidedly rude and sub-casual. Then there are his down-to-earth guidelines for making life better? Though this is technically an etiquette book and filled with rules on manners, the main take away message is always be polite, the writing is more memoir style than anything.
Why would you shut yourself off like that? There's much good gossip--told with a candor that's surprising, if one wants to maintain certain types of relationships in the business world--yet the stories don't come across as mean-spirited. With this book, I kind of do. It a Let's get this over with. And bless him for it. That certainly holds true in this case.
Tim does his most discomfiting skewering right up front which leaves the rest of book open for both more humor and more personal asides. Gunn shares his view on things. As a child, I always had a million creative projects going on at home. Although after reading his book you will find that he would probably not want to come for dinner and would just s I got this book not knowing what it would be about. These clothes are not for you.
This is an instance where my Kindle is the best thing ever. Organized around 18 rules for living life, this is full of wise nuggets and tv and fashion industry dishing of the highest order my favorite part! Before reading this book, I enjoyed watching Tim Gunn relate to the contestants on Project Runway. They thought we were taking the glamour out of fashion. My I can't review this book. I'm a Project Runway fan, and the main reason is Tim Gunn. Because of his acting skills, he was requested to work on many shows. As much as his book is about celebrity gossip, it's also about his experience overcoming personal challenges to achieve his success.
On the runway of life, Tim Gunn is the perfect life coach. Gunn is an American fashion consultant and television personality. But if you do that for Austin, then all of the other designers will expect you to do it for them, she said. We love to give back to our readers, but don't always have the extra money to do so, seeing as how we are broke college students! I've really liked Tim Gunn ever since he became better known to me when the Project Runway Shows began. So give it a shot. I didn't buy it to read his golden rules so much as I did just because I like Tim Gunn so darn much and wanted to see what he had to say.
Hard work, creativity, and skill are just the beginning. What I love most about this book is that he is an advocate for basic manners and for basic social decency eg. This book is subtitled Life's Little Lessons for Making It Work. When I was 10, I truly believed I would need to curtsy someday. By following eighteen tried-and-true principles, you can apply Tim's rules to anything you set your mind to.
Even though I wasn't familiar with Gunn before reading this, after finishing, I felt I had come to understand the essence of the man and to admire the manners and methods that guide his life. Hathaway was capable, as she usually is, and Blunt was, I thought, perfectly cast in a role that required some comedic chops. I am usually a fiction reader, but I picked up this book and started reading it and couldn't put it down. In the world according to Tim, there are no shortcuts to success. A friend was reading it, but it wouldn't fit back in her suitcase, so she left it for me. Would you do sewn knits? I was looking for a style and etiquette book. Kindness has and always will go a long way, as Tim points out.
Now the inimitable Tim Gunn shares his personal secrets for? As you can probably imagine, between my stutter and my fetishizing of Lego textures, at school I was taunted and teased. If I treat my assistant humanely, maybe it will be taken as a sign of weakness and I will lose my job. I really enjoyed this book and would recommend it to anyone who enjoys a quick read filled with fun gossip and helpful tips for enjoying your life. Should be required reading in middle school, again in high school, and with every employment interview! And you need a sense of humor or you may as well slit your wrists. I think about that all the time. He is never one to mince words. The film is also rife with the sort of stereotypes of the fashion industry that are terribly damaging.
I really liked it regardless of it being different than what I thought it would be. Cons: The writing was all over the place. I had to let go and watch the designers struggle. But if you are going to read the book just for the stories, you are going to miss a bigger picture Gunn is trying to paint. I found this book to be very helpful, a fun read and easy to understand. And yes, he does dish on some of the designers as well as the judges. It was a long time to work on a single project, and students learned a lot by having to go deep into their own unique concepts.