Welcome to the Dress Yourself Skinny page of the blog! Now everything is in one place…below is ordering info for the book (paper back, all the e-book formats, and the workbook) and below that are blog posts with tips, strategies and products to help you dress the body you have, to look like the body you want.

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DYS cover - bigDress Yourself Skinny: Dressing The Body You Have, To Look Like The Body You Want!

The wrong clothes can make you look 10, 20 or even 30 pounds heavier that you really are.

Whether you want to be thinner, taller, shorter, boobier, curvier or whatever, Dress Yourself Skinny will show you how to dress the body you have to look like the body you want!

– Learn the critical dressing mistakes that cause you to look bigger than you really are.

– Discover the essentials every woman must embrace to dress herself skinny.

– Make shopping and dressing a breeze with fool-proof diagrams of the styles that are perfect for YOUR body-type.

– If you are on a weight-loss program, reveal your results faster and stay inspired to reach to your target size.

The right choices can literally change your body right before your eyes!


Paperback – Order the paperback version of  Dress Yourself Skinny, get the companion Workbook (printable PDF) FREE! – $24.95 ($34.90 value) Our Order Page Is Under Rreconstruction…please call (713) 686-8587 or email Sarah@SarahShah.com to order.
(For orders of more than 10 books or wholesale orders, please call (713) 686-8587)

e-Books (Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Nobel Nook, Smashwords, etc.) – $9.95
Click here to order the Kindle Edition
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Companion Workbook (Printable PDF) – $9.95
This Workbook is a companion to Dress Yourself Skinny. It provides additional support during your transformation and guides you as you determine your body type, sort your wardrobe, develop your shopping list and record the emergence of your new body. Our Order Page is Under Reconstruction…please call (713) 686-8587 or email Sarah@SarahShah.com to order.

Below are posts with more tips, information and products to supplement the book.

Reinvention of Women’s Sizing

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Several female designers have started a revolution that is reinventing women’s clothing sizes. They know first hand how frustrating it is to have ill-fitting clothing and are creating new sizing systems that dramatically improve the fit of ready-to-wear clothing.

Roundup: Shape Wear That Skims, Slims and Controls

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I’ve been questing for and testing out body shapers. Here is a round-up of shapers that I’ve tried. Some worked, some not so much!

TV Segment: Sunglasses For YOUR Face

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This segment appeared on Great Day Houston. How do you choose sunglasses? Consider your face shape, uv protection and lens color. Here’s how to choose the right shape for your face shape.

TV Segment: Tailoring – Minor Changes Make Major Improvements

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Tailoring doesn’t have to be expensive to make a big impact on the way you look. Small fixes can make a big difference! Here are some tips and examples.

Pink and Yellow: How To Wear Spring 2012 Trends For Your Body Type

The spring trends reports are out for 2012! According to Ken Downing, Fashion Director for Neiman Marcus, the important trends are: Pinks, Yellows, Prints, Fancy Pants, The Clutch, Silver Shoes, Dramatic Earrings, Tribal, and Sporty Details. FGI members got this reference card at the Spring Trend Event hosted by Nieman Marcus on Feb 23, 2012. Translating the trends from runway looks…

Party Dresses For Your Figure

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How do you find the perfect dress? It’s the one that makes you look and feel fantastic. Here are some tips for finding a party dress that’s perfect for your figure  from Dress Yourself Skinny: Dressing The Body You Have, To Look Like The Body You Want): If you have wide shoulders or narrow hips,…

Men – Holiday Dressing For Your Physique

Men, do you wish your body were different? Here are some tips for choosing clothing to flatter your physique… If you want broader shoulders – wear a light shirt with a dark vest. The lighter color on your shoulders will make them appear broader and the vest will slim your waist emphasizing the difference in…

Rafaella Fits Your Shape

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Recently, the Rafaella brand has gotten a complete makeover. It’s always been a classic brand of basics, but over time it got a little stale and frumpy. The new face of Rafaella, created by Creative Director Richard Metzger, is still a collection of basics…but these basics are super flattering, versatile, fashionable, washable and affordable. Mr….

From The Cover To The Closet: Making A Magazine Look Work For Your Body

This segment aired in Great Day Houston (KHOU, Channel 11, Houston) on May 4, 2011. Every month thousands of women buy fashion magazines looking for fashion trends and outfits to inspire them. Most people try to recreate those magazine looks by wearing the exact same pieces they see on the models and get frustrated when…

The Perfect Bra

Invisible underwear makes a firmer, sleeker looking body. Most bras bands squeeze the back and underarm areas making these areas look flabby. It’s a real challenge to find a bra that doesn’t create more rolls and bulges than you already have. Soma’s front closure vanishing back bra solves every bra problem. It might just be…