By Tim Gunn, Ada Calhoun
At the runway of existence, Tim Gunn is definitely the right lifestyles trainer.
You’ve watched him mentor proficient designers at the hit tv convey Project Runway. Now the inimitable Tim Gunn stocks his own secrets and techniques for “making it work”—in your profession, relationships, and lifestyles. full of delightfully dishy tales of fashion’s maximum divas, behind-the-scenes glimpses of Runway’s greatest drama queens, and never-before-revealed insights into Tim’s deepest existence, Gunn’s Golden ideas is like no different how-to e-book you’ve ever read.
In the realm in response to Tim, there are not any shortcuts to good fortune. exertions, creativity, and ability are only the start. by means of following eighteen tried-and-true rules, you could observe Tim’s ideas to whatever you put your brain to. You’ll study why Tim frowns on screens of undesirable habit, just like the vitriolic outburst through Martha Stewart’s daughter approximately her mother’s name-brand item. You’ll realize the downfalls of divadom as he describes Vogue’s André Leon Talley being hand-fed grapes and Anna Wintour being carried downstairs by means of her bodyguards. And you’ll get Tim’s view at the backstabbing via one clothier on Project Runway and the way it brilliantly backfired.
Then there are his down-to-earth guidance for making lifestyles better—for your self and others—in small and massive methods, particularly in an age that favors convenience over politeness, ease over type. Texting on the dinner desk? donning shorts to the theater? no longer in Tim’s ebook. dwelling a well-mannered lifetime of integrity and personality is difficult paintings, he admits, however the rewards are many: being a great pal, being glamorous and tasty, and being a success— very like Tim himself!
He is rarely one to mince phrases. yet Tim Gunn is often hot, witty, clever, and fantastically supportive— simply the mentor you want to layout a contented, inventive, and gratifying lifestyles that might by no means exit of favor.