Reading List of an Aspiring Image Consultant

A Listmania! list by JR
The list author says: "I'm a student pursuing Image Consulting Certification at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC and this is a list of suggested reading from course instructors as well as other books that I found helpful in developing the skills necessary to be successful in this field."
Think and Grow Rich! - Latest edition 2010!
1.  Think and Grow Rich! - Latest edition 2010! by Napoleon Hill
The list author says:
  "This is an extremely helpful book about adopting the mentality and determination needed to become successful (in any field). It was written in 1937 but it's still inspiring today and the advice it gives is still applicable."
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Costume and Fashion: A Concise History (World of Art)
2.  Costume and Fashion: A Concise History (World of Art) by Amy De La Haye
The list author says:
  "This book gives you exactly what it says it will- a concise history of fashion. I find it helpful to learn how fashion started to fully understand how it developed into what it is today."
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Style A to Zoe: The Art of Fashion, Beauty, & Everything Glamour
3.  Style A to Zoe: The Art of Fashion, Beauty, & Everything Glamour by Rachel Zoe
The list author says:
  "Rachel Zoe is the most well-known celebrity stylist and she gives great tips in this book, including advice about how people can use accessories to personalize any outfit."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews)

That Extra Half an Inch: Hair, Heels and Everything in Between
4.  That Extra Half an Inch: Hair, Heels and Everything in Between by Victoria Beckham
The list author says:
  "Victoria Beckham's book is a must-read for anyone who appreciates classic but "posh" style. She has a certain fashion sense that is both modern and timeless and she's a pro at always looking "well put-together"."
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People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts
5.  People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts by Robert Bolton
$10.55   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Definitive Book of Body Language
6.  The Definitive Book of Body Language by Allan & Barbara Pease
The list author says:
  "This book is on the list of suggested reading for the AICI exam and is definitely a life-changing book. 85% of all communication is non-verbal so it is absolutely essential that people learn to read and control body language in order to communicate effectively with others. Image isn't just about fashion and beauty- it's about non-verbal and verbal communication as well."
$17.82   Used & New from: $7.36
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Color Me Beautiful
7.  Color Me Beautiful by Carole Jackson
$14.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Wardrobe Strategies for Women
8.  Wardrobe Strategies for Women by Judith Rasband
$42.15   Used & New from: $35.21
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Staging Your Comeback: A Complete Beauty Revival for Women Over 45
9.  Staging Your Comeback: A Complete Beauty Revival for Women Over 45 by Christopher Hopkins
$16.35   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (202 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Fashion: From Concept to Consumer (9th Edition)
10.  Fashion: From Concept to Consumer (9th Edition) by Gini Stephens Frings
$98.83   Used & New from: $29.55
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

The Pocket Stylist: Behind-the-Scenes Expertise from a Fashion Pro on Creating Your Own Look
11.  The Pocket Stylist: Behind-the-Scenes Expertise from a Fashion Pro on Creating Your Own Look by Kendall Farr
$15.16   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (163 customer reviews)

The Lucky Shopping Manual: Building and Improving Your Wardrobe Piece by Piece
12.  The Lucky Shopping Manual: Building and Improving Your Wardrobe Piece by Piece by Kim France
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About Face: Amazing Transformations Using the Secrets of the Top Celebrity Makeup Artist
13.  About Face: Amazing Transformations Using the Secrets of the Top Celebrity Makeup Artist by Scott Barnes
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Making Faces
14.  Making Faces by Kevyn Aucoin
$16.15   Used & New from: $3.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (476 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Face Forward
15.  Face Forward by Kevyn Aucoin
$15.25   Used & New from: $0.73
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (175 customer reviews)

Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual: For Everyone from Beginner to Pro
16.  Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual: For Everyone from Beginner to Pro by Bobbi Brown
$21.05   Used & New from: $4.05
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (261 customer reviews)

Sephora: The Ultimate Guide to Makeup, Skin, and Hair from the Beauty Authority
17.  Sephora: The Ultimate Guide to Makeup, Skin, and Hair from the Beauty Authority by Melissa Schweiger
$22.51   Used & New from: $0.25
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Fashion For Dummies
18.  Fashion For Dummies by Pierre A. Lehu
$16.95   Used & New from: $1.12
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Nina Garcia's Look Book: What to Wear for Every Occasion
19.  Nina Garcia's Look Book: What to Wear for Every Occasion by Nina Garcia
$18.08   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

AskMen.com Presents The Style Bible: The 11 Rules for Building a Complete and Timeless Wardrobe
20.  AskMen.com Presents The Style Bible: The 11 Rules for Building a Complete and Timeless Wardrobe by James Bassil
$12.74   Used & New from: $1.80
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Individuality in Clothing Selection and Personal Appearance (6th Edition)
21.  Individuality in Clothing Selection and Personal Appearance (6th Edition) by Phyllis Touchie-Specht
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50 Fashion Designers You Should Know
22.  50 Fashion Designers You Should Know by Simone Werle
$13.65   Used & New from: $5.33
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The Beauty Bible: The Ultimate Guide to Smart Beauty
23.  The Beauty Bible: The Ultimate Guide to Smart Beauty by Paula Begoun
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The Skin Type Solution
24.  The Skin Type Solution by Leslie Baumann
$11.33   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

How to Do an Image Consult: 10 Steps to Fashion & Style Transformation
25.  How to Do an Image Consult: 10 Steps to Fashion & Style Transformation by Gillian Armour CIP
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The Importance Of Image: How To Succeed In Anything By Looking Great Along The Way!
26.  The Importance Of Image: How To Succeed In Anything By Looking Great Along The Way! by Teresa Merchant
$15.15
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Image Consulting in the 21st Century
27.  Image Consulting in the 21st Century by Brenda York-McDaniel
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FabJob Guide to Become an Image Consultant (FabJob Guides)
28.  FabJob Guide to Become an Image Consultant (FabJob Guides) by Tag Goulet
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Power Etiquette: What You Don't Know Can Kill Your Career
29.  Power Etiquette: What You Don't Know Can Kill Your Career by Dana May Casperson
$13.93   Used & New from: $0.01
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