Bridgette

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Bridgette

&nbsp; <span class="Apple-style-span">Author and style expert Bridgette Raes is a former fashion designer who left the industry at the height of her career after realizing that her expertise would be put to better use if, instead of designing clothes for women, she showed women how to wear them.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> In 2002, Bridgette started Bridgette Raes Style Group where she has personally transformed the styles of hundreds of women. Encompassing the psychological aspects of a style transformation, Bridgette&rsquo;s client work isn&rsquo;t just about changing someone&rsquo;s style, but enabling them to live more powerful and productive lives and make desired lifestyle changes. Bridgette Raes is known for her &ldquo;laughing with you, not at you&rdquo; sensibility, ruthless compassion and real life, &ldquo;we&rsquo;re all in it together&rdquo; approach.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Bridgette is the author of the book, &quot;<a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.amazon.com/Style-Rx-Dressing-Body-Create/dp/0399533877/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;s=books&amp;qid=1270689102&amp;sr=8-1" target="_blank">Style Rx: Dressing the Body You Have to Create the Body You Want</a>&quot; (Perigee/Penguin). In an effort to make the book relatable to the &ldquo;everyday woman&rdquo;, her book includes over 250 photos of real women with real bodies, not professional models.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Bridgette&rsquo;s has been an expert on Glamour Sizing for media outlets including The Boston Globe and Good Morning America, and her expertise has also been seen in Real Simple Magazine, iVillage, MSN.com and Woman's World Magazine. Bridgette&rsquo;s media experience also includes over 70 television appearances which include CNN, The Daily Buzz and more. Her refreshing writing on fashion and style always gets her asked to write for various national and local publications.<br /> <br /> Bridgette is also a speaker who has presented for companies and organizations in the New York area. In 2005, Bridgette was asked to be a style expert mentor for the internationally recognized Vocation Vacations program.<br /> <br /> Bridgette received her fashion design degree and image training from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband</span>

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