From Taschen's shopping tips: Those who shop cheap pay twice; Focus on the classics.
Among her Beauty Faux Pas That Add Years: Heidi braids, Hair extensions, Fake tan, French manicure, Homemade henna hair tinting.
To Botox Your Style: Be yourself, Drink water, Eat well, Dress your age, Read books (!)
These Simply Do Not Work: Trekking sandals; Fleece jackets and outdoorsy anoraks ("When you're climbing the Alps, fleece jackets and all-weather anoraks are undoubtedly the ideal outfit. In the city, you'll look as if you just stumbled off a tourist bus."); Felt hats ("You do not need to prove to anyone that you still have a wild side despite your age-- and certainly not with a felt cap with a 'witty' flower or sausage decoration. Help!")
Now if you're actually traveling to Berlin, this book is indispensable. Shopping and restaurant guides galore.
I was so taken with "Berlin Street Style," I called Park Road Books to order the earlier "Paris Street Style: A Guide to Effortless Chic." Too bad. It didn't measure up to "Berlin." I should've saved my money for a highbrow book.