How to Dress Better and Improve Your Life
with Jennifer Baumgartner
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Class duration: 5h 17mSee all 25 lessons
About The Class
Examine the Psychology of Dress and Transform Your Wardrobe
Every time we buy a piece of clothing and choose an outfit to wear, we’re saying something about who we are. Our dressing behaviors are like windows into our psyches, exposing our deepest feelings, desires, conflicts, and problems.
Author and clinical psychologist Dr. Jen Baumgartner will begin by looking at the general principles of psychology of dress and fashion, then dive into the nine most common dressing difficulties—from buying more than we need to being bored with our look to avoiding mirrors.
In this fascinating course, Dr. Baumgartner will not only help you examine your wardrobe and how it reflects your emotions, but will teach you how to modify your choices so you can make real improvements to your life—both inside and out.
In this class, you’ll learn how to:
- Understand the principles of acquiring, assembling, storing, organizing, and removing.
- Identify which of the nine dress difficulties applies to you.
- Stop buying items that you don’t really need or want.
- Avoid always being in work clothes or mom jeans.
- Formulate a strategy for changing your behaviors and revamping your wardrobe.
Class Introduction - Psychology of Dress Principles and Parameters10:51
History of Psychology and Fashion23:31
Psychology of Dress Principles16:50
Psychology Questionnaire of Dress Behaviors43:52
Wardrobe Analysis: The Process07:58
Wardrobe Analysis: Examination08:47
Wardrobe Analysis: Formulation08:10
Wardrobe Analysis: Change21:15
Wardrobe Analysis: Exploration10:31
Wardrobe Analysis: Future08:10
Wardrobe Analysis: Case Study12:49
Audience Case Study03:28
Dr. B's 9 Dress Difficulties02:04
When You Buy More Than You Need19:50
When Your Closet is Overflowing14:41
When You are Bored with Your Look14:31
When You Avoid Mirrors08:54
When You Bare Too Much04:45
When You Are Not Dressing Your Age04:18
When You Find Yourself Forever in Work Clothes03:21
When You are Covered in Labels and Logos04:17
When you Live in Mom Jeans09:00
50% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.
Loved it! Incredible class, so interesting and filled with new concepts, I am a big fan of the author and I admire her for the way she suggests us to analyse things with curiosity and looking "bellow the water", rather than judgement. Thank you so much for this wonderful class Dr. Baumgartner.
It's about how you dress, but really, it's about how to use the way you dress as a lens to better understand yourself. Packed with useful information and tips, highly recommend! Thanks Jenny!
This class could be condensed into one hour of presentation. I would like the class better if she had given me specifics for my goals and personalized wardrobe attention. I need a stylist more than this general class. I need practical guidance on what to purge and what to purchase in my wardrobe that would work for me specifically. I found this presentation to be tedious and too general and skipped ahead often. I appreciate her efforts in applying psychology to the topic of wardrobe. A small action of changing my clothing can indeed make me feel better in terms of mood.
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