06/24/2012 09:55 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

WATCH: Simon Doonan On 'Fearless Flamboyance' (VIDEO)

In this exclusive AOL video, the witty and irrepressible Simon Doonan -- TV personality, Barneys creative ambassador and author of the books "Eccentric Glamour" and "Gay Men Don't Get Fat" -- gives quick tips on how to develop your own unique look and shares the hilarious story of how he finally realized why being self-conscious and self-criticizing is a "complete and utter waste of time."

"My mission is to get women to live their lives in an uninhibited way, particularly in regards to personal style," he says. Gotta love that!