As we age, our bodies change shape and, for many of us, that means carrying weight around our middle. In fact one of the most common shapes of 50+ women is a Rectangle body shape. I’m struggling as I’m a ‘Lean column’ but with nearly a year of lockdown under my belt (and in this case, […]
Author archives: Rosemary Louise Allan
Of course you can wear black!
Colour Me Beautiful adopted a much more modern approach to colour analysis many years ago when they moved away from the seasonal (you’re a Winter / Autumn) approach. This means that I show you how to wear colour, rather than being prescriptive. So, yes, you can wear black and during a consultation with me I’ll […]
Best Image Consultant in Paris
I forgot to mention that I won, again 🙂 I had said I didn’t want to be involved this year. However someone nominated me and I only realised I was on the list a week before voting closed! Quandry. Leave yourself at the bottom of the list or let clients know you’re involved? Belatedly, officially, […]
Post Lockdown Shopping and how I can help
This isn’t a post that anyone thought would be written but 2020 hasn’t really shaped up to conform with the 21st Century has it? As clothes shops are reopening after lockdown, there’ll be a new normal – at least for a while. Leisurely browsing with the occasional coffee stop is something that we can but […]
Could you do without?
Today’s the first day of Lent and I’d like to set you a challenge : Is it possible to stop adding clothes to your wardrobe for 40 days? Could you give up clothes shopping for Lent?
Dress to Impress
Dress to Impress
Your Perfect Shade Of Red
Whilst red is the colour most often seen at this time of year, do you find it a difficult colour to wear? I’ve heard many people say they shy away from wearing red because either they don’t believe they can wear it, or that IT wears them, but I promise you there’s a perfect shade of red […]
Go Green this Autumn / Winter
Each season different colours take centre stage and for Autumn / Winter 2018 how about going GREEN? It’s the perfect shade for Autumnal weather. The key to embracing this trend is to choose YOUR GREEN and wear it in a way that complements your colour characteristics. Here are some guidelines on how to incorporate this trend […]
Confused about which colours and styles suit you?
I’ve been there too… I was totally confused in my late 30’s about what colours suited me. A Cruella De Vil white streak had appeared in my hair when I was quite young. As it progressed, less and less seemed to suit me anymore but I didn’t connect the two. If asked, I used to […]
“Attitude is everything”
No matter your age, dress size or clothing budget, how you wear your clothes and the attitude you adopt really is everything. Adopt a positive, fun and optimistic attitude and this will flow through to your style and best of all, a change of attitude to how you dress doesn’t cost a penny! “Attitude is […]