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, […]
Category archives: Style Tips
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 […]
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 […]
Summer dressing for the Office
Having to get back into office wear after being in a more casual mode can be a struggle, so here are I hope to show you how to keep things looking more boardroom than the beach at the office with mix and match separates and easy to throw-on dresses as well as a few guidelines to keep in mind for your […]
New Year, same wardrobe, new broom!
We are two weeks into 2017 and along with the influx of ‘SALE’ and ‘MONEY OFF’ emails, we’re also seeing lots of ‘NOTHING NEW’ messages. Some people are shying away from the shops and instead vowing to buy no new clothes, some for up to a year (have you read the blog from The Women’s […]
Top Tip for wearing ALL your clothes
Open your cupboard doors and take a look at the full drawers, shelves and rails. Do you wear them all? Are there some you wear 5 times more than others? Are there some in there you haven’t worn for a couple of months? Here’s my Top Tip for making sure you wear all your clothes:
How to wear the Perfect Little Black Dress this Christmas
Whilst I love, adore and wear colour at every possible opportunity I also recognise that sometimes we all just want to keep things classic and simple. This is when a little black dress (LBD) comes in. Black may not be in everyone’s dominant colour palette but I believe that it’s not the colour you wear […]
Are you as Cool as me?
Why undertone is sooo important. If you have already visited me you will have been told as part of the consultation whether you have a Warm or Cool undertone to your skin. I’m Cool. A typical French colouring is likely to be Warm however. The undertone distinction is super important but, if you are confused, it’s […]
Gentlemen, a challenge!
The Trinity Knot. Gentlemen, are you ready for the Trinity Knot ? (Ladies sneak a look and use a long, slim scarf) I think 15 minutes of fumbling, average 3 re-tries and you will have this down pat! Great for attention – seekers at casual events. Ingredients : a shirt with a cut-away or […]