I love reading style books and have collected quite a few over the years. I thought I would share one that I am reading at the moment. How to Get Dressed – A Costume Designer’s Secrets for Making Your Clothes Look, Fit and Feel Amazing by Alison Freer. This book is a bestseller in the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off
Want to be Stylish? Less is More The way to personal style is different to what you might think. Most people go out buying more in a search to be stylish but the quickest way to personal style is actually by limiting yourself. It’s a product of our consumer generation and the “business” of fashion […]Continue Reading... Comments Off
Do you need to buy from the most expensive clothing brands to improve your style? Sometimes people think this or they fear that a stylist will tell them this. This perception may keep them from learning more about style or getting help from a stylist. They may say “I don’t have a lot of money to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off
Would you like to look more modern? Do you feel that you are becoming a bit dated but you don’t want to go and buy all the trends (been there done that!)? How can you modernise your look? Often the trick is to style your clothes slightly differently to the way you always have. Incorporating a […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Society’s dress standards have become more casual. Do you think this good or bad? I have recently had to deal with this issue, as a parent, so I thought I would share it with you. I am a mum to 2 amazing boys. These boys love sports. Particularly soccer. So their favourite thing to wear […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
What to do when you need a work wardrobe fast. I’d like to share a recent clients story. I’ve changed her name to protect her privacy but the other details are factual. Emma had just secured a new position when she came to see me. She decided she need to use a stylist as she […]Continue Reading... Comments Off
In my last post I discussed the problem of tops that were too long and how they can create a horizontal line in your outfit that can draw attention to your hips. Now one solution is to shorten the hem of your top but if you don’t feel like heading for alterations you can also […]Continue Reading... Comments Off
One style issue that I commonly come across is with the length of the top someone might be wearing. In a style consultation or on a personal shopping trip I suggest shortening the hem, often I demonstrate this by folding up the hem of the top. Suddenly the whole outfit looks more balanced, smarter, less […]Continue Reading... Comments Off
Grooming defn: To care for the appearance of, to make neat or trim. Grooming has a big impact on your appearance and is one of the 12 aspects of your personal style. If you think of someone you consider stylish chances are they are well groomed. But Are you high maintenance or low maintenance? […]Continue Reading... Comments Off
Have you read style advice on the internet or in books and it seemed completely irrelevant to you? Do the “MUST HAVE” lists in the magazines that promise a stylish look fail to live up to your expectations when you try them out? There so many style books out there, fashion websites, bloggers to follow, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off