Tricky Trend – The Midi-Skirt

Straight shape, nude wedge Following on from my post on Where to End Your Skirts (universally flattering length) I thought I’d do a post about the current tricky trend – the midi-skirt. Full skirt either with low vamp peep toe or ankle length leggings I’ve been wearing this for sometime, but you need to tread […]

The Power of a Haircut

Imogen with a bob at about 6 years old When was the last time you got yourself a new hair style?  Have you had the same haircut for the past 2 years? 5 years? 10 years?  Not only does a modern, current hairstyle make you look up-to-date, it also gives others the impression that you […]

Where to End Your Skirts

  I was wondering if you might address correct hem lengths in one of your future blogs.  I am on the short side (5′ 4″) so almost all of my clothing needs to be shorted but I am never quite sure what the correct length is.  For example, are pencil skirts and dresses hemmed at […]

Stylish Thoughts – Nutri Style

Singapore based (of Irish origin) image consultant, friend and blogger Aileen Lane today share with us Stylish Thoughts.  You can find Aileen’s blog at StyleAffairs by Nutri-Style www.nutri-style.com/blog What is the secret to great style? I think the secret to great style is taking the time to learn what works for you and what doesn’t and then […]

Weekend Reading: 26 March

Qee exhibition at Chadstone I’ve just spend the morning at Chadstone Shopping centre with a lovely client getting her a great new modern look.    Before I left I went and saw the Qee exhibition they have there, with these designer decorated creatures. I love this post by Angie of You Look Fab about moving […]

Are You a Weapon of Mass Consumption?

My question is : how do you STOP buying junk [food] clothes?The analogy I am thinking of is akin to a dieter.  You know the trap women fall into : they know they should diet, get fit, lose weight, whatever.  But it all seems to hard – they are too unfit, too fat, too frumpy.  […]

How to Tie Head Scarves

On Monday I did workshop for Look Good Feel Better, afterwards I was asked if I’d ever done videos on how to tie head scarves (which is part of the workshop) on my blog, as they had lots of requests by cancer patients who lose their hair during chemo, so I’ve done 3 short videos […]

How to Work Your Wardrobe Capsule

Thanks for all your comments on the Wardrobe Capsules series I’m doing.  I’ve had a few that have wondered how I could make so many outfits, so hopefully this polyvore will help to explain how 12 garments can make so many options.  It’s all about mixing them up, each bottom goes with each top, each […]

Wardrobe Capsules for Your Life – Casual Business

. So where you work is really casual, jeans are fine, and people often turn up in sneakers or even the clothes they wash the car in? What people forget about this dress code is they hear the word “casual” and don’t hear “business”.  Yes people, it’s still work and you still need to look […]

Style Begins Inside Out

Renee – the Bra Queen Guest Post by Renee Mayne, Bra Queen There are three reasons why you need to know what’s going on with your bra. It forces you to improve your posture… shoulders back no slouching. It gives you a beautiful shape, lift and the right shape bra for you even makes you […]