5 Essential Factors to Consider When Choosing Glasses Frames

Choosing colour of your glasses frames

Hi, could you please address what color and shape of glasses to wear depending upon coloring? I am a cool brunette. Thanks. There are so many elements to choosing a flattering frame, including colour – here are my top 5 essential factors to consider. 1. Colour Is your undertone warm or cool? If you are […]

Evolve Your Style – The 31 Day Style Challenge

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  I’m really excited to announce my new 31 day style challenge Evolve Your Style. It’s a program designed to help you get out of your style rut and define your personal style. To celebrate the launch, I’m offering a 50% discount for my blog readers for only the first week.  You can find out […]

Wear a Scarf as a Belt

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I’ve got quite the scarf collection, many from my dearly departed grandmothers and great aunts. I’ve never been a huge wearer of scarves around my neck, but now that I’ve got more of a waist and sometimes need a little help holding up my jeans. I like to wear a scarf as a belt. I […]

How to Keep Blonde Hair From Going Brassy

With another cool blonde Karen who writes for www.UneFemme.net

I was asked the other day how I manage to keep my new blonde hair from going warm and brassy (never a good thing when you have cool colouring like I do).  So here are a few tips I’ve picked up from my hairdresser Karleigh at Anthony Nitson Hair who is a colour specialist.   […]

Stylish Thoughts – Over 50 Feeling 40

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Today I’m introducing you to San Antonio, Texas based high school journalism teacher by day and fashion blogger by night Pam of Over 50 Feeling 40 What is the secret to great style? I believe it is important to decide what messages you want to communicate with your style. We all say something with our clothing […]

When Should You Avoid a Necklace

Some necklines are made for necklaces, some are made for earrings only.  When a neckline has some sort of embellishment like these, then there is no need to add more.  These necklines are ideal for women who: Have wide or short necks who don’t want to add necklaces Find wearing necklaces annoying or irritating Don’t […]

How to Make Stress a Positive Force in Your LIfe

I found this TED talk the other day and was blown away by the research and the findings. It’s all about stress and how you perceive it and therefore how it affects you. This is a MUST watch! Turn you stress into a positive force

Win tickets to Love, Desire and Riches: The Fashion of Weddings Exhibition

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Recently I went to see the new Love, Desire and Riches: The Fashion of Weddings exhibition at Ripponlea (an old stately manor in the Melbourne suburb of Elsternwick). I was lucky enough to be able to attend a talk by designer Akira Isogawa and author and journalist Anna Johnson as well. The wedding dress has become the piece […]

Principles of Co-ordination – Related Shape

Today in this video I’m taking you through the principle of co-ordination that is called Related Shapes.  This is where the shapes of the elements of garments and accessories need to work together in harmony.  It’s particularly useful when choosing accessories and you can see in this post about choosing necklaces how it works in […]

10 Ways to Make Your Legs Look Longer

10 ways to make your legs look longer by imogenl featuring a white skirt 1. Keep your skirts shorter, to just on or above the knee. Once you cover your knee your legs look shorter 2. Wear your trousers as long as possible without dragging on the ground 3. Fake them with heels if you’re […]