How to Identify Warm Blues and Cool Greens

warm blues and cool greens by imogenl featuring Athleta I was asked how to identify the difference between a warm blue and a cool green.  Warm blues have some yellow in them that moves them towards the green spectrum but they remain on the blue end of the spectrum though are moving into the teal […]

How to Choose Fabrics to Flatter

I am a sewer and some ideas about how to choose fabric to sew would be great. It can be challenging to locate good fabric and then imagine how it will look best sewn, and then find a suitable pattern.   Fabric Drape fabric drape by imogenl featuring cotton shirts How fluid or stiff is […]

Stylish Thoughts – Tamera Beardsley


  Today I’m delighted to be sharing the Stylish Thoughts of Southern Californian blogger Tamera Beardsley What is the secret to great style? For me … the secret to great style … is truly loving what I am wearing … for the particular occasion. So many of my favorite outfits are very site and occasion […]

How to Pack 72 Outfits into Carry On Luggage

72 outfits from 12 garments

Here in this video I show you how I get 72 outfits from 12 garments and that they can all be packed into this carry-on sized suitcase.   If you want more packing trips grab a copy of my Travelling Light ebook!

When is it Too Much?

Iris Apfel quote

Being a “young”, older woman, I am very interested in this age group. I would love to see this covered in great detail, maybe as regards to makeup , clothing and jewellery. e.g. When is it “too much”? I do LOVE to wear bling, but, when is it OVERDONE? I hope you enjoy your posts […]

Spring 2015 Pantone Colour Trends

Pantone Spring 2015 colours

    The Pantone Spring 2015 colours are softer than they have been in awhile.  There are some soft warm colours that work really well with our Intriguing swatch and some cooler that relate to our Sublime and Serene Swatches.  So after our recent seasons of very bold bright colours, it’s great that those with […]

Stylish Thoughts – Fashion Should Be Fun


Today I’m excited to be sharing the Stylish Thoughts of Californian blogger Dawn Lucy of Fashion Should be Fun   What is the best piece of style advice that you’ve ever received? The best style advice I ever received was from the TV show “What Not to Wear” and their focus on fit and tailoring. Before […]

How to Style a Waterfall Cardigan

how to style a waterfall cardigan

So you’ve got some waterfall cardigans and sure you can just put them on and wear them the regular way.  But have you ever thought about styling them differently?  Particularly if you’re petite then waterfall cardigans can have too much volume in them and they will swamp your frame.  Here in this short video I […]

Get Ready To Frocktober


September is already here and that means that I’m planning my Frocktober! For the month of October I’ll be wearing a frock of some sort each day and sharing on my social media what I wear. Why you ask? Well it’s to raise money to support the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation as Ovarian cancer is […]

Who Doesn’t Want Better Skin?

who doesnt want better skin

Sponsored by Nuffnang and Maybelline I’ve been asked to try out the new Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin Foundation (rrp$21.95) and Concealer ($14.95). It’s a new formula that is enriched with ACTYLE C, which is a vitamin derivative that helps the skin look fresh, healthy and radiant, promotes skin regeneration and starts to even discolouration in […]