It’s My 6th Blogiversary Today!

Inside out style blog by Imogen Lamport

  Today is my 6th Blog Birthday – I started this day in 2008, which seems many years ago now, but also only a minute.  I’m so lucky to have met a few of you lovely readers over the years, and I’d love to meet more of you (in fact I’m coming to Chicago USA […]

How To Make an Outift More Yin or Yang

A little while back I introduced you to the concepts of Yin and Yang (or receding and advancing, or softer and stronger) ways of dressing. Here I want to show you a couple of ways that you can change the way you dress in some very common outfits to make them either more Yang (strong) […]

Your Body is Your Paintbrush and Other Weekend Reading

Body image

Your Body is Your Paintbrush Not Your Masterpiece – I love this article and it’s a great reminder of how valuable your body is and why you should treat it well. Interested in the psychology of fashion?  Here are some interesting facts. Sal at Already Pretty discusses why caring about your appearance is part of self-care […]

5 Rules for Dressing for a Heat Wave

Heat Wave Dressing Tips

Dear Imogen, Could you give us a few tips on how to use the 3-piece outfit rule in sweltering heat? Thank you so much! 3rd Piece in a Heatwave by imogenl featuring a gold bracelet   When you’re thinking about your 3rd piece in heat, it may just be an accessory like a string of […]

Principles of Coordination – Principle of Volume

  In this video I talk about one of the Principles of Co-ordination – that of the Principle of Volume.  It’s an important principle to remember as too much fabric will swamp us and can make you look larger.  Being overwhelmed by fabric (this is particularly important if you are petite) will make you look […]

Earrings for Your Face Shape – Diamond

earrings for your diamond face shape by imogenl featuring 18k earrings A diamond face shape has a narrow forehead and jaw, with the widest part of the face at the cheekbones.  You will want to balance your jaw with your earrings, and follow the shape of your face. Avoid wide or button earrings instead go […]

Get onto the Style Highway and Out of Your Style Rut with 3 Essential Questions

The Road to Success - Words on Arrow Going Up

Loved this article by Sal of Already Pretty about the difference between a Rut and a Signature Style  and it led me to thinking about how we get into ruts with our style, how we stop thinking more broadly about what would make us look great but still fits with our signature style. One of the […]

What It’s Like to Be an Introvert and Other Weekend Reading

I’m an introvert. In fact if you know about Myers Briggs Psychological Typing, I’m and INTJ. I find crowds difficult. I prefer one on one or very small groups when interacting. Sure I’m happy to get up and speak to hundreds of people, but I need you to come and talk to me afterwards, don’t […]

How to Style a White Jacket for Summer

how to style a white jacket in summer by imogenl featuring feather earrings And here are some more ideas: Wear it with your printed pants Wear it with your city shorts Wear it with an all neutral outfit Wear it with a bright bold colour Wear it with a straight denim skirt How do you […]

Earrings for Your Face Shape – Oval

earrings for your face shape oval by imogenl featuring cluster earrings If you have an oval face shape it’s a balanced shape with an overall curved appearance. As you are naturally balanced, there is no need to use earrings to create more balance, but think about wearing earrings that are in harmony with your facial […]