Frocktober Week 1 2014

Frocktober 1st

This week in Frocktober this is what I wore: Dress is by Ann Taylor, cardigan from Witchery, ring from the sadly missed Penny who I’m honouring with this challenge. Dress is from Robyn Mathieson, cardigan from Big W, jacket was a gift, necklaces from Forever 21, shoes are Gamins.  Channelling 20s Style thanks to the […]

How to Combine Comfortable Shoes with Your Dressier Outfits

Can you please give me some ideas on footwear for Natural/Relaxed personalities that aren’t Chucks or jandals (flip-flops). Or hiking boots. But similarly nonrestrictive – no pointy toes/squashed feet.   Comfortable stylish shoes by imogenl featuring oxford shoes With trousers look for: Ankle boots Knee high boots Oxfords Loafers With skirts and dresses go for: Knee […]

How To Wear a Column of Colour For Your Body Shape

column of colour body shape

I have a question about using the column of colour to look taller (as a curvy petite H shape ) – should I only wear darker tops, avoiding white or cream tops ? There are two major ways to wear a column of colour, on the outside, or on the inside. The version on the […]

It’s Frocktober!

Frocktober 2014

Today is 1 October and that means that I commence my annual challenge to wear a frock every day for the month! Why you ask? Well to raise money for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation who are trying to find an early detection test for Ovarian Cancer. Did you know that one woman dies every […]

Stylish Thoughts – Highland Fashionista

It’s a delight to share with you the Stylish Thoughts of Scottish West Highlands blogger Kristin of Highland Fashionista   What is the secret to great style? The secret to great style at any age is really knowing yourself…and I mean that in a way that is bigger than just knowing your measurements and what styles […]

Where to End Your Necklaces

focal points

  The other day I was reading something that said that if you wear a longer pendant that ends under your bust, then you will draw attention to the narrowest point on your rib cage and this is flattering for all.  Sadly this is not true, as in fact as you can see from the […]

Getting Things Done – Inspiration to Becoming More Productive

I don’t know about you, but so often I’m overwhelmed by the sheer volume of stuff that I have to do. The hundreds of emails I get each day, the paperwork from school and kids activities, bills and life. There is just so much information that passes through my life and I’m always looking for […]

Non-Dull Basics Make Your Whole Wardrobe Exciting

I have a question which is around knowing which pieces will make a real difference to my wardrobe- most mistakes I make – apart from buying clothes for a fantasy life- are buying ‘sensible” pieces, as in good quality, items that will ” be useful’ but are dull. And realising that it is easier for me […]

Choosing Collars To Balance Your Figure

  Understanding collars and lapels by imogenl featuring a green coat Choosing Collars and Lapels O/A shape – broader collars to balance hips I, V shape or petite – narrower/smaller collars not to further broaden shoulders or overwhelm your frame H, X, 8 shape – medium collars – higher will make you look taller, lower […]

Stylish Thoughts – The Rich Life on a Budget


Today I’m excited to be introducing you to Sonoma (California wine country) Adrienne Shubin blogger of The Rich Life on a Budget 1.. What is the one thing you would spend a lot of money on? A classic high-quality handbag that goes with everything. I bought a Louis Vuitton tote in 2003 and carried it nearly […]