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

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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 […]

Travels in Chicago Part 2

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I’m now back in Australia after my Chicago trip, but thought I’d share with you some of the rest of my photos. We took a trip to the aquarium and had the chance to pat a stingray. I absolutely was mesmerized by the jelly fish. We also took the architectural boat tour which I highly […]

Travels in Chicago

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No style advice today. Instead I’m going to share with you some photos from my travels in Chicago (where I’m currently on holiday). On our first day the weather wasn’t so great, so we took a walk up to the Chicago Cultural Centre and Public Library. Amazing building with lots of mosaic designed by Louis […]

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

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  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

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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?

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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 […]