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 […]
Layer Try layering, not just a cardigan over your top, but think about layering tops with similar necklines, so that you create a colour contrast and some extra detail in your portrait area. Think about adding a waistcoat or vest over the top of your t-shirt, blouse or even dress. How about turning a summer […]
If you don’t have a defined waist, but find dresses or cardigans that you like that come with a tie belt, this short video will show you how to do it best to flatter your figure. Dress from Verily
Today Jill Chivers of My Year Without Clothes Shopping and I share part 2 of how to change your look with accessories in this short video. And I apologise for the background noise, next time Jill and I get together and make videos we promise to find somewhere quiet!
Should you match nail polish on your toe and fingernails? This is a choice, there are no hard and fast rules, but it’s not necessary, as long as they tone. It’s often easier to wear a more outrageous colour on your toes than on your fingernails, if you like to move away from the traditional reds and […]
A lovely reader asks:Please can you do something for dressing a short-waisted H too? I’m like super short – there’s about an inch between by ribcage and my hip, so I tend to stick with dresses, but that’s not always practical for chasing two young kids. top tips to dressing a short waist by imogenl […]
Reader question: It attracted my attention that you mention that you wear skirts/dresses or jeans most of the time. I do the same thing, and it has been working great for the most part, thanks to your blog. The main thing that I learned is that I am X-shape and I should belt over skirts/dresses, […]