Principles of Co-ordination – Related Shape

Today in this video I’m taking you through the principle of co-ordination that is called Related Shapes.  This is where the shapes of the elements of garments and accessories need to work together in harmony.  It’s particularly useful when choosing accessories and you can see in this post about choosing necklaces how it works in […]

How To Create More Outfits From Existing Your Wardrobe

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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 […]

How to Wear Ankle Boots When You’re Short

I’m hoping you can help me… How do I wear nude ankle boots in a casual situation when I’m short? Suggestions would be welcomed! Warm regards Nat how to wear ankle boots when you’re petite by imogenl featuring suede boots Ankle boots are ideally for full length pants. Particularly if you’re sort, they cut you […]

How to Choose Hosiery to Go with Coloured Shoes

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And from a style dilemma from Facebook  - Coloured shoes and… What colour tights? I never seem to get it right!   coloured shoes what colour tights by imogenl featuring plus size tights Well, the answer to this depends on who you are and what you want to express. For a more conservative environment, I’d choose nude […]

Want or Need to Wear Flats to the Office But Still Look Smart?

Today you can read my post on Wearing Flats to the Office over here at Women’s Agenda.  

Not Going Grey Gracefully – Part 3

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Since I’ve been blonde now for all of the better part of 3 weeks. Here are a few of the things I’ve noticed about how my new hair colour is changing the way I dress. My Makeup My lipstick is getting lighter.  I’ve found when I put on my darker lip or really bright lip […]

7 Easy Ways to Use Visual Grouping to Coordinate Colours

I do have another question. The first time I ever saw your blog was in a post about visually framing your outfits–matching your shoes to your hair.  This was another epiphany! I am a very visual person, and this makes so much sense to me. I have blond hair. Does this mean I should never […]

18 Funky Storage Ideas for Your Accessories

Here are a few of the best storage ideas I’ve found for accessories on Pinterest Make yourself one of these   A great use for peg board Love this novel use for ice cube trays – store your earrings! Turn your jewellery storage into art Find a gorgeous old frame and turn your earrings into […]

A Guide to Visual Grouping

Visual Grouping

Here is how I came to think about it : being a dark-haired, cool person, I decided to “break my style rules” and bought a leopard faux-fur coat – I love it on your lovely colleague Jill Chivers -. I chose a not too warm background (sand). The spots are dark brown and I would […]

19 Pairs of Shoes Made for Walking

I am 62 yrs old. 4’11″, X body, short legs. I walk 2 miles into town and 2 miles back every day.  Twice a week I attend a theatre production.  For these I wear an upscale dress, but still have to wear runners because of the walk.  I’d rather not carry shoes, because once inside […]