Did you know that almost all images of women in the media and advertising are photoshopped. This is a must watch short video.
Yellow is the happiest colour. It’s a bright sunshiny day. As the brightest and lightest colour in the visible colour spectrum it is fun, playful and uplifting. Because it is so light and bright and noticeable from a distance, it’s used for taxi cabs in many places and traffic signs to grab our attention and […]
Purple (or violet) is a colour with many connotations and meanings. In the past it was associated with royalty as it was such a hard colour to create from natural materials to dye fabric thus was only worn but the very rich and powerful. It’s symbolic for wealth and status in Japan. These days, as […]
Orange – a colour that few list as their favourite colour, but one that radiates warmth, joy and happiness. Orange is fun, it’s playful and will encourage conversation if used in decorating an environment. Not only does it encourage communication, it also stimulates appetite. It’s not a colour that works well in business, it’s message […]
A fabulous documentary on style and fashion – showing it’s not just for the young!
Image is more than just what you wear. It’s all about the ABCs – Appearance, Behavior, Communication. Body language is just one of those elements, but according to research is incredibly important in how we are perceived and even how we think and behave. Find out more in this really interesting TED talk.
Red has a physiological effect on us. It stimulates and raises blood pressure. It’s warm overtone makes it the most noticeable colour which is why it’s used to alert us – stop signs and traffic lights are two such examples. Because of its stimulating effect it makes time to appear to go faster. It’s the […]
I would be interested in your advice on the opposite of looking more mature- how to avoid look ‘mature” i.e. matronly or frumpy when you are a larger size (i.e. 16+) woman….Thanks. Love reading your posts To avoid looking frumpy: principles of volume by imogenl featuring indigo jeans Ensure that you don’t wear too […]