How to Give Yourself a Face Lift with Colour

Face lift with colour

  Sometime ago I created a video that shows you how to get rid of your double chins.  Last week during our colour analysis training I was showing our students how black creates shadows around the jaw and creates a double chin and they were amazed at what a difference the colour made to the […]

Not Aging, Evolving

A green two-way street sign pointing to the Past and Future

Aging most commonly is seen as  negative and gets a really bad rap.  We usually don’t see aging as a positive word, yet so many great things come with age. I love that as an adult I get to make so many choices about how I live my life.    Aging has given me more […]

Exercises to Improve Your Life

Today you can find some easy exercises to help you fix all those niggly little problems, like the hunch you get from sitting at your computer way too much and that horrid lower back pain. I’ve contributed a short video too about another niggly problem that many women experience and how I manage it. Check […]

How to Dress Youthfully But Not Too Young

In this video I answer a common question about how to dress modern and youthfully but without being mutton dressed as lamb.

Losing Weight and Gaining Health

Weight loss

Some of you have started to notice and comment that I’ve lost weight. It’s interesting that nobody noticed the difference in my appearance until I’d shed around 10kg (22lb). Last October I realised that my weight had been creeping up for 3 years, and given my middle age, being the weight I was when I […]

Understanding Colour – Tints, Tones and Shades

colour properties

Would love it if you could show us some samples of color that you describe in this comment…”Plus, once you’ve gone through the grey stage to the all white stage – you can start to brighten slightly again (though not the really bright colours, usually those with a high tint (lots of white added)” What […]

Understanding Undertone and Ageing – Warm to Cool

warm to cool

Yesterday I wrote about how fast your colouring changes as you age. In the the question, I was also asked if you can have a neutral undertone – one that is neither warm nor cool. In my decade of doing image consulting and having draped countless people, I’ve never seen someone who is purely neutral. […]

Fabulous Fashionistas – Style Documentary

Age Ageing Style Colour

A fabulous documentary on style and fashion – showing it’s not just for the young! It’s now available for viewing here.

How to Avoid Looking Frumpy or Matronly

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 […]

7 Easy Ways to Dressing Youthfully but Not Too Young

Iris Apfel always accessorizes

Hi Imogen, I was on Yelp today and reading up on reviews for clothing places to shop in NYC. I saw a number of reviewers talk about how difficult it is for the 30 or 40 something to find clothes that still make them look young but aren’t so young looking that make them look […]