4 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a Winter Coat

The air has become nippy these past few days and it made me think about winter coats. ¬†They are a more expensive item in your wardrobe, so if this year is a year you’re planning on updating your winter coat wardrobe here are a few tips to help you choose a flattering style. Scale of […]

How to Choose Swimwear for Your Body Type

It’s summer in the Northern hemisphere and if it’s actually hot (sadly summer isn’t always so hot everywhere), but if you need a new swimsuit and want some tips to flatter your body shape, as they are the most unforgiving of garments, then read on. Swimwear to Flatter Your Body Shape Swimwear to flatter your […]

H is for Hips

Many women are obsessed with their body and perceive it to be lacking. ¬†According to a study done by Triumph: 70% of women are not happy with their body, but 79% of their partners ARE happy with their partner’s body (women, listen to your partner, they love your body and think its great!) 82% of […]

How to Broaden Your Shoulders

If you’re an A shape with narrow shoulders or even an 8 shape or X shape or just have more sloping shoulders rather than square shoulders, how can you make them appear broader to create more balance? How to broaden shoulders by imogenl featuring long sleeve knit tops Necklines – horizontal necklines like boat necks, […]

Why Armholes Matter

Effect of Armholes by imogenl featuring long sleeve tops How the sleeve is cut and fits into a top or jacket can change the way a garment appears on your body.  If you have a deeper, lower cut armhole, this will add some bulk to your chest region, so is great for women with narrower […]

How to Choose a Flattering Cardigan

If you’re like me and like to wear a cardi when it’s a little nippy, how to choose one to flatter your figure? Choosing Cardigans by imogenl featuring Rocha.John Rocha Clockwise from top left – the stripy cardigan is great for I shapes, the wide stripes will add curves as will the pocket detail which […]

Why Do My Pants Pull Across My Crotch

.One of the comments left on a post the other day was this:  jinnan-tonnyx said… Can you explain more about why trousers pull across the crotch on X shapes? I am an X and whenever I buy a new pair of pants my husband always says they don’t fit right – and I tell him, they […]

Real Life Body Shapes – A

. Thanks for the reponse to my request for body shapes – keep them coming – a few people have commented that they can’t get emails through – not sure why – if the regular email address is not working for you, try my gmail account imogen dot lamport at gmail dot com. I need […]

Don’t Waste Your Money – A Shape

I always find that I want to make shopping a pleasant experience.  So with a little knowledge you can be prepared to assess a garment before you try it to see if it has a chance of flattering your figure.  If you have an A (pear) shaped body, which many women do, it’s that lovely […]

Patterned Skirt, What Colour Top?

..If you want to wear a patterned skirt how do you choose what colour from the pattern to go with the top? Focal Points Pattern by imogenl featuring Hobbs tops It’s as easy as this.  If you want to draw attention up, and distract from your lower half (A shape, X shape), wear a lighter […]