A short neck is one that is less than one of your own hand widths wide (check out this post). Sometimes a wider neck (we assume proportionally you are around 3 necks wide, from shoulder to shoulder) can also look shorter. If you have a shorter neck and find that you are stumped at how […]
I was asked recently how to know if your arms are long, short or average – so I made this short video to show you how to tell.
I have started to wear knee-length skirts and dresses much more, but here in Europe, cold autumn is approaching, so more solid shoes are necessary. Have you any suggestions for styling warmer flat/low heel shoes (chelsea boots?) with short skirt? (at present my style is “practical mum” Is hosiery the only warm solution or can […]
I was taking some photos of my outfit for Frocktober (please make a donation here) when I realised that I’d just created a visual explanation of how verticals can be used to slim your body. Just by pushing back my cardigan (and moving the verticals wider) I made my body look wider. When the lapels […]
Understanding collars and lapels by imogenl featuring a green coat Choosing Collars and Lapels O/A shape – broader collars to balance hips I, V shape or petite – narrower/smaller collars not to further broaden shoulders or overwhelm your frame H, X, 8 shape – medium collars – higher will make you look taller, lower […]
As many of you are aware, I’ve lost a significant amount of weight in the past 7 months. 15kg (33 pounds) to be exact, not including the just under 1kg loss of my recent breast reduction surgery. As someone who has not been easily slim since I discovered chocolate when I was 15, I’ve always been […]