What to Wear to the Gym or to Exercise

Choosing Exercise Clothing by imogenl featuring track pants   If you have a tummy wear a column of colour keep your top the same colour as your bottom so that you don’t create a focus on your tummy as the hem of the t-shirt blends with your exercise pant. look for tops with a little […]

P is for Pants

Pants – that’s trousers for you UK folk (not underpants!), are a staple in most wardrobes. They are, the hardest garment for most women to fit. Really, I find that I can spend hours trying to help a client find a pair that fits well. The most common fit issues are around the depth and […]

Where Should a Tunic Top Finish?

X shape vs 8 Shape - widest point

Imogen I would like your opinion on the hem length of tunic type tops. I’m a knitting designer and teacher and this topic comes up in my Fit and Flatter classes. I think women slimmest when the hem hits just below the crotch so that the leg length is undetermined by the viewer and therefore […]

How to Choose Flattering Jeans Pockets

How do you know if your back view is as attractive as your front? It’s much harder to see our back view in the mirror, without a series of mirrors. So when choosing jeans, which are the best pockets for your butt? Size and placement is really important to increase your booty quotient. Pockets need […]

How to Choose Flattering Underwear (Bras and Briefs)

Karen – Of a Certain Age – reminded me with her fantastic post, that your bra is your foundation, and clothing will only look great, if the foundations work for you (you don’t build a house on dodgy foundations, don’t wear clothes over dodgy undergarments). The correctly fitting and supportive bra will make you look […]

How to Choose Flattering Swimwear

I was in the shops yesterday and noticed that suddenly racks of swimwear has appeared – so for all of us in the Southern Hemisphere who are heading toward summer or around the equator where it’s always warm, I thought I’d put in some tips on choosing a new swimming costume (or togs as we […]