Where to End Your Tops and Jackets

I’m often asked where to end your tops and jackets.  In this video I give you some pointers to help you find your sweet spot that flatters your figure.

Using Simultaneous Contrast to Change the Way a Colour Looks

Hi Imogen, Thank you for your awesome posts. I have a question about colour : It is said that colour is dynamic as it can change when it is next to other colours. Does that mean that we can play with this ability of colour when putting an outfit together ? Can we intentionally alter […]

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 […]

How to Layer Your Clothes

One of the issues many women have is knowing how to layer tops and other garments. Here in this short video Jill Chivers of Shop Your Wardrobe and I discuss some simple tips to making layering and easy and attractive option.

Have You Got a Yummie Tummie?

Wearing a Yummie Tummie Roz top

Many of you are aware that I have a couple of kids, and they’re not adopted, so my stomach has been stretched a couple of times over the years.  The skin isn’t the taut skin it was pre-pregnancy, it’s now a soft and yummy tummy.  A few years ago I discovered the brand Yummie Tummie, […]

How to Figure Out Where to End Your Tops and Jackets

Hip explanation

High Hip – is where the top of the pelvis is – you have a hip bone that juts out at this point.  It’s often a really good place to end tops, unlesss you are an 8 shape. Hip Break – is where the leg bends – often lots of creases on your trousers will […]

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 […]

Fit Issues – Bunching at the Back

One of my readers commented on a post about common issues with fit:I’ve had problems with certain tops bunching in the back, too. What’s up with that? Most bunching comes from your body shape being not related to the shape that the garment was cut for.  Too much fabric in an area that doesn’t have the: […]

Fitting Pants When You Have a Flat Bottom

. .I’ve had a couple of reader requests recently about help for fitting pants over their flat bottoms.  I too have this as an issue, and find that the extra fabric that my butt doesn’t fill out just pools unattractively underneath my bottom. One thing I’ve taken to doing more so that this is not […]