What to Wear When you Don’t Have Great Legs

Hi, I live in drought-ridden California (SF Bay Area) and am bracing for very hot weather this spring and summer. Even now, in mid-February, it’s in the 70s. What do you suggest a woman who is over 55 like me and not proud of her legs anymore wear in terms of dresses and shorts. I […]

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 […]

L is for Legs

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Legs One of the great body parts – they move us around and we should appreciate them.  Where to end skirt and dress hems  How to wear wide leg trousers How to look taller and make your legs look longer  How to Wear Leggings Leggings are best worn either as a hosiery substitute or with […]

How to Choose Leggings and Shoes

Low vamp shoes in a similar colour, ankle boots or high vamp shoes work

Hi Imogen, just wondering what leggings to wear with a white skirt I purchased for summer/autumn? I’m guessing that lighter toned shoes ( I have some nude coloured heels) will work with the outfit but I’ve never tried this look before, thanks, Dot white skirt what colour leggings by imogenl featuring a straight skirt   […]

How to Wear Skinny Jeans

Could you do a post on skinny jeans? They are in all of the shops right now and I’m not sure if I can wear them. I’m an I shape with my shoulders a little wider than my hips, average B cup bust-line and I’m a petite at 5’2″. What sorts of jackets and tops […]

How to Flatter Wide Calves

Dear Imogen, I would be most grateful – on behalf of all the ladies blessed with wide calves – if you could write a post about winter fashion for women who can’t wear boots. Personally, my stocky legs and circulation problems prevent me from wearing boots – even if could find a pair that fits, […]

Weekend Video: How to Make Your Legs Look Longer

Want a quick, easy and free way to make your legs look longer? Watch this short video. And for some fun… and because George Clooney is gorgeous, enjoy!

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 […]

Short Legs, Long Rise, How to Define Your Waist When Wearing Jeans

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Reader question: It attracted my attention that you mention that you wear skirts/dresses or jeans most of the time. I do the same thing, and it has been working great for the most part, thanks to your blog. The main thing that I learned is that I am X-shape and I should belt over skirts/dresses, […]

Tricky Trend – The Midi-Skirt

Straight shape, nude wedge Following on from my post on Where to End Your Skirts (universally flattering length) I thought I’d do a post about the current tricky trend – the midi-skirt. Full skirt either with low vamp peep toe or ankle length leggings I’ve been wearing this for sometime, but you need to tread […]