What Shoes to Wear with Skirts and Dresses in Winter

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 […]

10 Ways to Make Your Legs Look Longer

10 ways to make your legs look longer by imogenl featuring a white skirt 1. Keep your skirts shorter, to just on or above the knee. Once you cover your knee your legs look shorter 2. Wear your trousers as long as possible without dragging on the ground 3. Fake them with heels if you’re […]

L is for Legs


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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Where to End Your Skirts

  I was wondering if you might address correct hem lengths in one of your future blogs.  I am on the short side (5′ 4″) so almost all of my clothing needs to be shorted but I am never quite sure what the correct length is.  For example, are pencil skirts and dresses hemmed at […]

What Shoes to Wear with Leggings

How to wear leggings seems to be a highly googled question, and what sorts of shoes work with leggings is a hot topic, so here is my 2c on the subject. Shoes to Wear with Leggings by imogenl featuring Dorothy Perkins   Ankle length (left) – work best with high vamp shoes and sandals, either […]

What Shoes Should Be Worn With Ankle Length Pants

Reading through some keywords on my site statistics I discovered that this topic is popular as a search term that brings people to my blog, so I thought, to make future visitors happy when they get here, I’ll write a post on it so there are some answers! Ankle length pants are hard to wear […]

5 More Ways to Break the Style Rules

The other day I posted on breaking the style rules, and I thought that I’d post some more ways to do it. Breaking the Style Rules 2 by imogenl featuring Miss Selfridge 1. Don’t match shoes and handbags – different is interesting. 2. Don’t match earrings and necklaces – sets are dull, look for relevance […]