The Slimming Effect of Verticals and How to Use Them in Your Outfit

Slimming effect of verticals

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 […]

Jeans Trends 2014

Hi Imogen, you’re looking fantastic! What a big year its been for you. Congratulations on all your achievements. I have a question about boot cut pants and/or jeans. Are they still current? I put a pair on the other day for a working bee at school (as they were my oldest pair) and though they […]

Can a Petite Woman Wear Pinstripes?

Hi I have recently discovered your website and finally subscribed to the email. I wonder if you can help with a stripes related question please? I read conflicting information about petites and stripes. I haven’t found an answer on your website but if I have missed it please point me in the right direction. I […]

Where to End Your Sleeves

Recently I was asked what is the best place to end sleeves. When you think about a sleeve hem, it’s a horizontal line. Here in this short video I talk about where to end sleeves to flatter your figure.

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 […]

Tips for the Plus Size

I would be really happy if you could do a post with tips for XXL women. – Lee Nobody will deny that it’s way harder to find flattering clothes when you’re plus size. There are many reasons  and assumptions made by fashion manufacturers: Body shapes vary, but manufacturers assume that your body shape is the […]

Looking Great While Losing Weight

Svelte in Style: how to look and feel great while losing weight

I’m really excited that I’ve just finished working on a new book that I’ve co-written with Jill Chivers of Shop Your Wardrobe called Svelte in Style: How to Look and Feel Great While Losing Weight. Our publication date for this ebook is 24 July, but you can find out more about it now!  We will […]

How to Break The Style Rules – with Emerson Big W

bold with bold

Sponsored by Nuffnang I remember when growing up learning about a whole load of rules, such as “blue and green should never be seen” and “don’t mix prints”, but I have found during my time as an image consultant and stylist that these rules are made to be broken. Many of my clients are scared […]

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, […]

Top 10 Tips on How To Make Your Tummy Look Slimmer

Hi Imogen, Could you do a post about dressing with “rolls”. I am an x shape but have two distinct tyres or rolls around my waist which my clothes seem to get sucked in between. If I try to hide them I look enormous and tent-like but if I let them show I feel uncomfortable. […]