5 Rules for Dressing for a Heat Wave

Heat Wave Dressing Tips

Dear Imogen, Could you give us a few tips on how to use the 3-piece outfit rule in sweltering heat? Thank you so much! 3rd Piece in a Heatwave by imogenl featuring a gold bracelet   When you’re thinking about your 3rd piece in heat, it may just be an accessory like a string of […]

How To Create More Outfits From Existing Your Wardrobe

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Layer Try layering, not just a cardigan over your top, but think about layering tops with similar necklines, so that you create a colour contrast and some extra detail in your portrait area. Think about adding a waistcoat or vest over the top of your t-shirt, blouse or even dress. How about turning a summer […]

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.

Layering Tops – The All Important Neckline

I wondered if you could expand on layering tops and what works together. I’m thinking of what goes over scoop necks,v necks, and square neck tops or Tshirts. Thanks   Layering Tops with Cardigans by imogenl featuring summer tops Whether it’s a jacket or a cardigan that goes over your top or t-shirt you want […]

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.

Layering – FABruary Style Challenge

Same top with different colours layered underneath

Layering is easy.  The key to layering is to choose lighter weight fabrics, rather than anything too thick or chunky (then you’ll feel and look like the Michelin Man). Today I’m layering a lavender tank under a green top that has cutouts on it (from Forever 21!).   I love wearing different colours under this top as […]

How to Wear a Sheer Blouse

Wearing a black cami under a sheer blouse

I love sheer/see-through blouses/shirts, as they are very elegant, but what should I wear underneath to not lose from that elegance (and colour) but to tone down the sexiness/edginess of the outfit? Susie Sheer or see-through blouses are gorgeous, but to avoid looking too sexy, particularly in the workplace, it’s advisable to wear the right […]

Third Piece – Waistcoat

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Many people in warmer climates would like to add a 3rd piece(that extra garment that adds some extra interest) but find it’s too hot for a jacket, so why not try a waistcoat. 5 ways to wear a waistcoat by imogenl featuring vintage vests Waistcoats are not always the traditional suit fabric, they come in […]

In Imogen’s Wardrobe – Trans Seasonal Dressing

How to layer

Melbourne, where I live, is considered to be a temperate climate, though all I think that means is, we are not tropical, but we get some pretty hot weather in summer, but never get snow in winter, but it does get cold (though I’m sure you Northern Hemisphere snow dwellers would disagree!). We don’t need […]

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 […]