Have you ever thought it would be good to be able to change (or upstyle) some of your clothes and accessories, particularly the ones you don’t wear or feel are just a bit wrong? In our video today Jill Chivers of Shop Your Wardrobe shares her tips and some ideas on just a few of [...]
If you have a knit top that is too long, rather than take the hem up, why not ruche the sides rather than take up the hem. You can also use this method to shorten sleeves too. It’s really simple and you don’t need to know how to sew to do it. Watch this short [...]
Here is a short video I’ve made about the length of sleeves on jackets. It’s one of the most common fit issues I see with clothes and in people’s wardrobes, yet can have a huge impact on your appearance. Watch this short video.
All whites are not the same, and different whites suit different colouring. white by imogenl featuring short tops We can go from a very bright white which is cool and quite stark and only suits those with very cool colouring, via a soft white, through ivory to cream, which is very warm and suits those [...]
..Researching: I’ve read a couple of times about Evernote.com and what a great way it is to keep information close to your fingertips, so I’ve started playing with it. Whether you want to import information from your computer, or clip information you find on the internet it’s a great, searchable database for all the bits [...]
I want you to take a look today at Karen Of a Certain Age’s blog post today about Russia’s first lady, Svetlana Medvedev. Given her status, I’m guessing she’s dressed designer – so why doesn’t she pay to have her hems altered professionally to a length that suits her figure, buy a more uplifting bra, [...]
For all you who want some ideas on refashioning clothes and like a more feminine style, this is a great little book that will give you some ideas. I have 1 copy to give away to one of my lovely blog readers – if you’d like to win it post about a refashioning that you’ve [...]