Earrings For Your Face Shape – Round

earrings for round face shape by imogenl featuring ASOS If you have a round face shape, you will want to elongate your face with earrings (particularly if you don’t have longer hair or you wear your hair back in a ponytail). Look for earrings with length, but not width to create a vertical line which […]

What Are the Style Rules?

Style Rules

Often people will comment that they don’t agree with the advice I’ve given in a blog post.  They will tell me that think my ‘rules’ are wrong and they don’t plan on following them.  There are no rules that I would say are finite “style rules” in the book, everything is just a guideline. The […]

What is Stylish?

What is being stylish? How can you have style? Here is this video I explain a few ideas about style.

Iris Apfel’s View on Accessorizing

Iris Apfel quote

  Vs     But what I find interesting, when you look at the photos of Coco Chanel is that she is wearing lots of accessories!

Z is for Zebras and all other Kinds of Animal Prints

How to wear zebra print

Animal prints are classic prints. They may become more and slightly less popular, but never really go out of style.  These days leopard print is almost considered to be a neutral! I’ve noticed in my work as an image consultant that animal print divides my clients.  They either love it or hate it. There are […]

Your Voice and Movement and How They Influence Your Style

In this video I talk about the elements of your voice and the way you move and give insights about how these may influence your personal style. Yin and Yang Posts The Yin and Yang of Clothing More on Identifying Yin and Yang in Clothing Design Ways to Balance Your Yin and Yang Creating Harmony […]

How to Dress Youthfully But Not Too Young

In this video I answer a common question about how to dress modern and youthfully but without being mutton dressed as lamb.

Y is for You

your style manifesto

You are beautiful and unique. Your body architecture is yours alone.  You are not one of 5 or even 10 body shapes and that is all you need to know.  You are much more than that. Your body architecture is a combination of silhouette, proportions, scale, texture, sheen, somatype, colouring, defining features and most importantly, your […]

How to Create a Stylish Casual Wardrobe for a Hot Climate

Hi!  I have made great strides in gathering mixable business/relaxed business wear but over time have just really lost touch with relaxation (!) and find myself without much to wear on the weekends. I stay at home often but also go to shops, farmers’ markets’, the movies, etc. and don’t really have anything to wear […]

Why You Should Dress Your Portrait First

Dress your portrait

Your portrait area is the first part of you that people see. It’s what we focus on when we have a conversation with you.  Watch this short video as I explain more.