Today in this video I’m taking you through the principle of co-ordination that is called Related Shapes. This is where the shapes of the elements of garments and accessories need to work together in harmony. It’s particularly useful when choosing accessories and you can see in this post about choosing necklaces how it works in […]
in one of your last videos, you talked about principles of coordination – can you go in more detail on this, please? There are 4 main principles of co-ordination – these are: Levels of Refinement Principle of Volume Related Shapes Related Lines Each of these influences how we put outfits together, from accessories to […]
I was asked on Twitter (@ImogenLamport) the other day about wearing denim skirts to work and if they are appropriate. The things to consider for your workplace are: Are denim jeans acceptable in your workplace? If the answer is no, then no to the denim skirt too. If yes denim jeans are fine in your […]
X Marks The Sweet Spot for Hems of All Kinds We all have sweet spots on our bodies that hems end and flatter us. Hems for sleeves, for tops and jackets, for coats, skirts, dresses and pants. Finding your sweet spot can take a little determination and trying different things out, but once you’ve figured […]
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.
There is no one route to style. You cannot become instantly stylish just from understanding your body shape (sorry Trinny and Susannah, it’s just not that simple). There is, what I call, the Style Puzzle, a group of elements when they all go together define your personal style. These puzzle pieces are just the start […]
Scale is one of the most important elements to consider when thinking about dressing your body and personality. It’s one of the tools we have to create optical illusion, we can use it to make ourselves or parts of ourselves appear larger or smaller (or just as we are), depending what we want to achieve. […]