When Should You Avoid a Necklace

Some necklines are made for necklaces, some are made for earrings only.  When a neckline has some sort of embellishment like these, then there is no need to add more.  These necklines are ideal for women who: Have wide or short necks who don’t want to add necklaces Find wearing necklaces annoying or irritating Don’t […]

How To Make an Outift More Yin or Yang

A little while back I introduced you to the concepts of Yin and Yang (or receding and advancing, or softer and stronger) ways of dressing. Here I want to show you a couple of ways that you can change the way you dress in some very common outfits to make them either more Yang (strong) […]

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 Style a White Jacket for Summer

how to style a white jacket in summer by imogenl featuring feather earrings And here are some more ideas: Wear it with your printed pants Wear it with your city shorts Wear it with an all neutral outfit Wear it with a bright bold colour Wear it with a straight denim skirt How do you […]

How To Create More Outfits From Existing Your Wardrobe

how to create more outfits

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 […]

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 is Stylish?

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

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 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 […]