How to Rock a Tuxedo Jacket in a Feminine Way

I recently bought a women’s tuxedo jacket. Now, how do I wear it? I don’t want to make it more masculine. No cumberbunds in black or hot pink. I do want to feminize it. I also want to wear the tuxedo jacket in a casual type of way. Like with jeans. But what type of […]

Short Legs, Long Rise, How to Define Your Waist When Wearing Jeans


Reader question: It attracted my attention that you mention that you wear skirts/dresses or jeans most of the time. I do the same thing, and it has been working great for the most part, thanks to your blog. The main thing that I learned is that I am X-shape and I should belt over skirts/dresses, […]

How to Accessorize – The Busy Mum

If you are a busy mum and spend much of your time in practical clothing like a knit top with a pair of jeans, how do you dress it up to make it more stylish whilst still remaining¬†practical?   Add Accessories to create Focal Points by imogenl featuring longsleeve shirts Firstly it depends on the […]

To Crease or Not To Crease? That is the Question?

..Reader Nicole asks: I love your website and hope to visit often. Could I presume on my very brief acquaintanceship to ask the question that I’ve been wrestling with? I’ve been told that pant creases are a bit nerdy these days, is that true? I’ve always thought that the creases made me look taller and […]

Sock it To Me

..A sock question from LGJ  I have to wear office-appropriate but warehouse-safe shoes, so I have close-toed brown slip on flats. Even with my longest pants, if I sit down and cross my legs my socks show. I’ve long since moved to black ankle socks (as opposed to the white socks that were long enough that […]

Avoiding Mom Clothes – frumpy to fabulous

..With my kids being school and pre-school age, I get to spend a bit of time at the school gates and see how the other mums (moms) dress. Yes I know when you’ve got kids your life changes and it’s not so much about you anymore.  Your focus becomes your kids, you end up being […]

Tucking Jeans into Boots

In winter I love to tuck my slim jeans into boots (and how I do love my boots).  I love it because the boots allow me to wear slim jeans with a high hip length top, as they create a little bulk and balance out my hips when I don’t want to wear a tunic […]

How to Stop Trousers Dragging on the Ground

… Reader eword10 asked me: I would love to hear your solution on the problem another commenter mentioned: the long pants for heels and then pant legs dragging on the ground when you switch to flats. That is my problem. ALL. THE. TIME. Now unfortunately I don’t have any great soultions!  Firstly, I’d advise you […]

Creating Focus on Your Assets

Focal points are created by detail on clothing – whether it’s colour, shiny fabrics, pockets, distressing on jeans, ruffles, pattern, belts, beading or jewellery. You can use detail to draw attention to your assets and away from areas you’d rather people didn’t notice. Focus on Your Assets by imogenl featuring Lipsy   You can see […]

Jeans and Jewellery

Metscan asked about Jan’s attitudes to jewellery and jeans – here is her reply – FYI – in New Zealand, jandals are their word for flip-flops which in Australia we know as thongs! “In respect to jeans and jewellery, I think you have to take care when you with putting the two together , it […]