Styling a White Tailored Shirt

how to style a mens white shirt

Imogen, Do you have any advice on styling a man-tailored shirt with jeans? Especially for us short waisted types, even shaped shirts can look sloppy and boxy. I’ve tried belting them but I don’t really know how to do it so that it looks good. I don’t want to give up , because I love […]

Real World Relaxed Style – Jeans and a Cardigan

how to style jeans and a cardigan

Another Real World Relaxed Style post today inspired by my post on 10 comfy casual outfits you’ll want to steal, this one is Jeans and Cardigan, though as you may see, it has been adapted for various weather conditions! You can do it with a long or short cardigan.  With full length or capri jeans  […]

My Style: Mixing Patterns

pattern mixing

Your outfit doesn’t have to be complicated to be stylish. This is one of my current favourite combinations. I don’t wear it exactly the same every time, but it’s an easy outfit to wear.  I love the loose nature of this top, so easy to wear and it hides my tummy. The key to mixing […]

Real World Style – Skirt with Knit

styling skirt with a knit top

Many people think that the only easy and relaxed way to dress is to wear pants (trousers, not underpants for you people reading in the UK!). But really a skirt can be just as easy to wear (and I think more comfortable often) than a pair of pants.  I love a skirt made from a […]

Real World Relaxed Style – Loose Pants and a Knit

styling harem pants

Today I’m sharing the real world stylings of a bunch of fabulous women who are modelling their version of Loose Pants and a Knit  (and that’s a loose guideline given we are in climates from around the world!) from my recent post on 10 comfy casual outfits you’ll want to steal and try out.  So […]

What I Wore and Weekend Reading 3 March

personal stylist training

A couple of outfits from the past week – both would fit into the comfy casual relaxed style book! Maxi from Target and a tee from Boo Radley And then there are my nice Zara summer jeans in white with a cardi (weather has been warm then cool!) If you’ve ever thought about doing what […]

Relaxed and Casual – Jeans and a Sweater

jeans and a sweater

Following on from my post of 10 Comfy Casual Outfit Ideas You’ll Want to Copy, I’m sharing some more real world examples of these outfits (I’ve shared examples of Leggings and a Tunic here).  Today it’s Jeans and a Sweater (or a Jumper as we’d call it here in Australia).   Now you may, like […]

Relaxed Style – Leggings and a Tunic

leggings and tunic 1

Not long ago I wrote a post on outfit ideas for all those times when  you want a relaxed and casual and of course comfortable style.  Now I want to share with you some real life examples of how you can interpret my outfit ideas! The first one is Leggings with a Tunic – and […]

What I Wore and Some Weekend Reading 21 Feb

blue and green

Casual Sunday in a Verily knit dress with a denim jacket. How gorgeous is this necklace?  It’s lace! (close up coming soon)  I got it off the Etsy store Epuu which I wore with my cobalt blue target skirt and cami, and shrug from Jigsaw. Coolish day today and had a networking lunch to attend, so […]

What I Wore and Weekend Reading – Valentines

boo radley dress

Another stinking hot summers day.  Meeting with the Nuffnang Bloggerati called for a cool silk Boo Radley dress and jewelled sandals. Playing with colour, navy my base and then some teal and hot pink as accents. Doing a colour consultation meant that I didn’t want to be wearing lots of colour, so I opted for […]