One Blouse Worn Four Ways

One issue that many women have is how to work their everyday clothes into something they can also wear out in the evening. It’s quite easy to change accessories to make that garment become more versatile – dressing it up and down.   One Blouse two ways by imogenl featuring a black belt If you […]

Getting the Most from your Capsule Wardrobe

NoRepeat November is all about getting the most value from your wardrobe. Some may worry that if they are currently working with a small wardrobe (say those Project 333 peeps) or capsule wardrobe that they will find this challenge impossible, but I want you to think a little more outside of the box. 1. How […]

How to Style a Dress

Verily dress

Dresses have become the staple garment in my wardrobe. Ever since I did one of those challenges and wore a dress every day for a month I’ve become a complete convert. Why do I love them so much? Well they are just so easy to wear, plus they can halve your dressing time (you don’t […]

What to Wear on a Date in Summer

It’s one of those really hot balmy summer nights where even underwear and high heels makes me feel uncomfortable but I have a date with a gorgeous man at a local restaurant and of course I want him to fancy me like mad. What do I wear that’s casual, cool and comfortable but stylish and […]

How to Wear a Pencil Skirt

Hi Imogen, Please tell me how to master the pencil skirt, including – which shoes can you wear with a pencil skirt other than the classic (and extremely painful!) pump. How to wear a pencil skirt by imogenl featuring ankle strap high heels Here are just a few ideas of how to style a patterned […]

How to Take an Outfit from Casual to Dressy

Many women tell me that they’re really not sure about how to go about styling up their outfits. They end up wearing a basic pair of jeans, or a pair of black pants and a shirt, and because they’ve not added anything else, the outfit is boring and plain. In this video, Jill Chivers of […]

What to Wear When You’re Retired

I thought , perhaps , you might want to cover what an older (but not feeling older) woman in my situation could wear in different situations. I don’t think I would be the only one interested. ( there seems to be advice for the “new Mum”, and the “woman going back into the workforce” ┬ábut, […]

How to Create Wardrobe Capsules for the Tropics

Hello Imogen I have been a fan of your website for quite a while and enjoy all your useful tips . Great job!! I live in Trindad and Tobago in the Caribbean and as you can imagine , it is rather warm. We have two seasons- the wet and dry seasons. I was wondering if […]

Something Old and Something New – FABruary Style Challenge

I'm wearing a 1980s vintage Picasso silk top with a skirt I made about 1 year ago.  The shoes are from Clarks and are new, as are the bracelets (from BigW)

Many of us get stuck wearing the same garments together, over and over, in the same outfits, without ever thinking about mixing them with other items to create new outfits. So today’s challenge is to get you to take something from your wardrobe that you’ve had for at least 5 years and put it with […]

What Every Woman Should Have in Her Wardrobe


When I travel I take my iPad with some TV series downloaded onto it to watch, on the plane, waiting for a plane, whenever I am bored. Not having cable TV (I figure with blogging and work, if there isn’t anything I want to watch on free-to-air TV I should be doing something else with […]