What Shoes to Wear with Skirts and Dresses in Winter

I have started to wear knee-length skirts and dresses much more, but here in Europe, cold autumn is approaching, so more solid shoes are necessary. Have you any suggestions for styling warmer flat/low heel shoes (chelsea boots?) with short skirt? (at present my style is “practical mum” Is hosiery the only warm solution or can […]

What to Wear Spring Racing and Melbourne Cup

There is always a lot of hype in what to wear but a great topic would be on how to dress affordably and what is in this season – Personally I love Melbourne Cup but I DREAD Having to find something to wear ( Writing this to you as I’m heading out tonight in an […]

The Undertones of Colours

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I sometimes describe colours as being really warm or only mid warm or even just a little warm and I’ve been asked to share some pictures so you can see the differences. In this picture I’ve taken three colours and moved them from the really warm through the mid warm, via a little bit warm […]

How to UpScale your Jewellery Without it Overwhelming Your Features

I suppose I’m “of a certain age” in some circles at least – look young 40s but I’m actually mid 50s – and the jewelry thing has me stymied. I have delicate features and small bones, so need smallish jewelry. Chunky or large things are just completely out of scale on me! I no longer […]

How to Combine Comfortable Shoes with Your Dressier Outfits

Can you please give me some ideas on footwear for Natural/Relaxed personalities that aren’t Chucks or jandals (flip-flops). Or hiking boots. But similarly nonrestrictive – no pointy toes/squashed feet.   Comfortable stylish shoes by imogenl featuring oxford shoes With trousers look for: Ankle boots Knee high boots Oxfords Loafers With skirts and dresses go for: Knee […]

Non-Dull Basics Make Your Whole Wardrobe Exciting

I have a question which is around knowing which pieces will make a real difference to my wardrobe- most mistakes I make – apart from buying clothes for a fantasy life- are buying ‘sensible” pieces, as in good quality, items that will ” be useful’ but are dull. And realising that it is easier for me […]

How to Identify Warm Blues and Cool Greens

warm blues and cool greens by imogenl featuring Athleta I was asked how to identify the difference between a warm blue and a cool green.  Warm blues have some yellow in them that moves them towards the green spectrum but they remain on the blue end of the spectrum though are moving into the teal […]

How to Choose Fabrics to Flatter

I am a sewer and some ideas about how to choose fabric to sew would be great. It can be challenging to locate good fabric and then imagine how it will look best sewn, and then find a suitable pattern.   Fabric Drape fabric drape by imogenl featuring cotton shirts How fluid or stiff is […]

How to Pack 72 Outfits into Carry On Luggage

72 outfits from 12 garments

Here in this video I show you how I get 72 outfits from 12 garments and that they can all be packed into this carry-on sized suitcase.   If you want more packing trips grab a copy of my Travelling Light ebook!

Principles of Co-ordination – Related Line

In this short video about one of the Principles of Coordination – Related line – I will explain how to put your outfits together so they are harmonious and pleasing. Here is an example   related lines by imogenl featuring Miss Selfridge