How to Look Smart When You Prefer to Dress Relaxed

Natural in a Classic environment by imogenl featuring wool pants   Hi Imogen, I have a question about the relationship between the individual style and dress codes. My personal style is more on the Natural side and I often scratch my head how to coordinate it with the dress codes associated with more traditional settings […]

What to Team with Olive

What Goes with Olive by imogenl featuring short skirts Olive or military green seems to be big for the coming season. I’ve picked up both a casual jacket and a pair of cotton pants (NOT cargo style). How would you recommend wearing them, and with what colors, so as not to look too grunge? I’m […]

How to Wear Metallic Accessories

Hi Imogen-I really enjoy your blog & have learned a lot! My question-are ‘metallic’ accessories (handbag, shoes) considered to go with a certain season or can they be worn all year? I really appreciate your thoughts on this-thank you. I love metallic accessories to add some interest and dress up an outfit.  Anything with a […]

What to Wear with Printed Pants

What to wear with print pants

Hi Imogen, do you think you could share your tips on styling print pants? They are everywhere this season and although I’m not a slave to fashion, I bought a pair or black and white ones that I love, but what to wear them with? Printed pants are a common fashion trend at present.  They […]

What is Monochromatic Dressing anyway?

Could you also clarify monochrome? I know it’s technically different shades of the one colour but so many magazines and websites are calling black and white together monochrome, so I’m wondering how it works with two neutrals together. Monochromatic Mono = One Chromatic = Colour So is just means One Colour  it could be all […]

How to Wear Chiffon in the Daytime

Chiffon for daytime

Hi Imogen, I would really love you to cover how to wear chiffon as day wear. Being a large busted H shape means that empire line tends to be best on me, but how do I avoid looking like I am wearing evening wear? Most pieces I see for daytime are waisted skirts and blouses […]

What are Clashing Colours?

Clashing colours

Hi Imogen, I have a question about clashing colours. I have seen many blog posts recently wear the bloggers claim they are clashing and yet the colours are either complimentary, triadic or analogues so they do mix well. I’ve also googled “what colours clash” and everyone answered the same, “opposite” colours, however we know they’re […]

How to Mix and Match Colours

Following on from my blog post on Understanding Colour – Tints, Tones and Shades, Sherilyn asked me: When considering what colors look best on a person, (I look best in tinted colors) should one go outside that range for contrast…say a tinted blue blouse with a chocolate brown suit….or should one try and stay with […]

How to Look Stylish Yet Be Super Comfortable

How to Dress Comfortably and Stylishly

Lee wants to know: looking stylish and be comfortable as well – I often wear VERY comfortable clothes at home but they aren’t stylish at all. 1. Quality – ensure your pieces have still got good wear left in them. That they are not pilled, old, stained, faded or just plain worn out. 2. Fit […]

Understanding Colour – Tints, Tones and Shades

colour properties

Would love it if you could show us some samples of color that you describe in this comment…”Plus, once you’ve gone through the grey stage to the all white stage – you can start to brighten slightly again (though not the really bright colours, usually those with a high tint (lots of white added)” What […]