Can a Petite Woman Wear Pinstripes?

Hi I have recently discovered your website and finally subscribed to the email. I wonder if you can help with a stripes related question please? I read conflicting information about petites and stripes. I haven’t found an answer on your website but if I have missed it please point me in the right direction. I […]

W is for Wardrobe Capsule

work from home capsule by imogenl featuring crew neck shirts   Wardrobe capsules are an easy way of creating groups of clothes that mix and match so you get multiple outfits from less pieces, than if you keep garments as outfits. They are particularly useful if you are travelling or have a limited clothing budget. […]

How to Find a Flattering Hairstyle

The best hairstyle for you is not just about face shape (though it does come into the equation and you can read about different face shapes and which styles they suit here on my blog. But have you considered your hair texture and body and how they influence the style you choose? Watch this short […]

How to Care for Your Clothes

Hi Imogen, I love your blog and have found soooo much helpful information on it! I have a rather practical but important question: How do you keep your clothes so tidy, pressed and new looking? Everything I launder comes out faded, wrinkled and sloppy looking. Unless I iron it, which, let’s face it, isn’t going […]

How to Choose Hosiery to Go with Coloured Shoes

coloured shoes what colour tights

And from a style dilemma from Facebook  - Coloured shoes and… What colour tights? I never seem to get it right!   coloured shoes what colour tights by imogenl featuring plus size tights Well, the answer to this depends on who you are and what you want to express. For a more conservative environment, I’d choose nude […]

The Belting Dilemma for an H Shape to Keep Up Your Jeans

Dear Imogen, I recently discovered your blog and enjoy reading it. I hope you could help me with a belt dilemma. I’m a petite H, however, I find it necessary to wear a belt with my jeans and pants, otherwise they move down to my hips and my tummy pops out. Sometimes my underwear also […]

U is for Uniform

u is for uniform

A uniform doesn’t have to be something prescribed by a workplace or school (or any other institution).  It can be one that you create yourself.  The concept of a uniform works for some, in fact they love it, it helps them feel in control, they know what they’re going to wear and they don’t have […]

Modernise Your Style in May

Dont Avoid Fashion

Do you want to be perceived as forward thinking and able to keep up with the times and technology? One of the issues some of my older clients will mention when they’ve hit that certain age, that if their workplace is downsizing their workforce, that because they are a bit older they don’t want to be […]

More on Identifying Yin and Yang in Clothing Design

  Yin and Yang of Geometric patterns by imogenl featuring black tops Following on from Ways to Balance Your Yin and Yang, here you can see how the lower the contrast and smaller the print, the less advancing, or softer it looks, so thus is more yin in appearance.  The higher the contrast, the bolder […]

Ways to Balance Your Yin and Yang

  yang with a yin twist by imogenl featuring long shirts   yin with a twist of yang by imogenl featuring a white blazer Perhaps you could write another post about what to wear when you have a yin personality and would like to wear yin, but yang looks better on you and vice versa? […]