October, 2010

Weekend Reading: From around the Websphere

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..Tips to help you travel light, both when away from home and in your own environment Moving house?  Here are some great tips to help you pack and move with less stress For some fun, from LPC 9 Emoticons for the High Wasp. And want to keep abreast with the fashion zeitgeist – Poppy Buxom…

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The Backup Plan

The Backup Plan

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On Thursday last week my computer died, in a serious way.  A nasty virus (no known origin) had somehow infiltrated my system (and I have two sets of virus protection systems on my computer too!).  Luckily, after I had a computer hard drive melt down 18 months ago, we installed an automatic backup system it’s…

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coordinating necklaces to necklines

Co-ordinating Jewellery to Necklines

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If the face is the ‘communication centre’ it’s really important to think about how to draw attention there.  Finishing off getting dressed so that you look ‘put together’ and stylish is helped immensely by what happens above the bust as it is close to the face. Using a piece of jewellery in this area or…

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Co-ordinating Camel

Co-ordinating Camel

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Hi, when you have chance could you address how to wear the colour Camel? It was all over the runways (especially at Chloe) but I’m not sure it would work that well for me as a colour (My colouring is Clear and Warm). What are hip ways to wear Camel with other colours? I have trouble…

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Where to End Your Tops

Where to End Your Tops

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People always ask me where the best point is to end their tops and jackets.  As the hem of a top creates a horizontal line, the best place is on a narrow point, rather than a wide point.   Where to end tops by imogenl featuring a crewneck shirt If you are a body shape…

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Get Ready for Movember!

Get Ready for Movember!

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.. MOVEMBER Facial hair returns in style across the country as the mo’nth formerly known as November, Movember, rolls around again for a mo’mentous 2010!  Changing the face of men’s health has never been such a statement. Legends grew them, larrikins love them.  From Ned Flanders to Groucho, Magnum to Anchorman, the moustache has been idolised,…

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Blogs by Image Consultants

Blogs by Image Consultants

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. .Today I thought I’d share with you for some of their different blogs and persepectives from  AICI Image Consultants from around the globe. From Denise Ng, here is a post on The Yin and Yang of Style From Aileen Lane – 5 Must Have’s for Autumn and Winter this year From Judith Rasband – 3 Components for an…

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Come Alive With Colour Workshop

Come Alive With Colour Workshop

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.. Come to my next Absolute Colour Workshop and discover your best colour palette. During this 3 hour workshop you will understand how colour works, why the colours that suit you do so, how to wear your colours and you will receive your personalised colour palette to use when shopping for clothing, eye glasses, nailpolish…

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More Tips from Image Consultants

More Tips from Image Consultants

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..I have a few more tips from some of the image consultants I met in Manila at the AICI Conference to share with you. Melissa Chor From Melissa Chor (Singapore):  For Asian hair when you want a sleek sharp look with a bob hairstyle, when travelling and you normally use wax at the end, instead…

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makeup

How to Make Your Own Tinted Moisturiser

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When I was away recently a few times I wanted a tinted moisturiser, and of course I didn’t take one with me, and I often find it hard to find the right shade of tinted moisturiser for my skin anyway.  Then I remembered the old trick of mixing in equal portions your regular moisturiser with…

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Photos from AICI Conference in Manila, Philippines

Photos from AICI Conference in Manila, Philippines

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Vandita Singh and Denise Ng ..The Manila conference committee who put on the AICI SE Asia conference really went all out to showcase local culture and design. To start off the conference there was a performance by local dancers. The Gala dinner had everyone frocking up. Me and Li Kin Pang In the AICI Jeepney…

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Discovery Shores

You Know You’re Filipino When You Point with Your Mouth

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View of the beach from the Discovery Shores Restaurant I am here in Boracay at the gorgeous Discovery Shores resort with image consultants Olen Juarez-Lim and Denise Ng. The other day at the cultural session in Manila Miselle Bergonia talked about how you know you’re Filipino when you point with your lips. I hadn’t noticed this…

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