What colours to wear with leopard print

What Colours To Wear With Leopard Print For Everyday?

What is Leopard Print? Leopards are large jungle cats known for their distinctive spotted coats. Most leopards have warm, golden tan coats with black spots. These spots are actually black rosettes with light brown spots in the middle. This combination of basic neutral colors, black and brown in densely packed rosettes tricks the eye into…

transitioning to skirts and dresses

5 Tips for Wearing More Dresses and Skirts When You are a Pants Person

Transitioning To Dresses And Skirts When You Always Wear Trousers And Tops Reader Question: I would really love to wear more dresses and skirts, something more feminine in the way of clothing.  I mostly wear trousers and mid-length tops because I’m overweight so I’m inclined to be self-conscious of wearing something different. I find it…

How to Make a Classic and Traditional Outfit

How to Make a Classic and Structured Outfit Softer and More Alluring

Today I am answering a question about how to incorporate feminine elements to a classy outfit.  When we think about classic style, we’re talking about conservative and traditional items of clothing. Classic style comes from traditional men’s businesswear.  It’s all about the Yang – smooth, crisp, straight and structured elements. A straight vertical line, opaque fabrics…

Would You Love Practical and Stylish Outfits Yet Feel You Need to Change Outfits Several Times a Day? 

Maybe there’s a better way… How to find the right balance of practical clothing that work from general household chores to running to the shops. Reader Question – How do I find the right balance of clothing for my varied life? From home cleaning and yard maintenance to going out to the shops. I like…

Is black the only slimming colour to wear

Are Dark Colours and Black the Only Colours to Wear to Look Slimmer?

Reader Question: I have light colouring so light colours work best. So what should you do when you’re overweight and feel that light colours make you look larger.  Black is the most slimming colour, isn’t it? Retailers sell lots of black because it’s easy as they’ll tell you “black goes with everything” (it doesn’t, it’s…

choosing flattering ponchos, capes and blanket coats

Choosing and Styling Ponchos, Blanket Wraps, Capes and Ruanas for Every Body Type

Relaxed Outerwear – Blanket Coats, Ponchos, Ruanas When it comes to layering up, ponchos and ruanas are an ideal choice. They are an alternative to jackets and coats. They’re lightweight enough to work as a cover-up and cozy enough for the cooler weather.  So what is the difference between a poncho, blanket wrap, cape and…

Why Oversized Clothes Don't Make You Look Slimmer or Your Bust Smaller

Why Oversized Clothes Don’t Make You Look Slimmer or Your Bust Smaller

Reader Question – I have a 44 double D bust and I’m about 172 centimeters tall. I’ve tended to hide my bust in loose flowing clothes and I recently tried a figure flattering dress. I was amazed as I did look busty but in proportion. Why is this this? balanced body proportions Oversized Clothes Don’t Make…