What are the Crossover Colours in Every Colour Palette

What are the Crossover Colours in Every Colour Palette?

  Colour analysis and personal colour analysis systems are a topic that many find fascinating and I get lots of questions about everything colour related.   In fact, I spent a year in the development of my Absolute Colour System of 18 tonal colour directions back in 2009, as I’d been doing colour analysis for some…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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How to Use Your Personality to Create Stylish Outfits When You Have a Very Practical Lifestyle

How to Use Your Personality to Create Stylish Outfits When You Have a Very Practical Lifestyle

Reader Question – I live on a farm and my lifestyle has always needed comfortable and practical clothing. I am 70 and recently retired. I still want my clothes to be comfortable and practical but want to wear pretty and smart things as well. My personal style quiz results say that Relaxed is the best…

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