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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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…

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3 Reasons You Have A Full Wardrobe And Nothing To Wear

3 Common Reasons You Have A Full Wardrobe And Nothing To Wear

How Do I Improve My Wardrobe When Nothing Goes with Anything? Reader question – I’ve got lots of one-off pieces in my wardrobe. I see a beautiful top; pair of shoes or a skirt but nothing goes with anything. How do I think about my wardrobe so it’s not like several jigsaws that will never…

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