In this video I answer a common question about how to dress modern and youthfully but without being mutton dressed as lamb.
You are beautiful and unique Your body architecture is yours alone. You are not one of 5 or even 10 body shapes and that is all you need to know. You are much more than that. Your body architecture is a combination of silhouette, proportions, scale, texture, sheen, somatotype, colouring, defining features and most importantly, your…Details
I’m hoping you can help me… How do I wear nude ankle boots in a casual situation when I’m short? Suggestions would be welcomed! Warm regards Nat Ankle boots are ideally for full length pants. Particularly if you’re sort, they cut you off at the ankle and stumpify your legs further. That being said, if…Details
Hi! I have made great strides in gathering mixable business/relaxed business wear but over time have just really lost touch with relaxation (!) and find myself without much to wear on the weekends. I stay at home often but also go to shops, farmers’ markets’, the movies, etc. and don’t really have anything to wear…Details
As you can see I’ve had a makeover, not just personally but now my blog has too! I decided with all the changes that have been happening personally I also needed to update Inside Out Style with a new look to go with the new me. I love illustration and after hunting around, I discovered…Details
“If you’re looking in my eyes you’re not looking at my thighs.” This is one of my favourite sayings and it’s to remind you to dress your portrait area first to draw attention to your face and away from your perceived flaws. Your portrait area is the first part of you that people see. It’s…Details
n Hi Imogen, you’re looking fantastic! What a big year its been for you. Congratulations on all your achievements. I have a question about boot cut pants and/or jeans. Are they still current? I put a pair on the other day for a working bee at school (as they were my oldest pair) and though…Details
X Marks The Sweet Spot for Hems of All Kinds We all have sweet spots on our bodies that hems end and flatter us. Hems for sleeves, for tops and jackets, for coats, skirts, dresses and pants. Finding your sweet spot can take a little determination and trying different things out, but once you’ve figured…Details
Sleeves please – I’m a H/O shape, and always wonder if I should have my sleeves shortened as a full sleeve makes me look bigger. The shape of the sleeve that you wear can make you look larger or smaller, depending on where it ends (watch this video for tips on that topic) and also…Details
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An oval face shape has a length that is 1.5 x the width. The forehead and jaw are of similar width, the widest point of the face being the cheek bones. The jaw and forehead are gently curved in shape. Hairstyles that Flatter an Oval Face Shape Your first consideration is your hair texture…Details
I’m often asked where to end your tops and jackets. In this video I give you some pointers to help you find your sweet spot that flatters your figure.
Evening wear can be a little tricky to choose. Will I be under-dressed? Over-dressed? Too formal? Too casual? Look tarty? Look too young or too old? So what should you wear? Well of course it depends on the dress code and occasion, if you’ve been invited out and are not sure the host is always happy…Details
This week I was sent a review copy of Debbie Roes new ebook UnShopping: Recovery Solutions from an Ex-Shopaholic. It’s a guide to help shopaholics shop less, and shop smarter, but is a relevant book for many of us who many sometimes shop for reasons other than necessity. This book is packed with some really…Details
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…Details
A Pear/Triangle/Teardrop face shape has a broader jaw than forehead. So your aim is to soften your jaw, make it appear a little narrower, whilst balancing your jaw to forehead. It’s a bit like a heart shape face flipped upside down. Hairstyles that Flatter a Pear/Triangle/Teardrop Shaped Face Layers around your face work really…Details
Understanding Wardrobe Capsules Wardrobe capsules are an easy way of creating groups of clothes that mix and match so you get multiple outfits from fewer pieces, than if you keep garments as outfits. They are particularly useful if you are building (or re-building) a wardrobe due to pregnancy, weight-loss or gain, change in lifestyle, body…Details
I’ve been asked once again to share with you how to measure your body proportions, so I made a new video to help you figure out where you are proportionally longer and shorter. Just remember, when you’re measuring. 1 head length (top of head to base of chin) – use this length to…Details