Today for the 28th day of Frocktober I’m wearing a Leona Edmiston number – few years old now but looks brand new. I love her frocks for their wear-ability and their great (non-ironing) value! The jacket is from Mossman – you can get something like it here. The boots are a great staple with a…Details
Orange – a colour that few list as their favourite colour, but one that radiates warmth, joy and happiness. Orange is fun, it’s playful and will encourage conversation if used in decorating an environment. Not only does it encourage communication, it also stimulates appetite. It’s not a colour that works well in business, it’s message…Details
The other day I received a question about wearing shirts and blouses if you have a large bust (and particularly if you don’t have a defined waist as well). Fortunately, there are manufacturers of shirts specifically for large busts – these include: Campbell and Kate Pepperberry Carissa Rose These are made to fit over…Details
Jill Chivers of Shop Your Wardrobe and I discuss how to discover your signature style. We talk about our own and also techniques you can use to find out what yours may be in this video.
Would you please consider doing a posts to help with the selection of earrings? I’d like to see information on how to select the best sizes and shapes for my face and hairstyle, as well as what style earrings look good with different outfits; i.e. casual, dressy, sporty. Any other dos and don’ts would be…Details
In this video, Jill Chivers of Shop Your Wardrobe and I discuss the differences between signature style and personal style and give you some tips on creating yours, or just figuring out what they may be.
Have you ever thought that you’d love to do what I do? I know that it was something that I always had an interest in, but didn’t realise that you could get training (until I met another image consultant). It’s the most fabulous job, being able to help people look and feel great, give people…Details
A fabulous documentary on style and fashion – showing it’s not just for the young! It’s now available for viewing here.
What is style? Most of the people I see want to have style and look stylish – yet they will all dress differently. Style is not about a particular look, but the way you put together your clothing and accessories that suits your unique personality. Style is the best expression of you. Click To…Details
Polar fleece – love it or hate it? It’s one of those fabrics that is super comfortable and warm, but lacks style in a big way. It’s a level 3 fabric that could be classed as appropriate for Outdoor Leisure activities such as going for a walk in the winter, watching football, heading to…Details
Hoodies, here’s a topic close to the heart of my 11 year old son. He loves them, and they are appropriate for him to be wearing, but how about when you’re 50. Are hoodies something that should be gracing your wardrobe? OK, now this is just my opinion, and you are welcome to have your…Details
The past 2 weeks have been school holidays here in Melbourne. I decided it was long overdue to take some time off and take my kids away on holiday. Over the 2 weeks we drove over 5000kms, our first stop was Canberra where my parents live. While we were there we went to Floriade…Details
How Do You Express Your Personality with Your Rings? Whatever you wear, no matter how smaller or seemingly insignificant it may be, is an opportunity to express your personality and personal style. What do your hands and how you bejewel them say about your personality? Classic: Real gems, never too large, in traditional settings. Understated.…Details
Today is the 2nd of October and I’m Frocking up for Frocktober all month. Raising money to help find a cure for Ovarian Cancer. Today I’m wearing a lovely dress from Verily. Donate here – even $1 will make a difference!Details
Image is more than just what you wear. It’s all about the ABCs – Appearance, Behavior, Communication. Body language is just one of those elements, but according to research is incredibly important in how we are perceived and even how we think and behave. Find out more in this really interesting TED talk.Details
Sponsored by Nuffnang Eyes are the Window to Your Soul – And Sure Help You in Your Daily Life Too Vision is something that is mighty important to me. It would be impossible for me to do my job as an image and colour consultant if I didn’t have good vision. From looking at an…Details
A close friend was recently diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer, so finding a cure for this cause is rather close to my heart at present. She only found out she had it by a fortunate accident. That’s why I’ve decided to take the Frocktober Challenge and wear a frock every day to raise funds for Ovarian…Details
Today my stylish thoughts contributor is Carroll Gardens Brooklyn, New York based Plus size designer Lisa Dolan of Lee Lee’s Valise and star of the Foxtel TV show Big Brooklyn Style What is the secret to great style? The secret is mixing classic looks that flatter your body with a dash of runway glamour! Bold prints…Details
As an introvert, I often feel like when I’m in a crowd of people I don’t know that I just disappear. I feel that I’m at a disadvantage being an introvert as I can’t schmooze my way around a room. If you’re like me, here are some great tips on networking and branding. Speaking of…Details