On Saturday I went to Derby Day, one of the big race days of the Melbourne Cup carnival. Derby Day has a dress-code of black and white, along with the regular racing dress code. There were many well dressed women and men at the races, but also some serious clangers. So I’ve developed my Guide…Details
Purple (or violet) is a colour with many connotations and meanings. In the past it was associated with royalty as it was such a hard colour to create from natural materials to dye fabric thus was only worn but the very rich and powerful. It’s symbolic for wealth and status in Japan. These days, as…Details
Want to challenge yourself get out of your rut, help you create new outfits from your wardrobe, and clear out what isn’t working from your wardrobe. Then why not spend the next few weeks going through your wardrobe and no repeatedly wearing the same outfits, instead, why not try to create 30 unique outfits (same…Details
Today is the last day of Frocktober – the month where we spotlight the terrible disease that is ovarian cancer. Here is what I ask of you – If you enjoy reading my blog, and appreciate the time and effort I put into it, I’d love for you to show it by donating to this…Details
Derby Day is traditionally the day to wear Black and White (and maybe a shade of grey or silver). Pull&Bear wedge shoes 67 AUD – pullandbear.com Morgan Taylor hat myer.com.au Dresses | Maxi, summer, cocktail & more styles at Witchery Online -… witchery.com.au David Lawrence | Spring Racing – Sleeveless V Neck Print Dress davidlawrence.com.au Cross my…Details
Jill Chivers of Shop Your Wardrobe and I discuss how to develop your personal style in this video. This follows on from last weeks video on finding your signature style.
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
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.Details
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 Tweet…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 the…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 (an…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
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.