This year I would love to see posts on what to wear for occasions outside of your normal everyday wardrobe. I know you have done posts on what to wear to weddings etc. but I would be interested to see posts on what to wear for more casual events where you still want to look…Details
Last weekend I went to Bendigo to check out the Modern Love exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery. This exhibition is a collection of clothing from some of the world’s most influential designers loaned from FIDM Museum at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles. From Valentino, Christian Dior and Vivienne Westwood,…Details
This short video from the survivor of a plane crash has some great life lessons for all of us.
Jill Chivers of Shop Your Wardrobe and I discuss some ideas on how to have more fun with your clothing and express your creativity when getting dressed each day in this video.
Red Lipstick can look stunning, but it does come with a few trickier aspects such as bleeding and getting the colour right for you skin tone. It’s more noticeable than many other colours, so when it’s wrong it creates a mouth focus and makes your lips look more unrelated to the rest of your face.…Details
I do have another question. The first time I ever saw your blog was in a post about visually framing your outfits–matching your shoes to your hair. This was another epiphany! I am a very visual person, and this makes so much sense to me. I have blond hair. Does this mean I should never…Details
In Melbourne right now, we’re being burnt to a crisp with weather in the 40sC this week (that’s over 100F) so a sunhat is imperative in this weather. If you’re heading into summer or warmer weather, it’s good to wear a hat outside so you don’t get burnt (melanoma is not something you want!). Here…Details
If you want to stop your dark denim from fading. Set the colour in your dark denim jeans before you wear them. Set the colour by handwashing them in a bucket of cold salty water (use 1 cup of table salt) before you machine wash them. Then they will stay looking fresh and new for…Details
What did you read here in 2013? Having dug through my analytics here are my top 13 posts in 2013 – and here they are – in case you missed any of them. How to Pose for Photos Who Suits a Pixie Haircut How to Choose a Necklace to Work with Your Neckline Real Life…Details
Love this video – it’s a great reminder that you don’t have any flaws and that you are beautiful.
As 2013 draws to a close, with only hours to go, I want to take this opportunity to wish you all the best for the coming year. A new year is a time that many make resolutions to move their lives forward in a more positive direction. I don’t make resolutions, but I have for…Details
To all my lovely blog readers! Every day I appreciate that you bother to come and read my posts. Every day I appreciate that you are there and supporting me. I appreciate that you ask questions and make comments, join in and create a community. I hope you all have a fantastic festive season. After…Details
Dazzling Blue is a cobalt blue and cool in its undertone. If you’ve been enjoying emerald in the past year, you’ll find that adding in some Dazzling Blue garments you can mix them easily with your emerald. It will also look fabulous with the Turquoise garments you may have picked up the year before. Alternatively,…Details
If you don’t have a defined waist, but find dresses or cardigans that you like that come with a tie belt, this short video will show you how to do it best to flatter your figure. Tips for Belting an Undefined Waist Get more belting tips here.Details
What is appropriate to were to a summer wedding- garden ceremony with cocktail reception? Emma A summer garden wedding is crying out for a pretty frock. The cocktail reception says, ‘dress up, not down’. Key points: A knee length dress (cocktail length) A small clutch handbag – leave your regular everyday handbag at home and…Details
The forecast is out – and it’s going to be a sky of dazzling blue, and a sea of fressia, violet tulip and radiant orchid, with celosia orange interspersed. Well that’s the colour forecast for Spring 2014 anyway! So how do you incorporate these colours into your wardrobe? If you’re cool – the…Details
Every colour has 3 unique properties. When you are finding colours that suit you, you are looking for those colours that replicate your natural colour properties. Value The lightness to darkness of the colour. You can change a colour from it’s natural pure (rainbow) hue by:’ Tint – adding white Shade – adding black Some…Details
In my experience as an image consultant (personal stylist) working in client’s wardrobes, accessory storage is something that can make a big difference to how stylish you are. Why? Well if it’s hard to find your accessories, hard to see them or access them, then it’s unlikely you’ll bother wearing them. If it’s easy to…Details
Here is how I came to think about it : being a dark-haired, cool person, I decided to “break my style rules” and bought a leopard faux-fur coat – I love it on your lovely colleague Jill Chivers -. I chose a not too warm background (sand). The spots are dark brown and I would…Details
Ok here’s my confession, my thighs touch! Can you believe it! I’m like the majority of women who don’t have a gap between her upper thighs. Now my care factor for this is pretty low, except when it comes to hot summer days and I want to wear a dress or skirt and if its…Details