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How to Style Cropped Pants

Easy Ways to Wear Cropped Pants

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  Cropped pants, according to the Fairchild Dictionary of Fashion are “Pants cut at varying lengths between ankle and knee.”  So really, anything that ends just below the knee to the ankles. They can have a leg shortening effect so here are some tips on what kinds of shoes to wear them with (as well as…

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How to Style Paperbag Waists

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One of the 2016 fashion trends you can expect to start seeing in stores is the paperbag waist pant and skirt. They are a slightly tricky trend to style so I want to give you some pointers here if it’s a garment that you want to wear. They suit a waisted body shape (X, A,…

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How to Style Shorts

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It’s summer here in Australia and I’m seeing lots of shorts when I’m out and about. I’m wearing them myself too! Now shorts can be a tricky garment to wear and feel that they flatter you. Sure I’ve got shorts that I wear to go running and shorts that I wear to do gardening, but…

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how to wear normcore

How to Wear Normcore Over 40

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Normcore is one of those trends that I find bewildering. Really it’s just wearing sloppy clothes with little attention to fit or accessorizing.  It’s jumpers (sweaters) and jeans, with sneakers or comfy but highly  unnattractive shoes. It’s about comfort over style most of the time. And in fact it’s what most of us who are…

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Pantone Colour Forecast 2015

Pantone Colour Forecast 2015

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The Pantone colour forecast for Spring 2015 (first half of 2015) is a muted palette in general.  It’s good as in general, there are more people who need more subtlety to the colours that suit, than those who are after the brights.    We’ve just had a couple of years where there have been way…

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Spring 2015 Pantone Colour Trends

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    The Pantone Spring 2015 colours are softer than they have been in awhile.  There are some soft warm colours that work really well with our Intriguing swatch and some cooler that relate to our Sublime and Serene Swatches.  So after our recent seasons of very bold bright colours, it’s great that those with…

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Jeans Trends 2014

Jeans Trends 2014

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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 they…

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