Level of Refinement

What are the Principles of Coordination – Levels of Refinement

In one of your last videos, you talked about principles of coordination – can you go in more detail on this, please? There are 4 main principles of co-ordination – these are: Levels of Refinement Principle of Volume Related Shapes Related Lines Each of these influences how we put outfits together, from accessories to garments,…

Not Aging, Evolving

Aging most commonly is seen as  negative and gets a really bad rap.  We usually don’t see aging as a positive word, yet so many great things come with age. I love that as an adult I get to make so many choices about how I live my life.    Aging has given me more…

What Are the Style Rules?

Often people will comment that they don’t agree with the advice I’ve given in a blog post.  They will tell me that think my ‘rules’ are wrong and they don’t plan on following them.  There are no rules that I would say are finite “style rules” in the book, everything is just a guideline. The…

Y is for You

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…