The Personal Stylist’s Arsenal: Leveraging Science to Revolutionize Your Wardrobe

The Personal Stylist’s Arsenal: Leveraging Science to Revolutionise Your Wardrobe

The concept of possessing an inherent sense of style has often felt elusive to many, myself included. The elusive “style gene” seems out of reach for some of us. However, through my personal style journey, I’ve come to realize that style is not an inherent trait; it’s a science that can be learned. If you…

Dressing for You: Expert Advice on Navigating Fashion Confusion

Understanding Your Personal Style – Is  Your Style Your Own or Someone Else’s? Have you ever stood in front of your closet, surrounded by heaps of clothes, yet still unsure of what truly reflects your personal style? You find yourself second-guessing whether your choices are genuinely yours or merely a reflection of others’ expectations. Well,…

Shift Happens: 15 Style Tips For Menopause and Perimenopausal Changes

Shift Happens: 15 Style Tips For Menopause and Perimenopausal Changes

Menopause which is the cessation of menstruation (and Perimenopause, which is the period before that often lasts for around 10 years) are something I knew very little about until I started going through them, and even then there were a bunch of strange symptoms that have happened to me over the past 15 years that…

How to find your style at any age - particuarly after retirement

Finding Your Style at Any Age: A Guide to Dressing Sharp and Feeling Confident

As we journey through life, our bodies and circumstances change, and sometimes so does our sense of style. I recently had the privilege of hearing from a woman who shared her story of struggle and transformation.  A retired former administrator found herself facing the daunting task of rediscovering her style after battling breast cancer and…

Chaos to Confidence: 4 Steps to Mastering Your Personal Style

Picture this: you’re a multitasking woman, managing both your family and your career. You stand before your overflowing wardrobe, feeling overwhelmed by choices, and think, “I have nothing to wear that’s comfortable and suitable for work and play.” This scenario resonates with many women who find themselves pulled in multiple directions. It’s not just about…

Mixing levels of refinement to create a smart casual outfit

How to Look Smart Without Being Too Formal or Feeling Overdressed

Have you ever faced the dilemma of wanting to look smart and put-together without crossing the line into overly formal territory? It’s a common concern, and striking the right balance can make all the difference in how you present yourself. So, how do you master the art of looking polished and stylish without feeling like…

Draw attention to your face using focal points by glasses and jewellery

Redirecting Focus: Clever Ways to Embrace Your Style Confidently

Have you ever stood in front of your closet, staring at your reflection, wondering how to cleverly draw attention away from those areas you’d prefer to camouflage? We’ve all been there! In a world where self-confidence is your best accessory, embracing your unique features is essential. So, how can you effortlessly redirect focus and elevate…

Simplify your wardrobe by creating a core capsule wardrobe

Confident Style Simplified: 6 Tips for Building Your Perfect Core Capsule Wardrobe

Are you tired of staring at your closet full of clothes and feeling like you have nothing to wear? Or maybe you’re just overwhelmed by the idea of putting together stylish outfits every day. Well, fear not! Developing a core capsule wardrobe could be the solution you’ve been searching for. So, how can you create…

15 Ways to Elevate Your Wardrobe and Your Style

15 Ways to Elevate Your Wardrobe and Your Style – Celebrating 15 Years of Inside Out Style

Today is Inside Out Style (and my as the author’s) 15th Blogiversary (not sure if that’s officially a word yet).  It’s hard to believe it’s been 15 years since I started and I thought to celebrate not only am I offering 15% off my online programs and masterclasses (find out more below). Here’s just some…

Personality and your jewellery choices - how to choose jewellery to express your personality

What’s Your Personal Style? Personality and Your Jewellery

Today, we’re diving into the fascinating world of personal style and exploring how personality and environment play significant roles in our clothing choices. I had a delightful conversation with Carol Karl who is one of my fabulous 7 Steps to Style sisters and who has a YouTube channel dedicated to all things jewellery.  We discussed…

How to Look Stylish Yet Be Comfortable, Practical, Attractive and Interesting - defining your style - pink jacket with embellished jeans

How to Look Stylish Yet Be Comfortable, Practical, Attractive and Interesting

Today, I want to address a question from reader, who seeks guidance on combining practicality, attractiveness, and vibrancy in her outfits. She wonders how to look comfortably stylish, interesting but not crazy, and vibrant without appearing too over the top. While these goals may seem contradictory, I firmly believe that practicality, comfort, and attractiveness are…