8 Tips for Finding Your Signature Style

Reader Question: My biggest style challenge is finding my signature style. Despite my creative, rebellious nature, I tend to gravitate towards very basic clothing (although I’m partial to graphic tees, Converse sneakers, and my motorcycle jacket). I am trying to move up in the corporation I work at. I’ve been investing in some work clothing…

What colours to wear with leopard print

What Colours To Wear With Leopard Print For Everyday?

What is Leopard Print? Leopards are large jungle cats known for their distinctive spotted coats. Most leopards have warm, golden tan coats with black spots. These spots are actually black rosettes with light brown spots in the middle. This combination of basic neutral colors, black and brown in densely packed rosettes tricks the eye into…

Monochromatic prints in blue and their value contrast

Identifying Monochromatic Patterns and Prints

Reader Question – I’m a low colour contrast, high-value contrast creative type who adores print. How do I choose a print with these concepts in mind?  I’m keen on blue and white prints. Identifying Monochromatic Prints A common misconception is that monochromatic patterns and prints are black and white (and sometimes greys). But it actually…

Your Colour and Style Questions Answered on Video: 36

In This Video 0.08 What is your view on wearing blouses or tops that are longer than the sweater or jacket over the top? Doesn’t it draw attention to the hips? 2.05 – With a high value contrast with dark hair, how can I wear a light coloured turtleneck top and create the right ideal…

Your Colour and Style Questions Answered on Video: 34

In This Video 0.08 How to get ideas for outfits when all the inspiration is on slim young women – it’s hard to translate this to my size 3.00 – Finding clothes that fit and are affordable when you’re short and plus size 8.13 – I’m a short waisted pear shape (A Shape) is there…

Your Colour and Style Questions Answered on Video: 32

In This Video 0.09 How do you get your own taste in clothing to offer helpful advice to others? How can you distinguish personal preference from style faux pas? 7.53 – Do muted colours on sheen fabrics read as lighter or darker? Will they advance or recede? 9.02 – Can you define mental and emotional…

colour and style questions scarves

Your Colour and Style Questions Answered on Video: 18

In this Video 0.16 What are some options if you have short legs and dark colouring but need a strap to keep your shoes on? 4.10 Will changing my hair colour change my palette or just my contrasts? 8.06 How do I know if I should wear patterns or solid colours? Faking a Low Vamp…