What to Wear When You Work in a Corporate Environment But Prefer a Relaxed Dressing Style

What to Wear When You Work in a Corporate Environment But Prefer a Relaxed Dressing Style

If you have a relaxed dressing style how do you still be yourself if you work in a corporate business environment?  This is the topic of Jill Chivers of 16 Style Types and my podcast episode. Why are you expected to dress more formally anyway? Rather than consider corporate dress codes as an imposed restriction upon…

How to create stylish casual outfits

8 Ways to Look Stylish in a Casual Environment when Jeans are Not Your Thing

The eternal question that I get asked repeatedly, is how to make your outfits stylish, but still relaxed enough to suit your casual environment?  And now let’s add another ingredient to this mix – that not everyone likes wearing jeans – so what to wear instead so you don’t look either over-dressed or sloppy and unstylish?…

How to Choose Linking Pieces and Accessories to Co-ordinate Your Outfit More Stylishly

How to Choose Linking Pieces and Accessories to Co-ordinate Your Outfit More Stylishly

When thinking about putting together an outfit once you’ve got the basics sorted (find out more about my Outfit Formula and choosing the best neutral basics for you) you may want a uniting or linking piece that ties other elements of it together This may be a garment or accessory that contains elements such as…

How to look powerful in the workplace when the traditional business colours don't flatter you

How to Dress to Be Taken Seriously in a Corporate Environment When Your Colouring Doesn’t Suit Traditional Corporate Colours

How can you help others hear your message and be taken seriously in the workplace when the traditional business colours (dark cool neutrals in a high contrast with a light top) don’t suit you, either because your overall ideal value is light and dark colours look heavy, or you are high colour contrast and you…

Things You Must Consider When Choosing a Flattering Floral Print for You

7 Things You Must Consider When Choosing a Flattering Floral Print for You

Prints: I find I usually default to solids because there seems to be an overwhelming amount of considerations with a print (color and value contrasts, size, modernity, age appropriateness, straight/curved lines, connected or individual pattern…). For example: sizewise -flower prints generally look like I’m lost in the garden, but would calico be twee?  I find…