Creating a Wardrobe for Effortless Style in Every Season

Living life on the road with just two suitcases can be a thrilling adventure, but when it comes to maintaining a comfortable yet stylish wardrobe during season changes, the challenge is undeniable. Whether you’re a nomad at heart or simply navigating a limited wardrobe, the key lies in strategic choices and versatile pieces that stand…

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,…

What's the difference betweern ruching, gathering and draping

Understanding the Impact of Ruching and Gathering

Personal style isn’t just about picking the right clothes; it’s about understanding how certain design elements can enhance or conceal various parts of your body. As an expert in this field with 20 years of experience, I’ve witnessed how strategic choices, particularly with regard to rushing and draping, can significantly impact your appearance.  I was…

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…

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…