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…

KNowing your colour palette makes shopping easier and more successful

Crack the Code to Shopping Success: Your Guide to Finding Flawless Clothes

Discovering clothes that not only suit your age but also flatter your figure can be a daunting task. Many women face the challenge of sifting through racks of clothing, only to find options that are either too revealing or ill-fitting. If you resonate with this struggle, rest assured that you are not alone. Fashion Trends…

Unleash Your Style Potential: Dressing with Confidence in Your 50s and Beyond

Unleash Your Style Potential: Dressing with Confidence in Your 50s and Beyond

Age is Just a Number Let’s kick off by debunking the myth that age should dictate your fashion choices. Your style is a reflection of your personality, and it’s time to embrace your unique self. Instead of conforming to what used to be style rules and societal norms such as having to cut your hair…

How to add dresses to your wardrobe capsules

Elevate Your Style: How to Add Dresses to Your Wardrobe Capsule Like a Pro

When building a wardrobe capsule, it’s essential to have pieces that can be mixed and matched to create different outfits. Most capsules (with the bare minimum) are a combination of tops, bottoms and outer layers. Wardrobe capsules are a really valuable tool, particularly if you are having to rebuild a wardrobe for any reason  –…

5 Tips to a Camera-Ready Wardrobe: How to Choose the Perfect Outfit for Your Social Media Videos

Whether you have a YouTube channel or post live videos or reels on your social media channels, it’s important to consider what you’re wearing. While it’s essential to dress in a way that reflects your personal style, you also need to make sure that your outfit looks good on camera and doesn’t clash with your…

How to Combine Clothes Harmoniously and Interestingly

How to Combine Clothes and Accessories Harmoniously and Interestingly

Have you ever struggled to put together an outfit that truly represents your personality and style? If so, you’re not alone. Many people find it challenging to combine clothes harmoniously to create a cohesive look. Let’s explore how to create a harmonious and personal style recipe that reflects your personality and style. Define Your Style…

How to Adapt Your Wardrobe to Fashion’s Changing Silhouettes

Fashion trends are constantly changing, and new silhouettes are key to staying current. However, it’s important to stay true to your own personal style without feeling left behind. For example, if you’ve been wearing skinny jeans or pants for years, and now wide leg pants are coming back in, you may wonder how to adapt…

What to Wear When You've Gained Menopausal Weight

6 Essential Tips on How to Dress Stylishly When You Have Menopausal Weight Gain

Menopause is a natural stage of life for women, but it can be a challenging time for many. One of the most frustrating things about menopause is gaining weight, which can be difficult to manage. It’s important to be gentle with yourself during this process, as you are adjusting to a new body after having…

How to Elevate Your Look with the Right Value Contrast in Patterns

When it comes to choosing patterns for your clothes, it’s not just about the style or design of the fabric. Another important factor to consider is the value contrast. This refers to the difference in lightness or darkness between the different colors or and neutrals within a pattern. Choosing patterns with the right value contrast…

What Elements of Ethereal Style Would Be Possible in the Workplace?

I’ve been following the discussion in the 7 Steps to Style group about different types of feminine dressing. I identify with the ethereal dressing with its long lines floaty gossamer-like fabrics. How would you suggest adapting your style to a business casual work setting? The definition of Ethereal is to be extremely delicate and light…