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 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…

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 Wear Red

Karen asked me if I could do a post on wearing Red – as she bought a pair of red shoes in Paris, and was thinking that maybe they looked a bit ‘clownish’ – so here are some tips. Red comes in many guises From bright to dusky, from warm to cool, light to dark.…

tips on wearing a dress over pants and more style tips

Colour and Style Questions Answered on Video: 7

In This Video Do different women need more simple outfits and patterns, others more complex outfits and patterns? How does someone with a medium to dark ideal value assemble a warm-weather wardrobe that doesn’t wash them out? What are some guidelines on wearing dresses over pants?     Choosing Patterns and Textures  T is for…

Woman wearing white denim jacket and purple top

9 Essential Steps for a Successful Wardrobe Transition

Not just the bi-annual wardrobe transitions from summer to winter and back again. What do you do when your wardrobe needs a major overhaul? Where to start? You first need to define your personal style.  Watch the video and discover how to transition your wardrobe to one that works for you, your lifestyle and personal…