Shift Happens: 15 Style Tips For Menopause and Perimenopausal Changes

Shift Happens: 15 Style Tips For Menopause and Perimenopausal Changes

Menopause which is the cessation of menstruation (and Perimenopause, which is the period before that often lasts for around 10 years) are something I knew very little about until I started going through them, and even then there were a bunch of strange symptoms that have happened to me over the past 15 years that…

How to Use Colour to Enhance Your Life

  We are surrounded by colour, blue sky, green leaves, brown earth, red bricks, grey asphalt and white clouds all are easily pictured in our minds eye by their colours. Psychologists have shown that colour helps us to process and store visual information more efficiently than colourless experiences. Between 62%-90% of the visual impression is…

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…

How to make a monochromatic outfit more interesting

How to Make a Monochromatic Outfit Interesting

  Monochromatic, meaning one colour (read up on the definition here), outfits can look extremely sophisticated and gorgeous, or if you’re not careful, a little boring and plain.  So how do you ensure that your monochromatic outfits are stylish and sophisticated not dull? Jill Chivers of 16 Style Types and I discuss ways to put…