171: Colour and Style Q&A: Tips to good on video conference, finding jeans when you have O shape body and how to style poncho/blanket capes/ruanas

How to look good on video conference – not corporate, but not sloppy! How to look technically competent and feminine but not too overdressed.
I’m an O shape and find jeans never stay up and they hurt when you belt them – any tips?
Can you tell me how to style poncho/blanket capes and ruanas to flatter various body types?

168: Colour and Style Q&A: Should you stay unique or blend in with others? Wardrobe organisation. Looking stylish.

Is it perceived as more friendly and open to blend in with others or be more toned down? Should I be more unique as it relates to my personality?
I’ve got lots of one-off pieces in my wardrobe but nothing goes with anything? How do I think about my wardrobe so it’s not like several jigsaws that will never join up?
My challenge is to look good and stylish and not look silly. I wish to learn how to not buy random pants and sweaters and keep them in my closet forever but never wear them.

167: Colour and Style Q&A: Principal of volume, looking stylish in hot and humid weather and active-classic mum

Can you explain more about the principal of volume and how you use it with different body shapes – I’m a bit confused?
How to look stylish in hot and humid weather when you don’t want to add anything extra to your outfit
I feel stuck because I have a very classic professional style and personality but need active mom clothes because I have a baby

166: Colour and Style Q&A: Buying necklaces, clothes that are comfortable with and wearing shrugs/boleros everyday outfits?

Where do you buy your necklaces from and what’s your low price point to find the quality you want?
My challenge is to find clothes that I’m comfortable wearing but lack confidence in trying new styles (and typically wear jeans and a tee)
I’ve got some lovely and more dressy shrugs/boleros and want to know how I can wear them with more everyday outfits

162: Colour and Style Q&A: How do you change your handbag and move all the stuff? How to find the right pants? Will I work as monochromatic from a distance if I wear light and dark blue pattern as high value contrast?

How do you change your handbag and move all the stuff? It seems like a lot of work as myhandbag is always full!
I find it so hard to find pants that fit – too tight at the waist, or too big all over – help – what’s the solution?
Low colour contrast but high value contrast – love patterns – if I just wear a light and dark blue pattern will this read as monochromatic from a distance and not work for my value contrast?

161: Colour and Style Q&A: Tips on seeing your whole outfit instead of paying too much attention to details, finding dresses for summer, and flattering bra fitting.

How do I see the whole picture of my outfit instead of paying too much attention to the details?
Finding dresses for summer that aren’t the latest trend of frills and tiers? They are just not my style.
My latest bra fitting is creating unsightly back rolls – how can I combat this and still get the support I need?

154: Colour and Style Q&A: How do I move away from wearing all darks to colours? What fabrics can I wear to look pressed? Is it more important for me to make a statement or blend in with others?

How do I move away from wearing all darks to colours?
Blogs about elegance say we should never wear fabrics that crush, and I like to wear a lot of linen, but it crushes so badly. What can I wear (not synthetics) to look pressed?
Is it more important for me to make a statement or blend in with others?

153: Colour and Style Q&A: How do I wear multiple colours for lower colour contrast, warm from cool browns and grey hair to wear smokier, more muted colours

How do I wear multiple colours at the same time when I have a lower colour contrast?
How do I choose the right kind of brown for eyeshadows that suit my complexion? How do you tell warm from cool browns?
Why is it that you advise those with grey hair to wear smokier, more muted colours? Doesn’t this just make us fade further into the background?

150: Colour and Style Q&A: Tips on dressing a petite body, shopping your wardrobe, and creating stylish casual outfit.

Petite A/8 Shape and finding that collared buttoned shirts bulk up when tucked in and untucked just make me look wide – should I throw them all out?
I’m a magpie shopper and just pick things up I like but end up without complete outfits – help – how do I create a cohesive wardrobe?
How do you look stylish in casual outfits?