Items You Wish You'd Bought Sooner
Have you ever bought a piece of clothing that transforms the way you dress? Do you wonder why you haven’t thought of this before? We tend to collect staples like black tank tops, white blouses and beige slacks. But when you find the perfect, comfortable high-waisted jeans you realise getting dressed is so much easier. A blazer gives you a professional demeanour with the practicality of pockets. There is an item that can give you a flattering new shape can make you think about clothing in a whole new way. A tunic. A tunic can bring a whole new range...
How to Find Your Personal Style
Do you feel you have a personal style? Do you know instinctively what is going to suit you or do you pour over magazines thinking that just would not look right on me? Here are some ways to discover your own individual style and build on it. A great place to start is in your own wardrobe or on your rail. What do you have there that you love and wear all the time? Consider the silhouette of your favourite dress or tunic. Which fabric feels so soft and light you can float in it? Another idea is to draw...
How To Organise Your Wardrobe
Have you got to the stage where your clothes are stuffed onto hangers and your cupboard is bursting? The doors will hardly close? Is the morning a scramble for something ironed and matching? Do you have to pile things on the bed to find that elegant pair of trousers? It’s worth investing a few hours sorting out your wardrobe. It will take time but save you many minutes every morning once it’s done. You can open the doors and smile at an array of favourite pieces instead of having to rummage. The best thing to do is to take...
How To Wear Layers
Layering clothes gives you so many options to create your own statement with contrasting colours, fabrics and styles. It’s not just a way to stay warm it’s a whole art form. The way you combine shapes elevates garments to outfits that let people see who you are. Start with a fitted top and bottom. Polo necks are classic layering times. Then try an oversized white shirt with tails to your knees under a contrasting short waistcoat. Or if you want to elongate your look try a long waistcoat in wool. Colourful print skirts or dresses over leggings express fun and...