January 2020, how did that happen? I can’t believe we are already in a new decade! There is something very inspiring about the start of a new year, it’s almost like a clean slate to start afresh and what better time to outline your goals and commit to them.
In shopping terms January isn’t the time to update your wardrobe, this is because the sales are in full swing and unless you are shopping for classic investment pieces it’s not a good idea to mindlessly fill your wardrob
Do you have a wardrobe full of clothes and no idea what to do with them? This isn’t a trick question, many of us have wardrobes full of clothes that actually makes getting dressed in the morning more stressful than it ever needs to be. A capsule wardrobe can help save you time and make it easier to decide what to wear. Built on the idea of less quantity and more quality, a capsule wardrobe is a carefully edited selection of clothes that are versatile and pair well with each o
Although it hasn’t felt like it lately with out impromptu heat wave, the weather is getting cooler. It’s also one of the best times of the year to update your wardrobe with a few key items to help you transition easily into Autumn. It’s a great time for personal shopping trips, mainly because the stores have all sizes in stock. If you’re wondering how to make the most out of your wardrobe, I’ve outlined a few notable trends that can help you update those summer maxi dresses
As the seasons are starting to change I though now would be a good time to share some of the key Menswear trends from London Fashion Week that you may want to start incorporating into your wardrobe. I normally recommend my clients start updating their wardrobes with a few key transitional pieces around the end of August beginning of September when the sales are over and the new season (in retail terms) has officially begun. Leather The leather jacket is a wardrobe staple that
Leopard print has been in and out of fashion for years and yet again is having a huge moment. The incoming Autumn / Winter 2018 stock is starting to filter through into stores and one print is standing out as a consistent theme.
When I was shopping recently with a friend I was trying to get her to try on a fabulous leopard print shirt (TopShop) and her comment was ‘oh no I don’t want to look like Pat Butcher’ (Eastenders barmaid for those of you who don’t know!)! There are s
This week has seen some fabulous events that have invited guests to adhere to a strict dress codes, Adele’s Birthday party with its Titanic theme and not forgetting the Met Gala’s, ‘’Fashion and Catholic Imagination theme’’. Now, not many of us are likely to have received an invite to either, however this time of year is full of invites to weddings, the races, summer balls and celebrity red carpet events and so to ensure you’re not struck with horror when that invite arrives
Have you ever wondered how some people seem to find it effortless to look well turned out whatever the occasion? The woman who looks like she hasn’t tried to hard, or the guy who has managed to work key details into an outfit that makes it seem far more interesting than just a ‘t’ shirt and jeans or a suit. Well finding your own style takes time and a little bit of effort, but once you have found it your life will feel so much easier and dressing well whatever the occasion wi
You’re comfortable with your day to day look but totally out of your comfort zone when it comes to dressing ‘up’ and a wedding invitation is enough to send you into a spin about what to wear. This is such a typical reaction. However, with a little preparation before you shop you can focus on enjoying the day and feeling fabulous rather than worrying about what you are wearing. I’ve outlined a few key tips to help you before you hit the shops. Do you need a whole new outfit? T
January can be one of the most miserable months of the year, it’s cold, dark and certainly makes me want to hibernate or leave the country for Australia until at least the end of March! However, there are some good things about January, mainly, planning the next holiday!, and the other huge pleasure has to be that Sales have mainly finished and the high street is looking promising for the brighter Spring months ahead. There are some fabulous trends already emerging from Fashi
”Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; Dress impeccably and they remember the woman”. Coco Chanel One of my guilty pleasures is reading fashion magazines, not just for the clothes but for the whole aesthetic of the set, the creative imagery, the way that it looks put together so effortlessly. Of course, this isn’t the truth, many hours have been spent with various experts ensuring every detail for that one picture is perfect. I recall working with someone who had the m
It’s Bridal Season!!! Wedding dress shopping can be one of the best or worst experiences depending on how you view it! whether you have had an idea from a young age of what you’d like your perfect dress to be, or whether you have no idea this should be one of the most special experiences prior to the big day of course. I often get asked how to find the perfect dress and that’s why I decided to share some top tips on how to approach shopping for the most important dress you w
I recently attended the PURE London trade event at Olympia, the event was a fabulous mix of fashion shows, talks from some great speakers and a variety of suppliers from both main stream fashion and under the radar brands. Alexander Shulman from Vogue gave some great insights into the trend for a clever mix of up and coming brands mixed with more established labels. Tghis got me thinking about how much fun it can be to experiment and not just stick with what you have always
I always get excited at the start of a new season, it’s another great opportunity to update your look and your wardrobe. However, if you’re not someone who loves shopping it can be a nightmare, but it is important to keep you looking relevant and up to date. Refreshing your wardrobe doesn’t need to be a huge overhaul and expense, there are some very simple things that you can do that will make you look great and feel uplifted. Add a new season colour One of the easiest ways