Guest blog – The art of using accessories

Recently, I met the owner of an online boutique called Thanks Suzanne. They have a lovely range of good quality accessories at affordable prices. I was delighted when I was asked to write a blog on how to wear accessories. Accessories can be the ultimate way to update your look, but not everyone can do […]

Funk it up ladies shopping night

This event coincided with Halloween, but, that didn’t stop people attending for a treat! Alison is the owner of Funk it up Clothing boutique in Leeds. We’d been chatting about holding a joint event for a few months before agreeing the October date and that I’d talk about how to wear the key Autumn/Winter trends. […]

What to wear to the work Christmas party

The Christmas party season is fast approaching, but, what do you wear? Take a look at these simple tips and you’ll be sure to turn heads for all the right reasons. Black I had to start here. At this time of year, the high street and online stores are full of lots of black options. If you’re […]

Looking after yourself on the inside and outside

In October, I ran an event in Wakefield alongside Julie Woodward. We wanted to show people how you can not only look good, but feel good too. How? Well, simply with the power of wearing the right colours and having the right nutrition. The event It was a rather wet evening but we didn’t let […]

Self care and good skincare habits

We all know the importance of a good skincare regime, but how many of us actually follow one? Good genes only go so far. It’s been a popular subject during a few of my recent consultations and with the weather turning much colder, seems like the perfect time to help you address it. Did you know that […]

How to wear a scarf

Ever noticed that some people wear scarves and they just look so ‘done’? Then you put one on and you look so ‘undone’? I hear you! I’m not a massive scarf wearer, but there are a few I like to wear and I like the versatility you can achieve from one. Everyone can wear a [...]

Here’s how to colour yourself slim

I’ve lost track of how many times people say that black is slimming. Well, maybe it is and maybe it isn’t, but the question really should be; is it the most flattering? For most people, probably not. Now you’re probably thinking that I would say that given I’m all about the colour, but stay with […]

Dressing for work in black – yes or no?

Take a look around your office or workspace. Are you or your colleagues dressed in black, grey or navy? It’s very common in the workplace. When I worked in the corporate world, there was one particular team photo shoot where I wore a pink dress! I wasn’t meaning to stand out from my colleagues, but I […]

All whites at Wimbledon, but who can wear pure white?

If you’re a tennis fan then you’ll have been glued to the TV this week and checking social media for the scores at Wimbledon 2019. But, ever wondered why the players only dress in white? Official dress code Well, there’s an official dress code which you can visit on the Wimbledon 2019 website here. It’s […]

Your biggest concerns or challenges when it comes to dressing?

Recently, I’ve been asking for feedback about your biggest concerns or challenges when it comes to dressing. Here are the top 3 concerns raised: Colour Cost Body confidence I thought I’d look at each area of concern and offer a few tips.   Colour Colour coordination came up a few times and specifically matching tops, […]