The Funny Thing About Black.

I can’t remember the last time I did not wear something black. Chanel swears by black and I swear by black.  It is slimming,  gives you power and adds authority to your look. OK in some cultures, black is worn as a post funeral, loss, bereavement colour and wear the colour in tradition and culture. …

Gucci Going Fur Free & The Sustainability of Fashion Houses.

It is no secret many high end fashion houses are suffering a loss of profit, loss in fans and loss of loyalty.  From Gucci going fur free to how to make fashion more sustainable?  Why are we now questioning our materials and resources?  The fashion world is really changing and ever evolving.  But at who’s…

What Is Under The Jacket

So in the warm autumn months before winter, the urge for changing jobs and going for interviews are ever present, just as much as they are in the new year. Be honest how many of you really know the importance of how to dress for an interview? This I make extremely clear, know your future…

Fendi 90th Anniversary- Who Remembers

Last year Fendi inspired us with a beautiful display at the Trevi Fountain, displaying the culture behind Fendi – Craftmanship. As they say here Rome is Fendi, Fendi is Rome. Enjoy, reminisce. Pull old things out from your wardrobe, wear them, show them off, this video is a classic example of how the past remains…

Saint Laurent walks the Eiffel Tower

Paris Wowed, Viva Paris. Fashion never fails. Ever. Not here. Not ever. https://youtu.be/AoKTkON6CpY Watch and see what they created. It is fascinating, mesmerising and talented. You too can be talented in dressing for your body shape and create new ways to liven up your old wardrobe. See the inspiration.  

Men – This one is for you

I know when you live and work in London, or commute into London, there is a tendency to size up other men, to check them out, to see what their style is, what they are wearing. There is also the possibility of idolising celebrity sportsmen and following their style, buy what they do. You don’t…

We like Autumn

Isn’t this an exciting time, everyone has a secret warm glow in their minds about Autumn. You see the leaves turning brown, you feel like packing your summer wardrobe away and fashion week in New York spreads the seeds of ‘ SHOPPING’ everywhere. But do you really know how to dress for Autumn? Do you…

Up Your Creative Side

Being creative gets your imagination going. Think about why you want to wear something, and how you are going to wear it. I used to think why do people wear necklaces? It is to add to a look, to enhance a look, to flavour your outfit. It does not have to fit convention it does…

The Summer Dilemma

It goes a little like this, the sun comes out to play but my hair, feet, arms, tummy and butt just don’t want to. No matter what I wear to make me look good I just look um …..not quite right. Come on now, truthfully how many of you have thought this? Especially when the…

Vogue Trends 2017

Vogue’s Editor-in-Chief, Anna Wintour, shares the best moments of the week, from Michael Kors to Gypsy Sport.

A Woman Well Travelled

I normally give you three looks per article but today I am treating you to a fourth! A look for bold and beautiful women everywhere, the plus size.  The focus of this blog is travel with an emphasis on jeans, the days of getting onto a plane with jammies are long gone. This first outfit is…

The Signature Shoe

So you have an awesome pair of shoes, you want to wear them but do not want them to be overshadowed by your outfit. Today we give you three examples of ‘the shoe!’ I love ugly shoes – I find them beautiful, big, bulky, structurally odd – but I am a size 4 so making…