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Skincare Basics

Skincare Basics

I have always loved experimenting with skincare - trying new products, learning about different ingredients as well as seeing and feeling the difference. I have trained thousands of people how to apply skincare and to choose the products that work best for them. We...

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Where to Shop Now?

Where to Shop Now?

After a disastrous week for the British High Street, with the demise of Debenhams and the Arcadia Group, there are still some shining retail beacons of hope. Smart, interesting and stylish brands that reflect your business credentials and your personality do still...

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Shopping for Clothes Now

Shopping for Clothes Now

Shopping for clothes has changed... The impact of Covid19 and working from home has created far reaching consequences on how we shop, and what we will want to buy now and into the future. The uncertainty of the current situation and a watchful eye on our purses, also...

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What to Have in Your Shoedrobe

What to Have in Your Shoedrobe

  For those of you who haven’t come across this term before, a shoedrobe can be anything from a Carrie Bradshaw style, walk-in cupboard, to a shelf where you keep your shoes! When I am working with clients in their wardrobe, we often can create amazing outfits,...

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How to Use Colour Psychology in Your Personal Branding

How to Use Colour Psychology in Your Personal Branding

  Colour is all around us, and we can interpret our feelings towards colour through colour psychology. We all attach subconscious emotions to certain colours. And this can then impact how others perceive us. This in turn, affects our personal branding through...

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How to go Shopping for Clothes Online

How to go Shopping for Clothes Online

Shopping for Clothes Online has its advantages and disadvantages. It can be a bit “Marmite”, but as it has been our only option for the past few months many of us have got used to it!   If you haven’t been tempted so far, the sales will be starting very soon, and...

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Success Strategies For Shopping After Lock Down

Success Strategies For Shopping After Lock Down

What is shopping after lock down going to look like? In the UK we have been given the date of 15th June, when “non-essential” shops can re-open. This includes most shoe shops, clothes stores, and charity shops. BUT what will the new High Street look like? Many stores...

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Your Image when you Work from Home

Your Image when you Work from Home

  If you are a solopreneur you probably work from home most days. But with the escalating issues around the spread of Coronavirus, many of you may well be forced out of the office in the near future. In this situation, how do show up at "work"? Do you roll out of...

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Raynaud’s Awareness Month – February 2020

Raynaud’s Awareness Month – February 2020

Raynaud's Disease is a common condition affecting about 1 in 6 people in the UK. Do you often have cold hands &/or feet? Then you could be living with Raynaud’s. If you have Raynaud’s the small blood vessels in the extremities of the body are very sensitive to...

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Love Your Wardrobe

Love Your Wardrobe

Following on from my post about wardrobe organisation I recently recorded a Facebook Live all about how to love your wardrobe. Watch the short video to discover my top wardrobe management tips, to help you create an interesting, co-ordinated wardrobe that you love. I...

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Wardrobe Organisation

Wardrobe Organisation

I had a fabulous day on Friday helping a client organise her wardrobe(s) so that she now has calm and clarity when she is deciding what to wear. This Wardrobe Organisation session is one of my favourite things to do. Half a day to streamline your wardrobe and discover...

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Autumn Winter Trends 2019

Autumn Winter Trends 2019

  Although I don’t advocate being a slave to fashion, it is always interesting to see what trends have migrated from the designer catwalks onto our High Street. Here is my summary of the women’s fashion trends that you are likely to find in store this...

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Khaki – THE on trend colour for Autumn 2019

Khaki – THE on trend colour for Autumn 2019

Khaki is an interesting colour…. I had always assumed that it was a dull olive green colour used in army uniforms around the World. However, in doing my research for this blog I discovered that the actual origins of the word comes from the Urdu word khāk, meaning dust...

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Jeans Shopping

Jeans Shopping

Jeans are the ubiquitous, easy, go anywhere garment to own and wear, with the ability to link both formal and casual items in our wardrobe. You can wear the right pair with a jacket and heels, just as easily as with a sweatshirt and trainers. However finding the right...

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How to Pack a Suitcase with Ease

How to Pack a Suitcase with Ease

It is August and summer holiday time and although you are looking forward to your well-earned break you may be dreading the fact that you still have to pack a suitcase!! Some people tackle this chore with military precision - with Excel spreadsheets containing packing...

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Dressing for Business in the Heat

Dressing for Business in the Heat

With the temperatures rising in the UK and in anticipation of some warmer weather over the next couple of months- we come to the tricky problem of what to wear to work. With the relaxing of corporate dress codes you may feel that you can wear your "summer" clothes....

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Investing in Style and Image Coaching

Investing in Style and Image Coaching

I am conscious that my style and image coaching could be leaving a style legacy. I have worked with many amazing clients over the years. So it is fantastic when someone I used to know, suddenly contacts me out of the blue. Catherine and I recently connected on social...

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Menopausal Style

Menopausal Style

Menopausal Style might seem like an oxymoron, but how we get dressed can have a phenomenal impact on how we feel and how others perceive us. Admittedly it’s not always easy to find your style or feel remotely sexy when contending with hot flushes, no sleep and a...

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The History Behind Men’s Jackets

The History Behind Men’s Jackets

  If you have ever wondered why men's suit and sports jackets have buttonholes and buttons in strange places, watch this short, fun video to find out more!  

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What to Wear to a Conference

What to Wear to a Conference

In less than a week’s time I will be flying to Chicago for 9 days for the biannual AICI (Association of Image Consultants International) Conference. BUT that then b