Archive for June 2013

The most amazing swimsuit ever … if you have boobs and a tummy!

I’ve tried bikinis and tankinis, even really expensive ones from Bravissimo. But now I think I’ve found the best swimsuit ever from Debenhams! It has a built in under-wiring for bust support and control around the tummy area. On my search I couldn’t believe how few swimsuits have proper bust support, and this is the

Graduate Fashion Week

  Last week I went to Graduate Fashion Week in Earls Court, London. It was great to see all the new talent coming up through the ranks, and the amazing courses now available to study fashion throughout the UK.   My highlight was being able to style a professional model for a photo shoot! We

Selfridges brand new Denim Studio – jeans for all!

On Monday of this week, Selfridges opened its new Denim Studio with over 11,000 pairs of jeans. Larger than two Olympic swimming pools, the studio offers jeans for all shapes and price ranges – with brands from top designers including Stella McCartney, Victoria Beckham, Roland Mouret and Erdem, to bargain basement Primark (it’s even complete

Featured in ‘Chic at any Age’ blog

At the Kaleidoscope event on Wednesday, I did colour anaylsis for Josephine, a fashion journalist, who featured me in her blog: http://chicat50plus.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/kaleidoscope-autumn-2013-collection-and.html. She’s a perfect example of a Cool but was wearing very soft colours. She was delighted when I advised her to brighten up her wardrobe to bring out her bright eyes. Doesn’t she

Coca-Cola Workshop in Hammersmith

Considering how nice the weather is in London, I got a great turn out today for my Colour and Style workshop at the Coca-Cola head offices in Hammersmith. Employees (even a few men) came along during their lunch hour to hear how important it is to dress appropriately for work. Wearing in the right clothes

London PHA Media event for Kaleidoscope

A great fantastic event today at The White Space in Leicester Square, organised by PHA Media for Kaleidoscope. Kaleidoscope has a great range of unique pieces in their new Autumn Winter 2013 collection, suitable for all colour pallets – and they’re based in Bradford …

Styling in Oxford Street

Two very different clients yesterday for image consultations. Liz was keen to make more of her style by moving towards a City Chic look. She’s had a beautiful trim, Lean Column body shape, with Deep Warm colouring, so looked fab in short tailored jackets in dark and bright colours. Armed with colour, make-up and style