I did a lot of travelling as part of my job as a clothing buyer and I always tried to pack light so I didn’t need to check my luggage into the hold. Most women return from holiday with clothes they haven’t worn, and with airlines today charging more and more for checked-in luggage, learning to pack light is a valuable skill. And just think of the time you will save when you arrive at your destination with hand luggage only.
Personal Styling + Home Styling
There is always something new to see and read on my blog, especially Instagram. As a multi-award-winning personal stylist in London and Surrey, I cover a wide range of things that interest me, focused mainly around the following: exploring interiors + art + architecture + style + fashion + travel + food + things that touch my imagination daily.
This season I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect animal-print dress. It’s fair to say I was a late adopter of animal print; I purchased my first item in my late forties and now own several in various permutations. I love wearing them – just not all at once!
It’s a look and a trend that’s easy to get wrong … and we don’t want to give animal print a bad reputation (think pub landlady Pat Butcher or Kat Slater). Here are my top tips for nailing prints from leopard to tiger, cheetah to zebra, so you look like you’ve stepped off the catwalk rather than out from behind the bar.
The striped shirt has been a beloved institution in fashion since March 1858, when an Act of France made it the uniform of the French navy. It became known as the Breton shirt, named after the sailors from Brittany who wore it and increased its popularity throughout the latter half of the nineteenth century.
Seven ways to keep warm this winter: be warm, comfortable and stylish. Brrrrrrrrrr, winter is really here. Below are my top tips to help you choose warm clothes. It’s all about layering, but you don’t have to compromise your style and I hope you find my blog useful.
Who can resist the lure of the sales? With everything you never needed at eye-wateringly low prices, it can be difficult not to splurge on unnecessary items. Come on hands up – how many of you have got items in your wardrobe with the ‘sale’ tag still on?
Here are my 6 top tips on how to avoid breaking the bank on those ‘bargains’ and most important of all how to have fun while you’re doing it. Whichever tier you’re in here’s what to expect…