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.

 

 

Saturday Style by Anita – lightweight jumpers

There was a time when I would never recommend Boden to my clients, as their distinct prints were so recognisably Boden and I felt they didn’t have longevity. However, Boden are celebrating their 30th birthday, and their shopping edit is lovely. As a brand they have come a long way — think chic wardrobe essentials with a pop of colour. I LOVE some of their pieces and they will be treasured items in my wardrobe. And…there’s 30% until the end of today, so be quick!

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Saturday Style by Anita – shirts

Hello!

I am so delighted to bring you my first ever blog: ‘Saturday Style by Anita’.

I feel there is not enough guidance out there for the different dominant colour groupings. So, whether you are a deep, light, warm, cool, clear, soft, spring, summer, autumn or winter, this week I’ve picked lightweight sweatshirts for casual days which will flatter all colour groups and help you transition into autumn.

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Saturday Style by Anita – sweatshirts

Hello!

I am so delighted to bring you my first ever blog: ‘Saturday Style by Anita’.

I feel there is not enough guidance out there for the different dominant colour groupings. So, whether you are a deep, light, warm, cool, clear, soft, spring, summer, autumn or winter, this week I’ve picked lightweight sweatshirts for casual days which will flatter all colour groups and help you transition into autumn.

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what to pack for a mini break

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.

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Animal Print – chic or cliché?

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.

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my first podcast!

    Hi folks!   Two months ago, my client Rona got in touch with me to ask if I’d like to record a podcast with her. I was absolutely […]

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How to wear stripes

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.

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