How to dress smartly if you don’t suit the classic style

How to dress smartly if you don’t suit the classic style

When you put on a ‘smart’ outfit for a ‘smart’ occasion, how do you feel?Like a well-coordinated, sophisticated woman? Or like you have been bundled up into a constricting outfit that makes you feel like you’re pretending to be someone or something you are not? There’s no right or wrong answer to this question, just an understanding that we are all beautifully different, which is why sometimes knowing what to wear for certain parts of your life can feel hard.

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My first solo shopping trip

My first solo shopping trip

This week, it’s trip down memory lane to my first solo shopping trip… I take the number 10 bus into Leeds city centre, on my own. My precious notes safely stored in my shiny purse. My clothing allowance is a new grown-up privilege now I’m 13 and becoming more and more bothered about what I will and won’t wear.

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How to find YOUR perfect jeans

How to find YOUR perfect jeans

Despite being one of the most popular items of clothing in a woman’s wardrobe, finding the perfect pair for you is no mean feat. Whether you like to wear jeans on a daily basis or just for going out (remember that?) you’ll find my jeans-buying tips useful.

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What’s new for spring summer 2021

What’s new for spring summer 2021

We aren’t quite there yet but each day I notice something else on my daily walk that shows me that winter is almost over. I enjoy each season (although Autumn is my fave) and I LOVE change, so when the days become lighter and longer and the beautiful sunny daffodils appear, it brings me a definite spring in my step. That, coupled with the very real prospect of being able to live a bigger life this summer has me feeling SO happy.

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Are You Tired Of Feeling Meh?

Are You Tired Of Feeling Meh?

Remember those days of taking time in the shower, doing your hair nicely, putting on more than a lick of make-up. Choosing which perfume feels right for the day? Admiring yourself in the mirror and enjoying a compliment whether from someone you live with or someone you see through a screen.

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How To Buy Well

How To Buy Well

  My new favourite mantra is this: “Buying more and more items of clothing does not magically mean loads of great outfits.” A well thought out wardrobe that provides you with great outfit combinations does not require a constant stream of new pieces. And during...

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My Sales Shopping Strategy

My Sales Shopping Strategy

  I hope you’ve had a wonderful and safe Christmas even if it was a very different celebration this year. You don't follow me for doom and gloom, so I'm avoiding mentioning anything about this week's news and am committed to continue to provide you with positive,...

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7 Low Key Christmas Outfit Ideas

7 Low Key Christmas Outfit Ideas

There’s no doubt this festive season will be different for most of us. I usually have a constant stream of fun, social dates in my diary throughout December, from a civilised carol concert with my mum to my (often messy) university reunion. My wardrobe needs to work...

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The Only Style Rules You Should Follow

The Only Style Rules You Should Follow

“You look like the girl next door”. A throw away bitchy comment that was delivered with hugs and laughter. I smiled and continued enjoying the party, sinking more and more glasses of wine as I let her mean words sink in. The girl next door. Is that a bad thing? I...

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5 Ways To Feel Better And Boost Your Mood

5 Ways To Feel Better And Boost Your Mood

When times are tough it’s easy to give up and indulge in pastimes that feel like quick wins but end up making you feel pretty dreadful. I’m all for a glass of wine (or two) by the fire on a cold, dark winter’s evening but they say it's all about balance, so here are...

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Getting Dressed For Working At Home

Getting Dressed For Working At Home

  Are you someone that can have a productive work day by moving from the bed to your laptop in your dressing gown? Or does the very thought make you shudder? I HAVE to be dressed for work. Not always smartly, but I like the transition between slumber and feeling...

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Get Ready For Autumn Using My Seasonal Wardrobe Process

Get Ready For Autumn Using My Seasonal Wardrobe Process

There’s no disputing that Autumn is now here. I bet you are starting to look for new outfits that’ll work for the cooler weather and your WFH lifestyle too! I take myself through this seasonal wardrobe process twice a year, to make sure that I have everything I need (and want!) for the coming season.

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My Hero Pieces for Autumn/Winter

My Hero Pieces for Autumn/Winter

I have a tried and tested wardrobe management process that means that I know exactly what I have AND I know where the gaps are. This stops me from over buying but also ensures that I have enough of the right kind of things for my lifestyle. We are about to follow this...

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What lockdown has done for my business: Part 2

What lockdown has done for my business: Part 2

So, although lockdown could have meant curtains for my business, it didn’t. By having the right business support and sounding board, I took brave steps and they paid off.
And for now my business looks very different to how it used to look. And I rather like it!

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How To Mix Prints

How To Mix Prints

  This is a question that came up recently in my Style Club and I decided it’s a good topic to share with you too. There are a gazillion You Tube videos on how to successfully wear different prints in one outfit but the advice is mostly by fashionistas rather...

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