You are looking forward to your well-earned Summer holiday, but the thought of packing just fills you with dread! The number of women who tell me that they pack ‘The kitchen sink’ (whether its business or holiday travel) just in case!!
Are you looking forward to getting into a swimsuit? Perhaps you are dreading it. Most women feel very challenged when it comes to buying swimwear – here are out top tips to help you make the most of your body shape this summer!
1. Get the right fit – sounds obvious but anything too tight will be very unflattering whilst wearing something too big will make you look saggy.
2. Remember the basic rules of style when choosing patterns and designs of fabric. Straight bodylines look better in geometric designs and the florals/circles/dots suit the curvier bodylines. Also remember scale of pattern – if you are tall you can opt for larger patterns whereas if you have a petite frame, go for smaller designs. Designers of swimwear often go over the top with large scale patterns which will make all body shapes look enormous and out of proportion.
The days are bright and sunny, it’s April and we are all thinking of the month ahead and hoping for a repeat for last year’s fabulous warm weather.
However, although spring is definitely here, there is still a nip in the air, particularly in the early mornings and evenings. It’s what I call fashion limbo. For some women, they love it and can’t want to get out of their winter clothes and into their white linens whilst for others, dressing for warm weather fills them with dread.
If you’ve been avoiding the gym or over-indulging on the chocolate and beginning to dread the thoughts of dressing for the warmer weather, it is still possible to look your best whatever your shape or size by dressing smartly. Here are a few key tips to help you make the most of your shape.
Yes we know Valentine’s Day is about your love for someone else, but what better excuse is there to show some love and appreciation for yourself?
What better way to do that than to treat yourself and spend a little bit of time in some self-indulgence. Most people have parts of our bodies that we would like to change or improve. To dress well you need to learn to dress the body you have and not the body you want. The key is to understand what suits you and learn to enjoy dressing YOUR body.
Style should be a pleasure and everyone can feel good in what they wear every day, whatever your age, shape, size, lifestyle or budget.
Yes, its New Year Resolution time. It is said we wear 20% of our wardrobes 80% of the time! No matter how many clothes you have, if you’re wardrobe isn’t working for you, then getting dressed will prove frustrating as things are pulled out, tried on, and thrown back into the wardrobe again with groans of ‘Why did I buy that?’
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