Inspired by a recent Instagram challenge, which was designed to help me tell the story of my personal style coach business and for my potential new clients to get to know a bit more about me, I thought that it would be a good idea for me to use my blog to develop this theme … Continue reading My journey to personal style coach
Take two denim jackets. Two different brands, two different sizes, with one similar fit. This is the perfect illustration of why it is less important what the label says and more important how good the shape and fit of a garment is on you. I had my denim jacket, which I bought several years ago, … Continue reading Clothes sizing: what’s in a number
Spring is in the air and I can already feel the positive benefits. As I said in my previous post, I feel more energised in the springtime and am ready to set myself a few realistic goals to enhance my life, and to help me to nurture my sense of self. After a couple of … Continue reading A spring in my step
We’ve reached the end of January which means we might soon see the end of all the ‘New Year, New You’, calls to action that seem to be everywhere this month. I don’t know about you, but I’ve never found this to be the most inspiring season for me to embark on new things and … Continue reading New year, True you
I think it is a real shame that we are in danger of losing many well-known stores from our local High Street. We’ve recently lost BHS, and other big names including House of Fraser and Debenhams are struggling to survive. I live in Edinburgh and it always seems to be busy. Lots of tourists, but … Continue reading The demise of the department store
Pareto Principle: basically the theory is that whatever the situation, be it in business, science, or in day to day life, we mostly get 80% of our results from 20% of our efforts. Are you one of the many people only using a small percentage of what is in your wardrobe? If you have … Continue reading Your wardrobe and the Pareto principle
There’s nothing quite like a bit of sparkle to brighten up an outfit, or indeed your day. Yes, that’s right – your day. Who says that you have to save your sparkle just for special occasions or after dark? Of course, there are degrees of sparkle and you wouldn’t want to overdo it, but a … Continue reading To sparkle or not to sparkle?
We all have our own style personality and mine veers toward the creative, so I couldn’t resist the challenge to try and create an outfit that would fit the brief for Ms Wanda’s Wardrobe’s, human friendly outfit competition. Ms Wanda has invited fashion bloggers to describe what human friendly fashion means to them, to coincide … Continue reading Sustainable Style?
After a gloriously sunny summer, I have finally had a chance to wear my stylish new waterproof jacket on the golf course. The rain and wind have now most definitely arrived! There are a couple of features I particularly like about this jacket. Firstly, it has adjustable side-tabs, which means that the waist can be … Continue reading Rainy days on the golf course