Hi all, Really sorry I have been very quiet these last couple of weeks. It really has been a manic time working on a friend’s upcoming production, and then there was “Express” a one day event combining Personal Styling and Life coaching hosted by yours truly and life coach, Heike Prentice. It was an absolute blast, so look out for news on the next event lined up.
I have had it on my mind to write about colour and the importance and impact of it. As an image consultant, it is one of my favourite areas of styling, helping people to discover their most flattering colours and how to use colour to reflect their personality and personal values and qualities. So that said, I will be writing a series on colour analysis and how to know your best colours and colour season. So here goes….. [click to continue…]
I recently wrote an article for Women Unlimited. It is a personal story about my journey of self discovery. I have had so many emails and calls from women going through similar experiences and I am so pleased that it has inspired and encouraged others. So here it is “Re-defining Me”. Enjoy the read!
A conversation I had the other day with a friend went like this “Wow I love that dress, French Connection right?” and she replies with a half smirk- half grin “nope, it’s from F&F”. “Nice, is that a new brand” I asked? “hehehe, girl where have you been, it’s Tesco’s clothing brand”. “No way!!! You lie, Tesco’s?!!” was my shrieked reply.
I knew the likes of Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Asda sold clothing but I had always doubted the quality hence I kept my purchases to simple things like vests, t-shirts for the gym and on one occasion, a desperately needed swimsuit, when hubby dearest took me away on a surprise weekend spa and forgot to include one. However it seems I had been a bit ignorant about the improved standards in Supermarket fashion brands and their competitive desire to steal their share of the high street’s takings. I always laugh at my sister who loves George by Asda, but to be fair she always comes back with some nice pieces. [click to continue…]