Colour Confidence

There are a host of glorious colours out there that would make you look younger, fresher and more attractive. Isn’t it time you started wearing some of them? Would you like to know: What type of colours you look best in? Bold or muted? Warm or cool? Deep or light? Will they be most flattering on you if you wear them tone-on-tone or in stark contrast? Do you suit b...
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Mature Make-Up Class

Are you concerned that your make-up looks a little dated?  Do you feel you look a bit tired and washed-out these days? As we mature our faces change. It’s not just a matter of a few more lines or the effects of gravity; you may have noticed that your lips are a little paler and thinner and that your eyebrows have become a bit more sparse. You may feel as if your face is in dan...
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Fab At Forty & Beyond

Age is no barrier to looking stylish and attractive Nigella Lawson, Cate Blanchett, Halle Berry and Michelle Pfeiffer are living proof that style and beauty are not just the prerogative of the young. There is absolutely no reason why a woman in her forties, fifties, sixties and beyond cannot look attractive and stylish. But, whereas the young may manage to pull off some dubi...
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Dress Your Best

Everyone can look fabulous, regardless of age, shape or size. You just need to understand what works for YOU. Learn how to dress in the way that flatters your shape, scale and proportions in a friendly, supportive environment. We will cover: Your body shape and what it means for the way you. Your proportions – How to create the illusion of being perfectly proportion...
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Colour Confidence Workshop

There are a host of glorious colours out there that would make you look younger, fresher and more attractive. Isn’t it time you started wearing some of them? Would you like to know: What type of colours you look best in? Bold or muted? Warm or cool? Deep or light? Will they be most flattering on you if you wear them tone-on-tone or in stark contrast? Do you suit blac...
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Best Dressed Wedding Guest

Were you, like me, glued to the screen watching the royal wedding? I loved the simplicity and elegance of Meghan’s  Givenchy wedding gown, topped off by that fabulous veil. It will be interesting to see how her choice influences bridal wear over the year ahead. Exciting though it was to see THE wedding gown though, it was actually checking out what the wedding guests were we...
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Charity Fashion Show

I am delighted to be supporting Lee-on-the Solent Golf Club at their Charity Fashion Show to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation. I will be explaining all about colour analysis and demonstrating how wearing the right colours can make you look altogether fresher, younger and more attractive. Members of the golf club will be modelling golf wear and day, evening, and o...
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Summer Style

I love this time of year when the shops are awash with the new season colours and styles. Over the past month or so, I have been talking a lot about Summer Style -  on  BBC radio Solent, at Winchester Fashion Week and my own Seasonal Update events -  so I thought it would be useful to summarise some of the key trends for you on my blog. Pastels There are two broad colo...
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Fab At Forty & Beyond

Age is no barrier to looking stylish and attractive Helen Mirren, Cate Blanchett, Halle Berry and Judi Dench are living proof that style and beauty are not just the prerogative of the young. There is absolutely no reason why a woman in her forties, fifties, sixties and beyond cannot look attractive and stylish. But, whereas the young may manage to pull off some dubious fashi...
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Colour Confidence

There are a host of glorious colours out there that would make you look younger, fresher and more attractive. Isn't it time you started wearing some of them? Would you like to know: What type of colours you look best in? Bold or muted? Warm or cool? Deep or light? Will they be most flattering on you if you wear them tone-on-tone or in stark contrast? Do you suit black ...
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Dress To Impress – A Talk in Aid of Solent Mind

Shentons Solicitors and Mediators invite you to an exclusive evening talk by the multi award winning personal stylist Nicola Davis of My Personal Style to raise funds for our charity of the year, Solent Mind. During the evening, there will be an opportunity to discover tips on colour, style and make-up and to try out some products and enjoy a complimentary drink and cana...
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My Personal Style – Catherine Turness

I am delighted that Catherine Turness, has agreed to tell us about her personal style. Catherine is Executive Director at Winchester  Business Improvement District (BID) and leads a team that delivers multifaceted projects on behalf of 750 diverse businesses.  One of these projects is Winchester Fashion Week (16th - 21st April). Catherine was the Winner of the 2016 Women in...
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Capsule Wardrobe Workshop

  Do you dream of a beautifully organised capsule wardrobe full of clothes you love wearing? Is this the reality?: It’s all a bit chaotic. You have lots of clothes but often feel you have nothing to wear. Nothing seems to go with anything. You sometimes waste money on clothes you don’t wear. You wear 20% of your wardrobe 80% of the time. Fear not, yo...
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Dress Your Best

Everyone can look fabulous, regardless of age, shape or size. You just need to understand what works for YOU. Learn how to dress in the way that flatters your shape, scale and proportions in a friendly, supportive environment. We will cover: Your body shape and what it means for the way you. Your proportions – How to create the illusion of being perfectly proportion...
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Advanced Colour

Did you have your colours analysed  some time ago?  Are you looking for some fresh ideas on how to wear them  in a way that flatters not only your face but also your figure and personality? Are you ready to move on to the next stage? If you've had some type of colour analysis in the past (either with myself or elsewhere) and would like to find out how to take it to the next ...
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Capsule Wardrobe Workshop

Do you dream of a beautifully organised capsule wardrobe full of clothes you love wearing? Is this the reality?: It’s all a bit chaotic. You have lots of clothes but often feel you have nothing to wear. Nothing seems to go with anything. You sometimes waste money on clothes you don’t wear. You wear 20% of your wardrobe 80% of the time. Fear not, you are definite...
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How To Wear Colour

You may have noticed by now that I am on a mission to get people to inject a little more colour into their lives. Not only does wearing the right colours make you look more attractive and vibrant, it can really lift your spirits.  A colour analysis will show you your most flattering colours  and how to wear them. For those of you who haven’t had an analysis yet or would like a ...
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Creating Your Capsule Wardrobe

I'm delighted to have been asked to give a talk and demonstration at the lovely Hotel Du Vin as part of Winchester Fashion Week. In Creating Your Capsule Wardrobe I will show you how to build a flexible, stylish capsule wardrobe of clothes you'll look and feel fabulous in. I will cover: Some of the key colours and styles which will work for you. How to mix matc...
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Key Trends for Spring-Summer 2017

Just about anything goes this Spring-Summer! There are stripes, florals, sheers, ruffles galore, floaty tops, cinched in waists, wide- and narrow-leg trousers - you name it, it's out there! Given this vast array of choice, for this post, I've decided to confine myself to looking at a few key colours and sleeves, which are a real feature this season. Key Colours There’s an...
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Creating That Elusive Capsule Wardrobe

What  is a Capsule Wardrobe? It seems that stylists and fashion editors are always selling the idea of a capsule wardrobe and most of us think we'd love to have one – but what exactly is it and how do we put one together? In my view, a capsule wardrobe is a limited collection of versatile, interchangeable pieces that will create perfect outfits for any occasion. To be suc...
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