Suzy Kopik, Bracknell

"Huge thank you to Nicola for two really wonderful, 'girlie' days out with my daughters. We all had a colour session about a month ago and this was followed just recently by a style day for me (which my daughters attended too). Although we all thought we 'knew' what we would be classified as colour-wise, it was a real surprise as we were totally wrong with my daughters (& y...
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Accessorising With Style

Accessories can make or break an outfit.  Generally, the plainer the clothes, the more fun you can have with accessories. The right accessories can not only instantly update an outfit but also add a “pop” of colour. If you’ve already had a Colour Analysis, you will know what colours suit you best but you will probably have found that there are items in your wardrobe which are t...
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Which type of colour analysis is right for you?

I was prompted to write this blog by a visit from Kettlewell founder, Melissa Nicholson, and her in-house stylist, Jo, who came to see me to find out more about the tonal approach to colour analysis. Kettlewell Colours, is an online shop selling good quality basics in over 300 glorious colours. Melissa founded the business in 2004 after she’d had a colour analysis and had st...
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The Importance of Good Grooming

Your professional image Recently I’ve been working with individuals and businesses around personal branding, executive presence, call it what you will. Basically, it’s about ensuring you project the best possible professional image. Now that business casual and smart casual are often the prevailing dress codes for a lot of businesses,  immaculate grooming is particularly es...
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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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Best Dressed Wedding Guest

The arrival of Summer also heralds the start of wedding season and selecting an outfit that is flattering, comfortable, appropriate for the occasion and adaptable for the great British Summer can often seem daunting! If you’re looking for some inspiration then you’ve come to the right place! In this post I’ll take you through some outfit suggestions and tips to ensure you st...
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What Are Your Clothes Saying About You?

Actors understand the power of clothes. Their wardrobe is designed to illustrate their character’s back story – their social, economic and professional standing as well as mental state, personality traits etc . Once they are dressed as the character they begin to really inhabit the role. Think about Sex And The City where the women have very different wardrobes to express th...
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