Style Tips for Mature Women

Attractive mature woman
I know that when we reach a certain age, some women start to feel invisible and lose their sense of identity.  Even those who were previously confident in their choices, can start to doubt themselves and feel that they've lost sight of their personal style.  Clients tell me that lockdown has just served to exacerbate these feelings. As a woman in her fifties, I totally unde...
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Capsule Wardrobe Workshop

Do you dream of having a carefully edited wardrobe of clothes you look and feel great in? Is this the reality?: Your wardrobe is 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. If so, don’t w...
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Help! I Don’t Know What To Wear!

  As we finally begin to emerge from lockdown and start to contemplate returning to the office,  dining out,  trips to the theatre and generally having a social life (remember those days?), I know that some of us are feeling that we’ve lost our sense of direction when it comes to knowing how to dress. After months of loungewear or top-half only dressing for Zoom, we...
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Key trends for this Spring-Summer that you’ll want to wear

The  Spring - Summer 2021 collections were created in exceptional circumstances with designers around the world battling the challenges of lockdown and the uncertainty as to what occasions we’d actually be dressing for. It's perhaps not surprising then that designers have broadly taken two approaches—some created fabulous, infectious clothes to put the joy back into getting dre...
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Time to Cosy-Up!

Picture of different styles of jumper
OK, so it’s the middle of Winter, we’re stuck in Lockdown, we’ve gained weight due to comfort eating and lack of exercise and we’re not exactly feeling on top of the world. Definitely a time for snuggling up in cosy jumpers! If you’ve gained weight and “lost” your waist - or indeed have never had one! -  here are some simple tips to help you look and feel your best in 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 dress Your proportions – How to create the illusion of being perfectly propo...
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Don’t become a slave to styling rules!

Jumble of clothes
I know that a lot of women find choosing what to wear for any given occasion quite stressful so I aim to make getting dressed as simple and straight forward as possible you so that you can spend less time worrying about your clothes and more time enjoying life. We women are often our own worst critics, tending to focus on our perceived faults rather than appreciating our...
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My Perfect Wardrobe

This online service is designed to help you put together your perfect wardrobe so that you always have something flattering and appropriate to wear, whatever the occasion. My Perfect Wardrobe enables you to keep track of the clothes and accessories you already have, make considered new purchases and get maximum wear out of everything in your wardrobe. Best of all, it can all...
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How to Shop Post Lockdown

Post Covid Shopping
How life has changed over the past few months! As clothes shops begin to re-open, it’s becoming clear that our shopping experience is going to be quite different to before COVID-19.  For the time being at least, there will be no more casual browsing and trying on clothes with the occasional break for coffee. Instead we are faced with the prospect of queuing to enter shop...
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Colour Me Kettlewell

Many of my clients already know and love Kettlewell but for those of you unfamiliar with this brand, they specialise in good quality easy to wear basics in a vast range of gorgeous colours which they categorise according to "seasons". If you're unsure as to which of their seasons would be most flattering on you or would just like to have the opportunity to try before you buy, c...
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Key Trends For This Spring-Summer

Massimo Dutti shorts suit
We may be confined to home with our social lives having ground to a necessary halt, but nonetheless wearing something we look and feel good in can still lift the spirits. Anyway, this situation won't last forever and let's keep the faith that, at some point this Summer, we'll be able to go out and about again. Here are some of the key trends for this season, and the good new...
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Complimentary Styling Morning

Join me for a complimentary styling session where you can view, try and buy the new Spring-Summer collection from Danish brand, Friendtex, along with some new season pieces from perennial favourite Kettlewell Colours in a relaxed, sociable environment. Both brands offer quality, easy to wear styles for women of all shapes and sizes. These clothes and are not available on...
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Complimentary Styling Afternoon

Join me for a complimentary styling session where you can view, try and buy the new Spring-Summer collection from Danish brand,  Friendtex in a relaxed, sociable environment. Friendtex offers quality, easy to wear styles for women of all shapes and sizes. These clothes and are not available on the High Street and can only be purchased in the UK via a handful of stylists ...
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Complimentary Styling Evening

Join me for a complimentary styling session where you can view, try and buy the new Spring-Summer collection from Danish brand,  Friendtex in a relaxed, sociable environment. Friendtex offers quality, easy to wear styles for women of all shapes and sizes. These clothes and are not available on the High Street and can only be purchased in the UK via a handful of stylists ...
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Complimentary Styling Morning

Join me for a complimentary styling session where you can view, try and buy the new Spring-Summer collection from Danish brand,  Friendtex in a relaxed, sociable environment. Friendtex offers quality, easy to wear styles for women of all shapes and sizes. These clothes and are not available on the High Street and can only be purchased in the UK via a handful of stylists ...
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Fab At Forty & Beyond

    Get 2020 off to a fabulously stylish start! Style and beauty are not just the prerogative of the young. There is absolutely no reason why a woman well into her forties, fifties, sixties and beyond cannot look attractive and stylish. But, whereas the young may manage to pull off some dubious fashion choices, we grown-ups need to dress with a little more ca...
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Sales Shopping For The New Decade

Sale shopping
It’s hard to believe that we will soon be welcoming in the next decade!  I don’t know about you, but it only seems five minutes ago that I was celebrating the dawn of the new millennium! Where on earth does the time go?! As we are about to enter the 2020’s, BBC Radio Berkshire have asked me on to look back on the key trends of the past decade and advise their listeners o...
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Key Trends For Autumn-Winter 2019-20

There really is something for everyone this season; from floaty floral dresses to utilitarian boiler suits. A number of trends have been around for a while but are still very current so it’s definitely worth having a good look in your wardrobe before you hit the shops as the chances are that you’ll have lots in there that will transition nicely to this season. Modest Dressing ...
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Seasonal Update – In Aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

Before you shop for your Autumn/Winter wardrobe, please join me for a an informal and enjoyable Seasonal Update where I will guide you through the key Autumn/Winter trends with advice on what  shapes and colours will work for you, along with those which are perhaps best avoided. To help you make the best choices, there will be: A presentation on the latest styles, how to w...
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Seasonal Update

Before you shop for your Autumn/Winter wardrobe, please join me for a an informal and enjoyable Seasonal Update where I will guide you through the key Autumn/Winter trends with advice on what  shapes and colours will work for you, along with those which are perhaps best avoided. To help you make the best choices, there will be: A presentation on the latest styles, how ...
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