Imagine this: you’re in a changing room trying on something new. As you look into the mirror you wish you had a second opinion. The sales assistant will only tell you what she thinks you need to hear to make the purchase. And if you’re accompanied by family or friends, do they REALLY know what your image means to your career and your brand? Read More
Have you recently gone through your wardrobe in an attempt to tidy up and de-clutter? You probably came across a ton of pieces that no longer serve you, but that still hold sentimental value. Do you wonder what to do with them now? Read More
To quote Coco Chanel, the answer to this question appears seemingly simple:
THE BEST COLOUR IS THE ONE THAT LOOKS GOOD ON YOU
But how can you know which colours suit you and will look great when speaking on stage? And what else should you consider when deciding on the colour of your public speaking outfit? Read More
There are many reasons why a capsule wardrobe is so appealing. Every piece can be matched together, creating a mix of looks to suit every occasion. You’ll need fewer clothes, you get more wear out of your favourites and you don’t have to constantly reinvent yourself. Read More
Last summer, my parents decided to cycle from London to Cornwall in nine days. Yes, you heard me right. They were riding throughout the day and stopping at Bed and Breakfasts whereever they ended up for the night. I asked them what they packed for the trip, why a capsule wardrobe is the way to go and how I could use their approach to pack my own holiday suitcase (albeit for a less adventurous time off). Read More
The last time I saw Chris she visited me at my home to drop off three big bags of clothes for the WALK IN WARDROBE™. But I was more interested in her! What had happened over the last few months? How is she feeling now? Is there anything I could do to help? Read More
Last summer, I attended a big conference and noticed a woman in a pretty dress during the lunch break. I was hesitant for a bit, but went up to her and said in an embarrassed voice: ‘Excuse me, please, I know we don‘t know each other, but I really like your dress. Could I please put dibs on it for when you are finished with it?‘ Read More
Once I had to go to the dentist because of a gum infection. I was reluctant, not because I‘m scared of dentists, but because I know that teeth can become a costly affair. When I arrived, even the dentist couldn‘t say much without an x-ray. I had a decision to make: pay for the x-ray or try some essential oils as a DYI herbal remedy.
Knowing your colours is a little similar… Read More
There is more to a good spring clean than just clearing out clothes you didn’t wear at all for yet another season, whatever the reason. It’s also about the pieces we love and cherish and about giving them that extra little attention and tender loving care now – in Spring! Read More
Are you a booklover? When I started taking a serious interest in sustainable fashion in 2015, I was keen to collect good books on the topic. I remember taking a screenshot of an Instagram post by www.fashionrevolution.org (@fashrev) with books to read to kick-start my collection.
Always on a budget, I ordered the most cost effective one first, determined to gradually invest in the rest. I did, and here are my top 5 books on sustainable fashion. Plus three I wouldn‘t necessarily recommend. Read More