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
As you might know from one of my previous posts: Personal Stylist Myths Busted – What I really think when you show me your wardrobe, I‘m not fussed about the type of clothes or the amount of clothes in your wardrobe. However, I do worry when your wardrobe contains everything but the kitchen sink!
You are working from home. Nobody is going to see you today, not even on Skype. You know it’d make you feel more efficient and professional to change into “proper” clothes, but the truth is that getting dressed especially for work feels like more hassle than it’s worth.
Has this happened to you? Read More
The day has come: we are at your house for your very first in-person consultation with me. We’ve just analysed your colour and/or body shape profile. Now it’s time to show me your wardrobe. Read More