A leopard print faux fur coat is a great statement piece to add to your winter wardrobe. It's surprisingly versatile and you don't need to be a fashion guru to pull it off. I've found 3 of best leopard print coats across a range of price points that are currently in stores.
Shoes are a great way to accessorise and change up your outfits. Your choice of shoes can change your look entirely, either by dressing down a more formal outfit to look more relaxed or to add some elegance to a casual look.
I was recently interviewed by the Business Daily programme on BBC World Service radio for a feature about dressing for business. The episode looks at how we communicate and are perceived at work. Yopu can listen to it here.
Business casual is a term that confuses a lot of women - the name in itself is an oxymoron. Besides being difficult to define, 'business casual' can mean different things depending on your professional environment.
Everlane is a brand that I have recently discovered who offer great, well-priced basics and have a wonderfully refreshing approach to the way they do things. I've put together three of my favourite items currently available from Everlane.
Our go-to ballet flats have been given a bit of a lift with the return of the block heel. When paired with a rounded toe, the block heel really gives a classic and sophisticated look. Here are 3 of the best block-heeled ballerinas currently in stores across a range of price points.
Fine knits are extremely stylish and will give you a warm yet polished look. They're great for both casual outfits and more professional work attire too. Here are 3 of the best mustard fine knits available in the stores at the moment across a range of price points.
If you're looking to step up your winter wardrobe, a white coat stands out, but in an understated way, and will have you looking glamorous in the cold. Here are 3 of the best short white wool coats available in stores this season across a range of price points.
There's nothing better than a pair of brand new shoes. There's also nothing worse than a pair of shoes that are just too tight! No matter how good they look, an uncomfortable pair of shoes is just not worth it.
Something that will never go out of style, is leopard print. My favourite way of wearing leopard print is in accessories. If you're like me and prefer a minimalistic approach to personal style, leopard print in a pair of heels is just the right amount of colour to bring into an outfit.
Autumn has arrived, bringing with it the cooler weather and the opportunity to get out your favourite winter coats. I am not a fan of buying into current fashion trends, but they do influence what is available in stores. Adding one or two new items, particularly in a seasonal 'on trend' colour can refresh and update your existing wardrobe.
How you feel on the inside is key to your interactions with the world around you. Feeling confident, strong, capable and in control gives you an edge; it’s that powerful first impression to a new client, a first date, or maybe a new colleague. Confidence gives you strength and power, but is it all from the inside?
Dating at any age can be nerve-racking, intimidating, and feel stressful. You want to project yourself at your best, and let your personality show. One area that you really can do this is through your wardrobe and appearance. Here are some tips on how to dress for dates in 2017
It’s easy to send the wrong message without ever opening your mouth. Opportunities are missed, communication is thwarted, and chances are you don’t get a second chance. Here are some tips for making sure you're portraying the right corporate image and personal brand message.
Dressing for business success is a concept I strongly believe in. As a personal stylist and image consultant, I have seen it in practice numerous times. I have personally witnessed the impact that dressing for business success can have on a professional’s career. But how can the way you dress help you in the business world?
I am not a believer in following trends for the sake of it, but one of the easiest ways you can update your look is to update your sunglasses. Here are my current 3 of The Best Flat Top Sunglasses from across a range of price points:
How you dress has a considerable influence on how others assess you and your abilities. It can also affect how confident you feel about yourself and your work. When presenting yourself, your clothes are your silent but strongest partner. Here are some ideas to consider when creating a professional wardrobe that yields natural confidence and competence.
Holiday time is here at last! But for some of you, this time of the year might create a headache worrying about what to pack! Packing for any trip – both business and pleasure can be a real nightmare. Here are some tips to help make the process a little more ‘first class’ than cattle class.
Having a comfortable pair of flat sandals that also look smart is an essential in any wardrobe. Black is the smartest colour, and therefore my 3 of The Best this month features my favourite black flat sandals that are currently available in stores.
It’s great to finally be shopping and creating wardrobes of summer outfits in the sunshine and warmth, rather than in rain and cold and having to rely purely on imagination! Here are some tips and ideas on how to feel and look cool in this heat – long may it continue.
Wide trousers have been everywhere for the last few seasons. However, this season has seen them get higher with a pleated waist and a tie, to create a 'paper bag' look. They are a great alternative to a skirt in the hot weather, and many border on being a culotte as they are very wide at the bottom.
Though it’s difficult to define exactly what Executive Presence is, many successful leaders and professionals are considered to have a sense of composure, poise, charisma and humble confidence. They’ve also been described as portraying sound leadership qualities such as gravitas, credibility and efficiency.
Many of my clients hold leadership roles in a fairly traditional business environment. It's hard to look commanding in a dress when so many come in short sleeves, which means always having to wear a jacket or resorting to the dreaded cardigan. Enter the long sleeved dress.
Your personal brand is much more than just the clothing you wear. It’s the outward manifestation of who you are; your values, skills, work ethic, capability as a professional, background and passions. Good personal branding is authentic and shows that you are confident in the person you are.
Our professional image is becoming more important with each new day and development in the working world. The image we portray to our co-workers and clients sends an important message. It also has a big impact on the way we feel and the confidence we have to tackle our daily tasks.