My book launch was so much fun! It was a great way to celebrate with clients, business associates, and friends. Book sales profits of £618.29 were donated to Smartworks Charity. Ella Dodd, the West London Manager, came along to say a few words about the brilliant work that Smartworks does to help women back into work. Here are some photos of the evening.
Long gone are the days when, if you were at all price conscious, you would have to head to the busy high street optician to buy your glasses. The last few years has seen an explosion of independent eyewear brands offering modern, chic styles, that do not cost the earth.
Vince is one of my favourite luxury brands, with uncomplicated yet refined pieces that approach dressing with a sense of ease. They offer simple, understated, yet beautifully cut clothing in quality fabrics. I especially love their silk tops!
The main intention of writing my new book was to highlight that your image, and how it affects your career progression, needs to be considered separately to fashion and shopping. Being aware of latest trends is always a benefit, but fashion and clothes is not actually the core theme of the book - even though it’s a style strategy!
COS is probably my favourite high street store. I love the simple designs and clean lines. It is also the place to go for loose shapes, and for the use of cotton in a lot of the collection, which is perfect for this heatwave we are currently experiencing.
WOW! About last night… Not only was it an epic, nail-biting night for English football, but it was also the party to celebrate the launch of my new book Look Like The Leader You Are; A 7 Step Strategy For Ambitious Women. I am so thrilled that both were such a success!
Creating mood boards is one of the first steps of my process. Pulling pictures of things you really love, without thinking too much about why, means you tap into your subconscious aesthetic preferences and begin to find your real personal style.
A collarless coat brings effortless sophistication to any outfit. The clean lines and simple silhouette create a minimalistic and understated look. Here are 3 of the best collarless coats currently available in stores.
As a working woman, it's never before been more important or more difficult for you to get your business image right. With less spare time, increased pressure to look good and greater choice than ever before, it's not surprising if you're struggling with your wardrobe.
Massimo Dutti has really stepped up their game this season. They have some fantastic clothes and as usual, also some great shoes. Many of their shoes are very wearable for work but have a twist of interest to them too. Here my 3 of the best pairs of shoes currently on offer by Massimo Dutti.
Double-breasted suits are everywhere this season and although a blazer is one of the few items that never go out of fashion, this classic style hasn't been seen for a while, but this season has made a big come back.. A double-breasted jacket is a shortcut to looking put-together and can create a look that commands authority. Here are 3 of the best double-breasted blazers currently available in stores.
For some working women, getting dressed and out the house in the morning is one of the most stressful parts of the day. One thing that makes this time even more difficult is a wardrobe in disarray. Here are just a few of my top guidelines for keeping your wardrobe in order.
Much like a blazer, a tweed jacket looks instantly professional and can pull any look together in a sophisticated and polished way. Depending on how you style it, you can wear a tweed jacket as part of a formal look or a more relaxed casual outfit too.
Kitri Studio is a new online womenswear brand based in London which offers high-quality garments at an affordable price. They describe their items as 'wardrobe classics with a playful twist'. Here are my 3 of the best silk blouses from the current range at Kitri Studio.
A jumpsuit is a one-piece wonder that requires very little effort to create a sophisticated outfit. They're a great alternative to an office dress and are infinitely versatile - having you looking put-together really easily. Here are my 3 of the best short-sleeve jumpsuits currently available in stores.
Libby London is a brand that truly understands the needs of professional, ambitious women. If you are looking for some effortlessly stylish work dresses, this is a good place to start looking. Here are my 3 of the best dresses currently available from Libby London.
Oversized, borrowed from your boyfriend, relaxed silhouette, slouchy - call it what you will, this style of blazer is classy, chic and looks great. Here are 3 of the best-oversized blazers currently available in stores.
Let's face it, dressing well takes effort. There's no escaping the need to invest some time and money when it comes to creating an authentic wardrobe. One thing that will make the process a lot easier, is understanding why your style is important to you.
Whether we like it or not, our image and the way we present ourselves plays a role in our success in the workplace. For some people, putting together an outfit every morning can be a daunting task. I've put together 10 simple points to take into consideration when dressing for the office that will help you look professional and will make getting ready for work a little easier.
There's a new kid on the block when it comes to women's staples. Cefinn is the label from Samantha Cameron, and is described as a contemporary women's brand that creates design-led, go-to, day wear for the busy woman.
2018 is fast approaching. We’ve all heard the phrase ‘new year, new me’ a few too many times, but with the new year does come a new opportunity to practise the art of reinvention. Follow these six style resolutions for 2018 and you’ll be well on your way to a more confident, stylish and polished version of yourself.
After thirty-five, women ‘our age’ have different needs, different goals and different bodies than we may have had in our twenties – and our wardrobes should support that. I’ve put together five top style tips for women over thirty-five that will bring new life to your look and keep your wardrobe updated and fresh.
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.