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.
Feeling dull and like your look is outdated? There's nothing like a bit of change to shake things up and feel refreshed. If you're feeling a little flat or bored with your image, there are a few easy ways to add some new life to the way you look, from leading London personal stylist Lizzie Edwards.
There’s a common misconception about personal stylists and what we do. Many people are under the impression that personal stylists are only needed by Hollywood’s A-listers who frequent the red carpet and get snapped daily by Paparazzi. This is not the case!
Ever feel overwhelmed trying to juggle being a successful woman in the corporate world with trying to look good and maintaining an up-to-date style? Here are some style tips for the busy woman from top personal stylist Lizzie Edwards.
Many working women find that having a personal stylist isn’t something that they can afford, have time for, or even need. But the mistakes that people make with these few assumptions become very clear in their wardrobe choices. Having a personal stylist goes far beyond the common perception that people have of this service.
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.” This well-known quote by Henry Ford sums up the importance of confidence perfectly. Your confidence in yourself and in your abilities, plays a major role in your success. What you believe you can or can’t achieve, can easily manifest into reality.
People are more concerned than they need to be over what they consider their body shape issues. Please stop finding fault with your body, and stop labelling it as 'pear' or 'apple'. It is your shape, and it just needs dressing with consideration to what feels and looks good to you.
A new season can sometimes be overwhelming. The looks on the catwalk seem are so far fetched from what you’d ever be wearing in your everyday life! Here are a few tips to help you personalise the trends.
When it comes to looking great in your clothes, the size and fit makes all the difference. I work with clients of all shapes and sizes. It is not unusual that I will put my client in a size 12 trouser, a top in a size 16, and throw on a coat in a size medium. They are to be used as a guide only.