Many women tend to consider sequins exclusively for evening dress and dismiss wearing them during the day. We find sequins incredibly flattering as day wear, it’s simply a matter of learning how Continue reading
Vertical stripes only serve to exaggerate a long body, making your legs look comparatively shorter. Here Trinny shows how she wears Continue reading
Neon is a huge trend this season but it can be tricky to wear. The key is to choose a neon shade that flatters, rather than fights with, your skin tone. Acid yellow just kills Susannah but Continue reading
Sometimes an unloved garment just needs a bit of a re-vamp to give it new life. Revamping your wardrobe is a great way to improve your cost-per-wear ratio.
“I fell in love with the neckline of this t-shirt, so I completely ignored the fact that it’s ‘nude’ colour gave me the appearance of a person who may have spent the last fifteen months lying in a darkened hospital room. The result? Continue reading
Flat chested women like Trinny can get away with wearing big all-over florals, so long as they’re done in a way that doesn’t overwhelm you. Trinny says, “This print works because Continue reading
Poppy red; Schiaparelli pink; acid green; neon yellow, tangerine: Biff – Bam – Boom – Kapow!!! Wearing bright colours can be scary stuff. Yet if brights are put together with a creative eye they evoke a statement of supreme self-confidence in the wearer.
A lot of people automatically wear brights with black. Continue reading
Leopard is quite an obvious way to go in a jacket or dress but if not handled with care it can tend to come across as a touch trashy. Continue reading
This week we begin our pattern and texture tutorials.
Putting patterns together in clothing is a scary thing to the uninitiated and uninformed. That is why so many women do not take risks with mixing prints and textures. Stripes with flowers, squares with circles or swirls with zig-zags may seem utterly bonkers, but when you apply it well to your outfits the results are very exciting.
When it comes to pattern and texture, take a deep breath and Continue reading
So many women ask us questions like “How can I wear red?” or “Does green suit me?” We have come to realise that thinking about colour in this way is misleading. The seven basic hues of the rainbow have infinite subtle variations and hence there is a blue, a red or a green to suit everybody. The trick is in putting it together. We choose to be inspired by the palettes of nature, art and landscape.
Fear of colour can keep us stuck in a drab fog of black teamed with grey and beige. But what’s stopping you feeling confident with colour? Continue reading