What Does What You Wear Say About You?

style advice Sep 05, 2019

Here's a fun little thing to do to adopt into planning what we wear.

Grab a note pad, a post-it note, just something to scribble on and try this quick exercise below. 

  1. Have a little reflect back on your favourite moments from the last 12 months. Kick that memory of yours into gear and think about some of the most fun and joyful times you had.
  2. Try and recall what you were wearing on that fun outing, a great day at work, on holiday, quality time with friends or family – anything at...
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What To Wear For A Casual Dinner Date

what to wear Sep 04, 2019

This wasn't going to be my outfit for this week's styling ideas, but I received several compliments on Saturday night, so I had to ask my friends this week what it was in particular that made them comment about what I wore, when we went out for dinner and a few cheeky drinks.

And the answer was the colour combination. My reaction was, "What? beige and black?" It doesn't seem like much to me but each of them said "yes, you don't see many people wearing it" and they are...

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Keeping Up Appearances

body positivity Aug 30, 2019

Thoughts keep rearing their not so attractive head. Am I too fat to wear this? Do my wobbly bits show in this? Is this too small for me? Do I look good enough? Those niggling little ripples of self-doubt. Self-doubt, about appearances.

I work in the image industry, which is increasingly being dammed for the upholding of beautifying. I encourage women to step into their own beauty and turn away from false standards, objectifying and the conditioning we have been subjected to for decades but...

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What To Wear To A 50th Birthday Party

what to wear Aug 21, 2019

As you know I'm a big fan of making my wardrobe work hard! Most of my clothes I've owned for a very long time - I add a few key new pieces each season if I feel I need to. This weekend I have a special event in Guernsey so last night I was going through my wardrobe, planning my outfit and I've gone back to an old favourite! 

The outfit I've selected to wear is the same as the outfit I wore to a friends 50th birthday party back in August 2016. The party was held at a local...

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How To Remove Deodorant Stains From White Tops

garment care Aug 02, 2019

Summer is my favourite season and white is my favourite colour. But how many white tops have you got that have yellow stains from deodorant on the armpit and you have to discard each season? Stick deodorants seem to be particularly guilty of turning clothes yellow but when you love your favourite deodorant (you can’t get me to part with my Donna Karan Cashmere Mist – it smells fabulous and is so gentle) it’s not an option to change just to get rid of yellow...

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How to Look Younger By Wearing Accessories

accessories style advice Jul 31, 2019

Find out how by introducing accessories to your outfit can take years off how you look.

Hoop Earring 

A hoop earring is an instant facelift and can take the focus off a jawline that is starting to sag (harsh but alas true ladies). The hoop really does take years off you and helps adds volume to your face where we most often need it. Lulu uses this trick all the time. Twiggy and Elle Macpherson are also huge fans of the hoop. 

If you are one of those ladies who thinks the...

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How To Plan Your Beach & Resort Wear Looks

style advice Jul 26, 2019

My super simple 1, 2, 3 formula of style can be applied to all aspects of your lifestyle, even what to wear to the beach or pool. It makes packing for a holiday sooo easy and effortless.

Discover just how simple this is when you pick 6 core pieces and then add those essential accessories. We often believe we need much more than we actually do but by following these principles we can have great style without over-consuming clothes. We all love things which save time and money...

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How To Clean Training Shoes

garment care Jul 09, 2019

A little time and a little elbow grease can transform your tired training shoes. You know we love our Superga trainers at ASKAY and they work hard for their money all year round, but especially so during the summer. Gardens, beaches, streets and bars they go everywhere, but what to do when they are looking a little worse for wear? 

All you need is some baking soda, a nailbrush or old toothbrush, a Johnson's baby wipe and a little bit of time. That's it! Simple. The baking soda will...

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What Is The Best Underwear For White Trousers?

style advice Jul 06, 2019

How old were you when your mum stopped buying your knickers? When it was no longer about wearing little girl pants and you didn't want your mum to know what you wore? 

For me it was probably around the age of 16, but there have been various occasions when shopping with mum in the years since when grabbing those essentials from Marks & Sparks she has still insisted on paying for them. Please note how that last sentence was worded. She paid for them. Didn't choose...

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