How To Find The Best T-Shirt For Your Body Shape

Often considered as a not very exciting basic garment, the humble cotton t-shirt is found in every woman’s wardrobe. But there is much to be gained from having the right kind of t-shirts as part of your capsule wardrobe. 

Here is my checklist of things to look for to make your t-shirts flattering and easy to wear, rather than dreary and leaves you disregarding its value. 

Neckline

Let me repeat. Neckline. Vital to how a garment frames the face. Throat grabbing styles are...

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Fashion & Technology

style advice Apr 18, 2019

Easter weekend signifies the height of spring with imagery of fluffy chicks and yellow daffodils surrounding us which means from here on in it’s time to start thinking about summer! Life in Guernsey where the seasons start a little earlier than most of the UK it means that the daffodils are almost all over and I spent a couple of hours the other weekend recusing four ducklings from a drain they had fallen into. You can thank Hamish for alerting me to them, as he was insistently sniffing...

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Different Ways To Wear Necklaces

accessories style advice Apr 15, 2019

Layering necklaces is a really simple but effective way of looking super stylish. It's a style tip that works so well to transform an otherwise basic look into a stunning outfit, and one I encourage you to experiment with.

Try to follow my guide for the ideal length for a short necklace and then for the longest one, aim to reach your tummy button. The rest is up to you! 

I hope these ideas inspire you to try wearing necklaces in different ways, do let me know what...

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Springtime Declutter

style advice Apr 11, 2019

Do you have too many clothes?

It’s that time of year when it is a great idea to declutter your wardrobe. Are you feeling overwhelmed when you open your wardrobe doors or can are you wearing the same few things again on repeat and finding your other times tricky to put together into a new look? 

Decluttering can reveal a whole new lease of life for clothes you already own. But before you dive in there and immerse yourself in the memories certain outfits will bring, take 10 minutes...

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Spring Compliments

style advice Apr 05, 2019

I witter on about only buying items you need and love. About how it’s OK to stay with a formula or theme once you’ve established your style DNA. Well, this week whilst researching for the Look Books in London my very own style halo received a little polish and upgrade.

I was wearing the outfit I demonstrated on day 9 of my 30 Day Spring Challenge and not once, twice but three times in one day what I was wearing brought compliments. People approached me and wanted...

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Does My Bum Look Big In This?

style advice Mar 29, 2019

Jeans. A staple garment in every woman’s wardrobe. Maybe not blue, maybe not even denim but the design of the 5 pocket jean has been copied and used in a multitude of fabrics since its creation sometime after 1873 when the original 3 pocket jean was patented by Levi Strauss & Co. Spring/summer always has a focus on wearing more denim, or simply jean styled trousers, in strong colours or even prints.

Did you know that the size, shape and position of the back pockets significantly...

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What Not To Wear

style advice Mar 29, 2019

This week I’ve read three different articles about either a ‘must have’, a ‘wardrobe stable’ or an ‘essential’ for every woman.

What single item is dominating so many column inches? A super duper, body-loving, self-laundering, sustainable and ethical item? If only! All this week’s hype seems to be around a midi, long-sleeved floral dress...

 

If this is truly such an iconic and integral part of a woman’s attire how come I’ve...

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Top Style Tips - Necklace Lengths & Layering

style advice Dec 14, 2018

There are actually some really easy things to know about necklace lengths that will take the guesswork out of why some work better than others and of course how to combine them. 

We are often attracted to a necklace as a whole and don't think of the actual length being what makes it look truly fabulous on us. Or it can look just average once we try it on. In the next series of images, I show you where certain lengths of necklaces will hang and the simple layering principle. Previously I...

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What You Didn't Know About Ankle Boots

style advice Nov 09, 2018

Do you love the practicality of an ankle boot but when you wear them find that your feet look much bigger and heavier than they normally do? Or your legs look chunkier than normal, especially with a skirt?

 

So, you then tend to only wear them with trousers, but unless your trousers are wide enough at the hem for the boot to disappear up inside they still don’t look quite how you want them to?

Well here are the reasons why!

LK Bennett this season, has provided me with the perfect...

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True Style Habits

style advice Nov 02, 2018

We can all recognise style when we see it on other people, in pictures in a magazine, online or in real life. Perhaps at work, at an event or even just someone we pass in the street. When we see someone well-dressed we are attracted to their image because they emit positive energy. They appear to stand taller, to have more confidence and look effortlessly put together.

If only I could wear that, or how do they do it? We all have that friend or know someone who just seems to nail it every...

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