Dressing down a formal coat – shop your wardrobe

Dressing down a formal coat – …

A classic good quality coat never goes out of fashion. I have owned this cool brown Max Mara coat since the mid-90s. I remember buying it in the sale in their boutique in Richmond, Surrey. It seemed incredibly expensive at…

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A touch of colour to lift your outfit

A touch of colour to …

“In the bleak midwinter when frosty wind make moan” by Christina Rossetti. I find this time of year quite challenging. As I look out of my window the skies are grey. I would not say that I suffer from SAD…

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Tricky time of year style wise Combining neutrals.

Tricky time of year style …

February is a very tricky time of year style wise. In the northern hemisphere, it is still cold and dark. I have just added a pair of Moonboots to my wardrobe as it is about to snow and I realised…

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How to maximise your wardrobe

How to maximise your wardrobe

I recently showed you how I wore my new grey checked trousers as part of a trouser suit. If you missed it you can check it out here. I had a couple of comments on the length of these modern style…

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The essential art of layering

The essential art of layering

The art of layering is one of the most important skills you can learn. It offers so many benefits. When you layer your clothes successfully and creatively it will help you to ‘shop your closet” and get the most out…

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