Category Archives: Styling Tips

How to be beautiful for an Indian summer

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Nothing beats the feeling of a summer dress. My heart is pounding with excitement as soon it’s time to get dressed up for summer.  I am as excited as my five year old daughter when it comes to dressing up.  This summer is no exception. The catwalks promised a summer of billowy, floral, romantic, soft and feminine […]

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Sunglasses for every face shape with Linda Farrow

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Linda Farrow sunglasses for every face shape   In part one of this, sunglasses for every face shape, blog series, we determined our face shape by outlining it on a mirror. Okay, so it was deliberately unscientific.  It went against the grain of my stylist training, but when you get to a certain ‘age’ (40+) you […]

Which sunglasses should I wear?

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Last week, a mummy friend cornered me in the school playground and asked me, as her personal stylist friend, “which sunglasses should I wear?” and did I like her new pair of aviators? Awkward! Get it right, as sunglasses can make or break an outfit When I started styling professionally, I practised my styling training on […]

DIY wardrobe detox

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DIY wardrobe detox Spring is peak season for wardrobe detox bookings. For some of us a wardrobe detox with a personal stylist can be fraught with angst: Who is this personal stylist about to rifle through my wardrobe to highlight all my fashion faux pas? I’m in a style pickle, but I can’t justify paying a […]

Get ready for Summer now

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Don’t let Summer catch you out.  Get ready for Summer now.  Your clothes should be out of storage and your wardrobe detoxed, so you are prêt-à-porter. Today, was like Summer.  I did not get ready for Summer or even consider SS16. Before you penalise the stylist, I was a good mum today.  I did the […]

Myth: Looking stylish is too much of an effort

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Myth: Looking stylish is too much of an effort Apart from my personal styling work, I am a busy mum on the run with three kids.  I am not looking stylish on Monday’s as I work in my office.  Here I can channel my inner man repeller. Read, minimal effort. Today, I’m on a mission to bust the […]

Hot high street buys on a budget

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From the start, my client and I were guaranteed to have a fun shopping session.  There is nothing more satisfying for a personal shopper, than working with someone who is keen to step outside their comfort zone and have fun with it! We found lots of hot high street buys on a budget yesterday. We didn’t […]

How to build a quality wardrobe on a tight budget

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Today’s Saturday shopping trip with my client is going to be tight. Our shopping budget is a strict £400. This makes for a heck of a capsule wardrobe challenge. But, I relish a challenge and can’t wait to show my client how to build a quality wardrobe on a  tight budget. We are heading to Royal […]

Dress to impress or mutton dressed as lamb?

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Do you think its better to dress to impress in a little more frumpy style because you’d rather look that way, than be deluded about your age? As a personal stylist, I work with clients from around Kent, Sussex, Surrey and London to help empower them to dress to impress. I help them overcome the fear […]