Category Archives: Styling Tips

How to be beautiful for an Indian summer


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


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?


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


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


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


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


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


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?


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 […]