Avid readers know that when it comes to Dorothy Perkins jeans and trousers, I used to be a Bailey. Then one day it when I went to replace my thoroughly worn out pair, the new pair in the store didn’t feel right. After a bit […]
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Waist: The easiest way to emphasise a shapely waist is the cut of the outfit – BUT if your clothes are doing enough you can call in reinforcements. Any belt can do the job of marking out your narrower middle, but the current trend for wide corset-style belts will really make it pop! It’s like a wonder bra for your waist!
Have you ever looked at a national or cultural outfit and wanted to borrow parts for yourself? Not that you want to encourage commercial cultural appropriation, but something caught you eye. The colour, the lines, the pattern, the fabric – something made you feel good […]
I’ve been thinking about doing something new with my hair. I’ve always had a history of playing withcolour, but for the last five years I’ve been rather tame. Partly because I was being “sensible” (i.e. “corporate”) and partly because I was growing it long and […]
Step 1 - Check you have the basics
Step 2 - Find your shape
Step 3 - See the suggestions
- makeup.com - by far my favourite guide
- stylercaster - good becuase it has sketched and images side by side
- Beautygeeks - the chart is actually by Smashbox, but it turns up on a lot of beauty pages because it so comprehensive!
Step 4 - optional videos
Step 5 - Just go for it!
My pink high-top sneakers? My super comfy white flats? These and more: a whole lot of my regular footwear has just gone on sale for £2. Get them here:
Indoor minimalist, outdoor stylish – can I look creative without owning much stuff? We’re looking for a new place to live. Super excited about the possibility of moving into a dream home: a shiny new apartment on the outskirts of the city. Close enough to walk […]