Well-heeled or feeling flat?

Jan 29th, 2017 Fashion Kirstie 6 min read

If, like me, you are feeling that January flat, I like to click on the ‘New In’ link with designer on-line stores to get a feel of the trends selling now, and then try and find similar styles on the high street. Yes, you may lose the full designer flair, but we know our own budgets and need to work within those boundaries. Here are…

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6 Tips for Complete Outfits

Jan 20th, 2017 Fashion Kirstie 4 min read

Over the years, I have learnt that creating a whole outfit is ‘Number One’ in requests from clients. Yes, you all have gorgeous pieces in your wardrobe, but how to wear them in one or more ways is essential, adding confidence and speed for decision making in the morning. Here are a few top tips that I have learnt along the way: 1. Experiment. Spend…

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Jeans Fever

Jan 13th, 2017 Fashion Kirstie 5 min read

Jean fever is set to continue this year…going through the hot sweats to find that perfect pair. But with lots of handy tips in print and on social media, some of the hard work has been done. When I was asked to be involved in a session with Good Housekeeping Magazine, which is out now, I jumped at the chance to find new options. I…

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Sale Savvy

Jan 4th, 2017 Fashion, Inspiration Kirstie 4 min read

This is the perfect time to buy from the upper end of the high street, look at quality reductions not basement bargains. Classic items that will be just as useful next year as this year, a coat or simple top layer that can easily be updated with the new trouser shape or skirt flare. In broad terms, keep the outer layers classic shades but add…

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