Take Me Higher…..
Put Your Back Into It!
High waist trousers can seem like a tricky silhouette to pull off, but they are actually incredibly flattering if you employ a little style know how. Always ensure they have back pockets, without a back pocket, they can add width and size, also make sure the pockets are set midway and not too high. Details like a belt or a cinched back keep everything in proportion. (as we all know, our waistline naturally thickens as […]
To Top It Off
There is always something alluring about showing off some subtle skin as we get older, I’m not talking necklines split down to our navels, or mini skirts, these are ultimately aging and wearing something more suited to a 20 year old is not and I repeat, not going to make you look like a 20 year old. I am all for shopping in stores that don’t necessarily cater to an older demographic, there are treasures […]
June Gloom Roadtripping
It seems that no sooner has summer got underway than we are being bombarded with Pre Fall! All thoughts of floating around in gossamer like fabrics are forgotten as we are tempted by brands and designers to buy into new season styles and colours. I have always preferred a transitional way of dressing, which then justifies paying a designer price now and again, as the cost per wear is minimal and you get to change […]
Daytime Chic to Nighttime Glamour
June gloom is the affectionate (some might say!) name given to the cloudy, damp and grey days that occur in the LA area during this month. in England, we call it weather! It makes for a perfect excuse to get out and explore the Socal coastline and the city of Santa Barbara is only a couple of hours away. Take the beautiful PCH (Pacific Coast Highway), as it winds its way through Malibu and Ventura, […]
Make the clothes in your closet work hard for their keep. With a couple of quick and easy switches, your daytime look can take you to sunset cocktails and beyond. I am an advocate of buying quality over quantity wherever possible and buying the best within your own personal budget. With a some savvy buying hacks, you can get pieces that will stand the test of time and be a favourite season after season that […]