Fancy Footwork to Transcend Trends

Fashion is getting faster and faster these days and quite frankly, it’s exhausting. There is almost a desparation  to be “on trend” no matter whether the said “trend” suits you or not. I feel it’s time to take a step back and look at what you really love, as opposed to what you think you must have in order to be relevant, or “fit in.”My ongoing mantra is ‘be youthful, not young”.  Embrace your individual […]

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All Stylish On The Western Front

On trend, I am not a huge fan of this teeny phrase, it implies that we will somehow be untrendy at a particular point in the very near future. My aim with style is to always be just a little off kilter to nay major trends that come through each season and to give advice and tips to keep your own personal look feeling current, fresh and modern for as long as possible. With late […]

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On The Prowl

Along with a classic tux jacket, a crisp, white shirt and  a slouchy grey sweat, Leopard print is a style mainstay. Leopard print comes in many different shapes and silhouettes, but not all are created equal. To keep the look youthful, fresh and current , go for luxe fabrics and more classic styles. Trends come and go in a flash, so by choosing  more classic styles you’ll give your leopard pieces closet longevity. Stay away […]

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Take Me Higher…..

 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 […]

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Put Your Back Into It!

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 […]

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