Style Savvy Series

Each season designers send their heavenly (and sometimes not so heavenly) creations down the catwalks of New York, London, Milan and Paris, but along with these beautifully created pieces comes the inevitable hefty price tag. There is a lot to be said for buying quality over quantity, especially when you are in the 5-0 and beyond club, the luxe nature of the fabrics used are very forgiving and this is an important tool in maintaining […]

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Going To The (Denim) Dark Side

Spring has Sprung! It may still be chilly and your coats are still keeping you toasty, but there’s no denying the evenings are getting lighter and even the grey days don’t seem quite so dull. What better way to transition into your Spring wardrobe than with some dark denim. This hue is perfect for making a white shirt look even whiter and crisper and getting some mileage out of softer colours like  candy pinks,  baby […]

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Checkmate in the Style Stakes.

Plaid, Houndstooth and Tartan, these are the fashion checks we are all familiar with. But, how to take them out of country pursuits and give them a glamover and a feminine vibe. Not a lumberjack in sight!   This plaid, cotton shirt is given a casual, chic update with metallic tweed flats , raw hem denim and a statement bag. A simple white tank completes the look. A perfect dressed up, dressed down look that is intent on crushing ageist style boundaries. […]

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Let’s Get Waisted.

From wide belts to belt bags and paperbag waists to high rise denim, it’s good to be stuck in the middle. A wide belt gives the illusion of a teeny, tiny waist and looks good on everyone, adding an instant chic, modern update to an outfit and gives an amazing hourglass shape when worn with a midi dress. A favourite alternative to a wide belt is the belt bag (I am not calling it a […]

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It’s Time to Sling on Some Purrfect Heels

Aah kitten heels, that easy to wear, easy to walk in  addition to your style arsenal. Low enough to happily trot around in all day, yet glam  enough to wear for evening, this is the heel I have gravitated towards since my teenage days of tight minis and all mod revival 60’s in the late 70’s and early 80’s, to the indie music, new romantic, big haired and rara skirt wearing days of the mid […]

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