Spring Trends 2016

Well hello spring. Here is my run down on some of this season’s key trends. The Slip dress: Inner wear becomes outer wear. The sort of full length slip we would have worn years ago under a dress, has this season become the dress. I think this look will take some careful navigation; flimsy fabrics are very unforgiving worn as …

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Should I lose weight before booking a personal stylist?

Should I lose weight before booking a personal stylist?  Time and time again I hear women say “I’ll lose weight first and then book you for a personal styling session”. For all the women out there that have uttered or thought along this line, I will say this ‘Drop the ‘fatitude’ and start looking your best TODAY’! When you postpone …

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Wake-Up your Wardrobe

Many women start their day off stressed as they contemplate the daily question, ‘what I am going to wear today’; knowing that very soon they are going to have to stand in front of their own over stuffed wardrobe that is full of clothes that don’t fit, they don’t like and don’t wear. Would it not be a better option …

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Forget New Year’s Resolutions-Think Expiry Dates

I spent the first few days of the New Year in a rather untypical way. Unlike many others I did not take time to nurse a hangover or set New Year’s Resolutions but cleaned out my food cupboard and bathroom cupboards. I was horrified at the amount of stuff unused or partially used that had passed its expiry date; some …

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It’s a wrap

It’s a wrap. Our physical bodies may be at work but for many of us our minds are gearing down to holiday mode. For some that means sunny skies and sandy beaches for others it may be taking advantage of a quiet city and enjoying home life. Holiday mode doesn’t mean tatty shorts and crocs can officially come out and …

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How the weak rand can motivate improved style choices

The rand is at an all time low; this is going to impact the cost of all imports to our shores; which inevitably is reflected on the price tag. Retailers have a few options before them: Increase the price in line with new exchange rates. Stop importing the item on the basis that the market cannot support the new pricing …

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