Getting dressed during the hottest days of the year is hard enough without also having to worry about looking presentable in the office. Throw into the mix that here in the UK the weather can turn in the blink of an eye and it can become a daily struggle to get dressed. Read on to learn how to keep things looking more boardroom than beach at the office with mix and match separates and easy to throw-on dresses as well as a few guidelines to keep in mind for your Summer workwear wardrobe.
Summer holiday season is almost upon us and whilst we love nothing more than an excuse to jet off to the sun, sometimes the thought of getting everything ready beforehand can seem a little daunting.
Here's some top packing tips and tricks to ensure you have everything you need whilst still meeting the luggage limit.
Stripes are featured on catwalks and in High Street stores season after season. Why? They have a timeless appeal to them whilst also feeling fresh and modern. It's highly likely that many of you already have a stripe or two in your wardrobe.
There is a way to wear stripes to suit all body shapes, just read on to find out how to wear yours...
Put your best foot forward. Spring is the perfect time to refresh your wardrobe with new colours as well as new styles.
Here's the lowdown on the hottest shoe trends for the season and which ones will work for you...
Sometimes fashion choices are not always the smart choices for our body. If you like to dress stylishly but still want to look after your posture, muscles and joints you don’t have to compromise to move around freely and comfortably. Here are some top to toe healthy style tips from Viv Slater of Move Well Massage to help you look, move and feel great.
February: the month of love, passion and romance... and the perfect excuse to celebrate YOU!
Whether it's a sassy new image, a slick of a bold new lipstick or treating yourself to a makeover experience, we've got all the TLC you need.
According to the Financial Times' resident style editor, Jo Ellison, this festive season it's all about keeping the focus on your top half with "over the table dressing". The theory is simple; people will only see your top half when you're sitting down at your Christmas dinner party, so focus your attention there.
This is a great approach as wearing colours that really suit you on your top half ensures maximum impact; your skin will glow, your eyes will sparkle and you're sure to turn heads for all the right reasons!
So you’ve been invited to a Christmas party. Maybe your friends have decided to have a get together for New Years Eve. Office party giving you nightmares – and what are you going to wear?
Here’s a few ideas of where to head to on the high street, based on your style personality. For each idea there are some clues as to what YOUR style personality might be – and yes, we all have one!
At this time of year we seem to be bombarded constantly with the message to buy, buy, buy. With the festive season just around the corner perhaps you have already started to think about the gifts need to buy and perhaps whether you need a new outfit for a Christmas party or night out or even the big day itself. Whether you are overwhelmed or excited by the prospect, take a look at my tips below for making your shopping trip (or screentime) successful and perhaps even enjoyable...
In Summer it somehow seems so much easier to get out and move - walking, cycling, running. But come the winter, once you've stepped through the door it's easy to stay there. But with research that dance-based exercise has hugely positive results on the mind as well as the body, I was intrigued to learn more about the popular Jazzercise classes that are run across Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire - by a truly amazing team who have energy and enthusiasm too. So I know they're fit - but what inspires the look of the team running the classes in and around Thame, Haddenham, Chinnor and Waddesdon?
Katy Dyer is an experienced style coach and corporate image consultant. Based in Thame, Oxfordshire and working across the South-East and beyond she helps people of all ages, stages and backgrounds to present themselves at their very best.