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...
If you're lucky enough to be jetting off somewhere fabulously hot and glamorous this holiday season then you've no doubt been giving your holiday wardrobe some careful consideration.
What to wear poolside can be a tricky style dilemma for some as we're not used to being so exposed. Have no fear! We're here with some expert advice to ensure you select the right swimwear for your body shape so you can kick back in confidence this Summer.
It's not usual for me to write a personal post, but a couple of weeks ago whilst catching up on summer holidays with friends over a coffee, I was asked how on earth I managed to pack for a three week rail trip around Europe with just a backpack. So here it is - my capsule train-friendly backpacking wardrobe with room for a few little luxuries.
Embrace your romantic, creative side and try this Summer's hottest trend with these top tips.
Boho is back for Summer 2015 with prints, fabrics, embellishments and shapes all nodding to the 70's. Saint Laurent, House of Holland and Tommy Hilfiger all showcased crochet, fringing and flares on their SS15 catwalks so you can bet that it’s going to be in a store near you this season.
You don’t have to embrace this trend from head-to-toe to keep your look current for the season ahead. With a few small additions and some simple styling tweaks you can easily incorporate boho into your existing wardrobe.
June is here and with the promise of warmer weather on the horizon in the UK we're looking forward to hot days, chilled drinks and lighter, brighter outfit combinations.
This month it's all about how to wear white this Summer - from Lights to Deeps, your white colour combinations are covered. Embrace white this season - a classic hue that evokes a luxurious, classic and understated style. Shades of white work beautifully to lift any look and instantly make you feel ready for warmer weather and longer, sun-filled days. How you wear your whites will depend on which dominant colour category you fall into - read on to find out more...
Summer is the season for dressing up and special occasions - from a day at the races with friends to family weddings, there are lots of excuses to get glam!
Hats have been an accessory of the chic and sophisticated for decades but in recent years the likes of the Duchess of Cambridge, Zara Phillips Tindall, Katherine Jenkins, Dita Von Teese and even Lady Gaga have made hat-wearing current and fun.
A fabulous hat is the perfect way to give your look the WOW factor and there are a multitude of options to choose from, whether it's small and simple to fabulous and flamboyant - the question is, which to go for?
This month we've collaborated with milliner Beth Hughes to offer you some expert advice on choosing the right headwear for your special occasion this Summer.
So far, summer 2014 has been more we had hoped for on the weather front - but this can be a challenge for your work wardrobe. Sartorial etiquette varies between companies but regardless of what you do and at what level, your appearance is sending messages out to your colleagues, your peers and your bosses.
Follow these tips to make sure you keep cool whilst looking the business at work:
The sun is out which means there is no better time to embrace colour. How you wear your colours will depend on how you like to dress and what looks good on you. It will also depend on where you work and how you spend your free time.
Below are some colour combinations for each dominant colouring that will make you look good and feel good. There is something for work, something for play and colours you can wear with white - this season's freshest look.
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.