We’ve all got them, things about fashion, clothes, our own personal style or shopping habits that drive us insane. It can be anything from the way certain styles of clothes fit to what colours are on trend for the season. No matter how much you love fashion or style, there’s always that one thing that completely irritates you about it.
Have you ever made up your own fashion rule that you religiously abide by? It might have been something that you dreamt up years ago that you’ve been sticking to ever since. Perhaps some nugget of wisdom that was passed down by your mum or an old friend or work colleague. If there’s one thing about fashion it’s there’s lots of rules. Some change over time, some don’t. Some we’ve made up ourselves and it’s these rules that could be holding you back.
Want to mix prints like a pro but scared of looking like a clown? You’re not alone. For the uninitiated, mixing prints can be a tricky thing to do. So much so that most avoid it altogether. If you get it wrong and you feel awkward in it then heads will turn for all the wrong reasons. If you’re still starting out with prints then check out my last post how to really work prints first. If you’re wanting to up your game and get ready to give mixing prints a whirl then keep reading for all the tips to make sure you’re a print-mixing-maestro!
Did the title get your attention? Good. I’ve been thinking about where people typically go wrong when it comes to cultivating their personal style and trying to whittle it down to a few key points. It’s not really about pointing the finger and highlighting ‘fashion failures’ but showcasing the common mistakes that I’ve come across when working with different people. So consider this a style ‘pick me up’ if you’ve been in a bit of a rut with your wardrobe or really don’t know where you might be going wrong.
Summer’s officially here! Well, the high street seems to tell us so, with the clothes that are currently on offer. An abundance of printed trousers, jackets and tops. I’ve been discussing prints a lot over the last few weeks with my clients, as many seem to be a bit shy when it comes to embracing them. Although The Devil Wears Prada will have us believing that prints like florals are actually rather passé, the reality is that they pose a bit of challenge for some individuals. If you’re one who’s not really sure about how to build prints in to your wardrobe, then keep reading.