Monday, 23 February 2015


The Pure fashion event at Olympia last week was bursting at the seams with all the design houses offering their Autumn/Winter 2015 stock to the buyers of the stores and boutiques.  

Key Items for next Autumn/Winter
Trench coats are in all colours, pattered and florals
Leather trucker jackets are now the new biker jacket
Sleeveless coats - following the trend that has already been around this season
Kimono shapes in dresses, blouses and coats
Unstructured oversized coats will continue to dominate the high street
NEW the Yetti jacket in different colours and very furry - fun and young
Tunics and tabards for a business look to casual
Long sleeved long shirts in soft and sheer materials
Polo neck jumpers with white dominating
Culottes - very flattering wide leg to the calf
Tapered trousers as we have been seeing over the last few seasons
More aline skirts and dresses
Blanket wraps become bigger and bolder

Autumnal colours, burnt oranges, browns, cranberry etc
Bright colour i.e. orange to brighten up black and greys

Print and Pattern
Checks are getting bigger
Large panels of block colour on pieces
Tribal/ethnic prints

Fabrics and Detail
Teddy texture
Extreme embellishment
Over large turn-ups on trousers
Shorter fringing that these last seasons

Pointed, flat 
Peep toe boots
Sport shoes

Functional with pockets for devices etc
Minimal in colours and interesting designs

Thursday, 5 February 2015


What do you want to succeed in?

How would your clothes make a difference?

In business, you want people to notice you are efficient, passionate and good at
your job. 

In some industries such as law and public relations you need to dress in accordance with your 
income level.  |This is crucial for your chances of promotion.

You can look styled, confident and professional by the clothing and accessories you wear:
  • tailored suits 
  • elegant styles
  • good quality fabrics 
  • polished grooming
  • relevant accessories that are not too over powering

If you're looking for a partner or going for job interviews, you want to make a great first impression. 

You have just a few seconds to impress with the clothes and accessories that you choose.

Understanding style personality is a powerful tool.

For help on personal styling and shopping see