How To Wear Casual Summer Clothes

We all love summer; so many of the tasks we have to undertake are easier and more straightforward. Getting kids ready for school (fewer coats, gloves, scarves, etc), feeding your tribe (more salady and less casseroley), popping out in the car (no darned defrosting)....

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How To Look Your Best On Film

Why you need to know how to dress for video I recently took the plunge and recorded my first Facebook Live videos. Boy is that terrifying?! There is so much to consider: eliminating background noise, remembering what you want to say, getting the technology working,...

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How To Wear Gingham

Fashion’s a funny thing, isn’t it? When a particular style is out of favour you can’t imagine yourself wearing it, except during some torturous fancy dress experience. You say things like: “Oh no, I wouldn’t be seen DEAD in platform shoes!” and “Remember those...

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What to wear if you want to look slimmer

Cars. Houses. Cupcakes. In all these things, and many others, we’ve got used to thinking: the bigger the better. But, there’s one area that I’m particularly fed up with seeing things bigger than they should be. Before you start thinking: “ooh, what a bitch!” No, it’s...

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How To Create An ‘Authentic Wardrobe’

I’m giving up on the idea of a Capsule Wardrobe ‘Capsule wardrobe’. It’s the most delightful phrase. Somehow or other these two little words have become filled with the promise of Paris in the springtime. Breton tops paired with clam-diggers, perfect weather, empty...

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How To Wear Wide-Leg, Cropped Trousers

You know when you go to bed at night and there are no mushrooms on the lawn, then the next morning, there’s about 25? That. But, substitute mushrooms for wide-leg, cropped trousers. They are EVERYWHERE! And, it’s not just the high-end, or high-fashion retailers who...

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Buying Guide – Smart/Casual for Work

How to get it right every time! Time for a Buying Guide! This week, I’m covering ‘smart/casual’, and the pieces you need to get it right. Smart/casual is always a tough look to pull off but at this time of year, when the weather is so changeable and unreliable, it’s...

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Just Be Yourself

When I was young, like most children, I had the occasional confidence wobble. My parents were very patient and kind about these wobbles. They’d use a particular phrase to reassure me that I reckon most 1970s parents trotted out with intense regularity. “Just be...

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Turn The Spotlight On Your Outfit

Have you ever seen The Voice on TV? I haven’t watched it for a while. Even though I enjoyed the first couple of series, I had to stop tuning in. While I loved to observe amateur singers taking their place on the stage and refining their skill into something...

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How to Look Good for Less!

I know I have a reputation. I don’t mean in the Scarlet O’Hara sense, but, I know I have a reputation for loving shopping and spending too much money on clothes. In many ways, I play up to this reputation. That’s partly because I’m very comfortable with it. After all,...

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How to Look Good at the Gym

You can look good in the gym, I promise! My friends find it amusing that even my workout gear is carefully chosen to fit with my style rules and always in the best colours for my skin tone. Sometimes, while I’m hunting out the perfect pieces, I do my own head in a...

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How to be Cosy AND Classy

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope you had a truly relaxing Christmas break. Ours was wonderful - I feel rested and fired-up about being back at work. I have LOTS of plans for 2017 - look out for new stuff from HR Towers, very soon! In the meantime, I want to talk about the...

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Comfort AND Joy?!

So this IS Christmas… and what will we wear? The shopping is DONE. The presents are wrapped and ready to go, the food is organised and I’m looking forward to family starting to arrive. There's just one last thing to figure out: what to wear on Christmas Day. As the...

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Could This Be Love?

Are you, like many of my blog readers, an entrepreneur or involved in sales in some capacity? If you are, or ever have been, you’ve probably been schooled in the art of selling at some point in your career. I expect you were taught the importance of finding out the...

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Rock that Frock

How to sparkle and shine your way into the New Year. Hurray! Christmas is nearly here! This time of year makes me very happy. Mainly because it gives me the chance to indulge in my love of all things shiny, sparkly and gorgeous. Even the wrappers on Quality Street...

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Stuck in a sartorial rut?

How I like to change things up All Aboard the Change Train. There’s a common thread to Autumn and for me it’s all about ‘departures’. By November, lots of things are coming to an end in order to make way for something new. Crunchy golden leaves are rapidly spiralling...

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Buying Guide: Autumn Coats

It’s time to wrap up! It’s that time of year again. Fffreezing in the mornings, mild by lunchtime, and back to cold again by dusk. When I’m working from home, I feel pretty lucky to be able to layer up and down as the day progresses, to counteract the fluctuating...

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Are YOU ‘worth it’?

I think you are. We ALL are. What sort of value do you put on yourself? Do you protect yourself like a beloved diamond ring? The kind that has a special place in your jewellery box, gets a regular yearly clean and comes out whenever you know you are in for a fantastic...

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