8 colour combinations to try this summer

Whether you are heading away on holidays or just want to introduce a bit more colour into your city wardrobe, summer is the perfect time to experiment with vibrant shades and unexpected colour combinations. When I’m looking for colour inspiration…

Finding comfortable heels

I vividly remember my very first pair of heels. I was 15 and begged my mom to the point of drilling a hole in her head until she finally caved in. I was the happiest teenager alive going home with…

How to Shop in Sales

You will recognize the sale sign no matter where you are in the world – the white and red combo has almost a hypnotizing effect on most women, regardless of what language it is written in. After seeing countless wardrobes…

The Minimalist Approach to Planning Your Sun Holiday …

There are not many things that can compare to the excitement of booking a holiday, especially when going away to the sun. I grew up on the coast of the Black Sea so popping down to the beach every day…

WARDROBE STAPLE – The Denim Jacket

A denim jacket is nothing new to anyone who was a teenager in the 90s. They have solidly been around since and became the casual sister of a trench. This spring/summer the denim jacket came back with a double bang!…

NAILING THE WEDDING GUEST LOOK (IN A PRACTICAL …

Years ago my wardrobe resembled a scene out of 27 Dresses with Katherine Heigl. I had a closet dedicated entirely to occasionwear dresses. They were not bridesmaids dresses but they were not far off it – they were dresses I…

How to update your wardrobe without breaking the …

Couple weeks ago I had a wardrobe review with a client (let’s call her Ann) and it came to discussing the budget. We had a shopping list ready and I took her through the simple exercise mentioned  in the previous…

Principles of a functional wardrobe

One of my fondest memories is of my granny when I was very young. I used to love watching her get ready. It’s only in my grown-up life that I came to admire and fully appreciate the standard she was…

How to Calculate a budget for a new …

As much as every woman loves the idea of updating her wardrobe or starting one from scratch, thinking about the financial side of things can be pretty daunting. Many women abandon the idea without even getting to the ball park…

Destination: The Perfect Wardrobe

I remember the very first wardrobe I got to audit. I was just back home from London after finally completing my studies and qualifying as an image consultant (even the name now makes me laugh!). I was full of theoretical…

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Welcome to Stylist’s Notes

I was standing in a sheer panic in front of my wardrobe precisely 13 years ago. I could feel the hot flush coming and my mouth was so dry I couldn’t even speak. I could feel my make-up (that I…