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Can I Wear Stripes?

The Right Stripes It’s #FashionFixFriday and today we’re answering that classic question – Can I Wear Stripes?  The quick answer is YES.  Anyone can wear stripes.  But not all stripes are equal.  So I popped into good old Marks & Spencer this...

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Three Ways To Instantly Look Frumpy

One of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to Personal Style is “How do I stop looking frumpy?” and the truth is, it’ much easier than you might think.  We’re all guilty of being a bit lazy, taking the path of least resistance and...

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What Is Colour Analysis?

Colour Analysis Explained You may have heard people referring to ‘getting their colours done’ by an image consultant or personal stylist and wondered what it is.  Colour Analysis is the best way to find out which colours are your most or least flattering,...

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How To Wear Skinny Jeans

Skinny Jeans Here To Stay They’ve been around for a few years now and they don’t show any sign of leaving us.  The good news is that with this trend for youngsters to wear high waisted trousers, our skinny jeans are no longer squashing our hips and causing...

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How To Wear A Denim Jacket

Versatile & Stylish A serious wardrobe staple but some women get confused with how to wear a denim jacket.  Particularly the over 40s who wonder “Am I too old to wear a denim jacket?’.  The quick is answer is No, you’re never too old.  But you...

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Which Trousers Suit My Body Shape?

The Wrong Trousers I think the biggest frustration right now for women is finding the right style trousers.  Especially if you’re curvy.  Curvy girls could always rely on the good old ‘boot cut’ for a hip-balancing shape but look in the stores and...

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Big Foot, Little Foot

Which Size Bag? So here’s a cracking little thought just for you this weekend… Did you know, the size of your feet dictates the size of your handbag!?  Honestly!  If you have small feet, you should stick to a smaller bag and avoid oversized bags at all...

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The Right Trousers

Strictly Shopping Darling! Last weekend, Queen Pixie Tracey and I, headed to London (again) to watch the Strictly live tour.  FAB-U-LOUS of course.  And the following morning we headed to Westfield for a spot of shopping.  Well, who wouldn’t? I needed some new...

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Drop The Dress Size

I went shopping yesterday and here are the tags from what I bought. What do you notice? The sizes are inconsistent. I have a mix of 10s, 12s, Smalls and Mediums. If you took a look through my wardrobe you’d also see 8s and 14s and the occasional Large. We know...

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I’ll Wait Until…

Style.  Looking and feeling good.  I’ve been a Personal Stylist in and around Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter for 6 years and the one thing I hear from women too often, when considering my style, wardrobe weeding or personal shopping services, goes something like...

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Eco-Style

Love Yeovil Last Saturday I was asked by Love Yeovil to take 13 year old Style Blogger Amelia on a tour of the local charity shops to prove that not only can you pick up some bargains, you can also dress in current trends in an environmentally friendly way.  And if...

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Confidently Colourful

A Workshop On Colour Saturday 17th September I hosted my super-fabulous Colour Confidence workshop here at PB HQ with 4 lovely ladies in attendance and we talked about all things colour – clothes, make up, hair, jewellery.  There’s a common theme when it...

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Storm In A G Cup

The Results Are In… So a few weeks ago I revealed I’d measured myself according to the website Boob Or Bust and was completely flabbergasted at the result!  I promptly ordered a bra from a place called Bra Stop and was proper excited when my lovely little...

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Unworn Swimwear? Surely Not!

New survey reveals 85% women never wear the swimwear they purchase because it doesn’t fit properly – 5 top tips to feel great in swimwear – 92% surveyed have never been measured for swimwear 75% respondents are frustrated by the lack of styles that fit...

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You’ll Never Guess My Bra Size!

Sick & Tired Of Being Told That… Sick and tired of hearing… …you’re wearing the wrong bra?  I know I am.  It’s like, ‘Yeah, I know!  But tell me where to go to get bras that FIT properly’ right? I don’t know about...

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And The Winner Is…

#7Colours7Days Style Challenge We held an online Style Challenge last month, showing how to wear colours with confidence based on the science of colour and by learning about our own natural colouring. Helen won our competition with these photos, demonstrating her...

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From Drab to Fab – Casual Style with a WOW

The Most Common Question From people who work from home, to full-time Mums, hands-down the MOST common question we get asked here at PB HQ is a variation of: ‘How can I still look stylish in casual clothes?’ Some people just don’t ‘do’...

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Does Colour Matter?

Turn Back Time I’ve been looking for an old photo of me when I was expecting Dexter to compare bump sizes and I have this portable hard disk with every digital photo EVER on it.  So of course I then spent 2 hours and 37 minutes looking at snaps from holidays,...

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