Category Archives: ASK AL

Stylish Summer Sandals For Big Feet

Stylish Summer Sandals For Big Feet

Never underestimate the power of the shoe! The wrong shoes can make or break any outfit, but what if  you struggle to find shoes to fit your larger feet? Have you noticed that most of the shoes  you like stop at size 10? And what does that mean for you if you’re a size 11… Continue Reading

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How To Find The Right Jeans

How To Find The Right Jeans

“I just love shopping for new jeans.” Said no woman. Ever. Me included. With one exception. When I’m helping clients/friends find their new jeans.  You see, I’m really, really good at finding jeans to fit others. Just not for myself, because I don’t have normal legs.  But what’s normal anyway?  When I work that out, I’ll get… Continue Reading

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Trench Coats & Blazers. An “Ask Al” from Tanya

Trench Coats & Blazers. An “Ask Al” from Tanya

Ok. So yes. This IS a screen grab from a private message with my friend dear friend Tanya who is currently holidaying in Kho Samui (Yep. Bitch.) She also just got engaged, in the most romantic, idyllic and delightful setting. Yep, she’s living the dream!  While I freeze my you-know-what’s off here and write blogs… Continue Reading

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How To Make Your Hair Look Thicker

How To Make Your Hair Look Thicker

An “Ask Al” Question from Rachael Following on from my recent post “How To Get Big Hair” I thought it timely to answer another reader’s question about thinning hair. I mean let’s face it; getting big hair is in some ways, also a solution to fine or thinning hair. So, I’m sharing with you my… Continue Reading

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How To Get Big Hair

How To Get Big Hair

They say “The bigger the hair, the closer to God”. So I figure I should make it my mission to get bigger hair right now! Someone commented on my hair the other day. She asked what I’d been doing with it lately? I said “If I tell you, I’ll have to kill you. There’s a… Continue Reading

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Autumn Must Haves

Autumn Must Haves

Autumn is here, and even if the weather is still slightly moody, the stores are telling us Winter has arrived! I must admit I do feel a little down when I see the shift from colour and lightness to black, plum, greys and a bit more black in nearly every shop window 🙁 But, there… Continue Reading

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Is It Boot Time Yet?

Is It Boot Time Yet?

I received another Ask Al question the other day… “Good question”, I thought. “There’s a blog in that”, I thought. So here it is Donna! Following on from my response via my Facebook page… Continue Reading

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How To Wear Skinny Jeans

Once upon a time – many moons ago – I commented that skinny jeans were a passing trend and should only be considered if you were tall and thin. Well, am I eating my words! Over time, the silhouette – like most trends which we may balk at initially -have grown on me (and many… Continue Reading

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Body Shape: So you know what shape you are, but NOW WHAT?

Body Shape: So you know what shape you are, but NOW WHAT?

I don’t know about you, but I do know that in the past, when “body shape” became the buzz-words for stylists (indeed for any woman wanting to know how to look/feel good and choose the right clothes), many were left feeling more confused than ever.  Including me! So I’ve come up with my own method… Continue Reading

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Your Working Week Sorted – Friday

Your Working Week Sorted – Friday

Yes! It’s Friday! And here’s  your last outfit inspiration created from my original 7 piece Corporate Capsule Wardrobe last week. Many workplaces offer the option of “Casual Friday” but there are still rules for this. Casual for work doesn’t translate to the same casual you may think of on weekends… Continue Reading

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