Category Archives: Personal Styling 101

How to Create The Perfect Wardrobe

How To Create the Perfect Wardrobe

Ever wondered why you have a wardrobe crammed with stuff but still don’t have a thing to wear? Ever looked admiringly at others who seem to always look effortlessly stylish? Ever tried to steal someone’s style but felt like an imposter when you see yourself in the mirror? Never fear – we’ve all been here. But with the… Continue Reading

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Activewear for your body shape

Activewear for your body shape

Going out on a bit of a limb here. Working my butt off (puns intended). Tackling the topic of exercise, body image and Activeware. I really don’t know what I was thinking the other day. I actually hit the shops and plucked up the courage to try on some activewear (stop laughing – I’m quite serious!).… Continue Reading

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2016 Style Reminders

2016 Style Reminders

I promise you. This post is not about New Year’s guilt-trips resolutions. These reminders are my perennial, never-fail, tried and true personal styling tips. If you follow this formula for classic style I can assure you will look and feel better, and shop smarter ALL year round. So what are you waiting for?… Al’s Top Styling… Continue Reading

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How to Pack for a Summer Holiday

How to Pack for a Summer Holiday

I was recently asked to write this article for readers over at alluxia.com. I’m now sharing it with my own readers because, quite frankly, there are some damn good tips here and I just had to spread the love. In this post I’ve also included my BUDGET Capsule Wardrobe with all the items available from… Continue Reading

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Summer Capsule Wardrobes for Kids

Summer Capsule Wardrobes for Kids

Create a capsule wardrobe for your kids and you won’t have to even “dress” them each day. Each and every piece of this little beauty will have your kids looking shmick all the time. And the best part, it doesn’t have to cost the earth. Continue Reading

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Today I Went Shopping & This Is What I Found…

Today I Went Shopping & This Is What I Found…

I get really excited when I’m shopping online for my clients. So much so, that I couldn’t help but share the love with you all this week with my top Online Picks! There are always great bargains to be had online, and the huge variety means you’re not locked into the styles you find in… Continue Reading

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Top 5 Tips for Summer Style

Top 5 Tips for Summer Style

We all have our own style, whether we know it or not. But we all can get stuck in a style rut without knowing it too. So why not use the change of seasons to tweak your look? You don’t have to totally reinvent yourself or follow the latest fashion fads to the letter (we… Continue Reading

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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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The Thing About Fashion Tabloids

The Thing About Fashion Tabloids

You know what I hate? You know what I hate? Fashion and Beauty tabloids. Oh, hang about. Hate is probably a poor choice of words.  And don’t get me wrong. While I do love looking at pretty pics and reading about the latest “must-have” products, what I don’t love is the way many editors rely on attention… Continue Reading

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Ubermen Uber-cool

Ubermen Uber-cool

I recently discovered the uber-cool menswear fashion label UBERMEN, and I am very happy I did.  You see, when my husband Shane decides he will wear something other than his oldest, daggiest and baggiest, he actually doesn’t scrub up too bad!  And as I was lucky enough to be asked to review some samples from Ubermen’s… Continue Reading

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