Category Archives: Personal Styling 101

A Guide For Winter Dressing

A Guide For Winter Dressing

I know that many people actually look forward to the colder months because they just love to cover up and pull out their collection of boots and woollies. I for one, dread it. Why? Because I really, really feel the cold, big time! And I also find it harder to look as feminine as I’d like to… Continue Reading

Communication Skill Styling

Communication Skill Styling

How often have you chatted to someone and found yourself somehow mimicking their communication style in order to make them (or yourself) feel comfortable and on the same level? If your answer is “never” then may I politely suggest that perhaps you need to address this further? Because this is a very important communication skill… Continue Reading

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

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

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

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

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

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

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