Sometimes fashion choices are not always the smart choices for our body. If you like to dress stylishly but still want to look after your posture, muscles and joints you don’t have to compromise to move around freely and comfortably. Here are some top to toe healthy style tips from Viv Slater of Move Well Massage to help you look, move and feel great.
February: the month of love, passion and romance... and the perfect excuse to celebrate YOU!
Whether it's a sassy new image, a slick of a bold new lipstick or treating yourself to a makeover experience, we've got all the TLC you need.
According to the Financial Times' resident style editor, Jo Ellison, this festive season it's all about keeping the focus on your top half with "over the table dressing". The theory is simple; people will only see your top half when you're sitting down at your Christmas dinner party, so focus your attention there.
This is a great approach as wearing colours that really suit you on your top half ensures maximum impact; your skin will glow, your eyes will sparkle and you're sure to turn heads for all the right reasons!
So you’ve been invited to a Christmas party. Maybe your friends have decided to have a get together for New Years Eve. Office party giving you nightmares – and what are you going to wear?
Here’s a few ideas of where to head to on the high street, based on your style personality. For each idea there are some clues as to what YOUR style personality might be – and yes, we all have one!
At this time of year we seem to be bombarded constantly with the message to buy, buy, buy. With the festive season just around the corner perhaps you have already started to think about the gifts need to buy and perhaps whether you need a new outfit for a Christmas party or night out or even the big day itself. Whether you are overwhelmed or excited by the prospect, take a look at my tips below for making your shopping trip (or screentime) successful and perhaps even enjoyable...
In Summer it somehow seems so much easier to get out and move - walking, cycling, running. But come the winter, once you've stepped through the door it's easy to stay there. But with research that dance-based exercise has hugely positive results on the mind as well as the body, I was intrigued to learn more about the popular Jazzercise classes that are run across Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire - by a truly amazing team who have energy and enthusiasm too. So I know they're fit - but what inspires the look of the team running the classes in and around Thame, Haddenham, Chinnor and Waddesdon?
Rosie and I have a shared love of food and having both started our businesses at the same time along with having sons of the same age we have a lot in common!
Rosie is a knowledgeable and supportive nutritional therapist and owner of Nutrition by Rosie based in Thame, Oxfordshire. She has a passion for supporting those who seek to understand and put into practice the concept of healing the body with food and lifestyle. I love Rosie's naturally creative style - and wanted to find out more about her fashion faves and places that she loves too.
If you have visited me for a colour consultation, then you will have been told as part of your consultation, whether you are better suited to a Warm or a Cool undertone as your secondary characteristic. Of course, you could also be Warm or Cool as your main dominant colour category.
With more and more designers starting to lend their name to glasses frames of late, now is the time to pay attention to your next specs purchase!
Your glasses have just as much impact on your outfit as any other accessory, and as they are so prominently placed, it's vital to get them right! It's also important to consider the occasion you're wearing them for, as you may need more than one pair (any excuse for a bit of shopping!)
If you're lucky enough to be jetting off somewhere fabulously hot and glamorous this holiday season then you've no doubt been giving your holiday wardrobe some careful consideration.
What to wear poolside can be a tricky style dilemma for some as we're not used to being so exposed. Have no fear! We're here with some expert advice to ensure you select the right swimwear for your body shape so you can kick back in confidence this Summer.