How to wear pastels part 2

How to wear Pastels to Work Part 2

Nov 1st, 2015 Colour, Spring Sarah

Following on from Part 1, here’s Part 2 of how to wear pastels to work. Colour Always keep in the back of your mind as to what “neutral” or foundation garments you have. What colour pants, skirts, jackets, shoes, handbags and cardigans do you have? This, as you now know, creates the backbone of your wardrobe and what new pastel garments are going to have to…

How to wear pastels part 1

How to wear Pastels to Work Part 1

Oct 11th, 2015 Colour, Spring Sarah

Power to pastels! You can really tell when spring has finally arrived because the shops get flooded with pastel colours and floral prints. Now most ladies think that both of these are not work appropriate, but in this post I hope to show you how pastel colours can be incorporated into your work wardrobe while remaining sleek, simple and polished. The aim is to always look…

How to wear Neutrals to Work

How to wear Neutrals to Work

Sep 13th, 2015 Colour, General Fashion, Spring, Summer Sarah

You will all know by now that I love throwing the word “neutral” around or even “foundation garment or colour” in my blog posts to date. So what is a neutral colour? How can you wear them and can you only wear neutral colours in an outfit? Neutral colours are hot this spring/summer so here are the answers to these fabulous questions is below and…

How to dress for spring

7 Spring Essentials – How to Dress for Spring

Aug 30th, 2015 General Fashion, Spring Sarah

Yesterday the sunshine was out and the daffodils were showing, which means that spring is just around the corner! This means getting rid of those winter woollies and boots, and swapping for light summery blouses and ballet flats. I love spring and it is one of my favourite seasons. Spring to me means beautiful colours, lovely fabrics and last but not least sunshine. Since it is…

How to wear patterns

How to wear Patterns, Prints and Polka Dots

Jul 6th, 2015 General Fashion Sarah

Patterns are amazing. So here’s how you wear them to work: Pattern size This depends on your body shape and how tall you are. If you are petite go for a smaller pattern – for example pinstriped instead of wide strips. If you wear a large pattern it will look like your frame is getting overwhelmed by the pattern and that’s all people will see –…

Tips for dressing for winter part 2

Top Tips for Staying Warm and Looking Polished for Winter Part 2

Jun 28th, 2015 General Fashion, Winter Sarah

Following on from my last post, here’s part 2 of my top tips for staying warm and looking polished for winter. Top tips for winter layering continued Cardigans I love cardigans! Some people think that they look a little scruffy but I tend to disagree. My top tip would be to invest in quality rather than quantity when it comes to the winter months, as you…

Tips for dressing for winter Part 1

Top Tips for Staying Warm and Looking Polished for Winter Part 1

Jun 14th, 2015 General Fashion, Winter Sarah

Winter is well and truly upon us. Windy days, cold nights and rain. So how are you supposed to dress for a day in which temperatures can range from frostbite levels in the morning, to quite comfortable around midday, and again head back into freezing at night? I was asked this question by a friend so here are my tips and tricks for how to layer your…

Sale Time! How to Sale Shop

Sale Time! How to Sale Shop

May 31st, 2015 General Fashion Sarah

So it is Queen’s Birthday weekend and the shops are full of amazing sales! This weekend I have seen sales such as 30% off knitwear to 50% off your second pair of shoes and clearance sales. You name it, we are seeing it this weekend. If you are like me your eyes will light up as sale means bargain, bargain means more clothes for your budget, and…

It's wild outside - dressing for winter

It’s Wild Outside – Dressing for Winter

May 24th, 2015 General Fashion, Uncategorized, Winter Sarah

Wet, windy, wild winter weather can only mean one thing – winter woollies! To start with I would like to credit this blog to Auckland’s weather this weekend. Thank you raining on my washing countless times, raining on my nice blow waved hair (now curly) and thank you for getting me into the mood to write this post! I think this has been the best showing…

How to wear jeans to work

It’s all in the Jeans – How to wear Jeans to Work

May 17th, 2015 General Fashion Sarah

So you have started working at a new company who has adopted a more… casual approach to dressing. Pencil skirts and court shoes are out and jeans are in! Your first thought is cool, wearing jeans to work will be great – then you think back to when you last had to buy jeans – PANIC STATIONS! Not only did it take “FOREVER”, but you…