It's hard to feel really confident in your clothes when you are trying to dress a body with tricky proportions whether it be plus size, really tall, broad shoulders, short waisted. As a stylist Shirley deals with these proportion issues every day for her curvy girls but as a woman she is not exempt from her own body challenges when it comes to plus size style.
The making of an ethical fashion brand and a miracle legging...........the Venus Cow story and why it was always important for Shirley to give back in gratitude.
Designer ready to wear bought specifically for one event rarely gets worn again so get savvy this year and start looking for key staple pieces you don't have in your wardrobe and just add preloved statement accessories you adore........here's how we do it simply, stylishly & always on a budget at Christmas.
Are you completely at a loss when it comes to creating a unique look or styling a complete outfit? We see women every day making the same dressing mistakes in desperate need of support and real styling help from professionals who have real experience not retailers who'll tell you anything to move another Mustard top - so we've put together this list of the most common styling pitfalls to avoid
It's revamp your AW wardrobe time as all the new seasons additions are here to tempt you. Like most of us a new pair of boots is the very best stand alone item to give a fresh spin on last years staples. Money is tighter for everyone so our advice, shop the best secondhand designer stores, give this purchase some thought, pick the boot style that works best for your lifestyle ( i.e. you'll get the most use from ) and instead of spreading your budget on a few cheap pairs, bite the bullet and get one of something amazing preloved.
Torn between the latest trends on the High St but then disappointed when the clothes just don't look the same on you? On a budget but desire the most expensive designer brands and labels? It is true that in general more expensive clothes look better, fit better, are made of better fabric (not always the case) and tend to last longer, all the reasons why a small collection of fantastic black ready to wear staples and accessories is the only way to go if disposable fast fashion is not for you when it comes to key pieces.
Loads of clothes but nothing to wear? Love to shop but struggle to style? Why not sort out, reduce and revamp your wardrobe once and for all, build something instead that works for your lifestyle day to day and allows you to put outfits together quickly and easily with complete confidence?
Everywhere you look women are wearing black leggings and trainers and yet it's the one garment everyone complains about and stumbling across a decent pair still seems more unlikely than winning the lottery. Ex Hollywood fashion stylist Shirley Yanez looks at the competition and tries a few pairs out for herself to see if anyone else can come close to the PBL, here's what she found out........