I have had an article on the site on how to dress when you are petite, but have never tackled the opposite: how to dress when you are tall. Let’s do that today. Anyone over 5ft 10 or 1.78 meters is considered tall and dressing when you are tall comes with its own set of challnges, even though you have fewer limitations as petites. [click to continue…]
Dresses are great garments. Rather than having to think what you need to wear, you can just pick a dress and put it on and you’re done! But dresses have one disadvantage. For people like me, who get very bored with an outfit very quickly, dresses are more difficult to remix.
Or are they?
I have actually found quite a few ways to remix my dresses so they appear fresh and new and look like a different outfit. [click to continue…]
I recently received a request from Clarissa. She writes: “Hi, I love your site! But I miss one thing: could you post some style advice for narrow shoulders? I have an hour glass body shape but narrow shoulders … Thank you”. It’s indeed a topic I have not discussed yet, so let’s do that today.
The ideal shoulder line is almost equal to your hips as in the hourglass figure. Not too square and broad and not too narrow and sloping. But if you don’t have it naturally (most of us don’t) then we can always create the illusion of this ideal with our clothes. [click to continue…]
When you come to my house you will see a lot of empty space. In fact I realised that I’m a bit of a minimalist when a new neighbour once came to my house and exclaimed: Wow, I’ve never been to a minimalist house before! Mind you that house was spacious, so for someone that had always lived in smaller houses before, it was no wonder that there was so little furniture! Still, my current living room only contains essentials like a few low cabinets, tables and chairs and does not have any display cabinets, book shelves or other decorative items. I control my clutter and can easily store away most items I own in cupboards of other rooms. [click to continue…]