So you have taken your sword of knowledge and attacked the monster. You have decimated his habitat of unworn, unwanted and unsuitable clothes and refused to feed him with negative emotions. You may be fortunate and find that you have successfully eradicated him completely. More likely he will still be there, cowering in a back… Read More The Monster in the Wardrobe – part II
When you were young, did you used to have a monster that lived under your bed? I did. I used to take a running leap from the threshold of my bedroom into the bed. At which point my mother would point out that beds were not trampolines and that I should have more respect for… Read More The Monster In Your Wardrobe
I keep a piece of sunshine in my understairs cupboard. No – not a plane ticket to the Canary Isles (if only) but my Squall Jacket in bright, bright yellow. Every time I open the cupboard door at 7.10am on these dark winter mornings, my spirits are lifted by the colour and I am just… Read More Feel-Good Clothes
Last week we looked at authority colours. This week we’re looking at power. What’s the difference? Well, authority colours walk together with law and order (think of the black cassock of the priest and the navy blue of the police). They are sober, they have good taste. Even the tropical white is worn only in… Read More The Power, the Glory, the Va Va Va Voom!
I made a sartorial mistake a little while ago. Yes I did (and if it can happen to me it can happen to anyone, let me tell you!). I had been invited to speak at a residential course for young people who had been deemed to be of management calibre. Personal presentation is of course,… Read More Authority Colours (they’re the business!)