I am always amazed at the reasons people give for coming and sitting in my studio, with a bare unmade up face, in front of my brutally honest mirror in broad and unrelenting daylight while I flip pieces of coloured material round their neck. The amount of trust that takes is immense and I never… Read More Six Reasons To Love House of Colour
Yes, it’s happened to me again! In spite of all my best intentions my toe-nail polish is peeling, my legs are furry and my eyelashes have reverted to their naturally blond state. I need my beautician and I need her NOW! (Actually I needed her a fortnight ago but the case is currently desperate.) Now,… Read More Why You Should Start Dating
Breasts! Most of us have ’em; ranging in size from the delicately contoured 32AA (that would be my 12 year old daughter and what one of my friends up to fairly recently thought she was) to the very amply blessed (and I won’t embarrass you with the statistics but I do know that Rigby and… Read More Don’t Boob with your Boobs!
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