• Image consulting,  Styling,  Sustainable style

    Sustainable style journey

    Back in the ’90s, I went through a real ‘greenie’ phase. I made my own bread from scratch, grew my own food, lived as much as possible without electricity (candles, hand-washed everything), hardly ever drove anywhere except to the whole foods shop for bulk supplies. It was hard work. I didn’t have time for anything else, like holding down a regular job. After a few years, it was too hard and I slowly started to move back into the mainstream. Over the years, I’ve dabbled in it to a lesser degree. I’ve always recycled, refused plastic wherever practicable, composted and used my own shopping bags (well, mostly). There’s a 5kW…

  • Image consulting,  Styling

    Image Consultant or Fashion Stylist – what’s the difference?

    What is an Image Consultant? How is an Image Consultant different to a fashion stylist? Why would I use an Image Consultant? These are questions I hear regularly and the answers are quite simple. Fashion stylists select outfits for particular looks and might also help with wardrobe planning and personal shopping. They mainly work with celebrities, models and actors to create looks for events, photographic shoots and fashion shows. An Image Consultant is trained in “image enhancement (appearance, body and colour analysis, wardrobe development, and management), sound and effective communications, business and social etiquette, civility, branding, and moreā€”all through coaching and training.” This is the definition given by the Association…