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What your shoes say about you in the workplace

Theresa May, the UK’s new Prime Minister has been noted for having a huge shoe collection. Hands up those of you who remember David Cameron or Tony Blair’s penchant for fashion (or lack of ) having attention drawn to their footwear… Exactly! Call it sexism, call is whatever, but the

The rise of the mummy makeover

With many women keen to get their pre-pregnancy bodies back and rebuild confidence post childbirth, cosmetic surgeons worldwide are noticing a rise in popularity of the ‘Mummy Makeover’, a new cosmetic surgery trend for mothers. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has recently been rumoured to have undergone the treatment, and Kim Kardashian

How to upcycle your wardrobe for the wedding season

Love them or loathe them, being a wedding guest can be costly – and that’s before you’ve bought the wedding gift! Summer is the prime season for weddings, and you can take the sting out of your wedding guest wardrobe by making a few tweaks to the outfits you already

It’s Hot in the City! Follow These Simple Style Tips To Help You Keep Your Cool!

Dressing for work during the summer months can be a real challenge. You need to wear something that is cool enough so you don’t melt on your journey into work, but that is smart enough to meet your company’s dress code. If you find yourself struggling to find appropriate summer

How to dress to impress with maternity wear during the second trimester

Dressing during the second trimester of pregnancy can be a real challenge.  Many women find that their pre-pregnancy clothes are starting to feel a little tight, but full-blown maternity clothes are too big!  Stylists Colour Me Beautiful believe that every woman deserves to feel and look her best during this life-changing

Don’t get left behind by the competition – dress like you belong

Do you ever feel like you’re being discriminated against or side stepped when you apply for a management role or a promotion? You may be right, according to new research. Leaders in certain fields are being selected in part because their face fits the stereotype of their profession, suggests new

What to wear when you work from home

Working from home has an untrue image of slouching around in pyjamas doing hardly any work at all…but for those of us who work from home, we know that couldn’t be further from the truth (most days, anyway). But comfort is key. Getting spruced up in a suit to work

How to get a complete (ish) summer wardrobe for less than £100

The sun has got it’s hat on…hip, hip, hip hooray! Yes, seeing a bit of sunshine in the UK can really perk us up. But if the prolonged rain we’ve been experiencing up until now has left you with a wardrobe full of boots and black tights, you probably aren’t

Christmas party prep: how to do vintage makeup

Make up can play a huge part in that – and you don’t have to be a professional make-up artist to achieve a smouldering look, either. We like a vintage look, something that’s very in season and classy. Watch this video to see how you can achieve effortless glamour:

What to wear in transitional weather: three tips

With the weather not quite sure what season we’re in, many of us are plagued with doubt, unsure if we should dress for the current season without being left cold by midday or sweating it out by the end of the school run.  Transitional seasons can be confusing – do

Video tutorial: the perfect ponytail

I don’t know about you, but I’m often puzzled by how an immaculate ponytail that has been stretched and clipped into perfection can fall apart by midday. Some women seem to have got a secret weapon that no one else knows about and can keep their ponytail in check all

Video tutorial: how to turn ordinary clothes into maternity wear

Maternity wear hasn’t always been on trend. Sometimes, it seems that maternity fashion hasn’t moved that far along from the dungarees and tent dresses. It’s bad enough if you’re a stay at home mum, but if your a working mum to be, you can go from being the office fashionista

Four tips to help you walk in high heels this summer…painlessly

High heels look fab with a suit, or can help to spruce up an outfit, but if you’re running around doing the nursery drop and/or school run before and after work, they can seem impractical. But if you’re a mum who doesn’t want to get left behind in the style

Bad hair days are over! Updo hair tutorials for work, job interviews and promotion hawks

How you wear and keep your hair says a lot about you. Split ends, dry and frizzy, unloved…in a professional environment it says you aren’t on top of your game. Today’s video tutorial will show you some updos you can try on short to long hair to make you look

How to choose the perfect handbag for work

A quick look in every woman’s closet and you’ll soon start to see a trend – lots of handbags large and small, some used, some still with the silicon sachets inside because they haven’t event seen the light of day. Working mums are no different in that respect. But if

Video: how to apply lip liner

Do your lips look like something your toddler drew in by the end of the day? Do you look like a clown when you apply lip liner? Fear not – this video tutorial will show you the do’s and don’ts of applying lip liner. You need never be embarrassed again!

The working mum-to-be’s guide to dressing a baby bump

Kate Middleton is often praised for her effortless pregnancy style, as part of the celebrity bump watch. Yes, she has a clothes budget to go along with her public appearances, which allows her to wear designer items, but she also recently was spotted wearing a £30 dress from Top Shop.

Shoes and interviews: three things that could cost you the job

We’ve all heard the saying “first impressions count”, and it’s even more important at job interviews. But is it enough to splurge on a new suit, or dress for an interview and hope the interviewer will bypass your flip flops? The truth is that, even when the weather is roasting

How to dress for interviews…and do you really need to wear a suit?

Making the best impression at job interviews is not always about what you say. Your clothes, hair and overall look can speak volumes. If you’ve been out of work for a while, or are branching into a new career or sector, you may wonder what the protocol is style wise…it

Top five styles for Summer office glamour

Summer is slowly approaching, which means it is time to adjust your wardrobe for the workplace! Here are five top styles for summer office glamour: