Do Your Communication Skills Guarantee You Success?

I remember going back to work feeling terrified after a long career break to have a family. Over time, I built my confidence by studying communication and relationship skills, observing confident, successful women and learning how to present a well groomed and stylish professional image. These attributes helped me to build a successful and confident personal, […]

How Can I Dress with Style and Flair at Work as I get Older?

Dressing Well at Work- At Any Age! My friend and career coach Sandra Green at conducted a recent survey where, among other questions, she asked career women to express their concerns  regarding their image and dress at work.  Some of  her respondents were concerned about ‘how to dress professionally in an age appropriate way […]

New You: Colour In Your Life

How many of you suffer from the January and February blues?-  The hardest months in the Northern Hemisphere  to get through- UK,  Netherlands and American readers probably all agree.  Some of my blog readers are from Brazil- hello Brazilian friends- I will never forget my wonderful two years living in your beautiful country! Others are […]

New Year, New You and your Business Casual Wardrobe

Business Casual Dress is the choice of companies and organisations that want their staff to be comfortable at work and still project a professional image. Human Resources departments often have a copy of their dress code, so ask if unsure. You never want to be in a situation I was in whilst teaching in a […]

A New You: Your Capsule Formal Working Wardrobe for 2015

As a Style and Image Consultant,I spend a lot of time helping clients increase their self confidence through enhancing their wardrobe choices. In work situations we need the right clothes,grooming and accessories to feel comfortable,be appropriate and send out the right signals. I always ask clients I style to provide three words that describe how […]

Buffet Etiquette

  There are a few rules regarding good etiquette at the Christmas Party Buffet which can really enhance your image and reputation.These are taken from Gloria Starr,style and etiquette coach. Wash your hands before handling food Buffets move in one direction only. Do not cut in to the line, move past other people that are in […]