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Colour is relative

No colour is absolute.The way we see colour is dependent on what we see next to it.And how we label the colour is dependent of our culture. Some cultures have a vast number of names for one colour, other cultures group several different hues into one word.  Colour is also dependent on the time in which […]

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Easing a garment into your season

How to tweak a beloved garment so that you can use itThis is the story of me and my shirt.  If you receive the emails that I send out once a month, you will know that I love natural fibres. For winter, I prefer merino wool, for summer I like linen. I have a few favourite shops […]

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What is Personal Colour Analysis?

Everything you wanted to know about colour analysis but was afraid to askWhat is personal colour analysis?You may have heard friends talk about PCA or Personal Colour Analysis, and don’t have the faintest idea of what they’re on about.  Or you know that PCA is a powerful tool to uncover your best colours and empower you […]

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Preparing for colour analysis

So you’ve booked a Personal Colour AnalysisAnd you’re happy and full of joyful anticipation. Because finally you’re going to find out what season you are, and get started on more mindful shopping and building a wardrobe that supports your natural colours.  But you’re also a little nervous.  Because you don’t really know exactly what happens during a […]

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Dark Winter light summer dress

Can such a light dress really be used by a Dark Winter?The Dark Winter members of my Bespoke Service got an unusual email in June.  I challenge myself to think out of the box for the featured items in the Bespoke Service emails sometimes.  I had picked a light dress for Dark Winter. It is kind of […]

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That one item you should bring

The most versatile item in your suitcase. You’d think it would be a pair of shorts or something, right? I read this in on the blog Kendi Everyday and it caught my attention. Her headline reads: The most versatile item in your suitcase. Intriguing, right? What she linked to is a lovely simple black and white dress from […]

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