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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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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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Bright Spring capsule wardrobe

Bright Spring can wallow in exuberantly happy colours and go wild with patterns. Warm, bright colours, animal prints, lots of energy and movement. Neutrals: Bright Spring can tolerate a little bit of black in patterns, and also can wear black if it is away from the face. Bright Winter can get away with a pair of […]

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True Spring capsule wardrobe

A capsule wardrobe for True Spring, in spring, what could it look like? It would look like pure, exuberant joy. The essence of the Spring palettes is absolute warm, drenched in sunshine, multiple colours, complimentary colours, lots of movement, in patterns, texture and fabrics. Good neutrals for the spring palettes are camel, sand, milk chocolate. I am […]

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