Archive for September, 2010

Lime green, turquoise, purples have flashed on nails for several seasons.  So how do you bring a new fashion element into polish for summer. This summer’s  trend is for texture more than tone.    As with clothing fashion trends it is the season of extremes – so interpret that for nails shiny metallics (pewter and gold) […]


Always handle with care, if not used properly concealer can exaggerate what we are trying to camouflage!   One of the best on the market for almost two decades has been Touche Eclat by Yves Saint Laurent.  The award winning pen-brush has been the saving grace of many a woman’s dark circles. Now Paris-based brand, By […]


You know the garment that can be worn 10 different ways. It justifies the large price tag because you can wear it so many different ways.  Chance is you will probably wear it only one or maybe two different ways,  you will find the style that suits you best and that’ll be it. It seemed […]


First impressions and how you act, feel and look on a date are paramount to determining whether the relationship blossoms. If you want to look great and present in a confident, assured way… I’ve partnered with Denise to assist you with our “Out on a Date” package. Learn how to make the most of yourself […]


Do you walk in to a store, feel overwhelmed and wonder where to begin? Are you even in the right shop for you? With my comprehensive knowledge of labels in all price ranges from chain store to designer labels, you will choose with confidence from off-the-rack or tailored garments. This is clever shopping. Make Your […]


Your clothes speak before you do. Image is non-verbal communication giving you visual credibility and personal presence. A positive self-image exudes success and professionalism. It is hard to re-create a first impression, so get it right the first time. Image is never neutral, it is either positive or negative, and the right image will empower […]


I began my career as a cadet reporter with the New Zealand Herald, specialising in fashion.  They used to call them the ‘Women’s Pages’ back then! I initiated the Herald’s first stand alone fashion lift-out, Style, when Ie held the title, Fashion & Beauty Editor for 11 years.  That was almost 20 years ago. Isn’t […]