Posts Tagged ‘working wardrobes’

A little piece by Luke Kirkeby that ended up in the Taupo Times last week … If you have ever wanted to look like a Hollywood star but don’t know how to make the righ fashion choices, fear not.  Style doctor Susan Axford is coming to town. Ms Axford, a former fashion and beauty editor […]


Okay, a change of plans – I am heading to Tauranga now a little later on June 15 – 17 – and then later in June to Taupo and Rotorua. Makes much more sense! So if you need first aid for your wardrobe and you live near these areas, give me a call and we […]


I know I announced that I was heading to Taupo and Rotorua in late June for style appointments, but I am also squeezing in a trip to Tauranga May 19 – 21 – so if anyone wants an appointment over those days just get in touch! Suggest the idea to a group of friends (may […]


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 […]


How you are regarded at work has a lot to do with presentation, says Paul Barrett, adjunct professor of psychometrics and performance management at the Auckland University faculty of business. So the pay rise you seek, the promotion you covet, and any dealings with management can be smoothed by your appearance. Just like any other […]


All my female clients are very aware of their body flaws. Usually within a few seconds of meeting me, they’re rattling off their flaws. It’s sad to see that lack of confidence and their amazing awareness of what they think is wrong with them. I can show them how to minimise their problem areas and […]


Men don’t complain about their looks the way women do. They never talk about their body flaws, it’s more, “I’ve just got a promotion, so I’d better have a few new suits and X-number of shirts and three ties”. They’re more decisive. They know they have to do it and just want it done as […]