Posts tagged “Self Confidence”

I love my specs, I think of them as an accessory. If you're a long term face furniture wearer or it's just that your arms aren't quite long enough any more you might want to read my tips for making sure that your chosen spectacles are making an impcat for all the right reasons  
It’s important, as a glasses wearer, that you are happy with your choice. Especially if you need to wear them all the time. They need to suit you, your colouring, face shape, features and personality all need to be taken into consideration. There are so many styles to choose from its difficult to know where to start. 
 
I often get asked about how to choose glasses so I thought I’d share a few tips to help you next time you need a new pair. It does really can make a massive difference to your image and say a lot about your personality. 
 
Here are a few things to consider… 
 
1) Colour – choose to suit your colouring. A good tip is to pick out the colour of your eyes. Choose silver frames or cool colours if your skin has cool undertones (pinkish hue). Gold, tortoiseshell or warm colours if you have warm undertones to your skin. Think about the type of clothes you like to wear, do you prefer bright or muted colours in your wardrobe? Your specs will look better if they are harmonious.  
I met a lady one time called Kate who was presenting at a conference I was at. She’s a very successful business woman in her field and is an inspirational author and speaker. She refers to herself as a fat lass with a laptop and a pack of tarot cards – it’s tongue in cheek, I don’t sense any self esteem issues. (But who knows?) 
Anyway, she told me that one time when she was presenting somewhere an image consultant lady had gone up to her at the end of her talk and said something like ‘You know what would suit you? A wrap dress.’ I would call this uninvited ‘style advice’ downright rude, cheeky cow! She knows how to ingratiate herself with people. This is the type of person that gives colour and image consultants like me who have businesses around personal styling a bad reputation. 
Be your flawesome self. What's your biggest 'flaw'? Do you think other people are anywhere near as conscious of it as you are? 
'Be yourself, everyone else is taken.' Oscar Wilde Who are you? Do you feel like you really are showing up everyday and being yourself?  
 
Are you being kept prisoner by your clothes? Do you sometimes wish you looked different but feel scared to try anything new incase your friends or family think you look 'different'?  
Watch the video to learn about the second step of my 5 step workshop. 
Watch the video to learn about the first step in my 5 Steps to Effortless Style Workshop 
It’s February and our thoughts turn to Valentine’s Day and all things romantic. But my question to you this week is do you LOVE yourself enough? And how do you show it? How many of us love ourselves (and I don’t mean in an arrogant, show off type of way)? 
How's 2017 treating you so far? Have you watched any telly this week? How many programmes about diets and losing weight???!!!! 
This time 17 years ago I was very heavily pregnant. Waiting for a baby that should've been born in November...