June 2014

 

How to look authoritative and stylish at work like these style icons

Posted by imageandme in Corporate Style, Style For Women

Claire Underwood (House of Cards) and  Jessica Pearson (Suits) Two style icons with a powerful, authoritative look.  The two women display very distinct clothing styles. Here we deconstruct their style to help you create your unique image at work. Claire Underwood Personal style characteristics: Powerful, Masculine inspired, Classic, Minimalist Claire’s personal style is a great example of how to do more  with less. Her hair style is the key feature of her personal style statement.   Her wardrobe consists of well fitted dresses with barely any decorative detail, creating a clean silhouette. She combines classic shirts with tapered leg trousers or pencil skirts and cuts a very sharp, no fuss, professional image.   Accessories: A classic handbag and black pumps complete the look with rest of the accessories kept to the minimum. Jessica Pearson Personal style characteristics: Powerful yet feminine, Accessorized, Style details Jessica’s style is different from Claire’s as she supports more feminine styles of clothing. Unlike Claire who prefers to wear boatneck and simple angular necklines, Jessica’s necklines are differentiated with a twist in the design. To add femininity to her look instead of wearing classic skirt suits, her skirts and jackets can be a combination of colours. We…

3 hairstyles for professional women

Posted by imageandme in Corporate Style, Style For Women

As a working woman, you do not have much time in the morning to think about doing different hair styles everyday. However, if you are looking to polish up your work look, styling your hair differently can help you add variety and break the monotony of wearing the same style everyday. Here are 3 hair updos that do not require too much time. Practice them a few times and you will be ready to create a different look to suit your professional image. 1. The Gibson Tuck 2. Easier than it looks updo by thesmallthings blog. (Click the image for the tutorial).   3. French twist and pin updo like Heidi’s, by Hair Romance.   For more wonderful hair style ideas that are easy do, here is an ebook that we recommend. Our image consultant’s tip: Use bobby pins to secure any stray hair or fly aways. The correct way of using bobby pins is to face the grooved side down and the straight side up. The grooves are designed to hold hair in place. Have a great hair day everyday.