Getting married over 40

  Not 40 yet but definitely a future FABster, Solange Knowles. Photo: I’m still here, awaiting the move. In the meantime, I’ve written a piece for the Guardian on the modern, fuss-free bride – and getting married over-40. Here’s the LINK . And here are some inspirational brides: Kate Moss in Thea Porter at herRead more

How to wear leggings the grown-up way

  Miracle leggings, Winser London When a video clip denouncing leggings went viral the Guardian asked me if there was a grown-up way to wear them. My advice? Opt for quality fabrics and leather (or faux). For my styling tips, read the rest of the article HERE . Liv leather leggings, £339, Baukjen, available HERE . DoRead more

Modern Power Dressing

  Charlotte Rampling plays Jocelyn Knight QC Power Dressing ain’t what it used to be (and there’s an exhibition at the Design Museum to prove it). Today women want to look effortless and chic, and this is an area where the grown-ups outshine the girls. The Guardian asked me to write about Power Dressing on TV so I talked about myRead more

What to wear in January

  Who doesn’t want a roll neck now that they’ve seen the St Joan of Céline ad ? This navy cotton version is from Winser London , a great one-stop online shop for basics. My latest post for the Guardian discusses what to wear right now in order to stay chic, cosy and cheerful. For me, that means Casual Glamour: modern uniform dressing with aRead more

Grown-up tomboys: how to dress like a gentlewoman

Hepburn jacket and matching trousers: Atea Oceanie   I’ve dressed like a tomboy since I was a teenager. Now I’m 50 all that’s changed is the name. In my book, Style Forever: the grown-up guide to looking fabulous (out March 2015) I call this Gentlewoman Style. My latest piece for the Guardian HERE explains why beingRead more

How to wear black and not look boring

  Add metallics. Photo: Pure Collection Black is always a fail-safe option once the festivities kick in. So, I’ve written a piece about how to wear it and not look bland for the Guardian, HERE . I know from my own experience that I tend to gravitate towards a couple of items in my wardrobe atRead more