Style Tips and Confessions of a Personal Shopper

I met Jackie on the first leg of the Princess Round the World Cruise. Actually we were bobbing in the warm waters of the Arabian Sea when we first said “Hi” . We were on a Desert Safari and Wadi Tour in Oman.Jackie hails form Kent, in England. She’s married to Richard (they’ve just … [Read more...]

Runway Fashion At Sea

The Runways at Sea staged on Sea Princess are always great fun, and a great way for guests to gain some new fashion ideas and inspiration.Passengers are invited to be models and a grand event is held in the Atrium at the heart of the ship. It's always well attended and people line the stairs and … [Read more...]

Fashion at Sea. Cruise style on the Sea Princess.

The Atrium filled up with people who began crowding the stairs and leaning expectantly over the bannisters as preparations were made for the Runway at Sea Fashion Show on the Sea Princess.It was a glitz and glamour affair with commentary, professional photographers and of course little old … [Read more...]

11 Ways to Refresh Your Wardrobe for Winter

I've lived in a cold climate and I've lived in a hot one too.A few weeks ago I was in the UK and it was really cold, which was pretty easy to dress for really as coming from Australia I just kept layering my thin-blooded body with every bit of warm clothing I could lay my hands on.But in … [Read more...]

5 Key Style Tips for Middle Aged Women

Autumn has arrived in SWA, and I don't know about you, but I love this time of year because it means I can at last start covering up the tell-tale droopy bits of my body that try to tell me I'm getting older.The strappy summer dresses and short sleeved shirts can thankfully be packed up and put … [Read more...]

Dressing for your body shape

Do you ever walk into a clothes shop and reach the changing room with far too many items to try on but then walk out of the store disappointed, thinking that nothing fits and it's all your fault - must lose weight, must tone up, what happened to my waist, why have I got such big boobs or no … [Read more...]

Smart Casual Style Tips for Autumn

 When the invite says "Smart Casual" what do you wear?I think it's a fashion term which offers us a huge amount of choice, but also some restrictions too. It's got lots of connotations, and I bet you've had to ask someone else what they're wearing to an event which says "Smart Casual" … [Read more...]

7 Vintage Style Tips

We can all dream of just popping out to the shops and buying a completely new outfit with matching accessories, just for the hell of it, can't we?In reality, for me at least, it's not going to happen - and deep down, I'd feel no guilty pleasure at spending a fortune on loads of new stuff, I'd … [Read more...]

Skin Products I Love

Every now and then I catch sight of myself in the mirror when I haven't sort of composed my face into a nice uplifted grin that pulls up my downward-dog gravitational wrinkles.And I think: Who is that woman?Yikes! I didn't plan on ageing this way. That marionette line and that sagging jowl … [Read more...]

Travel Friendly Shoes Made For Walking and A Giveaway!

Sponsored Post.When I was 17 I can remember saying to my Mum, "I never want to go on a boat or a plane and I never want to leave Devon."Eleven international relocations, and over 20 countries later ( even though these days I spend a lot of time at the computer) I've had to eat those words … [Read more...]