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Christmas at home

Congratulations you’ve made it through to the last month of the year!

As Christmas nears, and yes it will be different this year; less glam and smaller gatherings, we can still add special touches so it’s a special day.

Although there won’t be much partying this festive season, remember to add colour, texture and shimmer wherever you can 😊

From velvet to sequins and elegant silks.

Here are a few pieces to inspire you at home this Christmas:

(All pieces are available to purchase)

Whether it’s Online Styling with 5 festive pieces at just £100, our amazing Style packages for your loved ones, or our Winter Style Masterclass wardrobe essentials video at just £20; we have beautiful gift certificates ready and waiting for you.

For a unique gift of style Contact us Today!

BBC interview!

Hello there, hope you are keeping well!

I had the pleasure of being invited by BBC Radio London on the Vanessa Feltz morning show, to talk about winter fashion, the effects of Covid19 on the fashion/retail industry and if people are still buying clothes….

Do have a listen at 1.45 here:  Vanessa Feltz show on 20th October 2020

Photography by brand Photographer Karen Flower

Yes, the face of fashion has changed in the last 8 months. Shopping habits have evolved but people are still shopping. As the seasons change, we need to update our wardrobe, purchase working from home attire, knitwear, casual pieces and warm outwear. There has been a massive increase in online shopping, so I pivoted my business to adapt and meet the ever growing need to work virtually.

As a trained personal stylist, I work with you to fill the gaps in your wardrobe for the season. I select clothes for you online that fit and flatter you, ensuring they complement your bodyshape, colouring and lifestyle. For best results, have your colours and bodyshape analysed prior (Both services are also available virtually)

Benefits of online shopping:

  • You are in the comfort of your home, so less stress and time traveling and exposure to the virus
  • There are more sizes available online than in the stores
  • Access to a wider variety of brands and styles shopping online
  • Easy delivery to your home and collection for returns

How Online shopping works:

  • Simply send me your shopping wish list to Style@potential-u.co.uk
  • I shop online for you in increments of: 5 selections £100, 10 selections £200, 15 selections £300, 20 selections £400 etc
  • Your personalised online selections are sent to you with images, styling tips and links to purchase, via a PowerPoint presentation
  • You purchase the pieces you like most
  • Your online shop is delivered to your home
  • You are ready for the season! 😊

To update your winter wardrobe, contact me today for a tailored online shop to suit your needs this season. https://potential-u.co.uk/services_online-styling.htm

Smarten up your Autumn Wardrobe

Welcome to October!

Most of us have been dressed casually for months in lockdown, as autumn is upon us, we are elated about the fresh looks the new season brings!

Get inspired by these key pieces to smarten up your wardrobe stylishly.

  • Blazer

A tailored blazer is a versatile piece that transforms your jeans from casual to smart/casual effortlessly.

  • Hat

A chic fedora hat protects us from the elements fabulously and is great for colder days/nights.

  • Bag

A natural coloured bag compliments all the autumnal colours this season beautifully.

  • Headband

Adorn your head this season in this must-have fun accessory – an embellished headband.

  • Raincoat

Add a pop of colour to weather the rain in this fabulous pink waterproof raincoat. (Also available in black & navy)

  • Boots

You won’t compromise on your comfort in these super stylish kitten heel ankle boots.

All the above selections are available to purchase or via Online Shopping.

Contact us today for your key Autumnal pieces!

Conscious Giving – Small Business Saturday UK

Welcome to the most sparkly month of the year!

In recent years, the UK has emulated many “traditions” from our American “cousins”:  such as Halloween, Black Friday and now Small Business Saturday.
Of these, my favourite is Small Business Saturday which takes place tomorrow 7th of December 2019 across the country. It’s an amazing initiative that encourages consumers to support small, local and independent businesses. It’s also the busiest shopping weekend of the year!

Small Business Saturday UK 7th December 2019

Christmas is the season of giving and sharing with friends and family.  So why not give consciously by gifting your loved ones with style this Christmas.

We have beautiful gift certificates ready for your loved ones:

  • Colour Analysis £99 – Look youthful by learning to wear your best colours!
  • Wardrobe consultation £199 – You’ll benefit from a capsule wardrobe you love to wear curated by one of our stylists via our management and decluttering services.
  • Personal Shopping £300 – Enjoy a fun half day in the shops with a trained personal stylist who will select a super flattering wardrobe for you; that complements your lifestyle.

Get in touch today to give consciously this festive season!

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5 Festive Dresses

Hello there,

Hope you are keeping warm in one of the coldest autumns we’ve had in years!

We are fast approaching Christmas, and now is a great time to get your festive outfits ready so you are fully prepared for those social events.

Here are my top 5 festive dresses that will see you through all Christmas and New year festivities:

1. Day Dress

There is so much to do in the run up to Christmas, from school plays, carol services to Christmas shopping. A flattering day dress is the perfect antidote for such busy days.

Go for a casual knitted dress during the day. They are super versatile and comfortable. You can dress them down in flat boots as you run around doing your Christmas shopping and dress them up in heeled boots for smarter evening events. Either way you’ll look effortlessly stylish and feel warm in a knitted day dress.

2. Christmas Day Dress

Your Christmas day dress serves many purposes! It needs to be comfortable, special and practical. Avoid bellowing flute sleeves, we don’t want the gravy all over you. Christmas day is a long day, so something easy to wear and expandable is ideal.

A soft velvet dress with a stretchy waste is perfect to ensure you feel special capturing precious moments with your family, and comfortable once you’ve over indulged in all those delicious festive delicacies.

3. Party Dress.

This dress must me fun! A sparkly dress with sequin or glitter is perfect. It may sound like a dress for a 5-year-old girl, but every woman irrespective of her age deserves to have fun with her clothes and feel youthful. Steer clear of prints and anything too dark and dreary, remember Its a party! 😉

4. Drinks, Cocktail and Dinner Dress

Go elegant for festive drinks, cocktails and dinner. Satins, silk, lace and velvet are luxe fabrics that ooze sophistication and elegance. Opt for midi or knee length dresses to show off those pins sensually.

5. Desk to Dinner Party Dress

This season is all about, suiting and separates. Be brave in a tailored suit or chic jumpsuit. Dare to be unconventional!

*With so much to do in the run up to Christmas, we’d like to take the stress of deciding what to wear off your hands by offering you a selection of 5 festive dresses for just £100.

3 simple steps for your personalised 5 dresses:

1. Simply fill out our style questionnaire here: https://goo.gl/forms/S6lprY5DDfp0UG423

2. Our online stylist will follow up with a call or email to understand your social diary and festive wardrobe requirements.

3. We’ll send you 5 selections online that flatter you, so you look and feel fabulous this festive season. (btw it does all need to be dresses. Skirts, tops and trousers can also be selected for you)

Contact us today for your 5 festive dresses for just £100

Email:  Style@potential-u.co.uk

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BBC…3R’s

Hello, I hope this year has started off well for you.
I had the honour of being invited to the BBC to share my nuggets on how to improve our style this year….
How we dress matters, it not only affects how we feel about ourselves but how we are perceived. Stats tell us that first impressions are made within 4 seconds of meeting a person.
For a winning style personally or professionally, here are my 3 R’s to improving your style this year:
Review. Release. Restyle.
 
Review!
 Most of us are “creatures” of habit, we tend to wear the same looks year in year out. We aren’t aware of what suits us, so we are inclined to stay within our comfort-zone.
Our trained personal stylist will empower you with skills for life by Reviewing your colours and bodyshape. We will equip you with how to wear colours that give your skin a natural youthful glow. We also teach you clothing styles that best flatter and complement your bodyshape and proportions.

Step out of your comfort zone and let us Review what complements you best with

 
Release!
In nearly 11 years of styling clients and decluttering thousands of wardrobes, I’ve only seen 2 client wardrobes that weren’t overflowing with clothes. And ironically most of us only wear only 20% of our bulging wardrobes….
Are you hanging onto all those clothes for nostalgic reasons? Clothes that no longer fit or flatter you? Or perhaps they are dated or ill-fitting?
We will help you Release clothes in your wardrobe that don’t make you look or feel good.
Clear your space by booking a Wardrobe detox consultation and we will help you embrace a flattering capsule wardrobe this year:
Restyle!
Majority of us tend to wear clothing styles we are familiar with day in day out, which leaves little room for inspiration. Our personal stylists  Restyle you by exploring and injecting something different into your wardrobe this year.
We save you time, stress and ensure you don’t waste money on clothes that do nothing to uplift you.

Try someone NEW! Restyle and make a great impression this year by booking some  Personal Shopping with us this season. 

 

**Connect with us today to Review, Release and Restyle your wardrobe this year**

 

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The gift of style

Let’s change the way we do Christmas; swap those socks, perfumes and scarves for a unique gift of style.

Style is a gift that uplifts, boosts the receiver’s confidence and saves precious time.

Our beautiful gift vouchers start at just £100, which you can use towards a Colour Analysis consultation, for a fun session Personal Shopping a Wardrobe consultation or any of our Personal Styling services.

For a fabulous ending to 2018 and perfect start to 2019, gift your family and friends with a unique gift of style this Christmas.

**Contact us today to give a unique gift of style this Christmas**

(Our beautiful gift certificates start from just £100)

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How to make the most of your Autumn/Winter 2018 wardrobe.

Checked blazers, animal print, the colour green and brown are synonymous with this season’s trend. I am passionate about having you ready for the season effortlessly. Before you start to dump all your clothes in an unorderly fashion, make use of this review site and get some hardwood wardrobes where you can hang your clothes. Here are a few wardrobe tips, so you are super stylish this Autumn/Winter:

1, Create space to see your autumn winter clothes. Pack away all your spring/summer clothes. Store away your out of season clothes in a spare wardrobe, your suit case, under your bed, in your loft or on top of your wardrobe.

2, Go through your clothes and give away anything that doesn’t make you feel or look good. Especially clothes that are too small, too big or dated. They do nothing for your self-esteem and we’re all about style and confidence.

3, Lay out the Autumn/Winter clothes you have and create various looks with them for work, rest and play. Take pictures of the looks, so you are ready for all occasions.

4, Write a list of any gaps you have in your wardrobe. Your warm winter essentials, anything worn out that’s need replacing or is dated. Have you treated yourself to a winter new hat, scarf or gloves in your favourite colour? It makes all the difference and brightens up the dullest winter day. Remember to also include a treat or two from this season’s trends to update and jazz up your wardrobe this season.

*If that all sounds too daunting, our London College of Fashion trained wardrobe stylists are waiting to help you Declutter/Detox and Manage your wardrobe with minimal effort from you. So you have your dream capsule wardrobe this Autumn/Winter.

**Contact us today to re style your wardrobe this season**
(Fee £100 per hour, Minimum 2 hours wardrobe consultation)

 

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What to wear this Autumn/Winter…

The days are darker but your wardrobe doesn’t have to be.

When the seasons change, we are inclined to go for the usual dreary dark colours, which doesn’t do much for our mood or complexion….

This Autumn/Winter is all about bold bright colours.

Let’s perk up your style in this seasons colours and looks:

  • Floral print Kimono coats are fabulous! Bring Spring/Summer flowers into your autumn/winter wardrobe in this great transitional piece. Wear with a plain top and jeans for a super cool look.

 

  • This season is all about warm colours and woodland tones. Red, green, mustard, camel will warm your skin up beautifully this Autumn/Winter

 

  • Boho print dresses will take you from day to evening effortlessly. Wear with ankle boots during the day and with heels on those social evenings.

 

  • RED! All shades of it: Scarlet, rusty, burgundy, ruby and cherry red are must haves this season. Go on be brave!

 

**Update your look this Autumn/Winter, book a Personal shopping consultation and have your bodyshape analysed for FREE! (worth £49)**

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Go Green!

It’s a new season, a new beginning!

We hope you’ve had a good summer.

Now that we are back to the reality of work and school.

We have a few tips to help get you ready for the new Autumn/Winter season:

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  • Green is the must have colour this season! From moss/olive green to emerald/forest green, get your green fix this season.
  • Blue + green = Turquoise/Teal.  A great colour on most skin tones!
  • Ponchos and capes are back!  Perfect with your jeans or leggings on those casual weekends.
  • It’s time to start to pack away your light summer attire: ie: linens, t-shirts, sandals etc
  • Bring out transitional pieces such as; macs, light jackets and cardigans, to see you through from autumn to winter.

For help sorting out your Wardrobe or Personal shopping this Autumn/Winter;

Contact us today!