Belt up – why wearing a belt doesn’t create a waist

It was the Oscars last night, and today the Internet is awash with photographs of actresses in their red carpet outfits.  Of course, there is commentary about the best and worst dressed - and I even saw one actress appearing on both lists so clearly there's a question of personal taste coming into it, but the one that stood out to me (for the wrong reasons) was Nicole Kidman's dress which was a shimmering pale gold on ivory which she was wearing a belt with.  

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Christmas Wardrobe: The Best Trouser Shape for Your Body

Following on from the last couple of blog posts about what to wear at Christmas time, I'm aware that a lot of women prefer wearing trousers, so here are some tips on the best trouser shape for your body.

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What new kind of fruit could you be?

I see that Debenhams have come up with a new body shape guide describing bodies as different types of fruit.  Not just apples and pears but strawberry, double cherry and rhubarb.  I also saw something that described the typical superhero body shape of wide shoulders and slim hips as a parsnip! [Read more…]

What Body Shape Are You?

I came across an article about how South Korea categorises women’s bodies.  Not for them the hourglass, pear and apple.  No, they have the “S” shape, the “X” line and the “D” shape.  It’s all alphabetised using the letters to represent the shapes of the bodies. [Read more…]