Cosy Cashmere

When you come for a style consultation with a colour me beautiful personal stylist you will be told which fabrics and textures will work best for you; your body shape, your lifestyle and your budget.
The ultimate luxury fabric for Winter has to be cashmere, once you pull on a cashmere jumper you will never want to take it off! As well as feeling amazing, cashmere is also extremely practical; offering warmth in the Winter and keeping you cool during warmer months. It rarely pulls and doesn'..

What’s Your Scarf Style?

One of the things we love most about the colder months here at colour me beautiful is that it gives us lots of opportunities to accessorise! Specifically by adding a colourful scarf to our outfit.
Scarves are a fantastic way of completing your look and can elevate a simple top and trouser combination to something supremely chic and effortless. Scarves are also the perfect way to inject some colour right next to your face, where it’ll have the most impact!
There are several scarf style options ..

The Inside Scoop – training with colour me beautiful

For this week’s blog post one of our recently trained consultants, Sarah Sallows (pictured) from Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex, shares her colour me beautiful story.
Sarah says…
“I trained with colour me beautiful as I got to a stage in my life where I felt like I needed to do something for me. My eldest daughter left for university, my youngest had a full time job and my husband has his own very successful business. Basically the long and short of it was… I was bored. I needed something new, ..

Tips to transform your personal style

As fashion month gets into full swing around the world and Summer draws to an end, many of us will be thinking about our Autumn/Winter wardrobes.
The start of a new season is the perfect time to take a step back and review your own personal style. We can all get stuck in a rut, or style of dressing that almost becomes like a ‘uniform’ which we end up wearing day in, day out. However, with a few simple steps you can transform your personal style to leave you looking and feeling refreshed for the..

Office Chic In The Heat

One of the biggest style dilemmas many of us will come across during the Summer will be dressing appropriately for work when the temperatures sore.
With the mercury rising once again in the UK this week, many of us will be wondering what is and isn't appropriate for the office. With more and more workplaces adopting a smart/casual dress code it is important to dress for the weather whilst still looking professional.
Here are some of our top tips to help you navigate this style dilemma!
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Under Cover

If you receive our monthly colour me beautiful newsletter you’ll have seen our tips on how to select the best swimwear for your body shape. After looking forward to your holiday all year long, you will naturally want to look fabulous poolside!
One aspect of our holiday wardrobe that can sometimes be overlooked is a stylish poolside cover-up. If you’re on a beach break this Summer then you’ll be spending the majority of your time switching from sun bed to casual eatery, to poolside bar, so you n..

Beach Beauty

Finally some warm weather has arrived in the UK, let's hope it’s here to stay!
During the Summer months (and whilst you’re on holiday) it is a good idea to take a look at your usual beauty routine and make a few tweaks to ensure you’re using products that aren’t going to clog your skin, or leave you exposed to the sun’s damaging rays.
Here are our top tips on how to ensure you look and feel fabulous in the heat!
Up the SPF
Ideally you should protect your skin from damaging UV rays all y..

Best Dressed Wedding Guest

The arrival of Summer also heralds the start of wedding season and selecting an outfit that is flattering, comfortable, appropriate for the occasion and adaptable for the great British Summer can often seem daunting!
If you’re looking for some inspiration then you’ve come to the right place! In this post we’ll take you through some outfit suggestions and tips to ensure you stand out for all the right reasons (just try not to upstage the bride!)
Colour Confidence
You just knew we’d start here ..

Festival Chic

If you thought that Festival dressing was all about wellies and waterproofs, think again. A girl (or boy) has to consider at great length what she (he) is going to wear to this year’s festivals. It isn’t just about bunging a few things in a rucksack and off you go any more. There is a ‘chic’ side to looking festival fabulous.
I love festival dressing – you can get away from your everyday wardrobe and be someone else for a weekend. Before now, I have been spotted at one, in a turquoise tutu and ..

On The Plus Side!

“I never wanted to look like models on the cover of magazines. I represent the majority of women and I am very proud of that.” Adele.
Well said Adele, I am sure there are lots of us that agree with you.
Research shows that the average size for a British woman is a curvy 16 and nearly half of UK women are a dress size 16 or above.
So why are we still bombarded by the media with waif-like models and celebrities? More than one popular magazine each week can be criticizing celebrities because the..