Caring For Your Winter Woolies

If like us you’re experiencing a real Winter chill in the air, you’ll be reaching for those cosy woolies to keep you snug and warm.
Woollen items are a staple of most of our Autumn/Winter wardrobes and can be quite an investment, so it’s important to ensure you care and store yours correctly.
Washing Your Woolies…
This may sound obvious but before assuming your knitwear is suitable for a machine wash, check the label; some items will be hand wash only.
If you do need to hand wash, ensure y..

A Coat For Every Occassion

It’s that time of year when we start to reach for outerwear to keep us cosy.
How many Winter coats do you own and are they doing the job when it comes to keeping you both chic and warm for all occasions?
After all, your coat is an essential item so you need to make sure yours does the job.
There are actually three types of coat that should be in your repertoire for the season ahead.
Every day/every weather
This will be the most practical coat you own, we all need something that really is g..

Rock A Little Red

THE colour for Autumn/Winter 2017 is predicted to be red. The catwalks were awash with it at the A/W ’17 shows and as it slowly starts to hit the High Street we’re offering you our expert advice on how to wear it.
As with most trends, the extent to which you embrace it is completely up to you. Here’s our advice on how to incorporate the colour of the moment into your wardrobe, whatever your style personality and colour characteristics may be.
Show-Stoppers
Calling all you Dramatics and Creati..

Skipping Through Summer

Here at colour me beautiful we’re firm believers in investing money in your wardrobe on items that you’re going to get the most wear out of; it's safe to say that with the British climate, Summer sandals generally don’t get much wear and tear, so it’s unlikely you’ll want to spend a lot on them.
Luckily, there are a wide range of sandals available on the high street this summer which will have you skipping all the way to the pool bar, and will keep for next Summer too.
Here’s a round up o..

Stay Chic In The Heat

When the heat is on the last thing you want is to be feeling hot and bothered. Here are our tips to keep you cool and chic in the Summer sun this season….
Lighten Up
Darker colours absorb heat so opt for the lighter shades in your palette wherever possible. If you fall into the Deep colour category this can be particularly tricky but you can try adding a little contrast in the form of a pattern or accessory to ensure the lighter shades you’re wearing don’t wash you out.
Seek Shade
A stylish ha..

Swimsuit Style

We spend the whole year looking forward to our Summer holiday; after the long, dark days of Winter there’s no better feeling than the sun on your back and sand under your toes. It’s only natural that you want to look your best on the beach but how many of us give much thought to our swimwear?
In actual fact, just as there are certain clothing styles that suit different shapes better, so there are different swimsuit styles which will flatter and fit some better than others. Don’t forget that whe..

Bank On It

As the long weekend approaches here in the UK many of us are looking forward to a little sunshine and relaxation. You may even be lucky enough to have a trip away in the diary.
Whatever your plans, our bank holiday style guide will ensure you hit just the right note this weekend…
Escape To The Country

There’s nothing better than escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life and getting back to nature. Whilst comfort and practicality will be the most important factors when deciding what to w..

Spring Blazers To Update Your Look

Spring is in full swing and Summer is not far off, but unpredictable temperatures mean that when it comes to Britain in the Summertime, it always pays to be prepared.
Whilst the sun has greeted us on several occasions already this season, it still isn’t quite warm enough to venture out without a coat (or an umbrella for that matter!) There are several chic outerwear options to consider to keep you warm and stylish whilst we wait for the temperatures to really heat up…
Classic Blazer
Perfect t..

Feeling Floral

With the recent glorious weather in the UK it certainly feels like the time is right to unpack the Spring/Summer essentials and prepare for the season ahead.
Florals are synonymous with Spring and if you haven’t tried incorporating them into your outfit before, then now is the perfect time to give them a try.
Read on for our top tips on how to wear florals…
Size Matters
Consider the size of print if you decide to wear florals. If you’re petite, smaller more delicate prints are best. If you’..

Spring Forward

With the clocks springing forward this weekend we can soon look forward to lighter mornings and longer evenings – Summer is on the way!
However, losing that precious hour can put a real squeeze on your morning routine for the first few days, so here are our top three time-saving tips to ensure you can greet those early mornings with a smile (and in style!) next week.
1. Plan Ahead
If you’ve had a colour and/or style consultation with one of our colour me beautiful experts then it’s likely you..