Category Archives: fashion tips

How the monochrome look can be both classy and straightforward

Patchwork Pattern Double Knit Zip Front Cardigan from Just Elegance

Reducing the stress of finding the fashion right colour match We’re great fans of monochrome! But don’t forget that this approach doesn’t have mean just black and white… One colour with a “splash” of detail that enhances the palette is something we really go for. Variations of beige have been mega popular of late as […]

What to wear with those black jeans?

Fashion tips what to wear with black jeans

There’s so much choice, it can be difficult to make up your mind… We love black jeans! They can look dramatic and cool in equal measure. But the challenge is how to develop your look, without looking as though you’re wanting to crash the nearest funeral or making yourself look just too severe. If you […]

Travelling light – caring for your clothes on the move

Travelling light caring for your clothes on the move

Think about washing your clothes before you set off… This is often the time of year when a longer trip, maybe a spell of travelling abroad, can happen for you if you’re lucky enough to be able to get away for a while. After all, holidays and travel are considerably cheaper now that the kids […]

How to make monochrome outfits work for you

Monochrome blacks and whites can form a great basis for your look

Consider textiles, patterns – and maybe a very subtle use of colour It’s official – monochrome was upgraded to the “trend” status, according to Brittany Brolley on her piece on The List website. She drew our attention to genderless fashion, an “ultra feminine” trend – and in particular the growing momentum of the monochromatic wardrobe. This […]

It’s Scandi-lous – you CAN add a splash of colour!

Fashion blog and tips from Just Elegance

Well-balanced and functional, but now with just that little bit extra… We love Scandi fashion! We’ve previously referred to it as a quietly confident easy styling, being cooly understated and comfortable at the same time. With lots of those wonderful layers working in harmony. Scandi is built around those quality staple neutrals as ever, but […]

How to make cropped trousers work for you

Women's cropped floral trousers only from Just Elegance

Two key lengths to consider… Cropped trousers – sometimes referred to as cropped pants – need to be approached with a little care. We’ve all witnessed the odd crop-disaster!  The good news is that adhering to a very few simple rules can make all the difference between a summer success and a fashion fail! And […]

When a knee length skirt hem height is essential

Add a touch of summer colour with this blue multi paisley print crinkle skirt from Just Elegance

Fashion tips for the over 50s that applies to a wide range of age groups… Well-established fashion advice suggests that women over fifty often look their best in skirts and dresses that feature a hem line that finishes on or around the knee level.  We’d take that a step further by saying that these basic […]

Your essential summer wardrobe overhaul starts here!

A summer wardrobe without breaking the bank by Just Elegance

Keep to timeless classics with new statement pieces and accessories Summer has arrived (after a fashion) and it’s the time of year when the phrase “wardrobe overhaul” might crop up from time to time. It makes a great deal of sense, as we wrote in a previous article, to follow the following simple equation:- Good […]

Going pear shaped – look out for form fitting tops and avoid long skirts

Floral butterfly print short dress from Just Elegance

These simple fashion tips make such a difference We search around the globe for relevant fashion tips for you – and this one concerns dressing well if you have this particular body shape… From a health point of view, a pear shaped body is a very good thing to have according to the Longwood University […]

How to avoid mistakes with your jeans – and what to go with them

How to avoid mistakes with your jeans

Get the jeans right and the rest will follow! Often described as a “closet staple” jeans are probably the most important item in your wardrobe. But they need to be right in a number of important ways in order to make the most of the feature items and accessories that you surround them with. First […]