For the majority of us, splashing £1-2K on a luxe jacket or a pair of boots (no matter how shiny) is not the reality, very much the ‘I wish I was Carrie Bradshaw fantasy’. But, let’s not get a cold sweat on. I’m hear to tell you that it is very possible to look impeccably chic on a budget. As with life, it’s the little things that make all the difference.
There are many tricks to the trade of being a celebrity stylist, from selecting the right tones, choosing the right silhouettes, and adding a quick nip and tuck here or there (and by this I mean from a tailor not a surgeon). I’ve put together 8 easy tips to make your outfit look en-point and expensive, whatever the weather. These are the rules I abide to whenever I’m working with one of my clients. After all, ‘Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman’ – Coco Chanel.
MY EAST LONDON RECOMMENDATIONS
Moustache Tailoring, Dalston – Great for alterations on evening wear and pieces with intricate detail (£)
Hussain Tailoring, Brick Lane – Perfect for making adjustments to your casual & working wardrobes (£)
The Painted Lady, Brick Lane – Hands down the best shellac manicures in town (££)
My Brazilian Waxing, Brick Lane – I recommend this place to everyone, I would never go anywhere else! (£)
Shine, Stoke Newington – Holistic therapy and amazing facials tailored to your skins needs (££)
Holistic Health, Broadway Market – There is a lot to be said for acupuncture, this place has really helped me with controlling stress, I know go every 3 months (£££)
Got some questions? Leave a comment below and let’s get the discussion rollin’!