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Coathanger Loves…Poolside Fashion!

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Whether you’re counting down the days until your summer vacation or are already at your desired destination and reading this on your phone or IPad as you enjoy the poolside rays OR maybe you’re thinking ahead for you sunny retreat over the winter months. Whichever it is one things for sure, your pool/beach side cover up is of the utmost importance, after all you will be spending the majority of your holiday semi naked so you need to feel confident. Whether your 5ft or 5ft 10 you will have parts of your body you want to show and parts you’d rather hide. Which is it for you? Your legs - top middle, bottom or all Your tummy – upper or lower or both Your upper arms Your chest area – how...

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The Best Types of Bras for Different Garments

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Getting Fitted It’s quite amazing to believe that the majority of women walking around the streets are wearing the wrong size bras. You wouldn't believe how many clients I have seen who have been pregnant, given birth and six months later are still wearing the same bra! When was the last time you went for a bra fitting? If your answer was along the lines of “I can’t remember” then it’s been too long! On average you should be getting professionally fitted every six months or a year (or sooner depending on your life circumstances). If you’ve recently lost or gained weight, had a child or have started going through menopause it is important you get yourself fitted correctly to avoid discomfort. Finding a bra that fits you well is essential, not only...

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How to Create Perfect Day-to-Night Summer Outfits

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Whether you have a vacation booked or have some weekend plans coming up this summer that require you to look fabulous all day, it’s essential you know how to transform your day outfit into a glamourous evening outfit! With the wonders of accessories, makeup and footwear you can transform a casual everyday outfit into something stylish and suitable for drinks after work or a last minute plan. Pick a staple garment and build the rest of your outfit around it!   Blue Sophistication   The below pastille blue look can easily be transformed into eveningwear by swapping the casual white blazer with a fitted leather jacket and killer heels. Accessories are everything in this outfit, bringing together the colour combinations to form a united look.   Pretty in Pink   Style out your favourite jeans by transforming them...

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Coathanger Loves…Co-ords For Summer

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Summer and co-ord outfits are a match made in heaven! Take the stress out of creating holiday outfits by jumping on the latest trend of stylish two piece outfits. Two piece outfits can be seen everywhere from the runways, high street and worn by your favourite celebrities. Keep reading to discover how you can dress the trend and where you can buy the best of co-ords right now!   This gorgeous bralet and skirt combo would be a stunning summer outfit that can be worn for the day time or an evening stroll along the beach. With the combo coming in at just under £28 at New Look, this is a bargain that shouldn’t be missed! The floral detailing is beautiful and the classic white look will look gorgeous on all skin...

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Suzanne Bernie’s Picks For Sale Shopping

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The sales are well and truly on and there are a lot of great buys right there for the picking!   If you’re going on holiday it's a perfect time to buy some new items to spice up your outfits. If you aren’t lucky enough to be jetting off somewhere hot, then select carefully and think whether your bargain buys will take you through to Autumn.   The most sensible way to go 'sale' shopping is to look for something you love but normally wouldn’t buy due to the high price and really LOVE it! Don't buy just for the sake of it and wanting to come away feeling accomplished. There's nothing worse than having garments hanging in your wardrobe that you just don't wear, if you fit the bill then you might need...

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What Do Your Clothes Say About You?

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It can often feel like society is trying to fit you into a box and a category, focusing on our similarities rather than the things that make us unique. Self-expression is an important part of life and without consciously being aware of it; we are expressing our character everyday through the things we say, our body language and even our fashion choices. Forget “you are what you eat” – you are what you wear! If you have a distorted view of yourself, this will be reflective in your outfit choices and you may be portraying yourself incorrectly to those around you. Colours Black Black is a timeless colour which can easily be matched with any other colour to create endless outfit options. Black garments automatically make the wearer look more chic and stylish,...

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NEW Website Announcement: Check out the brand new Coathanger website!

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The time has finally come for us to announce the launch of our brand new website! We have spent countless months tweaking and perfecting our site to ensure it is reflective of our feel good services, we wanted our website to portray looking and feeling fabulous. As well as Coathanger’s fabulous new makeover, we’ve also created many new exciting pages to give you more information on our services – it’s never been easier to book a styling session with a dedicated fashion stylist at Coathanger.   Bespoke Styling Services Silver Styling Service New Mum, New Style Teenage Dream LGBT Styling Special Occasion Style Therapy Celebrity Styling   Personal Styling Services Personal Styling Day Wardrobe Detox Makeover at Westfield Style Concierge Service Online Personal Styling Gift Certificates   Corporate Styling Services Corporate Styling Bespoke Uniform Design Style Presentations Training Days   Let us know what...

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Packing For Spring/Summer Vacation: 2016 Edition

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As soon as the sun shines, whether you live in an urban city, suburb or the countryside, holidays spring to mind. So step away from your desks, laptops and IPhones and think holidays. If you’re anything like us, the thought of the holiday season will keep you going for the next couple of months. Or if you’re lucky and a Spring vacation is on the cards then make sure you get the best picks early, its time to start preparing! Swimwear Don’t leave it too late to buy your swimwear. Shopping early means you get the biggest choice in the best shapes. If you’re jetting off somewhere hot, with wide blue oceans that go on for days, then you’re probably planning to take a dip in the sea whilst you can escape the...

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Khaki For Spring: Khaki Fashion Trends

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Spring fashion has never been more wearable, with a slight contradiction, as normally this fabulous colour trend is usually big in Autumn, but not this season…this hot new spring colour can be found everywhere and is perfect for wearing to the office, for a dinner date or to the pub and can even look cool for a walk in the park – khaki gets a Spring make over like never before! By adding a contrast colour and various textures, layers and prints you are less likely to look like you’re about to join the army. Khaki works very well with co-ordinating colours such as burnt orange, denim, black, white, pink, grey marl and yellow to name a few. Skin tone depending, choose the one that suits you and go for it! Not...

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How to Wear a Blazer outside the Office

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The depth of your closet is not measured by the number of pieces you own, but rather by each pieces' versatility. The most versatile and popular jacket in women’s fashion right now is the blazer. Whilst the blazer is commonly associated with office work, a blazer is the perfect staple item in both men’s and women’s wardrobe for a sophisticated but casual everyday look – outside the office. How you combine a blazer with other garments in your wardrobe shows off your personal flair and allows you to express yourself whilst maintaining a stylish edge. There are many ways to suit up and follow this trend. Below are five looks to help you rock the blazer with style! Boyfriend Style The boyfriend look is easy to achieve and is the perfect everyday shabby...

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