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A Week In The Life Of Suzanne Bernie

Ever wonder what a week in the life of a personal stylist looks like? Come behind the scenes with our leading stylist Suzanne Bernie and find out!MondayDrive to Leeds - (4.5 hours - phew!) for a charity dinner for Jo Cox's charity where a Shopping Day with Coathanger was auctioned for an amazing cause. Find out more about the cause and how you get involved on the Jo Cox Foundation website or Twitter @JoCoxFoundationTuesdayMeet up with a client in Leeds for a Wardrobe Detox. The best part of my job is changing how people see themselves and a Wardrobe Detox is the perfect way to get rid of any garments that bring you no joy!WednesdayA Shopping Day with a Manchester client in Leeds. The new Victoria Gate is beautiful and...

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Men’s Body Shapes & How To Dress For Yours

We’ve previously discussed here on the Coathanger blog all about female body shapes and how to make the most out of your figure. In today’s article we will be discussing all the different male body shapes out there and how to dress yours up to look powerful, stylish and sexy.We all come in different shapes and sizes; it’s all about embracing your body and owning what you’ve got! Whether you have broad shoulders and a small waist or are larger in your centre with slimmer arms and legs, you can enhance or disguise your proportions with a few easy tweaks to your outfits.The Inverted TriangleIf you have broad shoulders and chest compared to your slimmer waist and hips then your body shape would be considered as an ‘inverted triangle’. This...

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How To Transition Your Wardrobe Into Spring

Today was the first day I could feel Spring was in the air, maybe still a little far away but I definitely heard the birds singing.The arrival of bright colours hit the high street of course the designers have been selling bright, bold prints for sometime now. From cat walk to high street no one does it better than ZARA.If you’re waiting for the sun to shine for longer than 10 mins before you mix fuchsia pink with pillar box red, dip your toe into spring with a little navy. You’ll find navy in most stores now, standing proudly next to black.  Creating a fresh new look for Spring.Amanda Wakeley allows you to keep warm but look cool in this sky blue and navy cashmere and silk sweater.There are...

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Date Night Style Guide

Whether you have a significant other to whisk you away for a romantic evening meal, are having a quiet night in with a takeaway or are hitting the town with your girlfriends – you need the perfect outfit!Date night is the perfect occasion to be bold and try something new and sexy, in a tasteful and elegant way of course. Not that we need an excuse but it’s a good reason for a little shopping to purchase something special for someone special.Whether you’re a lover of vibrant colours or tend to stick to neutrals, you can rock these outfits for your date night, even if you've chosen to stay home with your loved one.Kooples - £298Zara - £49.99Finery London Rosetta jump suit - £75Sandro - £235Ralph Lauren Red Lace Dress...

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How To Wear Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year: Greenery

what colour to wear in 2017

It’s that time of year again when we are already well into a new year and eagerly exploring ways in which we can inject Pantone’s color of the year into our wardrobes!Pantone’s colour of the year has been reflective of the current cultural climate since the early 2000’s; each year the chosen colour has historically influenced a multitude of different design elements including interior design and food – but especially fashion. This year, however, it is clear that the yellow-green hue is representative of the environment as 2017 is set to be the year of improved sustainability. For 2017, the Pantone color of the year is Greenery. 2016 was a year of many cultural changes all over the world and Greenery represents new beginnings and fresh starts which is very fitting for...

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How To Dress Better in 2017

We’re now well into 2017 …….. boy was it good to say goodbye to 2016!It’s that time of the year when we all feel ready to take time and a fresh look at ourselves, our diet, our fitness and our existing wardrobes. The beginning of 2017 is a time to embrace yourself, learn how to express yourself through the contents of your wardrobe and feel more comfortable with that all important first impression. If your struggling doing it alone, here are a few good reasons why you should get it right for 2017: First impressions are crucial in both social and professional situations, if you do not feel good in the clothes you are wearing and don’t feel you look good, then this will show in your body language Dressing according...

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Suzanne Bernie For Finery: An Insight Into A Fabulous Christmas

Suzanne Bernie has been in the press lately giving The Telegraph some style advice for their Christmas outfits, but her influence in the fashion industry does not stop there! Finery recently reached out to Suzanne and asked, as a Finery wearer, if she would like to be part of their Star Power campaign this Christmas – and of course she said yes. Finery launched the campaign in order to give back to their loyal customers and bought in a team of 5 Finery wearers to try on their new collections whilst giving us an insight into their family traditions at Christmas time. As one of London’s most sought after fashion stylist, Suzanne’s schedule can be very hectic so for her Christmas is a time for her to stop and spend quality time...

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Suzanne Bernie For The Telegraph: Styling The Perfect Christmas Outfit

suzanne bernie gives christmas style advice to the telegraph

Photo source: Andrew Crowley IF you got your hands on a copy of The Telegraph this weekend you probably noticed our very own Suzanne Bernie starring in a fabulously festive feature! Christmas is approaching oh so quickly and it is no surprise that it’s the season to be stressed… In order to banish any stress over the festive season, The Telegraph got together their super team of experts to explain how you can make Christmas fun again by outsourcing your festivities to the experts. Amongst the experts were Cynthia Gregoire, Pippa Jameson and Coathanger’s founder and head stylist Suzanne Bernie. Suzanne was on hand to explain to The Telegraph the ultimate fashion faux pas when styling a Christmas outfit and how you don’t always have to buy something new to look sexy and...

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How to Dress For Party Season

With Christmas comes party season and the inevitable last minute panic for something glam after work before the shops shut! Start planning your outfit now so you can grab the latest releases and beat the rush without having to hope your size is still available closer to Christmas and New Year’s.Smart SophisticationIf you want to step away from the norm of little black dresses or dresses simply aren’t your thing, there is a warmer way to style a sophisticated outfit without a statement dress. This cool, velvet, relaxed yet sexy trouser suit says it all and can be paired with flats or heels for an instantly chic look! Worn with a little lace vest and you’re ready to go.Velvet Trouser Suite @ ZaraAlternatively, add a bit of colour with this...

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Gift Ideas for the Fashionista in Your Life

With John Lewis revealing this year’s Christmas advert…Christmas must be around the corner! With so much to plan and organise for this year’s festivities, it can be hard to come up with some creative but useful Christmas presents.Give your fashionista friend a present they actually want this Christmas and satisfying their style cravings with our top gift ideas…The Techy Friend - Personalise YoursWe all have that one friend that is permanently glued to their phone, tablet or laptop no matter what the occasion. Help personalise your friend’s gadgets with a personalised tablet case of their favourite Instagram memories! Order yours from Sticky9 The Friend Who Deserves a Break Okay…I know we said no socks, but it’s not Christmas without them! Treat the lady in your life to a little luxury with these beautiful...

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