How to Start the New Year with a New Look!

Welcome to 2016 everyone! Isn’t it wonderful to start the new year by doing something a little different? Well why not start by giving your wardrobe a fresh new look. Now is definitely the time to try – especially with all the lovely post Christmas sales!

5 easy ways to give any wardrobe a fresh new look without breaking the bank!

1) Break the Rules

Wear casual with dressy – one of my personal favourites is to wear my tuile skirt with white t-shirt, converse and a denim jacket. I love the way eclectic mixed styles at their fall 2015 fashion show:

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2) Get a friend to go through your wardrobe and create new combinations.

Believe it or not friends – no matter how similar in taste they are to you – will nearly always be in a better position to suggest new ways of combining things than you yourself.

Check out Wardrobe Revamp

20152_bemp10a_02_PE340579Of course this can be loads more fun if coupled with a glass of bubbles 😉

3) Check out the sales and buy one exclusive piece that can be worn both casual and dressy.

Love this Valentino skirt on sale – not cheap but can be worn dressy, or with sneakers and t-shirt. This type of skirt can even be converted into both winter or summer and being striped is right in there with what’s hot this coming summer!11134538_5551143_1000

4) Put a piece of your Summer wardrobe to your Winter things.

I love wearing summer dresses in winter by combining them with dark stockings and boots – a lesson I learnt from my then 4 year old.

DSC_0562 Alternatively check out some of the great summer dresses on sale at ASOS!

5) Accessories!

It may be that same outfit but adding a hat or special necklace will seriously make a difference! Loving the hats currently available at Anthropologie!

Check out the difference:

Hat and dress from Blue Illusion.

That’s it for the first post this year – do hope it inspired you to try something new with your wardrobe. If you have any additional tips please do let me know!

Wishing you all a fab weekend!


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Hi! I’m Yvonne, a 40 something (wink) Kiwi, living in Zurich. I love fashion, travel, shopping and food – believing chocolate will cure almost anything!


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