Samantha's Blog

All the latest hints & tips for your style needs

Big Foot, Little Foot

Which Size Bag? So here's a cracking little thought just for you this weekend... Did you know, the size of your feet dictates the size of your handbag!?  Honestly!  If you have small feet, you should stick to a smaller bag and avoid oversized bags at all costs....

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The Right Trousers

Strictly Shopping Darling! Last weekend, Queen Pixie Tracey and I, headed to London (again) to watch the Strictly live tour.  FAB-U-LOUS of course.  And the following morning we headed to Westfield for a spot of shopping.  Well, who wouldn't? I needed some new...

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Drop The Dress Size

I went shopping yesterday and here are the tags from what I bought. What do you notice? The sizes are inconsistent. I have a mix of 10s, 12s, Smalls and Mediums. If you took a look through my wardrobe you'd also see 8s and 14s and the occasional Large. We know that...

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I’ll Wait Until…

Style.  Looking and feeling good.  I've been a Personal Stylist in and around Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter for 6 years and the one thing I hear from women too often, when considering my style, wardrobe weeding or personal shopping services, goes something like this......

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Eco-Style

Love Yeovil Last Saturday I was asked by Love Yeovil to take 13 year old Style Blogger Amelia on a tour of the local charity shops to prove that not only can you pick up some bargains, you can also dress in current trends in an environmentally friendly way.  And if...

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Confidently Colourful

A Workshop On Colour Saturday 17th September I hosted my super-fabulous Colour Confidence workshop here at PB HQ with 4 lovely ladies in attendance and we talked about all things colour - clothes, make up, hair, jewellery.  There's a common theme when it comes to...

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Storm In A G Cup

The Results Are In... So a few weeks ago I revealed I'd measured myself according to the website Boob Or Bust and was completely flabbergasted at the result!  I promptly ordered a bra from a place called Bra Stop and was proper excited when my lovely little parcel...

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Unworn Swimwear? Surely Not!

New survey reveals 85% women never wear the swimwear they purchase because it doesn’t fit properly - 5 top tips to feel great in swimwear - 92% surveyed have never been measured for swimwear 75% respondents are frustrated by the lack of styles that fit their shape 63%...

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You’ll Never Guess My Bra Size!

Sick & Tired Of Being Told That... Sick and tired of hearing... ...you're wearing the wrong bra?  I know I am.  It's like, 'Yeah, I know!  But tell me where to go to get bras that FIT properly' right? I don't know about you, but it used to be you'd pop into M&S or...

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And The Winner Is…

#7Colours7Days Style Challenge We held an online Style Challenge last month, showing how to wear colours with confidence based on the science of colour and by learning about our own natural colouring. Helen won our competition with these photos, demonstrating her...

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From Drab to Fab – Casual Style with a WOW

The Most Common Question From people who work from home, to full-time Mums, hands-down the MOST common question we get asked here at PB HQ is a variation of: 'How can I still look stylish in casual clothes?' Some people just don't 'do' casual.  They end up looking...

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Does Colour Matter?

Turn Back Time I've been looking for an old photo of me when I was expecting Dexter to compare bump sizes and I have this portable hard disk with every digital photo EVER on it.  So of course I then spent 2 hours and 37 minutes looking at snaps from holidays, house...

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Microwave Cooking Improves Style

What?  Well, you know, kind of... Renovations We've been undergoing some rather major renovations at home including an extension, a new living room and a new kitchen.  Stuart is the man who likes to do everything himself and so it came as no surprise to discover we...

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Breaking Bad & The Power Of Fancy Dress

Hubby couldn't get into it the first time around and I watched it on my own - every single episode of Breaking Bad - and I loved it!  Stuart decided to give it a second chance so we've been watching it again on Netflix (as you do) and I love it just as much this time....

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Celebrate Bristol Fashion Week SS16

Celebrate Fashion Week In Style. YOUR Style! Bristol Fashion week is looming and it has got us excited about the gorgeous new clothes on offer! And if you’re anything like us, you’ll be looking forward to hitting the shops to indulge in all those fabulous spring...

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7 Colours In 7 Days

Want To Wear More Colour? It's true that there are millions of shades to choose from when it comes to wearing colour.  Look in any DIY store or florist just for a taste of what's available.  And it can seem really overwhelming when it comes to wearing colour because,...

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Our Top Model?

Could It Be You? Always fancied yourself as a bit of a model? Enjoy strutting your stuff? Want to be an advocate for REAL style for REAL women? Then why not join us as one of our models at a Fashion Show in May 2016? We're Searching! We've been asked to provide a...

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Ts & Cs for The BIG Swish Giveaway

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. 1. Promotion Description: The 'BIG Swish Giveaway' ("Sweepstakes") lasts twenty hours and begins on 05/03/2016 at 15:00 GMT and ends on 07/03/2016...

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