Sale Shopping: The Do’s and The Don’ts

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Shop the sales with a personal shopper

 

HOW TO SHOP THE SALES?

Don’t you just love a good sale shopping spree? The town is full of bargains at the moment but those bargains can be deceitful. Sometimes there is a reason why an item ended up in sale but very often you will find the item of your dreams with a slashed price tag  if you just have a little insight to the tricks of the trade -and above all, have a little patience.

To help you navigate through the racks full of heavily discounted items, some of which hardly looked good on the model, I have compiled a list of the DO’s and the DON’Ts of sale shopping. Learn from a professional personal shopper how to shop the sales.

Disclaimer: All these rules apply regardless if you are shopping in stores or online.

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Spring Summer 2019 Fashion Trends

SS2019 Fashion Trends selected by I on Image

Spring Summer S2019 Fashion Trends by I on Image

SS 2019 Fashion Trends selected by I on Image

After months and months of being wrapped tightly in oversized puffer coats, preppy tweed, soft and lovely merino wool and luxurious faux fur, it’s time to look towards new season and start thinking about style choices for spring and summer 2019.

Regardless of the weather the biggest sign of spring for me are fashion week news streaming in from New York, London, Milan and Paris, and of course The March Issues of various fashion magazines. Those heavy glossy pages full of inspiration, aspiration and dreams to be fulfilled. I got a pile on my nightstand already and I can’t wait to go to bed with my true love: FASHION.

To make your life easier I have gone through thousands of pages (print and online), tweets and Instagram photos and made you a comprehensive list of what to wear, and what not to wear, this spring and summer. Here you go!

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Chasing Perfect

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Us humans have a natural tendency to aim for perfection. We admire it’s sublime beauty in architecture, literature, music and very much in science like mathematics. But when it comes to natural sciences like biology of psychology, suddenly the exceptions becomes more interesting than perfection.

There is no charisma in the absoluteness of black and white but in lies in the various shades of the rainbow somewhere in between.

Chasing perfection in your appearance is a futile attempt because once you have reached it, you have already lost the game. There is nothing tangible in perfection and we can’t relate to it. We put it on a pedestal -and just look at it. It becomes an object of admiration. Continue reading

Field Notes About Ageism

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Ageism means stereotyping and discriminating against individuals or groups on the basis of their age. In many countries people are protected by law against discrimination by age, gender, ethnic background, sexual orientation, disabilities etc. but in practice there are sneaky ways to go around the law. Discrimination at workplace and during hiring process can be difficult to prove.

Global studies show that especially women are facing persistent age discrimination at the workplace as they get older. This Financial Times article from December 2018 quotes Professor Lynda Gratton, co-author of The 100 Year Life: Living and Work in an Age of Longevity, “ageism at work began at 40 for women and 45 for men”. Continue reading

Shop Your Closet

Shop Your Closet, Wardrobe Closet, Wardrobe Organizing Tips

Take control of your wardrobe with I on Image’s wardrobe styling tips today

 

In this blog entry we go shopping in your own wardrobe. I help you to build strong looks from the items you already have. Last minute panics, getting a sudden invitation to a big meeting, an ad-hoc job interview or a fun dinner after work with friends or colleagues will never be a fashion dilemma for you again after reading this. You will always know you what to wear and you can fully concentrate on what matters the most to you.

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