Is the Summer Colour Palette Filled with Your Best Colours?


Is the summer seasonal colour palette filled with your best colours?


As children, we are naturally drawn to the colours that are most like us. If you put a handful of colours in front of a young child and ask them to choose their favourites, they will pull the colours that coincide with their personal colour palette.

Fascinating right?


You can use this to help you decide if a colour palette is for you, too. …

Is the Spring Colour Palette Filled with Your Best Colours?


Is the spring seasonal colour palette filled with your best colours?


Wearing colours that accent your natural colouring can make all the difference in how you appear to the world. There is a beautiful cohesive look to someone who is wearing their best colours and most people can’t put their finger on exactly what that person is doing well.  They just appear “pulled together”.

If you connect with the traits and colours described below, the colours in the spring seasonal colour palette might suit you perfectly.

What a Stylist Would Wear to Work if She Wasn’t A Stylist


What a stylist would wear to work if she wasn't a stylist | THE REFINERY


My beautiful sister-in-law asked me the other week what I would wear if I still worked in the corporate world.

This started a long daydreaming session about what my life might look like if I’d taken a different career path.  

When I was in school, I had a whole lot of ideas of what I might do with my life, but  the three careers I thought most about pursuing were lawyer, advertiser and marketer.

5 Tummy Flattering Swimsuit Styles that Will Make You Want to Strut Your Stuff at the Beach


5 Tummy Flattering Swimsuit Styles that Will Make You Want to Strut Your Stuff at the Beach | THE REFINERY


When I’m at the beach sporting a swimsuit—which is basically like wearing lingerie for the world to see—I can’t help but notice others around me. I look at women with washboard tummies and think, “Wow, good for them!” 

I wonder to myself if these women were blessed with really good genes, or if they’ve been working hard for months to get their abs… I wonder if their abs will look the same after they have kids.

Easily Create an Incredible Outfit with these Simple Summer Style Formulas


Create a summer outfit that looks incredible every time with these simple style formulas.


Sometimes women hire me to help them with their weekend wardrobe only. Often these women have jobs that have a very specific dress code, so dressing for work is simple for them—it’s as close to a uniform as it gets.

Unlike a corporate dress code, weekend attire is versatile with many choices that work well. This can make it more difficult to figure out what to wear…



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