Celebrating Chic Mommas everywhere!
How did we get to March already? March marks the official start of Spring and is also the month we get to celebrate those wonderful women in ou ... Read More
If I could turn back time…
We all know that too much sun and smoking speed up the ageing process, but some innocent habits and wearing the wrong clothes can also add years. The ... Read More
“I can’t concentrate in flats”
This week MPs have stated that the government must enforce a law to ban sexist dress rules at work that discriminate against women. I am deligh ... Read More
Pucker up and #blackfriday offer!
As you probably know, I LOVE getting dressed to the nines and heading out on the town during the festive season. A bit of sparkle, a fabulous pair of ... Read More
What’s your Personal Style?
We are having some fabulous sunshine right now and I hope you are enjoying it. But Summer will soon draw to an end and many of us will be thinking abo ... Read More
“I can’t think without my glasses” Vivienne Westwood With more and more designers starting to lend their name to glasses fram ... Read More
Vip Launch of Swatch Shop Manchester Arndale
I was recently invited to attend the launch of the new Swatch shop in Manchester Arndale. As you know, I am a fan of all things bright and colourful s ... Read More
Product Review Yes to Grapefruit CC Cream from Holland and Barrett
This is what Yes to Grapefruit CC cream claims: “Yes to Grapefruit CC Cream is a natural, lightweight, colour correcting formula. Provide ... Read More
Best Dressed Wedding Guest
The arrival of Summer also heralds the start of wedding season and selecting an outfit that is flattering, comfortable, appropriate for the occasion a ... Read More
If you thought that Festival dressing was all about wellies and waterproofs, think again. A girl (or boy) has to consider at great length what she (he ... Read More
I visited a Vintage Fair in Manchester a few weeks ago. It is usually difficult for me to get to events like this as they usually fall on a weekend wh ... Read More
After a bit of a style dry spell on the belt front, the humble accessory is back with a bang. So, step forward with a pirate-inspired ‘swashb ... Read More
Holland and Barrett Beauty Event Manchester
I was recently invited by Jade and Manisha from Iprospect to attend the Holland and Barrett Beauty Bloggers event in Manchester and, being a big advoc ... Read More
Not So Mellow Yellow!
“Colours this season transport us to a happier, sunnier place where we feel free to express a wittier version of our real selves,” said Leatrice E ... Read More
Frock and Frill Manchester
Frock and Frill is a boutique fashion brand based in Manchester. They recently launched their Spring Summer 2016 collection and I was invited to atten ... Read More
He’s popped the question, you’ve said yes – or perhaps you proposed this Leap Year? Everyone is delighted – now the most important thing i ... Read More
Product Review – Ro’s Argan Body Conditioner from Lush
I purchased this product on a whim. I was mooching about in Manchester Arndale with some time to kill before meeting up with my Personal Shopping clie ... Read More
Get some Va Va Voom at Kara’s Blow Dry Bar Manchester
I was recently invited by Steph from Ledigo PR to the launch of Clare Cherry’s makeup bar at Kara’s Blow Dry Bar, just off Deansgate,Manch ... Read More
Get The Glow!
Remember some time ago I told you that I had trained to be a Face Yoga Teacher with the World’s leading Face Yoga Expert, Danielle Collins? Well ... Read More
Valentine’s Day Saint or Sinner?
According to Google, way back in the ancient mists of time, the Roman Emperor Claudius 11 decreed that young men should be forbidden to marry because ... Read More
Sky Blue Pink!
In case you haven’t noticed, for the first time ever Pantone have chosen to blend two shades to make one colour for 2016. Introducing Rose Quart ... Read More
Ruffle some Feathers!
One of the key trends on the Spring/Summer 2016 catwalks was ruffles. But these ruffles were not just any ruffles – these were DRAMATIC ruffles ... Read More
Jazz up your Workout Wardrobe!
Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to get to the gym more? If the answer to this question is YES, then please tell me your workout wardrobe i ... Read More
January Blues …
Are you suffering from the January Blues? Christmas is over All the lovely twinkly lights and sparkly decorations have been stored away Credit car ... Read More
Be The Best You in 2016 (and beyond)!
So here we are starting a new year, full of good resolutions: new year, new me: new figure, new job, new man, new hobby – sometimes, even, the whole ... Read More
Drop Dead Red!
Drop Dead Red! Scarlet, traffic light, crimson or ketchup – whatever you want to call it, there’s no denying this Autumn’s stand-out col ... Read More
I have been a bit quiet lately as I have been busy moving house. Believe me, THE most stressful thing ever. I have not moved very far but have lots mo ... Read More
Ti Sento Jewellery
At the beginning of the Summer I was invited to the Ti Sento flagship store in the Trafford Centre to take a look at their collection. To be honest, I ... Read More
Coronation Street Tour
As a massive Coronation Street fan, I was delighted to be invited on a VIP tour of the cobbles recently. In December last year, the cast and crew said ... Read More
Eve Lom Cleanser Review
I recently attended a beauty event at Harvey Nichols Manchester and had the most amazing facial at the Eve Lom counter. One of the products used on me ... Read More
Kara’s Blow Dry Bar
I recently received an invite to attend an event at Kara’s Blow Dry Bar, conveniently located just off Deansgate on John Dalton Street. KARA’S ... Read More
Marks and Spencer Spring/Summer 2015 collection
Last week London Fashion Week came to Manchester for the first time as Marks and Spencer hosted the only official event outside London in its Manchest ... Read More
Baby it’s cold outside!
The temperatures have plummeted rececently and sometimes it is difficult to look stylish yet keep warm at the same time. Your go to option should be f ... Read More
The Empty Shop returns to Manchester Arndale!
Was one of your New Year’s Resolutions to reorganise your wardrobe and, maybe, get rid of some stuff you have had for ages but never worn? Well, ... Read More
Marsala by susanstylesyou featuring a purple knee length dress So Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2015 is Marsala – a shade the company says ... Read More
Glitter in gold or sparkle in silver?
Glitter in gold or sparkle in silver? by susanstylesyou featuring faux fur coats New Year’s Eve is almost upon us and that can only mean one thi ... Read More
Softly, softly by susanstylesyou featuring a flower print dress Do you have dark blonde to medium brown hair with eyes that have a soft and muted qual ... Read More
Bright as a bauble!
Bright as a bauble! by susanstylesyou featuring a maxi dress Do you have dark brown to black hair with bright eyes – either blue, green or topaz ... Read More
Cool Yule by susanstylesyou featuring ALDO Do you have platinum or silver hair, or maybe some ash tones in your hair like Helen Mirren? Your look is v ... Read More
Warming up Winter
Warming up Winter by susanstylesyou featuring a short sleeve dress Do you have gorgeous Titian tresses like Christina Hendricks? Yours is a very strik ... Read More
In The Deep Midwinter
In The Deep Midwinter by susanstylesyou featuring a blue ruched dress Do you have dark hair and dark eyes like Vanessa Hudgens? Lucky you! Winter is y ... Read More
Blondes have more fun!
Blondes have more fun! by susanstylesyou featuring metallic handbags Well, the party season is upon us and most of us will be fretting about getting T ... Read More
Private White V.C. Launch Manchester
I was invited to attend the launch of the rather fabulous luxury brand Private White V.C. in Manchester recently. The evening started off in style as ... Read More
Wear Pink with confidence this October
Pink is the new black! Autumn/Winter is borrowing a colour usually reserved for Spring this year – pink! For Winter, there are two variations ... Read More
Preloved Vintage event
My life at the moment is a bit of a social whirl! One of the many events I have recently attended was the Preloved Vintage Fair which took place at Ni ... Read More
Warehouse Manchester Arndale A/W2014 Preview
Last week I was invited along to Warehouse at Manchester Arndale to see their new A/W2014 collection. So, after been greeted by our fab host, Dom, and ... Read More
Helloooo! It has been such a long time since I blogged – I have been really, really busy – have you missed me? I hope everyone is having a ... Read More
Styling Summer Florals
It has been soooo long since I did an outfit of the day. Today’s beautiful sunshine has inspired me to do one today! I love wearing my Masato P ... Read More
KEEPING ABREAST OF THINGS …
So, when was the last time you got measured for a bra? Well if it isn’t in the last year listen up! There are many reasons why you should have y ... Read More
Boots’ new No 7 Protect and Perfect Advanced Serum
About three weeks ago, I had placed in my hands a little tube of the new Boots’ Protect and Perfect Advanced Serum. I was told by Debs Hatfield, ... Read More
MyaBLUEBEACH Designer Beach Kaftans
I was recently invited by Cristi of Cici PR to attend a pop-up press day event held in the swanky Panacea in Manchester city centre. There were quite ... Read More
Tiaras at the ready -it’s Prom time! #tweetseatprom
So it is that time of year when teenage girls get excited about choosing their Prom outfits and dads are filled with dread just thinking about that de ... Read More
Chasing Rainbows …
Chasing Rainbows by susanstylesyou featuring low rise jeans I don’t know about you but I am getting a bit fed up of this weather. Sun, wind, rai ... Read More
What is your definition of beauty? Yesterday I was invited to the launch of Selfridges #beautyproject in Exchange Square. This was the beginning of a ... Read More
Get the lowdown on Jacques Vert #alldressedup
Last week I attended a fashion show for Jacques Vert in Debenhams, Manchester. Although this is not a brand I would usually choose for myself, I was v ... Read More
Freesia Frenzy! by susanstylesyou featuring plastic glasses One of the top colours from Pantone for Spring 2014 is Freesia – a blazing yellow th ... Read More
Flats are back!
In case you haven’t noticed, flats are becoming increasingly more fashionable. As I am sure you are aware, this isn’t a trend I will be em ... Read More
From “Rubbish” to Radiant!
Meet Sally: Sally contacted me recently with the following email: “Hello my name is Sally. I need help I am so rubbish at styling myself and I l ... Read More
Soft Florals by susanstylesyou featuring a mango jacket Do you have dark blonde hair and eyes that are soft and muted like Kylie? This is for you. Bec ... Read More
Classic Kate Middleton
Classic Kate Middleton by susanstylesyou featured in kate middleton outfits ... Read More
Spring Summer 2014 trends with Manchester Arndale #tweetseataccess
I was recently lucky enough to be invited by Leanne, Debs and Helen to look at Spring Summer 2014 fashion trends at the shopping mecca that is Manches ... Read More
Spring Style for Cool Cats
Spring Style for Cool Cats by susanstylesyou featuring a jersey skirt Do you have ash or platinum tones in your hair, or are you like Kelly Osbourne, ... Read More
Spring Style for ravishing redheads
Spring Style for ravishing redheads by susanstylesyou featuring a cross body Are you a ravishing redhead like Emma Stone (and me!)? Because your overa ... Read More
Spring Style for Brunette Beauties
SS2014 Deep by susanstylesyou featuring a fringe shawl If you have dark hair and dark eyes like Vanessa Hudgens this is for you! You have a strong loo ... Read More
SS2014 Light by susanstylesyou featuring pointy flats If you have light blonde hair like Cate Blanchett this is for you! As you have delicate colourin ... Read More
Quintessentially British style from Country Attire
I was recently invited to attend a blogger and press event in Manchester showcasing the new collection from the fabulous online store that is Country ... Read More
Mothers Day Makeover!
March is the month for Mothers Day. It is a special day to honor all Mums and mother figures by bringing a gift and card, and treating Mums to somethi ... Read More
From Frumpy to Fabulous
Mary came for a Complete Makeover recently. She told me that she felt “frumpy” and wanted to completely update her look. When we looked at ... Read More
If you love trainers, I suggest you make space in your diary to get yourself down to Harvey Nichols Manchester for the very hip and cool Fresh Laces e ... Read More
SHOE LOVER ALERT!
Untitled #272 by susanstylesyou on Polyvore Orla Kiely, the “Queen of Prints” and celebrity style favourite has just launched a capsule co ... Read More
Introducing Radiant Orchid Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2014
Step aside Emerald Green, Pantone’s colour of the year 2014, Radiant Orchid is now centre stage. Pantone says Radiant Orchid “blooms confi ... Read More
Casual layers by susanstylesyou featuring button down tops Toppinterest.com Button down toppinterest.com Button down toppinterest.com Button down topp ... Read More
Wearing black is slimming right?
Wearing black is slimming right? by susanstylesyou featuring black boots WRONG! Black can make you look slimmer but it depends on how you wear it, the ... Read More
Look fabulous and feel confident in 2014!
The holiday festivities are over and without the social occasions and shiny lights to jolly you along, those New Year’s resolutions can look a littl ... Read More
2013 in review
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 ... Read More
Why you need to be “Colourised”
Meet Brooke. Brooke contacted me recently because he wanted to up the ante in the style department but had no idea what colour analysis was at all. Wh ... Read More
#FASHIONORRUBBISH Upcycled Fashion Show at Mosi Manchester
I recently attended Manchester’s third Upcycled Fashion Show, organised by Recycle for Greater Manchester. It was a lively affair in a fab venue ... Read More
Time to get “Colourised”!
If you think knowing your colours is not relevant to you I hope that this picture changes your mind! These four lovely ladies came for a Colour Party ... Read More
Dress me Beautiful Leeds Fashion Show 2013
Well, it is better late than never, but here are a few words on my trip to Leeds Fashion Show 2013. If you are ever in Leeds, you should take a look i ... Read More
Light Bulb moment!
Half way through a Colour Consultation with Sue recently, she suddenly exclaimed: “This is going to make my life so much easier. It is going to ... Read More
M&Co Xmas Party Competition
M&Co Xmas Party by susanstylesyou featuring t-strap shoes This is my entry into the M&Co Christmas Blogger Competition. Be the belle of the ba ... Read More
Jingle Belles! You are invited to my Open House Christmas event on Sunday 24 November 2013 Drop in any time between 12 noon and 4pm for some Festive F ... Read More
Fabulous Fashionistas of Didsbury!
I was at a Fashion Show on Friday night at Emmanuel Church in Didsbury in aid of the Vine Project. VINE is a unique venture aimed to create a fund to ... Read More
The term “Vunk” was created by Donatella Versace to express her take on this season’s punk trend. Whereas Punk was adopted by the an ... Read More
Product Review: Neal’s Yard Wild Rose Beauty Balm
One of the goodies I received at a recent Neal’s Yard event was one of their best selling products, Wild Rose Beauty Balm. It comes in the disti ... Read More
Carol: “A New and Improved Me!”
“Hi Susan, I had the best time…what a confidence boost the Colour Consultation gave me. I have already had a clear out of my wardrobe..any ... Read More
Vogue’s Fashion Night Out Manchester
This event was hugely anticipated in Manchester as it was the first one to be held in the UK outside London. Events kicked off at 6pm with many celebs ... Read More
A walk in the park
A walk in the park by susanstylesyou featuring a drape neck shirt A walk in the park. Going for a walk doesn’t have to mean scruffy. You can sti ... Read More
Product Review: Neal’s Yard White Tea Facial Mist
At a recent Neal’s Yard event, I was kindly given a goody bag full of products to take home. One of them was the White Tea Facial Mist, which I ... Read More
Dress for Success & Bobbi Brown Event
Last night was all about pampering, fizz, canapes and lots of laughs. The venue was the sleek and sophisticated Tom’s Champagne Bar in House of ... Read More
Get Colourised – Get Compliments!
This made my Monday morning! “Hi Susan, Anne and I both really enjoyed our Colour Consultation. We have swapped a few clothes with each other an ... Read More
City Break Chic
City Break Chic by susanstylesyou featuring a flat front trousers After being “Colourised”, Debbie came back for a Style Consultation. She ... Read More
Product Review – Senorita Margarita shower gel from Philosophy
A recent networking event I attended resulted in me leaving laden down with lots of goodies from Philosophy, I won the raffle YAY! I have never tried ... Read More
Autumn/Winter 2013 trends for a Neutral type of a gal
Autumn/Winter 2013 trends for a Neutral type of a gal by susanstylesyou featuring pave drop earrings Are you a neutral type of a gal? Do you have dark ... Read More
Autumn/Winter 2013 trends for bright eyed beauties
Autumn/Winter 2013 trends by susanstylesyou featuring a tartan plaid skirt Calling all bright eyed beauties! Do you have dark hair and bright eyes? Th ... Read More
Autumn/Winter 2013 trends for Silver Ladies
Autumn/Winter 2013 trends by susanstylesyou featuring evening handbags Are you a Silver Lady? Does your hair have ash tones to it or do you have plati ... Read More
Autumn/Winter 2013 trends for Titian Tresses
Warm by susanstylesyou featuring a green military sweater If like me, you have red/auburn/strawberry blonde hair, Autumn is YOUR best season. Think of ... Read More
C’est chic! by susanstylesyou featuring a floral print bodycon dress I have put this look together for a House of Fraser fashion bloggers compet ... Read More
Product Review: Neal & Wolfe’s Fix Instant Hold and Shine Spray
I love to try new hair products but up till now I have always used the same brand of hairspray. A recent goody bag I received contained a full size bo ... Read More