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our clients say

“Janette’s ability to really understand what I like was quiet extraordinary…I have worked with stylist before and I have to say this was the most fun, most educational and most productive session. Janette is indeed my best shopping find ever”
Justine – Senior Executive

“This has not just been a makeover, as “makeover” in my mind lasts a night or so, but a transition in physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing. I have NEVER received so many genuine compliments ever before.” Victoria

“Janette, you came into my life when I desperately needed a change. The style and colour consultations we had were invaluable. Thank you for curing my colour blindness as I no longer see only in black, brown and gray.” Susanna

“You showed me things that I would have never looked at in the shop. And the silk blouse from jigsaw with the paisley pattern is my favourite — I would have never bought it! ” Anjta


“I wanted to say a big thank you to you for being such a great shopper and for making the whole task of buying clothes much more fun. I always learn more about what works, what doesn’t and why!” Georgia

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The Power of Transformation: Reinventing Your Life

"Janette's international co-authored book"

LATEST POSTS FROM IC's STYLE STUDIO

How Fran Used The Knowledge From Our Colour Session to Change Her Career Focus

When Fran came to see me 18 months ago for a personal colour session I could tell she was feeling exhausted. 

She had been working long hours as a consultant in the Not-For-Profit space. During our initial conversation, I could see from looking at her that she was a "Spring". So I asked Fran, "Are you creative"? She looked me and said, "Yes, why do you ask"?

You see Fran was so tired from her consulting work that she no longer had time to enjoy her hobby of painting. 

Some of you may know that there is a strong connection between "seasons" and "personality traits".  Springs - are very creative individuals, some are born to be on a stage. People in the public eye who are "springs" include Kylie Minogue, Scarlett Johannson, Cate Blanchett, Nicole Kidman, and Blake Lively. 
When I saw Fran's colouring and knew that she didn't have a creative outlet, it explained why she was feeling so tired. 

When I shared this with Fran, I could see the "switch go on" and it was a real A-HA moment for her. 

More recently I helped Fran choose multiple outfits that would support her in attending conference events and giving a podium presentation.  As we reviewed her pieces I could see that she ABSOLUTELY nailed her colours, prints, weaves, and texture. We were able to put together outfits that supported her brand message, that would give her visual strength and support her creative personality. 

Here's what Fran had to say about her experience.

1. How did the knowledge from your personal colour session impact your business direction and decisions?

This goes way beyond fashion. My personal colour session 18 months ago was a catalyst for me. I discovered that the colours I wore directly influenced my energy levels, creativity, and self-confidence. It also helped me understand why some of the work I was doing was so draining for my personality type. I have now restructured my business to do more of what I love: helping non-profits build their brands and find new income. So I spend my time facilitating strategy workshops, presenting, writing and working for causes I care about. (I’ve even written a book!)


2. How did the wardrobe workout prepare you for your podium presentation at your recent industry conference?


I felt amazing! I hadn’t looked that good or felt that self-confident in years!


3. If someone was thinking about consulting an Image Consultant / Stylist, what would you say to them? 

Do it now. You owe it to yourself - and the people you love - to become the best YOU you can be.

It's moments like this with clients that I know that I am living my truth. Giving women confidence is my path, this is what I was put on earth to do. Every day I feel so thankful that I was able to discover this gift and to be able to pass it to all the remarkable women I've worked with over the years.

P.S In case you're wondering, Fran can't stop painting now. Her artwork is amazing and it was wonderful to see it spread out all around her home.

Styling Your Success

Janette

www.imageconsultants.com.au 

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Step By Step Guide On How To Create Wardrobe Clusters

What would you do with $8000?

An Australian study was conducted that showed most women own 100 significant pieces in their wardrobes and each piece costs on average $100. That means that most women have approx. $10,000 of inventory sitting in their wardrobes. Unfortunately, most of us only wear 20% of our wardrobes 80% of the time. So that's $8000 of your hard-earned money sitting and collecting dust in your wardrobe. Sadly we repeat this every 6-8 years. 

During my recent image leadership workshop at Westpac, the group of female leaders completely agreed with the above numbers. They had never really thought about how much money they had spent on clothes. 

I want you to go right now, open up your wardrobe doors and count how many pieces of clothing you haven't worn in the last 12 months. How many of those pieces were purchased on sale?

WHY AM I ASKING?

Because I want you to realise that as a smart, savvy and confident women you only need a small versatile wardrobe that's going to make you feel great.  I bet you have way too many pieces of clothing sitting in your wardrobe collecting dust, or reminding you of how much money you've wasted yet again, or how much weight you've put on or how much your life has changed. 

I spend 40% of my time as a stylist and Image Consultant rummaging through clients wardrobes.  I know for a fact that we all have far too many pieces of clothing. Do you really need 7 pairs of jeans or 6 pairs of black pants? NO!!!

Have you ever stopped to think about the carbon footprint you are leaving behind every time you buy a piece of clothing that you only wear once or twice and then ditch? My friend Dani sent me this video which looks at our shopping habits and the impact it's having on our environment. Just click here.

SO HOW AM I GOING TO HELP YOU STOP WASTING YOUR MONEY WHILE ALSO DOING SOMETHING GREAT FOR OUR PLANET?

I'm going to show you the method I personal use and that I also teach my clients every day and that is "How to create wardrobe clusters". This method is designed to:

  • make sure you always have something great to wear (even if one piece is in the wash or at the dry cleaner)
  • stop you from wasting money on one hit wonders because you are so clear on what you currently own
  • make you realise that you have way more than you really need.

For some of us our wardrobes look like this. If it does then you are going to be very challenged trying to mix and match pieces successfully. Whilst these pieces on their own look great, they don't all mix and match. That might explain why you have a wardrobe full of clothes and still feel like you have nothing to wear!

So what can you do? Pick one piece from this capsule that you LOVE and place it on your bed and let's build a wardrobe capsule. Let’s pick the blue and white printed top. You’ll notice that I used the blue jeans from the wardrobe to integrate into this capsule. The top will successfully work with all the chosen bottoms. Notice how I chose to use neutral colours for the blazer, denim skirt and white jeans? Neutral colours are outfit multipliers and you should try and purchase your big ticket pieces in neutral colours. This is what will make your wardrobe so versatile. These colours include: denim, white, black, charcoal, navy, ink, chocolate, olive green, taupe, beige, tan and cream.




Now let’s take another two pieces from the original uncoordinated wardrobe such as the black and white harem pants and the black jacket. I can now also add the white denim jeans, blue denim skirt and blue denim jeans. The only new items I added was one top that I’ve been able to use will all the bottoms and a nude pair of flats.




Final Word:

Try and create at least one capsule for each of the areas of your life i.e. work, socialising, family time etc. Based on how much time you spend doing these activities will determine how many capsules you’ll need for that part of your life. It’s also a good idea to take photo’s of the capsules you’ve created so you don’t forget what combinations you can wear. Imagine how great it will be to eradicate decision fatigue forever!

Give it ago this weekend, I promise the time you invest now means no more stress, no more wasted money and no more one hit wonders for years to come!

Styling Your Success

Janette
www.imageconsultants.com.au


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Autumn / Winter Style Trends 2016

Finally, Sydney is no longer hitting 30+ degree days. It's starting to feel like Autumn. 

With the start of every new season clients often ask me, "How do I wear this trend?" and "What do I wear it with?". It's a great opportunity to shake up our wardrobe. We just need the weather situation to catch up to the fashion situation. It's quite tricky to dress for a cool–weather season when it’s still warm outside.

There are some obvious trends that have hit the stores so let me share them with you. 

1. Sleeveless Gilet - Both in fabric and knits





2. Cropped leather jackets




3. Flared Jeans



4. Graphic Black & White





Not all these trends will suit your shape or dressing style so be sure to be clear about those two elements before hitting the stores.

P.S Don't forget to check out the Pantone fashion colour report for A/W 2016. Just click here

Styling Your Success
Janette
www.imageconsultants.com.au

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