Psychology of Image

What you wear has a direct effect on the way you think, feel and behave and how you project yourself. Your image influences your thinking, what you feel, your behaviour, and how others interact with you. Your image also affects their thoughts, feelings and behaviour.Styledge Image Consulting believes when you look good you feel good. Your clothes speak; they send a message about who you are. Social psychologist says our first impression is made up of three things. 55% visual 38% tonality7% the words we useWithin 6 seconds a person has formed an opinion of us and we have made

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How to always have something to wear

Styledge Image Consulting has taken on the mantra of the wonderul Gok Wan “Shop less and wear more” Let’s take a look at how you can always have something wear! 1 Find out once and for all what really suits you. Invest in a colour and style consultation (of course).2 Decide on a look that’s right for you. One that works with your personality, budget and lifestyle.3 Decide on three basic colours. These need to either match or will co-ordinate with what you own and buy only those three colours for your basic pieces.4 Establish a workable budget. Remember the

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E-style – style, feeling, looking, everything, program

E-style – style, feeling, looking, everything, program: “STYLE IS NOT ABOUT BEAUTY, AGE, SIZE, WEALTH, OR EVEN FASHION. IT’S KNOWING AND RESPECTING YOURSELF FOR WHO YOU ARE (WITH NO STRINGS ATTACHED). IT’S HAVING THE CONFIDENCE TO DISCOVER AND PROJECT YOUR UNIQUE STYLE IN A CONSISTENT AND CONFIDENT WAY.Life is about constant change, and change is the catalyst for new discoveries and beginnings. With each change, comes the opportunity to grow into a more beautiful and confident woman. When you learn to accept and work with all the changes that come your way, you can clearly focus all your attention toward

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eStyle Your Personal Style Solutions

STYLEDGE Image Consulting is very excited about a very unique style program created and researched by Ann Reinten, CEO of The Australian Image Company. It has all those in the image business buzzing.Introducing the brand new Your eStyle Personal Solutions which will help you:1 Become Style Confident2 Know Your Body Shape3 Discover What Suits You4 Define Your Unique StyleIf you can’t come to Styledge then let Styledge come to you! This is great tool if you do not have the time for a one on one consultation or you live in a remote area and can’t get to me.Don’t waste

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WARNING: Some of your clothes may be making you look older!

It easy to become lazy with the way we dress as we age. Life is busy and as we get older it becomes harder to find clothes that suit our changing body shape. Often something major such as a divorce or even a simple negative comment can spark a rethink about our wardrobe.What we wear has a dramatic impact on how young or old we appear to be, and some styles and colours make us look instantly older by their association with the elderly.Stereotyping is an interesting phenomena. When we think of a little old lady what image comes to

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Are you an Image Breaker??

The way you dres sends a message about who you are and how you want the world to see you. Clothes are the biggest form of non-verbal communication. So imagine as you prepare to get dressed everyday, project yourself on a giant billboard. How will people respond to your image and what impression will you give? An image breaker will let you down more than you know. Not that you have to be perfect, but attending to the finer details of your total look maybe the difference between getting that promotion you have been preparing for.Here are my top 5

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Love the skin you’re in.

Perception is reality and often, when we face our mirror each day, we tend to only focus on the bad bits. This is not healthy for our self esteem and our already poor body image. But we are so used to picking out all the bad bits and forgetting that we all have great features too!Styledge Image Consulting is all about accentuating the great and mitigating the not so great.Next time you are getting dressed take a good look at yourself naked, if you dare, and really check yourself out. Yes you may have some flaws but look harder and

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Style Factors

As much as we love Kath and Kim and we can laugh at their sense of ‘umour but their dress sense is less than desirable. We all see or know people (including ourselves, shudder the thought) who have on the odd occasion got their look totally wrong! So how do we avoid making those mistakes?First of all we have to really know and understand our body shape because certain styles will suit certain body shapes. This is what we call our silhouette. Secondly, the garment has to fit well and thirdly it must be in proportion, which is determined by

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Dress For Success: Creating a Professional Image by Lillian D. Bjorseth: The Sideroad

Dress For Success: Creating a Professional Image by Lillian D. Bjorseth: The Sideroad: “Dress For Success: Creating a Professional Image The success of any personal encounter begins the second someone lays eyes on you … often long before either of you speaks. A professional image – appearance and behavior – helps start the experience in the right vein since people decide 10 things about you within 10 seconds of seeing you. The business casual look that really took hold in the 1990s workplace has made it more difficult to look as professional and powerful as before B.C. While some laud

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Christmas Office Parties Do’s and Don’ts.

With most of you attending the annual Christmas party and no doubt indulging in some Christmas cheer you still need to act in a appropriate and professional manner.Here is a list of do’s and don’ts to help you maintain your credibility in the festive season. 1 Do act as if your conduct is being observed, because it probably is. 2 Don’t pull out the nightclub attire, and do check if the dress code is formal, cocktail or smart casual. 3 Do keep all conversations above board, don’t gossip, whinge or complain to colleagues. Do avoid controversial topics such as religion,

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