West Surrey Style is changing!

Title! West Surrey Style is changing from a beauty and lifestyle blog into a more fashion and business focused resource. I am working on restarting my fashion business now that the world is opening up a little more, and it made sense to combine it with the blog. So this means that The Outfit Angel,Continue reading “West Surrey Style is changing!”

31 Day Blog Challenge: Day 17

Day 17’s post is: what do you wish you were better at? I wish I was better at makeup. I can do a decent full face on the daily – primer, foundation, powder, blush etc – but anything creatively different or complex, I’m not so good at. Sure, I watch makeup tutorials. I know howContinue reading “31 Day Blog Challenge: Day 17”

Old faithful.

Let’s face it, there’s days when we all wake up and just think ‘nope’. Those days we roll over, slam the snooze button and pull the duvet over our heads. We don’t even want to leave the bed, let alone have to think about what to wear, what to make for lunch and, worst ofContinue reading “Old faithful.”

There’s hot, and then there’s today

It’s literally baking outside right now. I don’t function very well in the heat. My ancestors were mountain people – think the Alps, Italy/Austria border – and the plain fact is my entire family does not cope in this weather.  It’s fine indoors. We have fans, and the house is nice and cool because weContinue reading “There’s hot, and then there’s today”

Age is just a number

Have a look at the photo above. How old is the lady in the photo? You can’t really tell without looking at her face, can you? She’s sixty, incidentally. Not that you’d know it from the way she’s dressed. Time was when sixty meant boring, frumpy clothes that didn’t flatter. She’s wearing an outfit IContinue reading “Age is just a number”

Personal Stylists: We Don’t Want To Make You Look Ridiculous.

(The images above are some of my student work from my course at London School Of Styling.) So I had a Skype chat with someone I hadn’t spoken to in quite a while the other day and we got to talking about what we were doing these days. I told her what I was doingContinue reading “Personal Stylists: We Don’t Want To Make You Look Ridiculous.”