Author Archives: aftercarrie

About aftercarrie

I help people refine their wardrobe to suit their shape, colouring and lifestyle. I am a style consultant, personal shopper and colour analyst working in London. Be the loveliest possible you. My first book SHOPPED was released on 5th July 2016 (September Publishing). www.emilystott.net

How To Be Well Red

→ You can now click on the images to buy! ← Whether you’ve already been away for your holiday or like me you have yet to go, there is still at least a month, probably longer, of summer left. It may … Continue reading

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Top Twelve Picks for a Tropical Trip

*** ⇒ You can now shop from this page – Click on the image to go straight through to the brand’s website! I know, I can’t quite believe I’ve made this happen either… ⇐ *** It’s usually at about this time … Continue reading

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All White Now

It’s Day 4. Andy Murray is safely through to the third round and there’s already been at least one ‘who’s got the shiniest bouncy hair in the spectators’ box?’ article in the national press. Welcome to Wimbledon fortnight ladies and … Continue reading

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How To Put A Spring In Your Step

  For once in my overly verbal existence, I’m going to get straight to the point with a little game… SPOT THE DIFFERENCE! Anyone? OK, I know the dresses are different styles but apart from that? What about this one? Can … Continue reading

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Check It Out

Inevitably as winter makes way for spring, patterned fabrics take centre stage. I’m not naturally drawn to prints – I’ve only recently invested in a Breton top – but that’s largely because I fear patterned clothes present more problems than … Continue reading

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How To Get The Most Out of Your Maxi

Maxi dresses have come in for a bit of flack over the last few years. Some of it is justified and for that I blame the empire line cheese cloth look (I’m trying really hard not to use the word … Continue reading

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You Wear The Trousers

The question I am asked the most after the one about dresses with sleeves (see last blog) is where can I find the best cut trousers? This is huge and my heart sinks slightly because you really can’t answer helpfully … Continue reading

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Sleeves Please!

As I sat shivering in my leopard print coat and knee length boots this week, the world’s most cheerful Fedex delivery man informed me there was a heatwave on the way. This should be good news, it is good news but … Continue reading

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It’s a Cover Up!

At school it was so simple wasn’t it? Autumn Term meant overcoat and tights and Summer Term meant blazer and short socks, even if it was still really cold in the mornings. But back in the seventies and eighties the … Continue reading

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Do You Have Good Jeans?

There are times when jeans fall out of favour. Very occasionally denim takes a back seat and the sighting of a jacket or a skirt in the stuff becomes the stuff of urban legend. Now is not one of those … Continue reading

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