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This is where we get up close and personal with the topics you've asked for. It's a safe place of learning, growing and up levelling your business and your life to a place beyond which you ever dreamed possible. Prepare to do the work, we will push you, cheer you on and hold you accountable to your truest desires. 

Take some time to read through the categories and choose the best fit for you and your business. You'll find our business building tools and tips under The Workroom and Personal Development under The Retreat. 

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The Taboo of Ageing nichola english the dressing room the retreat Sep 16, 2021

By Nichola English.

You might think that society these days is a little obsessed with the word ‘age’. 

But what does it actually mean to age with style and grace, and why are we forever looking for the elixir of youthfulness? These, I suppose, are the million-dollar...

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How to Move On from Keeping Clothes We Never Wear nichola english the dressing room the retreat Aug 13, 2021

By Nichola English. 

Every women’s wardrobe I look at is often made up of a mixture of active and non-active wear. 

What do I mean by that? 

Well, we all have clothing we wear most of the time (active), as well as items that are simply unworn no matter what and remain dormant...

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Why 'Dress for Success' Still Matters nichola english the dressing room the retreat Jul 30, 2021

By Nichola English.

I’m sure most of you are familiar with the phrases “Dress for success” or “Dress for the job you want”. But how can slipping on a smart outfit or suit make you feel or act in a successful way? 

Well, science says if you want to be more...

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Who Are You In Relation to Your Style Personality? nichola english the dressing room the retreat Jun 22, 2021

By Nichola English.

In a world filled with fashion trends and different styles of clothes, there are infinite opportunities for individual self-expression. Whether we like it or not, our clothes speak volumes about us, so it’s important that we ensure they’re publicising us in the way...

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No Body is Perfect! nichola english the dressing room the retreat May 14, 2021

By Nichola English

Learning to love our bodies with all their imperfections is asking a lot for most of us. But it’s time to push the boundaries of our comfort zones, and take a fresh look at what we consider to be imperfections. It’s time to start accepting and embracing them as part...

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Time to Go to Wardrobe Rehab? nichola english the dressing room the retreat Apr 20, 2021

By Nichola English

Around the world we’re experiencing different levels of freedom right now, but for many boredom and cabin fever is still feeling very real. Over the last 12-months a lot of us have been tackling DIY jobs and ticking things off lists like there’s no tomorrow. But...

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How to Dress When Working from Home nichola english the dressing room the retreat Mar 22, 2021

By Nichola English

With more of us than ever now working from home, the simple act of getting dressed and going to work has completely changed. While many have found a new groove that really works and is now second nature, for others, like me, it’s been a much harder transition and...

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Get Dressed with Less Stress! nichola english the dressing room the retreat Feb 18, 2021

By Nichola English

The fashion industry, with its ever-changing trends, can be quite frustrating. Just as you’ve got your wardrobe ready to rock and roll, everything changes. Then we add on top of that the endless challenge of coming up with outfits to wear each morning. For many, it can...

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A Little Word On Dressing For Valentines Day nichola english the dressing room the retreat Feb 01, 2021

By Nichola English

Let’s start with a super brief history of how Valentine’s Day began.

There’s lots of history regarding the 14th of February with regards to religion. The actual day was named after Saint Valentine, a catholic priest who lived in Rome during the 3rd Century. It...

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How the Little Black Dress (LBD) Became Iconic nichola english the dressing room the retreat Dec 15, 2020

By Nichola English

I’m fairly certain if you head to your wardrobe right now you’ll find some representation of the little black dress. 

Have you ever wondered why it’s the little black dress and not the little red, pink or even blue dress? Well, wonder no more! The...

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What Is Real Personal Style? nichola english the dressing room the retreat Nov 02, 2020

By Nichola English 

“Experiment by finding styles that you love & that suit who you are”

I’ve always loved the idea of Hollywood glamour. From old black and white movies to the glitz of the red carpet, when it comes to glamour and style, Hollywood is up there with the...

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Why Is Self Confidence So Important? nichola english the dressing room the retreat Oct 14, 2020

By Nichola English

Do you have a clear idea of what self-confidence is, and why it’s so important to develop and nurture your internal awareness of it? 

 

WHY DO YOU WANT TO BE MORE SELF-CONFIDENT? 

An understanding of self-confidence is a great tool to have. It’s...

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My Top 5 Tips For WorkingWith A Personal Stylist nichola english the dressing room the retreat Sep 15, 2020

By Nichola English 

Let me start with a quick question. Do you go trawling the internet when you need a clear and reliable medical diagnosis, or do you consult your doctor? 

There’s a very good reason why we seek out professionals for guidance and help. It’s because they...

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Experimenting With Colour nichola english the dressing room the retreat Aug 11, 2020

By Nichola English

Understanding the characteristics of colour and the huge impact it has in your everyday life, opens up a world of opportunities with your style and the impression you create. The beauty of Colour Analysis and the Psychology of Colour is the ability it gives you to really...

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How To Get Your Personal Brand Style Back On Track nichola english the dressing room the retreat Jul 06, 2020

By Nichola English

As we’ve been emerging into some level of normality again, I’ve been pondering on what would be most helpful for my next article. Searching for inspiration, I took a look through my archives of countless notes and half written articles that I’d parked for...

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