About Style Guile

Style Guile is designed to offer outfits which work on a daily basis for busy women (Mums and non-Mums included), which reference different trends, different brands and different price points. I also try to include the odd dollop of humour into my posts and a pinch of irony. No-one in fashion should take themselves too seriously!

Married with three young children, I work full time as a Stylist. Style Guile is an extension of my styling work and much as I love posting, blogging has to fit around the other demands on my time. So, if there's the odd spelling mistake, a slightly out of focus photograph (our children take most of my photos) or an outfit "miss" please don't hold it against me!

There are lots of fantastic fashion blogs out there and I know because I read them!  For some bloggers, running their blog is a full time job.  Those blogs are beautifully designed, styled, photographed, edited and very aspirational.  If you only like the style of blog which offers a chance to step off the world for a while (and I wouldn't blame anyone if they did), Style Guile may not be for you. 

Style Guile's feet are very firmly on the ground.  So, if like me you are a busy Mum, doing your best to juggle all of those glass balls, whilst occasionally dropping the odd one and where trying to step out of the front door looking half decent, rather than step off the world, is your aim for the day - Style Guile may just be for you!

Even if you aren't the same shape or size as me, I hope that you can take inspiration from the outfits that I show.  Whether it is the colour combination of the clothes, the accessories that I use, the shapes of the pieces or the advice that I give, I hope that there will be something for everyone.  If you feel under-represented please drop me a line and I will see what I can do to rectify it. There is always an open invitation for anyone to feature on Style Guile, so please do let me have your photographs.

I really hope that you enjoy reading Style Guile as much as I enjoy writing it.

13 comments:

  1. I am so glad I stumbled across this blog via twitter - really really very pleased - I'm sat nodding about the juggling yet trying to do this, that and all inbetween! Oh and look half decent at the same time!

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    1. Hi Fiona - thank you for your comment. I too am pleased that you found Style Guile. Happy reading!

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  2. Looked you up after reading Easy Living Magazine. So glad I did! Thank you for this blog - would love to pull off your style :)

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  3. Hello Veronica - thank you for your lovely comment. So pleased that you like the blog. Beth

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  4. Decided to take a look after seeing you in both Essentials & Easy Living. Fabulous blog!!! X

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  5. Hi Amanda - have I been in Essentials too or was it Woman & Home? Really pleased that you like the blog. Thank you, much appreciated! Beth

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  6. I've just found your blog via another website and I'm loving it already. I could really do with some ideas. I'm 42, 5'7" and a size 16. My friends always say I look smart - but I don't always want to look smart. Sometimes I'd like to look sexy or trendy or quirky. I do need to look smart for work - I'm a PA - but I'd like to introduce some of those other elements too (without spending a fortune).

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  7. Hi. I've recently come across your Blog thanks to the Daily Mail and I'm absolutely hooked. I'm a mum of 4 youngish (8,10,12&14) kids so shopping on a budget is a must so I love the fact that you get clothes from shops like New Look and Penneys as even if I think I'm totally skint can usually afford to buy something! I look forward to checking in to see what you're wearing.

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  8. Hi. Bring back the daily outfits - I love looking at what you wear each day. It inspires me to try harder with myself (plus I am a bit nosey)!Emma

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  9. Hi Beth
    Am trying to find the Woman and home magazine where you found the details of how to start a blog? got the may 2012 one and it wasnt in there, any ideas, love your blog and want to set my own one up but needed the magazine that you found out all the info in, any ideas?? thanks Debbie

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  10. Hi Beth
    Thank you so much for providing me with much needed wardrobe inspiration, and also brilliant shopping ideas!

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  11. Hi Beth

    We love the blog!

    It'd be fantastic to get your thoughts on our collection: http://attunewomenswear.com

    Let us know what you think.

    Thanks!

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  12. Stumbled upon you purely by accident and very pleased I did :)

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