Frida Kahlo @vamuseum London


Excited for the press preview of Frida Kahlo exhibition at the V&A. . . . . .

Frida Kahlo @vamuseum London. Frida was a unique style icon with her monobrow which she enhanced with makeup, red lips and flowers in her hair. Even with lifelong ill health and adversity she remained extraordinarily stylish in her image.

Frida was a unique style icon with her monobrow which she enhanced with makeup, red lips and flowers in her hair.
Even with lifelong ill health and adversity she remained extraordinarily stylish in her image.

Frida Kahlo @vamuseum London.

Frida was beset by health problems throughout her life from contracting Polio as a child to injuries sustained in a car accident which affected her to her early death.
However she remained stoic and stylish all through her pain…


Frida Kahlo @vamuseum London. Even after a leg amputation Frida remained true to her own unique personal style customising her prosthetic leg with a stylish  decorated boot.
Even after a leg amputation Frida remained a true to her own unique personal style, customising her prosthetic leg with a stylish decorated boot.
1933 Self-portrait Frida Kahlo exhibition Making herself up @vamuseum London. Frida's mono-brow and facial hair were not the beauty norms even at that time. She used an eyebrow pencil in Ebony to accentuate her brows and Revlon '"everything's rosy" lipstick  and red nail varnish.
Frida’s mono-brow and facial hair were not the beauty norms even at that time.
She used an eyebrow pencil in Ebony to accentuate her brows and Revlon “everything’s rosy” lipstick and red nail varnish.

Some of Frida Kahlo’s dresses. What can I say but how fabulous!




Frida Kahlo "making herself up" exhibition @vamuseum London.

This is her house where she lived with her husband Diego Rivera the Mexican muralist.

My best shoe find ever yesterday! Can you tell the difference? Valentino rockstud £650 or TKMaxx £39 ? Love finding inexpensive stylish wardrobe additions! #shopping #shoes #shoeporn #lifestyle #style #lifecoach #inspire #motivate #sexy #heels #black #rockstud #sandals #stilettos #fashion #age60plus #sixtyplus #tkmaxx #valentinorockstud #valentino #love #stylist

My best shoe find ever yesterday! 
Can you tell the difference?
Valentino rockstud £650 or TKMaxx £39 ?
Love finding inexpensive stylish wardrobe additions!
My best shoe find ever yesterday!
Can you tell the difference?
Valentino rockstud £650 or TKMaxx £39 ?
Love finding inexpensive stylish wardrobe additions!
stylist sandals fashion black love style age60plus valentino shoes heels stilettos shoeporn lifecoach sixtyplus lifestyle tkmaxx motivate sexy inspire rockstud shopping valentinorockstud

#BBCRadioBerkshire #royalascot #royalenclosure #fashion #style

Chatting on BBC Radio Berkshire about the Royal Enclosure at Royal Ascot racing 2017 style and fashion rules.  Having been the BBC TV fashion and style reporter from Royal Ascot races myself a few years ago and also a regular Royal Ascot Royal Enclosure attendee for many years I have watched how the fashion style rules and regulations have evolved and often now ignored

So now Royal Ascot authority has re-issued their style criteria to help maintain fashion and style standards. This year the rules  include allowing a jumpsuit which must however be full length.

The last time anything as dramatic as this happened was in the ’70’s when trouser suits were allowed for the first time ever.

#leathertrousers #theresamay @BBCradio5live @bbcradioberkshire

Please click on the link below to hear me on BBC Radio on the seemingly divisive topic of those Amanda Wakeley £900 leather trousers as worn by Theresa May for the Sunday Times Style photoshoot.

Are leather trousers suitable for a Prime Minister’s wardrobe?
What sort of message is she sending out with her personal style choices?
Should she be wearing Designer clothes with a high price tag?
What do your clothes say about you? What messages do they send out?
When you are in the public eye, is what you wear important?
Would we be discussing a male politician’s wardrobe so critically?


theresa may

In York city staying at #hotelduvin @Hdv_York

In York for a flying visit.

I was there for my lifestyle, style, image, self-confidence, best first impressions ‘Style your life’ consulting business.

I stayed at the Hotel du Vin which was perfectly situated close the York city wall, making it very easy to explore the beautiful city.

Here below are some of my favourite views of the City and of the stylish and comfy Hotel.

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One of the entrance gates at the City walls

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A beautiful flower shop window display in the City

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The river view from one of the bridges

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A beautiful old City building

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A beautiful old City building

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The main entrance and courtyard of the Hotel du Vin with the Hotel’s vintage French van

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The Hotel courtyard bistro

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The entrance hall stairs

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Entrance hall to the inner courtyard Bistro

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Wine bottle Christmas Tree

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The bar

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My bedroom

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The ‘Welcome’ plate of biscuits on the desk in the bedroom

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My Hotel room ensuite bathroom

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My yummy healthy breakfast

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The continental buffet choices

@BBCRadioLondon Is cleavage out of Vogue now? #cleavage #celebrity #style

Is cleavage in or out?
Vogue has suggested that celebrities are now covering up.
Has the focus on cleavage moved to a having smaller breasts and wearing a plunging neckline down to the waist?
Has the focus moved to dresses with slits slashed to the thigh?
Or are shoulders and back the new erogenous zones?
Listen to my thoughts on the subject on BBC Radio London Drive time show chatting with Eddie Nestor —-

#beauty #style #Image #styling #Makeover #stylist #plus-size #fashion

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This was the makeover I did in July, for my lovely Style of Wight magazine “win a makeover” Winner Isobelle.
She and I worked together over 3 months on a diet/healthy eating regime.   We looked through her wardrobe at which styles and colours worked best for her body shape and colouring, and selected those items which should go to charity as they weren’t going to be worn again.  We discussed makeup, makeup brands, makeup tips and how to enhance her lips and eyebrows with clever makeup application.

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During that time, I consulted with the brilliant hairdresser JoJo at Freshwater on what we wanted to achieve with a new more flattering haircut and colour for Isobelle’s face shape and skin tones.

The dress I selected for Isobelle to wear was from a selection of evening dresses to hire from Posh Frocks in Sandown, Isle of Wight.  I chose this black and white evening dress for Isobelle to wear, as the wide, off the shoulder, light coloured neckline created a slimming illusion, balancing her body shape.

The large selection of dresses to buy or hire in Posh Frocks in sizes 8-24 were great value for when you need something for that special occasion. Especially when you are a curvy lady and its often difficult to find that perfect dress to buy.

Isobelle had lost 3 stone by the time of the photoshoot, and looked wonderful,
But my lifestyle and style makeovers aren’t simply for a day.
They are a life change plan to take forward, so I hope that all the hints and tips that I offered Isobelle will stay with her for the future.

Please contact me for a 1-2-1 bespoke personal style session or group workshop in London, the UK mainland, or the Isle of Wight
on 07831506968
or email: ceril@cerilstyle.com
www.cerilcampbell.com

My self-help book Discover the New You, celebrity stylist secrets to transform your life is available to buy on Amazon.co.uk

Jo Jo hairdressers Freshwater Isle of Wight  tel: 01983 755503
Posh Frocks at Sandown 01983 289670