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Recommended watch – ” The true cost”

Posted by on Dec 9, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Recommended watch – ” The true cost”

There is nothing glamorous about this documentary on fashion apart from its poster. Yet, it is so important for each of us who is in the fashion industry either as a provider or consumer, to watch it. I always had a nagging feeling about the cheap quality of clothes in the current market and the question of their recyclability and wearability. This documentary answered so many questions – the answers to which I somewhat knew, but could’nt estimate the magnitude of  impact on the society before I watched the film. The film...

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“Known by all, done by few” communication tip

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

“Known by all, done by few” communication tip

        A key to establishing strong connections – TALK AUDIENCE BASED. This is true in personal, professional and social lives – be it the neighborhood aunty buying vegetables with you, the people attending your presentation or an evening get together. DO NOT MIX professional talk with personal talk and vice versa except in small amounts to add interest. You may end up regretting revealing too much information to the wrong audience. They will either get bored or draw wrong conclusions due to lack of  enough...

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Power packed without a suit

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in Blog | 1 comment

Power packed without a suit

A suit communicates power, polish and influence. Be it a meeting, an interview or client meet, wearing a suit is the norm in multinationals. People in training and marketing professions are also often expected to wear a suit. A suit does convey authority and high level of formality. However, it is not much suited for the Indian climate.   Here are a few ways in which you can pack power in outfit without donning a suit: 1) Shirts – Pastels, light colours, solid pattern ( no prints) shirts in linen or cotton look more polished and...

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Image Journeys – From Aunty look to a Diva in a week’s time

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Image Journeys – From Aunty look to a Diva in a week’s time

  End of a crazy week of individual consultation with make- up demonstration and training on Holi – the festival of colours !! The 27 year old girl urgently wanted an image makeover in a week’s time while she was on a visit to her hometown in Hyderabad. She moved to the States where with her husband two year back and wanted to look more updated as per the place where she stays. The mission was clear – end of the ” Aunty look ” and looking more her age – young, on trend, energetic and feminine. What...

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Men’s Styling – Same suit, Different Looks

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Men’s Styling – Same suit, Different Looks

With the wedding season comes the dilemma of what to wear on each occasion. The big fat Indian wedding comes with back to back functions and sometimes we even have to attend back to back weddings of friends and family. Investing in a different outfit every time can prove to be a costly option while wearing the same outfit, boring. The solution- different styling of the same core pieces to achieve entirely different looks every time. A matched suit is often there in every man’s wardrobe. Here I am sharing different ways to style the same suit...

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Restore your confidence through Image Therapy

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Restore your confidence through Image Therapy

I am no doctor by qualification- I am an Image Consultant. Yet, so many of my clients like to call me Dr. Purti. What do I do? I help people look great and create powerful impressions by recommending them clothes that suit their personality, body shape, lifestyle, roles, goals, personal colours and personal style. Oh clothes !! You may react. That is so superficial … But is it? Clothes affect us at a much deeper level than we can imagine. They affect our confidence and self identity. Take some of these instances : A small town girl when...

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A note from an Image Consultant to the clients

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

A note from an Image Consultant to the clients

The journey of an Image Consultant always begins by transforming himself/herself and then only others. Every consultant has gone through this change and experienced the transformation themselves before they apply it on others. As a client, rest assured that an Image Consultant understands exactly how you feel at the moment you approach them and has dreams for you and sees in you wonders much more than you can imagine in yourself. With this belief, have trust in yourself and the consultant and I am sure you can see the magic happen....

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Know your colours

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Know your colours

Confused about colors and what they mean? Which ones suit you and make you look attractive? How to mix and match colors? An Image consultant is an expert in detecting your personal colors – the color of your eyes, hair, skin and blush and recommend what suits you best. So that you are not confused like this little...

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Recommended read- Feeling Good by David D. Burns

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Recommended read- Feeling Good by David D. Burns

A vital part of your image is your behavior with the people in your personal and professional life. A person’s behavior derives from his thoughts. If you are angry, depressed, always procrastinating, cant handle criticism, guilty or high on anxiety – the root cause is one and that is ” Distorted thinking”. Keeping this the central idea in his bestselling book, David D Burns- clinical psychologist and MD from Stanford university offers a solution to all the above commonly experienced problems. The approach to self help...

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Discover your Personal Style

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Discover your Personal Style

Personal style is unique to each individual and depends on his/ her values, personality traits, physical characteristics, personal likes and dislikes and much more. An Image Consultant through his/ her expertise can help discover your personal style and guide you to dress in a style which is completely ” You”. Book a session with an Image Consultant for a one on one Personal Style analysis session and be on your way to dressing as per your own authentic style....

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