Business fashion: how a woman’s suit should fit + CHECKLIST ǀ Justine Leconte

This video is about business fashion or office style. About how a classic suit should fit you in order to look stylish but also feel comfortable. Here I show you what to pay attention to when shopping for a women’s suit, including tailored jacket and fitted pants. Note: the advice on jackets applies to blazer … Continue reading “Business fashion: how a woman’s suit should fit + CHECKLIST ǀ Justine Leconte”

FASHION TRENDS Spring/Summer 2019 + How to Wear Them ǀ Justine Leconte

The new fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2019 are more wearable than in previous seasons. Here I present 6 trend boards + how to tune down a trend in order to make it more wearable in practice, in daily life. Thumbs up if you liked this video 🙂 If you subscribe to this channel and click … Continue reading “FASHION TRENDS Spring/Summer 2019 + How to Wear Them ǀ Justine Leconte”

Top 5 fashion mistakes that make you look older ǀ Justine Leconte

Is it OK to wear this given that I am xyz years old? This video is based on the questions I receive via Instagram, in the comments below my video or in e-mails. I have tried to cluster the issues in 5 groups: wearing everything boxy, using monochromatic outfits rather than creating contrast, wearing shapes/cuts … Continue reading “Top 5 fashion mistakes that make you look older ǀ Justine Leconte”

Fast fashion to fair fashion: a toolbox to change the fashion industry | TEDx Talk | Justine Leconte

My TEDx talk is online! I was invited to speak about fast fashion at TEDxUniversityofMacedonia, in Thessaloniki, Greece. Instead of pointing at the negative effects that fast fashion brands have on the garment workers in the producing countries, I took on a more positive approach and made it a concrete “toolbox” to help individual consumers … Continue reading “Fast fashion to fair fashion: a toolbox to change the fashion industry | TEDx Talk | Justine Leconte”

Find the perfect skirt for your body type | SKIRT GUIDE – SPRING FASHION | Justine Leconte

What are the different types of skirts: mini, midi, maxi, pencil skirts, etc? Which skirt fits which body type? This video shows the 3 parameters when choosing a skirt: waist, hemline and fullness. I refer to the main body types: pear, apple, inverted triangle, rectangle & hourglass. Petite and tall women are also mentioned, but … Continue reading “Find the perfect skirt for your body type | SKIRT GUIDE – SPRING FASHION | Justine Leconte”

COLOR THEORY basics FOR FASHION | Justine Leconte

Understanding color theory (1st part) and how to apply color theory in fashion (2nd part). This advice applies when you design a collection, but also when you simply pick an outfit in the morning. Terms used: Primary, secondary, tertiary colors Hue + white = tint Hue + black = shade Hue + grey = tone … Continue reading “COLOR THEORY basics FOR FASHION | Justine Leconte”

6 modern fashion trends that are in fact very old | Justine Leconte

Fashion trends come, go… and come back. Not just in the 20th century. This video shows 6 examples of fashion trends that are actually much older than you would think: – Platform shoes = chopines shoes in 16th century Venice, in Spain (first picture) and in Europe in general. – Rolled hair = macaroni men … Continue reading “6 modern fashion trends that are in fact very old | Justine Leconte”

The right coat for your body type | Winter fashion | Justine Leconte

How to choose a coat for your body type (shape)? This video helps you work with proportions and find types of outerwear that work for you. I am talking about the main body types: pear, apple, rectangle, inverted triangle, hourglass – with a few extra tips if you are also curvy, petite or tall 😉 … Continue reading “The right coat for your body type | Winter fashion | Justine Leconte”

Which brands are “fast fashion”? How to tell (in 4 points) ǀ Justine Leconte

Fast fashion means that the brands produce in countries where labor is very cheap because the laws don’t protect the garment workers. The clothes produced are of poor quality and execution, and they get sold at incredibly cheap prices in “rich countries”. Since they are trendy in design, they will get out of fashion quite … Continue reading “Which brands are “fast fashion”? How to tell (in 4 points) ǀ Justine Leconte”

French fashion: 6 clothing classics by French designers | “Parisian chic” | Justine Leconte

Some of the classic pieces of clothing we wear all around the world have been created by French designers. Those pieces were the result of the time and social circles they lived in. Gabrielle Chanel, René Lacoste, Christian Dior or Louis Réard are just a few of those designers that created timeless style. How many … Continue reading “French fashion: 6 clothing classics by French designers | “Parisian chic” | Justine Leconte”