Getting YOUR Style right

I recently had my Style Analysis done by Jo Shactlock of Style Advice and it was absolutely fantastic. What I wanted from the session was a better understanding of what works for my body shape and more importantly, why? I’m sure you’re the same, over the years I’ve found that there are some styles that […]

Becoming a Fashion Designer

Discover How You Can Achieve Your Ultimate Dream of Becoming a Professional Fashion Designer !! ·         Discover How to Draw Your Designs like a Pro!! ·         Get the Dream Job You've Always Wanted ·         Get Paid for What You Love Doing! ·         Start Your Very Own Fashion Line with Your Own Name!!  ·         Hot Tips […]

2011/2012 trends & how to wear them

For this blog I would like to introduce you to Jessica from Indelible Style.  She is a Stylist who has become a great friend and she's writing for us this month on 2011/2012 trends and how to wear them.  Enjoy the article and comment below. Your friend, Camelle   With the long gone passing of […]

Style Advice meets Bespoke Fashion Design

        Recently Liz said: “I love shopping and now really enjoy the sales too. I used to dread them! Now, I go in, head straight to something that’s in my colour, check the style and I know immediately if it’s something that will work for me or not. It’s great!”     Liz has worked […]

Tell the fashion industry you know what you want to wear!

Clergy Tee in Burgunday, not what the fashion industry ordered?

Who says each season­ you need to be told what colours and styles you can or cannot wear! Has there ever been a trend you weren’t keen on? Did you stand your ground or eventually flow with the tide? I have found success in business through LISTENING to what my clients want and giving it to […]

Dressing you and the bump!

You’ve had the invitation for nearly a year now and you’ve been planning in your head what you’d like to wear for your friends weddings for months!   It’s one of the biggest events of the year for you and you’ve spotted lots of potential dresses.   A lot’s happened since you saved the date […]

Designer Clergy Dresses and Preaching Garbs

Chantel had been ordained for a few months and was told she must purchase and wear her clerical shirt to the next communion service. This is when she turned to House of ilona for help. Chantel wanted something designed for her that would be modest, yet elegant. I started designing and came up with the Clergy Dress! […]

Does he need to know what you’ve brought?

I was probably around 9 years old, out shopping all day on a Saturday with my Mum. As we approached the front door Mum suddenly swapped all the clothes shopping bags with the food shopping bags and immediately sent me to her room to hide, I mean place them in her closet (don’t stop, pass go […]

Dress for Royal Ascot Racecourse in June 2011

House of ilona has followed the Royal Enclosure Dress Code and is offering the ‘Royal Ascot Cowl Neck Dress’ by House of ilona.   Her Majesty’s Representative have pointed out on www.ascot.co.uk that only formal day dress with a hat or substantial fascinator will be acceptable. Off the shoulder, halter neck, spaghetti straps and dresses […]

Make your next event a Runway

Arrive, walk in and make a statement without saying a word!   This month House of ilona are taking Commissions for 2011.    What events are in your calendar this year? Do you know what you’ll be wearing?   If you’re someone who plans ahead, likes to look unique, stand out from the crowd and […]

A Royal Appointment

Interview with Claudine Reid, MBE       1.    Tell us about you, where you're coming from and what you do now? Currently I am Co-Director of PJ’s Community Service, a Community Interest Organisation, providing services to enhance and impact the community, using the vehicle of Care, Education and Economic Empowerment & Arts.   I am also […]

Back to your future

Keeping a journal Journaling is great. However, it’s not just writing in your journal every day that’s important. As you experience each new day, you can’t just turn the pages and forget about your yesterday. Every now and then take a look back and see where you’ve come from, what you’ve been through and what you’ve experienced. The challenges […]

A Sudden Shift in a New Direction

The success of a new journey depends on your perception, reaction and attitude.   Have you every suddenly had a change of direction?  When your on a path that your familiar with – may-be in your car – and there’s a sudden change of direction. Maybe there’s an accident up ahead, a diversion or some road […]

Your Red Carpet Moment

Article by Tamikah Thomas Is what you’re wearing a true reflection of your character?     Who you are + Where you are now + Where you are going = Character.   Okay, so you’re about to hit the last step of the staircase.  You’re less than six feet from the front door.  You pick […]

Online Store Coming Soon

It’s been a long time coming but finally a House of ilona store will become a reality.   This summer you can look forward to some classy denim, perfect summer dresses and picture perfect wedding outfits from House of ilona.   You don’t want to miss this launch.   Over the past few months I’ve been […]

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