About Clare

Style :: Clare Maxfield :: ClareMaxfield.com.au

Melbourne born Clare Maxfield AICI CIP is a bestselling author and internationally awarded Image Consultant.

After her beloved Ansett collapsed she looked to a new career where she could continue to help people. Today you will find Clare working with men and women looking to gain more confidence, restyle their image after children, or renovate their look after years of taking care of everyone else.

Clare is one of the few Australian Image Consultants to have reached the designation of CIP (Certified Image Professional) within her industry. Clare is the author of a series of books designed to simplify looking and being your best all the time. The Getting series. Her books have been translated into other languages and are sold into countries all around the world.

Her fifth book, Lattes, Laughter and Lipstick hit the shelves in 2009.

If you are looking for help for yourself or help with your staff, Clare can bring to you the tools and the experience to make everyone feel special

"If you think you just look good. She will show you how to look great."

FiveHive Question and Answer:

  • When she was little she wanted to be Gypsy Rose Lee. "I loved the idea of dancing with feather fans."
  • Her favourite ice cream flavour is peppermint with choc chips
  • The  first album she ever bought was the Bay City Rollers.


Clare's FiveHive Articles

Clothes and Bedrooms :: 5 School Holiday Ideas


School holidays are a time of fun and heartbreak. Here are 5 ideas to get your kids involved with their clothes and their bedrooms. 1. Get your kids painting their own clothes. Kids love to be creative – buy some white t-shirts or long sleeved tees and let the children express their creative side by [ Read More ]

5 Uses for Mineral based eyeshadow


Cucumber – 5 Ways


Reduce swelling around the eyes – puffiness and dark circles can be diminished by relaxing with your eyes closed and cut sections of cucumber resting on your eyes Relax your skin – cucumbers and our skin have the same levels of hydrogen so mashed up cucumber will soothe and soften skin Soothe sun burn – [ Read More ]

5 Ways to Wear Camel (the colour, not the animal!)

5 Ways to Wear Camel

Camel – yes it is the colour for winter. Camel is a huge colour this season. As I worked with a client I was reminded how many people find camel a tricky colour to wear. To be honest I think it is a fantastic colour. Camel works beautifully with other neutrals like brown and cream. [ Read More ]

5 tips to Looking Slimmer over Winter

5 tips to Looking Slimmer in Winter

5 tips to Looking Slimmer over Winter Finer fabrics Thick chunky fabrics are great to keep you warm but will make you look fuller and heavier than you are. Chose fabrics which are fine and drape well. Forget sizes Sizing has not been regulated so what is designed to fit a size 10 in one [ Read More ]

Putting on your face in less than 5 minutes :: Make Up

5 Minute Make Up

Do you want to look good but only have a few minutes to get ready in the morning? In under 5 minutes you can be made-up, looking fresh and feeling fab. Mums and women of all ages complain that putting their make-up on either takes too long, they don’t know how or is too difficult. [ Read More ]

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