Outfit Formula: Double Denim

Wearing denim on the top and bottom of an outfit is often thought of as too much denim, especially when the washes are the same shade of blue. Too cowgirl, too stiff, too matchy-matchy, too casual, or too something else.

Fashion News Roundup: February 2020

Two new fashion exhibitions, a fashion documentary, a new resale store, and other style stories that made headlines this month. After …

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Link Love: Wearing a Wristwatch in 2020

StyleCaster rounds up 6 watch trends you’ll be seeing more of in 2020. What it means to wear a watch in the era of mobile phones. …

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Goodbye Gore-Tex Hi-Tops

Six months ago I revisited my mustard capsule and decided to keep a pair of waterproof, mustard, lugged sole Gore-Tex Chuck …

Fab Finds: Unexpected Winners

This week’s roundup of fab finds surprised me when I saw them in stores, on forum members, or in client closets, because they …

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Spring & Summer 2020: The Big Seven

I’m going to report on the next six months of fashion in five separate posts instead of one extremely long and overwhelming one. …

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Link Love: Fashion Week Time

What Fashion Week is like for Kristen Hammond, “the person behind New York Fashion Week.” 6 emerging designers to know this …

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Weekly Roundup: Easy Additions

First, a big shout-out to Banana Republic whose assortment has been stellar recently. Their knitwear, which I’ve tried, laundered …

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When Past Experience Kills Potential New Purchases

It’s story time. We’re going to share a few fashion cobwebs of the past that make us flatly refuse or at least very …

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Team Black or Team Non-Black Footwear

You bat for Team Black Footwear if you prefer wearing black shoes above all other neutrals and non-neutrals. You bat for Team Non-Black …

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Wardrobe Essentials for 2020

It’s time for the annual wardrobe essentials post because despite how you feel about wearing, shopping, and purchasing …

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Fashion News Roundup: January 2020

A new size-inclusive activewear line, a Nike shoe designed for nurses, sustainable leggings from Everlane, and more fashion news that …

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Link Love: Ear Piercing Trends for 2020

From floating cartilage to conch, Allure tells us more about 7 piercing trends taking over ears in 2020. “The curated ear” …

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5 Steps to Wean Your Style Off Black

If you enjoy wearing black and like the way it works for your style, please continue wearing what makes you happy and feel …

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When an Item Looks Fab, But Doesn’t Feel Fab

This post isn’t about wardrobe items that are physically uncomfortable, like an itchy sweater, shoes that rub, a waistband …

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Replenish Your Wardrobe Basics

Wardrobe basics are items like panties, bras, camisoles, socks, sleepwear, loungewear, hosiery and thermals. If you are …

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Celebrating Wardrobe Items Older Than 10 Years

I’m taking the new decade as an opportunity to celebrate fourteen fabulous wardrobe items that are ten or more years old. Note …

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Link Love: Taking Good Care of Your Clothes

In forum member Kari’s recent thread we shared tips for taking care of and making clothing items, footwear and accessories last …

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My Shopping Strategy for 2020

I had some prominent wardrobe holes in 2019. I needed fashion sneakers, layering knits for under jackets, cold-weather bottoms that …

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My Style Goals for 2020

It’s not essential to create a list of style goals, but they can serve as a helpful frame of reference as you edit and review …

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Be the Boss of Your Style

Don’t let fashion and style boss you around. It’s there for enjoyment and upliftment, not stress and sadness. Use the power …

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True Style Blends Fashion and Practicality

I shared some inspirational hairstyles with my stylist last week so that we could figure out how to refresh my ‘do for 2020. The …

Your Word and Colour for 2020

Inspired by Laura, my friend and loyal fabber of thirteen years, I chose a word and colour for 2019. I chose the word relaxed and …

Compare, but Don’t Despair

I bet most of us have compared and despaired at some point. I definitely have. I was especially guilty of doing this when I was an …

Link Love: Some Trend Predictions for 2020

The Business of Fashion thinks these 10 themes will define the fashion agenda in 2020. From jumbo scrunchies to a lived-in French …

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