Taller Boots and Baggier Bottoms

Incorporating heeled, flat, dressy, or casual boots that are mid-calf, knee-high, and over-the-knee is particularly on-trend right now. The idea is to wear them in that ‘70s, ‘80s and ’90s way. So combine taller boots with midis, minis, wide crops, leggings and skinnies. Or, tuck baggier pants and jeans into mid-calf and knee-high boots.

Link Love: Chunky Boots Are On-Trend

The Guardian and Refinery29 are reporting that wellies are the wet-weather essential of the year. Refinery29 also rounds up 21 pairs of …

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Team Minimal, Maximal or Both

This poll is about describing your style, not your wardrobe. Does your look tend to be more minimal or maximal? Or are you a …

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Wear Welted Knitwear with Flared Skirts

By knitwear I mean what people in the US refer to as sweaters. By the welt, I mean the raised bit of rib that is found along the bottom …

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Link Love: Good Sustainable & Ethical Fashion Reads

After our recent Link Love post on changing fashion consumption habits, I came across some more articles about sustainable and ethical …

Happy Feet: 16 Practical Tips

Many of my clients are picky about foot comfort. From bunions, hammer toes, blistering, plantar fasciitis, arch pain, burning on the …

Fashion News Roundup: September 2020

Lots of news from the beauty industry, a new footwear collection, and more fashion news that made headlines in September. A new fashion …

Evolving Your Style As You Move Into Retirement

I frequently help clients evolve their styles into retired life. How their styles change varies from person to person. Some change …

Team Buy or Team Rent

More and more retailers are offering some type of rental service. Some items for rent are hot off the press new-season items, whereas …

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Link Love: The Challenges of Plus-Size Shopping

Refinery29 asks: “Why Is Shopping For Vintage Plus-Size Clothing So Hard?“ “Shopping When You’re Plus-Size …

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Team Lipstick, Earrings, Both or Neither

This poll is about your lipstick and earrings style this year. You bat for Team Lipstick if you’ve been wearing lipstick but not …

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20 Truths About Style

Style is an energy and confidence that is expressed through clothing, footwear and accessories. It can be a positive force in our …

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Link Love: Second-Hand September

Second-hand September, now in its second year, is a campaign — organised by British charity Oxfam — encouraging people to …

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Team Pyjamas or Team Nightie

Today’s poll is about your preference for sleep attire. Do you prefer a one-piece nightie or T-shirt, or two-piece pyjama …

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Individual Style After the Pandemic

I can’t accurately predict what our post-pandemic relationships with fashion and style will be like. One thing I am …

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Labor Day Sale Fab Finds

The pandemic makes the world feel like it’s in a time warp. The days can be slow, but the weeks and months fly by. We’ll be …

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Team More Casual or Team The Same

Since the start of the pandemic and stay-at-home measures, has your style become more casual, or has it stayed the same? If you were …

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Denim Jacket Mood Swings

My word, have I been moody with my poor white denim jacket. When I bought it a few seasons ago, I loved the fit, short length, gorgeous …

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