Outfit Formula: Vests for Fall

Sleeveless jackets, gilets, body warmers, and waistcoats — or vests, as they are called in the US — have a short season unless your Falls and Winters are mild. Or you can layer with a vest under or over a warm topper. Vests come in┬ámany variations. Dressy or casual, short or long, tailored or boxy, patterned or solid, belted or loose, textured or smooth — take your pick.

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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Fashion News Roundup: August 2020

The rise of the “nap dress”, a new clothing rental platform, and more news from the fashion trenches in August. Uniqlo is …

Link Love: A Shift in Fashion Consumption Habits

Buying less, exploring second-hand shopping, and wanting to buy sustainably and ethically produced clothing, the slowing down of retail …

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Fab Finds: Pants, Nighties and Kipling

These items are exceptionally well made and won’t break the bank, especially if you get them on sale. A shout-out to Boden for …

Beware the Pandemic Wardrobe Edit

One impact of the pandemic is that we are dressing more casually than before. Some are wearing athleisure and loungewear almost …

Fab Find: Theraplex Hydro Lotion

A friend contacted me after she read that I switched back to CeraVe facial products. She relayed her own experiences with perioral …

Link Love: All Eyes on the Face Mask

As many of us are wearing face masks daily, the fashion world is starting to pay more attention to them as well: “With face …

Eleven Ways to Be a Better Online Shopper

COVID-19 has accelerated the transition to online shopping, and I think the change is going to stick. The trend was …

Jeans Comfort: Yay or Nay

Jeans have been around for decades. You’ll find them in most people’s wardrobes because they are practical, versatile, …

Dated Wardrobe Items: A Dated Concept

The fashion and style world has been evolving in significant ways, and our new normals have recently accelerated these changes. They …