Fab Sale Finds

There is lots on sale right now, as retailers clear stocks to make room for Spring and Summer collections. Size assortments are quite picked over at this point, which is the downside of sale shopping. But if you relax into it, it’s worth browsing end-of-season sales in case you find something you need or like in your size.

Keeping Items That Don’t Fit

When I help my clients edit their wardrobes, there are items that do not fit the current size and shape of their bodies. Items are …

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Link Love: Clothing Care Tips

Refinery29 tests whether ‘washable silk’ can really withstand the laundry machine. The Guardian shares tips for how to keep …

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Learning From a Shopping Mistake

I’ve made many shopping mistakes in the past, but I learn from them and make fewer over time. When I do make one, it’s …

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Editing My Knitwear Capsule

One of my style goals this year is to re-evaluate my tired capsule of knitwear and replace items as needed. This used to be a …

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Create a List Of Your Brands

I mentioned in my style goals for 2022 that I’m prioritizing clothing, footwear, and accessory brands that generally work well …

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Two-Way Zippers: Yay or Nay

A two-way zipper can be opened from both the top and the bottom of the zip. They are sometimes called double or dual zippers. A two-way …

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Style Goals for 2022

Style goals can be general or specific, seasonal or annual, abstract or quantified, and simple or complicated. Remember that they can …

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Link Love: Sustainable Denim Brands for 2022

Traditional denim production has a heavy environmental footprint, requiring large amounts of chemicals, energy and water. However, more …

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Reminder: You Look Fab!

Two years into the global pandemic, and most aspects of so-called normal life have been affected in big or small ways. 2020 was …

Fabulous Unplanned Wardrobe Purchases

Whether it’s rigid, loose, or intuitive, wardrobe planning helps you to fill holes, prevent duplications, and evolve …

Fashion News Roundup: December 2021

The top trending fashion searches on Google in 2021, Pantone’s colour of the year 2022, and more news from the fashion world last …

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Happy New Year

Time flies by far too fast, and it seems faster each year. As I said back in July, I’m making an effort to be more present for …

Reflecting on My Style in 2021

During a very sad year, my style was therapeutic, relaxing, and gave me joy. I was happy with my style and had great luck in my …

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Link Love: Holiday Medley 2021

It’s tradition to ring out the Link Love year with a collection of style-related stories that didn’t quite fit into the …

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Link Love: The Hair Edition

The Guardian’s Sali Hughes is impressed with Shrine, a new eco hair dye. If you’re interested in all things hair, the …

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Matching Socks and Sweaters

It can be fun to match socks with your sweater. I’ve noticed people in the Netherlands do this quite frequently because they …

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Be Discerning About Fabric and Function

I recently ordered the three skirts in the collection below, but returned them because of fabric and function problems. Judging …

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Fab Finds: Boots, Beanies, Sweaters, Dresses

Retail stocks are better than I expected them to be, and some of these items are on sale. If you’re shopping for yourself or …

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