Nordstrom Black Friday Top Picks

Black Friday discounts are abundant as retailers try to clear stock and get a start on the holiday gift-giving season. There is lot on sale, so if bargain shopping is your thing, be sure to take a peek. I’ve seen some of these items in person, some just caught my eye, and others have been winners on my clients or forum members.

Team Pointy, Round or Square

This week’s poll is about footwear toe boxes, and whether you prefer pointy, round, or square toe boxes. All square …

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Link Love: Sartorial Inspiration from TV Shows

For anyone who has ever admired the style of a character in their favourite movie or TV shows: “How (and Why) We Became Obsessed …

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Accessory and Footwear Complements for Winter

A functional and versatile wardrobe has items that relate to each other. They can be mixed and matched to create outfits that look and …

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An Impractical Purchase

I’ve been looking for pale pink cold-weather boots and hi-top sneakers for years. Along with white, blush footwear is a wardrobe …

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Link Love: Keeping Warm in Cold Weather

The Guardian looks at the 10 things you need to know before buying a “duvet coat” — “a long, puffer-style …

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Fashion News Roundup: October 2020

A new buy-back and resale programme, Japanese designer Kenzo Takada has passed away, and other style news that caught our attention …

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Team Crossbody or Team Any Other Bag

You are on Team Crossbody if you sport a crossbody bag all or most of the time. You are on Team Any Other Bag if you don’t. Note …

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Shop All the Retail Departments

For the most part, retail is divided into gender-specific and age-specific (adult, teen, child, infant) departments. It’s a way …

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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 …