Planning Outfits in Advance

I’ve had my style consulting business for almost 14 years, and over all that time the story has been the same. Most of my clients get stuck in the outfit creation stage of their style. They need help putting together COMPLETE head-to-toe outfits that make them feel fabulous across a range of seasons and settings.

Never Say Never

Too many times in the fashion and style world, and on YLF in particular, people say that they will never wear a particular style, …

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Team Nike or Team Adidas

Today’s poll asks you to choose between two of the biggest athletic brands in the world: Nike and Adidas. Nike is American, and …

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Link Love: This Season’s Jewellery Trends

Let’s have a look at some jewellery trends for Fall/Winter 2019. From pearls with a modern twist to beaded pieces, here are 8 …

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I Weaned Myself Down to One Pair of Skinnies

I’m completely off clingy skinnies on this leg of my style journey. Even the equestrian look that I adore with tall flat riding …

Do You Have a Short, Regular or Long Neck?

I often talk about the silhouettes of tops or toppers creating a flattering effect on shorter or longer necks. I assume that you knew …

Fashion News Roundup: September 2019

A Ralph Lauren “Friends” collection, an online class from Anna Wintour, and more news from the fashion trenches this month. …

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Link Love: Sweater Weather

Many of us are currently looking for a new Fall sweater or two, so let’s have a look at what the fashion sites are rounding up …

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Shopping My Closet for “New” Items

I’ve been wearing many of my older items this year. In many cases I haven’t worn them in recent seasons, so it feels …

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Style Beyond Blue Jeans

It’s a style goal of mine to wear skirts, dresses, casual pants, and dressy pants more frequently, and blue jeans less …

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Link Love: Fashion Week & The Issue of Diversity

September is fashion show month, and I noticed that fashion publications are increasingly paying attention to diversity and sincerity: …

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Team Shop or Team No Shop

This week’s poll is about your shopping preferences, or lack thereof. I’ve been in the rag trade for 27 years, and …

Nordstrom, Remember Your Roots

I’ve shopped at Nordstrom since Greg and I moved to the US sixteen years ago, becoming a diehard fan of the department …

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