Outfit Formula: Dark Neutral Monochrome

This week’s outfit formula is for those who enjoy wearing dark colours from head to toe, but not necessarily black from head to toe. These casual and dressy outfits showcase a lot of black, which you could substitute with shades of dark blue if that’s more your cup of tea. The outfits are low contrast, and a good mix of trendy and classic.

Predicting Wardrobe Workhorses

A wardrobe workhorse is an item of clothing, pair of shoes, or accessory that gets a LOT of wear. Workhorses can be simple and subtle …

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Link Love: A Changing Relationship with Beauty

The Guardian is currently running a series called The Age of Beauty in which “real women reveal how their relationship with …

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Update: 2019 Nordstrom Anniversary Purchases

I’ve been shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (NAS) for 15 years, and it’s by far my favourite sale of the year. Since …

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Fashion News Roundup: October 2019

Knitwear made from old sweaters, a long-awaited fashion documentary, and other style news that caught our attention in October. …

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Team Corduroy or Team Velvet

Corduroy and velvet are similar, yet different. Corduroy is a ribbed, velvety fabric that’s usually made of cotton or a cotton …

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Link Love: What to Wear to Get Things Done

I’m enjoying reading through all the instalments of the In Her Shoes series on The Cut website. It’s “a column about …

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Team Earth Tones or Team Jewel Tones

It’s been an incredible year for earth tones. After years of jewel tones being at the forefront of fashion, I’m happy about …

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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 …

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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 …