Double-Breasted Jackets and Coats 101

A double-breasted jacket or coat has wide overlapping fronts with symmetrical buttons. There is usually a double, triple or several more rows of buttons, and sometimes a single row. Double-breasted jackets and coats come in tailored, fluid and oversized fits.

New Shorter Full-Length Flares with Heels

Last month we discussed the new trendy shorter length of flared pants and jeans worn with flats. This time round, we’re looking …

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Trend: Statement Headbands

Headbands are more on-trend than ever, and the bulkier they are, the more dramatic the fashion statement. They come in all sorts of …

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Link Love: Cosy Winter Accessories

Now that it’s cold in Belgium, I’ve been looking at a few new Winter accessories to keep me warm. Perhaps you’d like …

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Fashion News Roundup: November 2019

The Met Gala 2020 theme, a new Celine fragrance, a big Prada exhibition, and more news from the November fashion trenches. Prada and …

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Nordstrom Black Friday Sale: Top Picks

End-of-season sales are upon us in the US, and there are few sale days as big as Black Friday. I browsed Nordstrom’s offerings, …

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Team Black, White, or Red Shoes

On this Thanksgiving Eve in the US, we’re going to poll your footwear preferences. You are on Team Black Shoes if you prefer …

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Link Love: Holiday Party Inspiration

Popsugar rounds up 25 of Banana Republic’s best jewellery pieces for all your holiday parties. From an an iridescent disco-ball …

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Adding a Retinol Cream to My Skincare Routine

I have never been able to add retinol cream to my beauty regimen because anything with Retin-A or alpha-hydroxy acids in it burned and …

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New Proportions: Shorter Pants, Longer Coat

There’s been a lot of trendy change with lengths this year, with the new shorter full-length pants worn with flats at the top of …

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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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