Jeans Comfort: Yay or Nay

Today I want to talk about the comfort level of jeans. Before spandex was invented and incorporated into denim, denim was either stiff or very stiff. Raw denim that has not been stonewashed makes an industrial, interesting and fashion-forward statement, but is the stiffest and roughest of the lot.

Dated Wardrobe Items: A Dated Concept

The fashion and style world has been evolving in significant ways, and our new normals have recently accelerated these changes. They …

Fashion News Roundup: July 2020

Plenty of sneaker news, sustainable jeans, and other style stories that caught our attention in July. New online beauty marketplace …

Link Love: Voices of Disability in Fashion

I recently came across the Voices of Disability series on Refinery29, and encourage you to have a read: The fashion industry ignores …

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Switching Back to CeraVe Facial Products

CeraVe beauty products were recommended by our dermatologist about ten years ago, and I used them for years because they worked well …

Team Athleisure or Team Jeans

Athleisure bottoms are leggings, workout pants and shorts, joggers, skorts, and any type of sporty or travel bottom made of technical …

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Link Love: Changing Style Priorities During the Pandemic

For many of us, the pandemic is changing the way we dress, and present ourselves to the world. This week, I’ve collected some …

My Favourite Mineral Sunscreens for 2020

Choosing a sunscreen is tricky because you can find fault with almost every one of them. Harmful chemicals, skin irritations, …

The Pros and Cons of Technical Fabrics

Technical fabrics are designed for FUNCTION as opposed to aesthetics. They are composed of synthetic fibres that are engineered to …

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Belting a T-Shirt Dress

A T-shirt dress can fit like a long straight T-shirt. It’s unstructured, comfortable, easy to launder, and an uncomplicated …

Link Love: Shopping and the New Normal

Depending on where you live, we’re seeing brick-and-mortar stores slowly starting to reopen. Fashion news outlets have been …

Passing Items On in Excellent Condition

It used to be the norm to keep wardrobe items until they were too worn to wear. For one thing, it’s financially responsible. …

Boho Vibes in Summer

I’ve noticed that as the weather warms up, my clients with an otherwise un-bohemian style, are more than happy to add a boho …