Ensemble: Blazers and Bootcuts

Since I’m craving structure and conventional outfit proportions on this leg of my style journey, I’ve been wearing my old Love Story jeans with a structured blazer quite a bit recently. I’m LOVING the combination.

Beating the Winter Blues

February can be a trying month for your style when you have long, cold or grey Winters. Your skin feels terribly dry, you’re …

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Link Love: Olympic Figure Skating Costumes

Designer Vera Wang, who used to be a figure skater herself, reflects on more than 20 years of designing Olympic figure skating …

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A Guide to Clothing Alterations for Perfect Fit

I highly recommend having clothing altered to create perfect fit. A successful alteration makes the garment look proportional, balanced …

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Slow Style Beats Fast Fashion

Many of today’s approaches to building a wardrobe pander to our craving for speedy results and a fast fix. With the …

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Wardrobe Essentials, 2018

It’s time for my annual post on wardrobe essentials. A quick reminder: wardrobe essentials are indispensable staples without …

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Link Love: How to Wear Brooches in 2018

Last year I had planned to start wearing brooches, but it never happened because I didn’t find any that I absolutely loved. Now …

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Spring and Summer Shopping Reminders

It is cold, rainy, grey, icy, or snowy in most of the northern hemisphere, with many more months of the same weather to follow. Spring …

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Fashion News Roundup: January 2018

A green initiative from J.Crew, a new creative director for Céline, more size-inclusive clothing at Target, and other news from …

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Five Adjectives to Describe Your Ideal Style

Once you’ve created a style moniker, the next step is to come up with five adjectives that describe the style you aspire to. They …

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Your Style Moniker

Many of my clients and some of my friends enjoy selecting a personal style moniker. This is a short and punchy phrase that captures …

The Role of Jeans in Your Wardrobe

Jeans are amazing. They are practical, robust, hardy, and do not require frequent laundering. You don’t need to feel precious or …

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Link Love: Updating Your Workout Capsule

We’ve been chatting about workout wear and fitness capsules on the YLF forum, with lots of great suggestions for exercise wear …

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Style Goals for 2018

It’s not essential to create a list of style goals, but they can serve as a helpful frame of reference as you review your closet, …

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My Top 25 Style Tips

I’ve been in the fashion world for more than half of my life. I’ve learned so much and it makes me very happy to share …

Fit Challenges are Universal

Over the last 26 years I’ve dressed friends, family members, clients, fit models and ramp models across a wide range of …

Link Love: Style Predictions for 2018

As is the case every first week of January, fashion outlets are publishing posts on what to expect from the world of style in the …

Metallics and Your Style

The neutral metallics that you choose through jewellery, watches, hardware, footwear, handbags, clothing, make-up and nail polish …

Seven Stylish Resolutions

Although you can make resolutions at any time, here are seven that I like to remind myself of at the beginning of every year. …

Happy 2018!

January is one of my favourite months because it’s the start of a brand new year. A time to reflect, get rid of cobwebs, …