Tummy Control with Diagonal Hemlines

For years I’ve been saying that diagonal lines are magical because they have the ability to visually straighten OR create curves. Depending on your needs, diagonal lines can balance out proportions. They are typically created by diagonal stripes or asymmetrical hemlines, and some garments incorporate both.

Outfit Formula: Jolly Jogger Jive

Joggers are pants that are cut similarly to track or sweat pants, but aren’t necessarily made of jersey or fleece fabric. And …

Link Love: Is Not Washing Your Clothes the Next Big Thing?

Over-washing clothes is not good for the planet, now a wave of startups is designing clothes that require less laundering. But all of …

Thoughts on Wardrobe Rental Services

I have never rented a wardrobe item, but have thought about the service from time to time. My knowledge of this wardrobe strategy is …

Team Bold Lip, Bold Eye, or Both

We’re kicking off the week with your make-up preferences. You bat for Team Bold Lip if you prefer to accentuate your lips instead …

Link Love: The Next Generation of Clothing Rental

Urban Outfitters is launching a new clothing rental service, which will allow you to rent out items of clothing from across the brands …

Partial Tucking: Seven Years In

We saw the semi-tuck and the half tuck make a big impact on fashion and style in 2011, and they are still used extensively. A semi-tuck …

Fashion News Roundup: July 2019

Zappos turns 20, the latest Met fashion exhibition, and other style news that made headlines this month. The owner of high street …

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Team Light Blue or Team Light Pink

Today we’re choosing between the two most iconic pastels. You bat for Team Light Blue if you prefer wearing light blue to light …

Team High or Team Low Contrast Nail Polish

Today we’re talking about nail polish style. Note that finger and toenail polish both count. You are on Team High Contrast …

Ten Fab Things About Fashion & Style Today

The fashion and style world has changed a lot in the last twenty years, and mind-blowingly so in the last ten. Here’s what I …

Checking In: Style Word and Colour for 2019

Back in January, and just for fun, I chose a word and colour for 2019 and asked you to join the party. Six months down the line, and …

Top Picks at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has officially begun. After a week of early access to cardholders, it’s now open to all. Brand new …

Link Love: The 2019 Graphic Tee

StyleCaster rounds up 23 nostalgic graphic tees to add some retro flavour to your Summer wardrobe. More graphic tee inspiration from …

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Team Neutral or Team Non-Neutral

You bat for Team Neutral if you prefer wearing neutrals like black, white, all shades of grey, all shades of white, dark blue, blue …

Feeling Empowered at 49

I turn 49 today. To my 88 year old Dad I’m a spring chicken. To my 19 year old nephew I’m ancient. To me, I’m exactly …

Link Love: Fashion Reads for the Long Weekend

Recently I enjoyed these three articles in The Guardian: The curated ear, “a craze for multiple ear piercings, in unusual …

Happy 4th of July

It is Independence Day in the US. A day of hanging out with friends and family, festive BBQs, catching up at home, and wearing a casual …

Common Bags and Footwear Where You Live

I spend a lot of time in three cities and across four seasons: urban Seattle most of the year, urban Salt Lake City for some of the …