Fab Finds: Shorts, Bags and Tops

Macy’s deserves a shout-out because they’ve upped their game. I’ve ordered online from them recently, and their service has been stellar. Fast, efficient, accurate, and reliable. They’ve updated their site so that it’s easier to use, and there are lots of fun new brands if you take the time to browse.

Outfit Formula: Simple Summer Navy and Black

Some of my clients like to wear dark neutrals like navy and black in Summer, but with a good amount of bare skin, and in seasonally …

Link Love: The Micro-Core Phenomenon

By now, you’ve probably heard of ‘normcore‘ and ‘cottagecore‘, but Refinery29 reports that “the …

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Colours that Look Fab, But You Don’t Wear

I have a colour-rich wardrobe full of my favourite colours. I wear the colours I love because they make me happy. Colour is an …

The Pros and Cons of Three-Quarter Sleeves

Three-quarter sleeves stop roughly midway between the elbow and wrist. They are longer than elbow sleeves, but not quite …

Team Lipstick or Team No Lipstick

If you’re in the US, we hope you’re having a safe, lovely, and peaceful Memorial Day. We’re relaxing at the Cox …

Fashion News Roundup: May 2021

Semi-permanent tattoos, a new footwear exhibition, the surprising shoe of this Summer, and more fashion news that caught our attention …

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Link Love: Sunscreen Products in 2021

AnOther rounds up 10 of the best SPFs for your face. The Guardian’s Sali Hughes explains why suncare serums are all the rage. …

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Scrunching, Tucking, Popping and Cuffing

I enjoy the visual effect when I create some structure in my fluid and fluidly tailored outfits. It makes my outfits look neater, …

The Power of Alterations

I’ve written about clothing alterations many times on YLF, and it bears repeating. When an item that you adore is a …

Link Love: The Mending Mentality

From the art of visual mending to how to stitch old things to new life, I liked this blog post about the fact that much thought is now …

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Team Teal or Team Blue

Teal is a dark and deep shade of blue-green, and much like the colour of a spectacular ocean. Some teals are more rich and green than …

Practicing Self-Acceptance

I’m generally a happy, satisfied, confident and positive person, but I also have sad, vulnerable moments, and times when …