Ensemble: Stripe, Stripe & Colour Block

This ensemble was inspired by an extremely polished executive client who I went shopping with last week to refresh her wardrobe for Spring and Summer. Her preferences are for neutral, tonal and modern classic pieces in luxurious fabrics that look very sharp and professional.

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Favourite Lipsticks

I love lipstick. I apply it several times a day because I enjoy the visual polish of well-applied make-up. I also enjoy that it …

Nordstrom Roundup: Comfy Office Shoes

I’ve been doing a fair bit of career wear shoe shopping with clients lately, and their feelings are unanimous. Comfort is key, …

Link Love: The Big Earring

With the Maximalism trend in full swing this year, big earrings are certainly making a comeback too. From Sade to Samantha Jones, The …

A Signature Style

A signature style is a set of sartorial preferences that are recognizably “your look” and consistently represented in your …

Wardrobe Essentials for 2017

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Link Love: 3 Thought-Provoking Style Stories

The Guardian investigates whether wearing “fun” clothes can help lift your mood in depressing times. I was moved while …

Style Goals for 2017

Your style goals can serve as a helpful frame of reference as you review your closet, shop for new items, create outfits, and …

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Fashion News Roundup: February 2017

Stitch Fix launches plus sizes, a sustainable collection at Mango, the most popular beauty products on Amazon, and more fashion news …

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Closing the Neckline Gap

I like wearing classic, crisp stripes in Spring and Summer, so Boden’s Tresco Stripe Pullover was instantly attractive. …

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Link Love: Embracing Ourselves the Way We Are

Embrace, a documentary by body image activist Taryn Brumfitt, explores the global issue of body loathing and the alarming rates of body …

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Layering Chunky Socks Under Boots

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The Advantages of V-Necks

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Link Love: Suggestions for Footwear Challenges

Racked suggests four brands that provide tall boots for athletic calves. They also rounded up eight footwear brands that make shoes for …

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Travelling and Missing My Wardrobe

I just got back from a trip to the Netherlands, for which I packed a practical and colourful Winter travel capsule. It was …

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