Five Ways to Add Interest to an Outfit

Styling strategies for adding interest to an outfit are as personal as our sartorial choices. I have found though, working with clients and styling my own outfits, that there are five very common approaches that are very successful.

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 …