New Proportions: Wide Crops, Voluminous Top & Flats

The intuitive way to create flattering outfit proportions with wide crops or culottes is to wear them with a cropped top or fitted top that defines the waist, and a low-vamped heel to lengthen the leg line.

My Father’s Style

My darling Dad is 86 and lives on his own in a very quaint little town called Velp, in the Netherlands. It’s a five minute drive …

Outfit Formula: Summer Column of White

Last week’s outfit formula was a Summer column of black, which was more popular than I expected it to be. This …

Link Love: Sun Protection in 2018

The Environmental Working Group has released its sunscreen guide for 2018. Here is a rundown of the most notable category 1 products in …

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Five Good Reasons to Shop in Advance

I don’t believe in waiting before wearing. The reason you bought the item in the first place was to wear it, not to stare at it. …

Six Tips for Happy Spring & Summer Feet

The snow and ice is gone, the sun is out, and temperatures are up. That means showcasing your feet in sandals, mules, slides, and …

Fashion News Roundup: May 2018

A Grace Coddington talk show, a new fashion documentary, a J.Crew relaunch, and more news from the fashion trenches this month. Target …

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Rise, Waist and Torso Measurements

Every so often a Fabber asks about the difference between a rise and a waist measurement. The waist measurement we’re …

Link Love: The Summer Wedge

Roundups of wedge-heeled footwear keep popping up in my feeds, and I’m seeing them in just about every shoe store here as well. …

The Modern Twinset

Over the years I’ve talked about the twinset effect you can create by combining two top layers that match perfectly in …

Mum’s Best Style Advice

Once a year I pay tribute to my late Mum, who taught me more about style than anyone else. She sowed my style seed, and was a …

Link Love: The Met Gala 2018

If you’re still catching up with what celebrities wore to this year’s Met Gala, have a look at W Magazine’s photo …

Our Worst Fashion Memories

Today we’re going down memory lane, remembering our worst fashion moments. It’s all in good fun. And for me, these moments …

Brand Spotlight: Natori Sleepwear

Natori makes quality sleepwear. The pieces are pretty, covered, substantial, comfortable and alluring. Fabrics are soft and …