Fab Finds: Unexpected Winners

This week’s roundup of fab finds surprised me when I saw them in stores, on forum members, or in client closets, because they aren’t items that I expected the brand to do so well.

Spring & Summer 2020: The Big Seven

I’m going to report on the next six months of fashion in five separate posts instead of one extremely long and overwhelming one. …

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Link Love: Fashion Week Time

What Fashion Week is like for Kristen Hammond, “the person behind New York Fashion Week.” 6 emerging designers to know this …

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Weekly Roundup: Easy Additions

First, a big shout-out to Banana Republic whose assortment has been stellar recently. Their knitwear, which I’ve tried, laundered …

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When Past Experience Kills Potential New Purchases

It’s story time. We’re going to share a few fashion cobwebs of the past that make us flatly refuse or at least very …

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Team Black or Team Non-Black Footwear

You bat for Team Black Footwear if you prefer wearing black shoes above all other neutrals and non-neutrals. You bat for Team Non-Black …

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Wardrobe Essentials for 2020

It’s time for the annual wardrobe essentials post because despite how you feel about wearing, shopping, and purchasing …

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Fashion News Roundup: January 2020

A new size-inclusive activewear line, a Nike shoe designed for nurses, sustainable leggings from Everlane, and more fashion news that …

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Link Love: Ear Piercing Trends for 2020

From floating cartilage to conch, Allure tells us more about 7 piercing trends taking over ears in 2020. “The curated ear” …

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5 Steps to Wean Your Style Off Black

If you enjoy wearing black and like the way it works for your style, please continue wearing what makes you happy and feel …

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When an Item Looks Fab, But Doesn’t Feel Fab

This post isn’t about wardrobe items that are physically uncomfortable, like an itchy sweater, shoes that rub, a waistband …

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Replenish Your Wardrobe Basics

Wardrobe basics are items like panties, bras, camisoles, socks, sleepwear, loungewear, hosiery and thermals. If you are …

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Celebrating Wardrobe Items Older Than 10 Years

I’m taking the new decade as an opportunity to celebrate fourteen fabulous wardrobe items that are ten or more years old. Note …

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Link Love: Taking Good Care of Your Clothes

In forum member Kari’s recent thread we shared tips for taking care of and making clothing items, footwear and accessories last …

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My Shopping Strategy for 2020

I had some prominent wardrobe holes in 2019. I needed fashion sneakers, layering knits for under jackets, cold-weather bottoms that …

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My Style Goals for 2020

It’s not essential to create a list of style goals, but they can serve as a helpful frame of reference as you edit and review …

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Be the Boss of Your Style

Don’t let fashion and style boss you around. It’s there for enjoyment and upliftment, not stress and sadness. Use the power …

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True Style Blends Fashion and Practicality

I shared some inspirational hairstyles with my stylist last week so that we could figure out how to refresh my ‘do for 2020. The …

Your Word and Colour for 2020

Inspired by Laura, my friend and loyal fabber of thirteen years, I chose a word and colour for 2019. I chose the word relaxed and …

Compare, but Don’t Despair

I bet most of us have compared and despaired at some point. I definitely have. I was especially guilty of doing this when I was an …

Link Love: Some Trend Predictions for 2020

The Business of Fashion thinks these 10 themes will define the fashion agenda in 2020. From jumbo scrunchies to a lived-in French …

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