Outfit Formula: Easy Utilitarian

The Utility trend makes a stronger statement with each passing season. Our casual fashion era and the popularity of irregular outfit juxtapositions have made wardrobe items with utility detailing more versatile and appealing than ever.

Link Love: Sustainable Shopping Tips

Flat footwear aficionado Hannah Rochell of En Brogue put together a comprehensive guide to buying sustainable and ethical footwear. She …

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Top Picks: Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale

The Nordstrom end-of-season sale for Spring & Summer 2019 is here, and there are lots of good Memorial Day discounts. I browsed the …

Choosing Your Sunscreen

365 days a year, come rain, shine, snow, ice, wind or storm, I wear sunscreen on my face and neck. This is in addition to the tinted …

Your Accessory Style

In the rag trade we talk about three large categories of wardrobe items: clothing, footwear and accessories. Accessories are items like …

Choose Classics When the Trends Don’t Work

V-necklines are prolific this season. They are all over tops, knitwear, dresses and jumpsuits. It’s high time fashion made a …

My Mum’s and My Sartorial Preferences

Nineteen years ago, almost to the day, my Mum unexpectedly died of liver cancer. She was 59 and I was 29. She was gone in twelve weeks, …

Link Love: The Met Gala 2019

The theme for this year’s Met Gala, which took place this Monday, was camp. W Magazine delves deeper into the meaning of the …

Team Store or Team Online

You bat for Team Store if you prefer to shop in brick-and-mortar stores for your wardrobe and style needs. You bat for Team Online if …

Fashion News Roundup: April 2019

Rent the Runway expands into children’s clothing, several new initiatives from H&M, and other style news that caught our …

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Link Love: Hair Accessories Make a Comeback

From headbands to barrettes to hair slides, Fashionista reports that the humble hair accessory is making a comeback.  Refinery29 …

The Good & Bad of Jumpsuits and Rompers

Jumpsuits and rompers are all-in-one garments. Somewhat like a dress where the bottom part resembles pants instead of a skirt. …

Team Cropped or Team Full-Length Pants

You bat for Team Cropped Pants when you prefer to wear pants and jeans cropped to a length that finishes above the ankle or …

Link Love: Two Women on Going Grey

Alyson Walsh of That’s Not My Age has been documenting her process of transitioning to grey hair for a while now. I particularly …

The Components of Your Signature Style

The most important trend of our fashion era is Individualism. Fashion is a melting pot of sartorial choices, trends are no longer …

Thirteen Years of YLF

I was 35 when I started YLF, and I turn 50 next year. I can’t believe we’ve come so far, and I can’t imagine doing …

Wearing Leggings As Pants: Yay or Nay

It’s 2019 and leggings have become a classic, like skinny jeans. Black leggings are THE bottom on women at the airport, and I see …