Outfit Formula: Pleated Midi Skirt

The pleated midi skirt is a classic that’s having its fashion moment across the seasons. Pleats come in all sorts, and the type of pleating creates more or less volume on the bottom half of the body. Here are four pleated midi skirt outfits across three pleat types.

How to Wear Spring Looks in Cold Weather

In Seattle, Spring weather is variable at best. There are some sunny and mild days, but generally things don’t warm up till May …

Simple & Fab: A Smart Casual Outfit

I stumbled across this outfit and thought it was easy, comfy, versatile, and fabulous. Combine a pair of dark wash jeans with a top in …

Link Love: Personal Style of Creative Women

Recently, I discovered the Personal Style series published on The Fold’s website, and I’m enjoying these articles because …

Team Black or Team Dark Blue

It’s been years since we ran this poll, so let’s update it. You’re on Team Black if you prefer wearing black to dark …

Fab Find: Hurraw Lip Balm

I’m a bit obsessed with keeping my lips moist so I use a lot of lip balm. I also apply lip balm before applying lipstick because …

My Fashion Era Nostalgia

I am very nostalgic about my favourite fashion eras, which are the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. I thought that most people …

Fashion News Roundup: February 2019

Karl Lagerfeld passes away, a sustainable fashion and lifestyle brand from the BBC, the Met Museum’s new exhibition, and other …

Link Love: Artisans at Work

I’m very much enjoying “The Artisans“, a photo documentary series on The Guardian website that portrays artists and …

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Wearing High-Rise Bottoms When You’re Short Waisted

The waist measurement we’re talking about is the length of your upper torso, not the circumference of the narrowest part of your …

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Be Proud of Your Sartorial Preferences

Every so often one of my clients will apologize for liking a look, silhouette or design detail. For example, they’ll say, …

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The Bias Cut

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Making Alterations a Priority

When an item that you adore is a close-to-perfect fit and alterable, the question is whether you’ll go to the effort and expense …

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Link Love: Cold-Weather Sleepwear

Angie’s post last month on editing and updating our wardrobe basics, reminded me that I need some new Winter PJs so I’ve …

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Managing a Wardrobe in Two Homes

For the last nine months we’ve been living in both Seattle and Salt Lake City. Greg is working for a company that has …

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20 Spring and Summer Trends

I’ve worked my way through the Spring 2019 Ready-to-Wear collections, pinning directional looks along the way. Through the chaos …

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Nine Reasons I Care About Style

Why do we care about our figure flattering priorities? Why do we bother with accessories and make-up? Why do we want fabulous hair, …

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Share the Wear to Make Your Favourites Last Longer

Over time, wardrobe items will tear, pill, scuff, snag, stretch, fade and get stains. Laundering an item weakens the fibres, changes …

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Fashion News Roundup: January 2019

Fashion brands branching out into home accessories, a new logo for Zara, a paywall for Condé Nast titles, and more news from the …

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