Weekly Roundup: Hints of Fall

Stores aren’t full of Fall merchandise yet, which was expected in these unprecedented times. The addition of new stock is slow, while deeply discounted Summer assortments are aplenty. My hope is that retailers figure things out slowly but surely, and take the opportunity to rebuild in a better and smarter way.

Link Love: The Challenges of Plus-Size Shopping

Refinery29 asks: “Why Is Shopping For Vintage Plus-Size Clothing So Hard?“ “Shopping When You’re Plus-Size …

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Team Lipstick, Earrings, Both or Neither

This poll is about your lipstick and earrings style this year. You bat for Team Lipstick if you’ve been wearing lipstick but not …

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20 Truths About Style

Style is an energy and confidence that is expressed through clothing, footwear and accessories. It can be a positive force in our …

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Link Love: Second-Hand September

Second-hand September, now in its second year, is a campaign — organised by British charity Oxfam — encouraging people to …

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Team Pyjamas or Team Nightie

Today’s poll is about your preference for sleep attire. Do you prefer a one-piece nightie or T-shirt, or two-piece pyjama …

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Individual Style After the Pandemic

I can’t accurately predict what our post-pandemic relationships with fashion and style will be like. One thing I am …

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Labor Day Sale Fab Finds

The pandemic makes the world feel like it’s in a time warp. The days can be slow, but the weeks and months fly by. We’ll be …

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Team More Casual or Team The Same

Since the start of the pandemic and stay-at-home measures, has your style become more casual, or has it stayed the same? If you were …

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Denim Jacket Mood Swings

My word, have I been moody with my poor white denim jacket. When I bought it a few seasons ago, I loved the fit, short length, gorgeous …

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Fashion News Roundup: August 2020

The rise of the “nap dress”, a new clothing rental platform, and more news from the fashion trenches in August. Uniqlo is …

Link Love: A Shift in Fashion Consumption Habits

Buying less, exploring second-hand shopping, and wanting to buy sustainably and ethically produced clothing, the slowing down of retail …

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Fab Finds: Pants, Nighties and Kipling

These items are exceptionally well made and won’t break the bank, especially if you get them on sale. A shout-out to Boden for …

Beware the Pandemic Wardrobe Edit

One impact of the pandemic is that we are dressing more casually than before. Some are wearing athleisure and loungewear almost …

Fab Find: Theraplex Hydro Lotion

A friend contacted me after she read that I switched back to CeraVe facial products. She relayed her own experiences with perioral …

Link Love: All Eyes on the Face Mask

As many of us are wearing face masks daily, the fashion world is starting to pay more attention to them as well: “With face …

Eleven Ways to Be a Better Online Shopper

COVID-19 has accelerated the transition to online shopping, and I think the change is going to stick. The trend was …

Jeans Comfort: Yay or Nay

Jeans have been around for decades. You’ll find them in most people’s wardrobes because they are practical, versatile, …

Dated Wardrobe Items: A Dated Concept

The fashion and style world has been evolving in significant ways, and our new normals have recently accelerated these changes. They …