Ensemble: Small Chain-Handle Shoulder Bag

I’m declaring the small chain-handle shoulder or crossbody bag THE bag of 2017. It’s extremely popular across a range of age groups, style personas, and dress codes. Dress it up or down, and create interesting juxtapositions. It’s as versatile as you want it to be.

Link Love: The New Bags in Town

If you are looking for a weekender bag that is both functional and fun, then have a peek at this round-up. Versatile good-quality …

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My Sunburn Story

As a pale-skinned Nordic teen in the ’80s, I envied the girls at school who were tanned because that was perceived as attractive. …

My Eight Favourite Skincare Tips

I believe in taking care of your skin at every age. My late Mum was vigilant about skin protection and skin nourishment, and …

Link Love: The Importance of Store Design

AnOther Magazine shows us five of fashion’s most remarkable store interiors. Meet Clarisse Demory, the creative director who is …

Appreciating Footwear That Goes the Distance

Today is Appreciate Your Extra Comfortable Shoes Day on YLF.  My low-volume feet need cushioning footbeds, very soft leather, a …

Invisible Belts for Trousers and Jeans

If the waistband on a pair of trousers or jeans is slightly too large, they will slip down. An alteration can prevent this, …

Checking in on My Style Goals for 2017

Time to check in on the style goals that we set at the beginning of the year. There have been two important updates that have affected …

Fashion News Roundup: July 2017

The first permanent Everlane store, a new Birkenstock project, the next H&M designer collaboration, and more style news that made …

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Link Love: 3 Fashion Industry Trends

Racked reports that returnable underwear is the future of retail, with companies like ThirdLove and MeUndies offering generous return …

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Sunscreen Without the Greasy

On the recommendation of an aesthetician, I’m trying iS Clinical Eclipse SPF 50 Plus Sunscreen because it has gentle ingredients …

Hat Solutions for Sized Out Heads

Most hats come in one size, and some over a few sizes, which makes pickings slim for women who don’t have a head circumference of …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Top Picks

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has officially begun. After a week of early access to cardholders, it’s now open to all. …

An Addition to My Skincare Regimen

I’m not one who enjoys browsing and trying new beauty products. I stick to a regular skincare regimen, using products until …

Nine Fab Finds

Here’s a collection of items that have been winners on clients recently, or have ended up earning a place in my own wardrobe …

Seven Dated Style Guidelines

We’re living in an era that is accepting and encouraging of all sorts of outfit juxtapositions, colours, fabrications, …

Link Love: Brands That Cater to Petites

If you are petite-sized, PopSugar recommends checking out Petite Studio, a company that launched in 2015. They also share a list of 6 …

Extreme Shoe Duplication

With increasingly fussy feet, I’m down to wearing heels that are between half and one and a half inches. One inch heels are …