I Hope These Trends Have Longevity

Trends come and go, but these days many of them stick around for years, or even decades. And sometimes they repeat themselves. There is always a subset of the current trends that I hope have longevity because they work for my style.

Link Love: Beauty Hacks Put to the Test

Anita Bhagwandas, a beauty editor at The Guardian, has been testing out beauty hacks and humorously reports back on her findings: Can …


Buy Dressier Items When You See Them

I shared my formal wear shopping strategy earlier this year. I’m purchasing ahead of time so that I’m optimally and calmly …


Fashion News Roundup: November 2022

A new footwear exhibition, an interesting Peta competition, and other news from the fashion trenches in November. Alessandra Michele is …


Wearing Greyed Colours

Greyed colours, or what we used to call “dirty colours” back in the ‘90s when I was a retail buyer, are colours that …


Fab Finds at the Black Friday Sales

Here are items that have been winners on clients this season, that have great reviews, or caught my eye because they have fab …


Team Red or Team Purple

You are on Team Red if you prefer red to purple, and vice versa. Red includes everything from tomato red, fire engine, and …


Link Love: Fragrance Facts

I enjoyed reading about the perfumes actors wear to get into character. How fragrance’s famous rose fields in the French town of …


Fab Find: Ring Size Adjuster

You might find this little gadget useful if your fingers change size in the colder months. Or if your fingers are narrower than they …


Trend: Maxi Coats


Link Love: Onscreen Fashion

I enjoyed this article about how costumer Jenny Beavan told the story of “Mrs Harris Goes to Paris” via (Dior) clothes. As …


Weekly Roundup: Pants, Tops and Toppers

These items have been winners on my clients and some of our forum members. Noticeably, the high comfort factor and good fit of …


Trend: Loafers


Dressy Sandals with Hosiery: Yay or Nay

As the party season approaches I’ll be talking more about casual, smart casual, and dressy holiday attire. To kick things off, …


Dark Blondes and Taupe Footwear

This year I started to sport my natural hair colour, which is a dark honey blonde. No signs of grey yet. For the first time that I …