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Spam has been a behind-the-scenes challenge at YLF for years. To deal with it we’ve built automated systems of our own, we use third party anti-spam systems, and we do a fair amount of manual moderation with the help of many forum members. But recently the volume of incoming spam reached epic proportions and started to overwhelm all of these measures.

Lots of Linen: Yay or Nay

There is an extreme amount of linen in Spring and Summer collections this year. This makes sense because linen was big in the …

Link Love: Food-for-Thought Fashion Reads

From stylish television being all the rage to the pressure to dress a certain way when working out, today I’m sharing three …

Six Style Themes with Staying Power

Six important themes have become a persistent part of fashion and style. So much so that they are more of a frame of reference …

All I Want to Wear In Summer

As I browse the Spring and Summer collections, I like what I see. There is variety in colour, fabric, pattern, texture and silhouette, …

Hosiery 101

Letting Down the Hems of Pants

Sometimes when pants are a little short, you can can let down their hems for an extra inch to inch and a half in length. Of course, …

Fab Finds: Dresses and a Camisole

These items have been winners on clients or have good reviews. Browse the colour, pattern and size options, and watch for the flash …

The Slow Wardrobe Edit

When I edit a wardrobe with one of my clients, it’s usually in a single session. Sometimes two. A session can take one to six …

Team Spring or Team Summer

You are on Team Spring if you prefer dressing for Spring rather than Summer, and vice versa. Spring temperatures are cooler, which you …