Never Say Never

Too many times in the fashion and style world, and on YLF in particular, people say that they will never wear a particular style, trend, colour, or vibe. But often it’s only a question of time before they do, and thoroughly enjoy the item or look. I’m guilty of the same thing, despite my efforts to keep an open mind as a fashion professional.

Team Nike or Team Adidas

Today’s poll asks you to choose between two of the biggest athletic brands in the world: Nike and Adidas. Nike is American, and …

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Link Love: This Season’s Jewellery Trends

Let’s have a look at some jewellery trends for Fall/Winter 2019. From pearls with a modern twist to beaded pieces, here are 8 …

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I Weaned Myself Down to One Pair of Skinnies

I’m completely off clingy skinnies on this leg of my style journey. Even the equestrian look that I adore with tall flat riding …

Do You Have a Short, Regular or Long Neck?

I often talk about the silhouettes of tops or toppers creating a flattering effect on shorter or longer necks. I assume that you knew …

Fashion News Roundup: September 2019

A Ralph Lauren “Friends” collection, an online class from Anna Wintour, and more news from the fashion trenches this month. …

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Link Love: Sweater Weather

Many of us are currently looking for a new Fall sweater or two, so let’s have a look at what the fashion sites are rounding up …

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Shopping My Closet for “New” Items

I’ve been wearing many of my older items this year. In many cases I haven’t worn them in recent seasons, so it feels …

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Style Beyond Blue Jeans

It’s a style goal of mine to wear skirts, dresses, casual pants, and dressy pants more frequently, and blue jeans less …

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Link Love: Fashion Week & The Issue of Diversity

September is fashion show month, and I noticed that fashion publications are increasingly paying attention to diversity and sincerity: …

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Team Shop or Team No Shop

This week’s poll is about your shopping preferences, or lack thereof. I’ve been in the rag trade for 27 years, and …

Nordstrom, Remember Your Roots

I’ve shopped at Nordstrom since Greg and I moved to the US sixteen years ago, becoming a diehard fan of the department …

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