Outfit Formula: A Bit of Light Purple

Light purple tints and tones can be more pink or more blue, so take your pick. They can be worn as a solid, in a pattern, as an accessory, and in the form of make-up, lipstick and nail polish. Make a statement with light purple, or wear it as an accent. Wear it close to your face, or away from it.

Link Love: Beating the Wet-Weather Blahs

If you’re in a part of the world where it’s quite rainy at the moment, these three links are for you: The Guardian shares …

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Hemming Dresses and Skirts

Midaxi and maxi dresses and skirts are on-trend and mainstream. If you like those lengths, milk it and enjoy. If you like the …

If Not Now, When?

As I replace wardrobe items, fill wardrobe holes, refresh my style with carefully chosen trends and classics, create outfits, and …

Fashion News Roundup: April 2022

A new TikTok trend, a J.Crew home collection, and other style news that caught our eye in April. J.Crew and British Liberty have teamed …

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Link Love: The Power of Beauty Traditions

Allure has been publishing some interesting articles about global beauty and the power of beauty traditions. Here’s three …

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Closet Edit: Two Years Into the Pandemic

I’m back to helping my clients in person. After two fatiguing years of the pandemic, they are generally keen to edit, review, …

The Minimal and Maximal Components of Our Style

Personal style falls on a continuum from minimal to maximal, depending on our sartorial preferences, and changes as our style evolves …

Team Blazer or Bomber

This week’s poll compares two classic jacket silhouettes. You bat for team blazer if you prefer them to bomber jackets, and vice …

Link Love: Skincare Tips

If your wearables are causing skin irritation, have a look at Allure’s tips on how to avoid getting a rash from your fitness …

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My Formal Wear Shopping Strategy

It’s been ages since I shopped for the dressiest items in my wardrobe, but that’s what I’m doing this year. …

Twelve Ways to Refresh Your Style

Here are twelve ways to refresh your look without breaking the bank. In some instances it involves simply working with the items …

Fashion News Roundup: March 2022

This year’s Met Gala theme, a new intimates line, and other news from the fashion trenches in March. Universal Standard has …

Style Realignment, Two Years Into the Pandemic

Sometimes it feels silly to talk about style amidst all the other upheaval in the world, but life is going on. People are doing job …