Ensemble: Wine on Ice

This ensemble was inspired by a scarf I bought to complement a new pair of Bordeaux booties. Both items work well with my new brown specs and Bordeaux belt. The deep, warm, rich burgundy in the scarf is tempered by a cool light blue. I thought the pairing delicious, so the scarf followed me home.

13 Tops to Layer Under Blazers

Blazers are fabulous, but wearing a suitable top underneath a blazer can be tricky, especially when tops with bell, fluted and lantern …

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Six Trends My Clients Enjoy Right Now

My clients’ sartorial preferences, lifestyles, environments, body types and need for outfit variety runs the gamut. From modern …

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Link Love: Reselling Clothes Online

If you did a closet clean-out recently, and would like to make a little money selling the clothes and accessories you no longer want, …

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Fab Find: Bumps Be-Gone Hangers

Sometimes the weight of a garment on a skinny hanger can cause bumps on the shoulders. Folding the items instead of hanging them is one …

Fashion News Roundup: September 2017

A new Yves Saint Laurent museum, plus-size premium denim from AYR, Nina Garcia joins ELLE, and more news from this month’s …

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Link Love: Fall Fragrances

Hair perfumes are trending at the moment, and The Fashion Spot has rounded up 14 fragrances that are worth a try. Do you switch out …

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The Pros & Cons of a Neutral Wardrobe

By neutrals, I mean black, shades of grey, white, brown and navy, as well as blue denim, tan and olive. In my experience most people …

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How to Layer Over Bell Sleeved Tops

Trendy maximal sleeve treatment like bell, lantern and fluted styles look interesting and fabulous, but are tricky to layer over with a …

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The Expiry Date of a Highly Elusive Wardrobe Item

HEWIs, highly.....lusive wardrobe items, are items on our shopping list that take ages to find. Sometimes the specific thing …

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Link Love: The Tall Boot Trend

One of the F/W 2017 trends I’m super excited about is the return of knee-high boots. I’ve been browsing Angie’s …

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Solutions for Foot Issues

Many of my clients are picky about their footwear in order to ensure foot comfort. Their ages range from 30 to 80 and their foot issues …

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Five Missed Retail Opportunities

I was a retail buyer for many years, and understand that retailers can’t please everyone. Their “open to buy”, or …

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Team Summer or Team Autumn

We’re about to say goodbye to Summer and head into Autumn so we’re taking a poll on Labor Day. Do you prefer dressing for …

Fashion News Roundup: August 2017

A shade of purple in honour of Prince, Target’s new maternity clothing line, jeans from Everlane, and other style stories that …

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