Striking Patterns and Playful Accents

Christine lives in Stuttgart, Germany, and documents her outfits on her Instagram account. Her relatable style is a mix of casual looks with the occasional dressy accent.

Shop All the Retail Departments

For the most part, retail is divided into gender-specific and age-specific (adult, teen, child, infant) departments. It’s a way …

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Link Love: Chunky Boots Are On-Trend

The Guardian and Refinery29 are reporting that wellies are the wet-weather essential of the year. Refinery29 also rounds up 21 pairs of …

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Team Minimal, Maximal or Both

This poll is about describing your style, not your wardrobe. Does your look tend to be more minimal or maximal? Or are you a …

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Wear Welted Knitwear with Flared Skirts

By knitwear I mean what people in the US refer to as sweaters. By the welt, I mean the raised bit of rib that is found along the bottom …

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Link Love: Good Sustainable & Ethical Fashion Reads

After our recent Link Love post on changing fashion consumption habits, I came across some more articles about sustainable and ethical …

Happy Feet: 16 Practical Tips

Many of my clients are picky about foot comfort. From bunions, hammer toes, blistering, plantar fasciitis, arch pain, burning on the …

Fashion News Roundup: September 2020

Lots of news from the beauty industry, a new footwear collection, and more fashion news that made headlines in September. A new fashion …

Evolving Your Style As You Move Into Retirement

I frequently help clients evolve their styles into retired life. How their styles change varies from person to person. Some change …

Team Buy or Team Rent

More and more retailers are offering some type of rental service. Some items for rent are hot off the press new-season items, whereas …

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Link Love: The Challenges of Plus-Size Shopping

Refinery29 asks: “Why Is Shopping For Vintage Plus-Size Clothing So Hard?“ “Shopping When You’re Plus-Size …

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Team Lipstick, Earrings, Both or Neither

This poll is about your lipstick and earrings style this year. You bat for Team Lipstick if you’ve been wearing lipstick but not …

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20 Truths About Style

Style is an energy and confidence that is expressed through clothing, footwear and accessories. It can be a positive force in our …

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Link Love: Second-Hand September

Second-hand September, now in its second year, is a campaign — organised by British charity Oxfam — encouraging people to …

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Team Pyjamas or Team Nightie

Today’s poll is about your preference for sleep attire. Do you prefer a one-piece nightie or T-shirt, or two-piece pyjama …

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Individual Style After the Pandemic

I can’t accurately predict what our post-pandemic relationships with fashion and style will be like. One thing I am …

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Labor Day Sale Fab Finds

The pandemic makes the world feel like it’s in a time warp. The days can be slow, but the weeks and months fly by. We’ll be …

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Team More Casual or Team The Same

Since the start of the pandemic and stay-at-home measures, has your style become more casual, or has it stayed the same? If you were …

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Denim Jacket Mood Swings

My word, have I been moody with my poor white denim jacket. When I bought it a few seasons ago, I loved the fit, short length, gorgeous …

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