New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015 officially kicks off today, so we are sharing some links to put you in the runway mood:

Fab Links from Our Members

Cocolion is in love with Winona Ryder in Rag & Bone’s Fall/Winter campaign video shot in Coney Island. Check out her fantastic short haircut too.

According to this WSJ article, “some experts say a ‘buy less but better’ movement is brewing“. Quietgirl adds that this seems almost like a motto here on YLF.

30 Ways to Dress Your Best. Caro thought this Esquire article contained fun and good advice.

Stain resistant white jeans from Joe’s Jeans’ collection called “Spotless” do not stay stain resistant forever but they mask stains over time for longer than regular white jeans. Angie wishes they had a pair of non-skinny jeans in their collection so that she could give them a whirl.

The German press reports that Chancellor Angela Merkel has been wearing the same fab silk tunic for eighteen years. Let’s hear it for Team Repeat, says MsMary.

Choose Connection Over Competition. Dianthus has thought about this often, and wonders if other women in a position to influence the lives of the next generation of girls have thought about it too.

Suz enjoyed Maria Popova’s review of Emily Spivack’s book Worn Stories. The author introduces her book as follows: “The clothes that protect us, that make us laugh, that serve as a uniform, that help us assert our identity or aspirations, that we wear to remember someone — in all of these are encoded the stories of our lives. We all have a memoir in miniature living in a garment we’ve worn.”