Designer Vera Wang, who used to be a figure skater herself, reflects on more than 20 years of designing Olympic figure skating costumes.

I also enjoyed this Racked article explaining everything that’s involved with making these costumes.

French figure skater Maé-Bérénice Méité received lots of comments because she wore a a bodysuit with pants for the ladies’ short event.

The Huffington Post looks back at “some of the best, boldest and most memorable men’s Olympic skating costumes through the years.”

Fab Links from Our Members

Many of us long to wear Spring clothes, but need to dress for Winter for at least a few more weeks. The Cat directs us to some tips from Brenda Kinsel that might help.

L’Abeille came across this very interesting read about how “department stores are basically the reason women were allowed in public.”

Firecracker was touched by this report on Carolina Herrera’s farewell show as designer of her clothing line. Wes Gordon is taking over as head designer.

L.L. Bean is tightening its generous return policy. Aquamarine says: “Of course it was abused, human nature being what it is, so I can’t say I blame them.”

Beth Ann would like to share this article about the styling of Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin in “Grace and Frankie. She adds: “The music used in the show is as good as the styling!”

Last but not least, our wonderful YLF’er Jane was featured on the website of Libby, a British clothing label that makes all their clothes in London. Doesn’t Jane look super stylish!