The Guardian looks at the 10 things you need to know before buying a “duvet coat” — “a long, puffer-style cocoon that is more than a jacket.”

They also had five cold-weather experts try them out to see if they are worth buying.

I thought this was very informative: From gardeners to nature reserve rangers, The Guardian asked people who work in the elements how to handle the cold. There are good tips in the comments too.

Fab Links from Our Members

Joy likes the variety of pretty colours in this Pantone 2021 Spring & Summer round-up: “Burnt coral and rust are my favorites, but there are also two shades of blue and a deep purple.”

Shevia directs us to this NYTimes article about how old clothes are the newest thing in fashion.

Lynne enjoyed this article on “Dopamine Dressing“.

Nuancedream enjoyed “Smells Like Teen Spirit: The Tempting Nostalgia of a 90s-Era Perfume.” She adds: “I am a fragrance lover and have been wearing it more consistently since the start of the pandemic. Back in the 1990s, Oscar de la Renta was my signature fragrance with its floral, musky and sweet powdery base notes. I moved on to other fragrances since then, but I feel a bit of nostalgia for it now since it’s a classic.”

Minaminu thought this article on diversity in the fashion industry was an interesting read.

Vildy recommends this blog post that analyzes an entire wardrobe for next-level outfit coordination.