The Guardian continues to post handy tips for clothing care, clothing recycling, and how to buy more durable items:

Laying it on the line: how to air-dry your clothes in all weather conditions.”

From tatty to tidy: which worn-out clothes make the best cleaning rags?

How to buy socks that last: give the legs a stretch and look for reinforcement.

Fab Links from Our Members

Nuancedream loved Grace Jones in the 1980s, and she is still one of her style idols to this day. Japanese designer Issey Miyake, who passed away last week, was key to her look

A few weeks ago kkards recommended we have a look at Trinny Woodall’s video about how to dress the rainbow. That video focussed on all solids. Now there’s a follow-up video with all kinds of patterns. Kkards adds: “I’m not a pattern mixer but I love how she shows a pattern with a solid, and a pattern-on-pattern outfit. As always it’s incredible to see how deep and wide her closet goes.”

Mary Beth stepped into her Way-Back Machine, and took a deep dive into the Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2006 Ready-to-Wear collection: “I particularly love the Valmont-esque looks, and I want to incorporate some of these ideas into my fall dressing.”

Nikki enjoyed this article about the 9 top make-up trends for Fall 2022. Her favourite is ‘dewy + matte’.

ZoeyGirl directs us to this article about eight brides in one family who have worn a Marshall Field’s wedding gown purchased in 1950. She says: “I enjoyed reading about the trip to the big city department store, as well as the family sharing the dress. It is definitely a nostalgic slice of history!”

Vogue reports that ‘lime punch’ is the street style colour of the year. Runcarla adds: “Angie, Merwoman, and a few other Fabbers who love chartreuse are ahead of the curve it seems.”

Vildy came across this YouTube video with comments from more than 4,000 people who are raving about the versatility of a dress available at Walmart: “