May 2019

Fashion News Roundup: May 2019

H&M newest designer collaboration, a Loft rental service, a new fashion documentary, and more news from the fashion trenches in …

Use a Magic Eraser to Clean White Soles

I have many pairs of white shoes and I wear them frequently. They’re workhorses, and I want them to look polished and new. I …

My Top Thirteen Style Tips

Thirteen years and thousands of blog posts later, there’s a lot of content about fashion and style on YLF. If I had to narrow it …

Team Bra or Team Jiggle

I’m seeing more and more women, across a range of ages and breast sizes, sport the bra-less look. Depending on the breast shape, …

Shopping For the Future

I like to sport new wardrobe items as soon as possible. I’m quite happy wearing a new purchase right out the store if it matches …

Link Love: Sustainable Shopping Tips

Flat footwear aficionado Hannah Rochell of En Brogue put together a comprehensive guide to buying sustainable and ethical footwear. She …

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Top Picks: Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale

The Nordstrom end-of-season sale for Spring & Summer 2019 is here, and there are lots of good Memorial Day discounts. I browsed the …

Choosing Your Sunscreen

365 days a year, come rain, shine, snow, ice, wind or storm, I wear sunscreen on my face and neck. This is in addition to the tinted …

Your Accessory Style

In the rag trade we talk about three large categories of wardrobe items: clothing, footwear and accessories. Accessories are items like …

Choose Classics When the Trends Don’t Work

V-necklines are prolific this season. They are all over tops, knitwear, dresses and jumpsuits. It’s high time fashion made a …

My Mum’s and My Sartorial Preferences

Nineteen years ago, almost to the day, my Mum unexpectedly died of liver cancer. She was 59 and I was 29. She was gone in twelve weeks, …

Link Love: The Met Gala 2019

The theme for this year’s Met Gala, which took place this Monday, was camp. W Magazine delves deeper into the meaning of the …

Team Store or Team Online

You bat for Team Store if you prefer to shop in brick-and-mortar stores for your wardrobe and style needs. You bat for Team Online if …