August 2017

Link Love: Clothing Maintenance

Banoffi and I both thought that this New York Times article on How to Take Care of Your Clothes had some good tips. I’m strangely …

Sticking to a Wardrobe Budget

I highly recommend setting a wardrobe budget so that you can track and control the amount of money you spend on this area of your …

Repeating Outfits

There is nothing wrong with outfit repetition. It simplifies your life and increases the cost-per-wear of wardrobe items. It …

Five Laundry Tips

I enjoy taking care of laundry because it’s satisfying to keep clothing looking pristine and new for a long time. I believe that …

What to Wear on a Long Flight

I help my clients put together their travel capsules, which means deciding exactly what they pack for a vacation or business trip. What …

Link Love: The New Bags in Town

If you are looking for a weekender bag that is both functional and fun, then have a peek at this round-up. Versatile good-quality …

My Sunburn Story

As a pale-skinned Nordic teen in the ’80s, I envied the girls at school who were tanned because that was perceived as attractive. …

My Eight Favourite Skincare Tips

I believe in taking care of your skin at every age. My late Mum was vigilant about skin protection and skin nourishment, and …

Link Love: The Importance of Store Design

AnOther Magazine shows us five of fashion’s most remarkable store interiors. Meet Clarisse Demory, the creative director who is …

Appreciating Footwear That Goes the Distance

Today is Appreciate Your Extra Comfortable Shoes Day on YLF.  My low-volume feet need cushioning footbeds, very soft leather, a …

Invisible Belts for Trousers and Jeans

If the waistband on a pair of trousers or jeans is slightly too large, they will slip down. An alteration can prevent this, …