August 2018

Fashion News Roundup: August 2018

Two brands branching out into menswear, the top lip colour, Old Navy extending its plus-size section, and other style news that caught …

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Link Love: On the Radar for Fall 2018

Here’s a look at some of the Autumn 2018 trends that are starting to pop up online and in Fall editions of the big fashion …

Five Products That Keep Whites White

I wear a lot of white items, which I like to keep pristine, bright and stain-free. I’m careful with laundry, washing whites with …

Stylish Favourites

Just for fun, today we are sharing our stylish favourites. This is all very personal and subjective, so there are no right or wrong …

Link Love: Thoughts on Sustainable Fashion

Earlier this year, British publication The Pool published an interesting series called Wear Your Clothes: “An editorial series …

The Pros and Cons of a Small Wardrobe

There’s a good discussion over on the YLF forum about the optimal size of a wardrobe. Of course, there is no one magical number …

Team Waist Definition or Team Waist Surrender

When I ran this poll on YLF many years ago, it was an easy victory for Team Waist Definition. But since then, fluid and oversized fits …

Team Polish or Team Naked Nails in Summer

You are on Team Summer Polish when you paint your toenails a colour all Summer long. You are on Team Summer Naked Nails when you …

The Pros and Cons of Pointy-Toe Footwear

Pointy-toe footwear was at the forefront of fashion for decades, until it completely disappeared in the ‘90s. It slowly made a …

Link Love: Kaftans To Wear Anywhere

I’ve yet to buy one, but every Summer when temperatures start rising above 77° F, I’m seriously tempted by kaftans as a …

Proportions: Skirt, Cropped Blouse & Flats

As I write this I’m wearing a skirt with an untucked top and flats that illustrates a few of the styling strategies I suggested …

Team Bag or Team No Bag

This poll was inspired by a couple of friends who never carry a handbag. This surprised me at first. I thought, how can you not want to …