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Back to Body-Con Tops

Body-con tops are very fitted and a little tighter than tailored fits. They’re usually made of a knitted jersey or yarn across natural and man-made fibers. Although knitted tops and knitwear are stretchy by nature, many have a Spandex or elastane content for extra soft and comfy stretch.  

Body-con tops are very tight. They cling onto the body and showcase the natural silhouette of your figure creating maximal structure. This creates the opposite effect of a fluid or oversized fit that hides your natural silhouette thereby creating an

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21 Trends for Fall & Winter 2018

I’ve worked through the Ready-to-Wear shows for Fall & Winter 2018, pinning directional looks along the way. There was lots of fashion that didn’t resonate, because hectically oversized garments, seasonally confused outfits, and unkept models look tired to my eye. That said, there was just as much fashion that I adored, and I’m excited about the direction. I’m pleased to see that Individualism and Maximalism reign supreme, that fads are a thing of the past, and fashion is more diverse than ever.

A shortlist of the shows:

Five things

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Fab Find: Epoch Foot Cream

Epoch Sole Solution is the foot cream of all foot creams because it REALLY works. I’ve tried many things — even Vicks and olive oil — and this is the winner. It was recommended to a friend by her nail salon. If you have cracked heels, broken skin on your toes, and all-round dry feet and ankles, you’ll notice a significant difference after a couple of days. It moisturizes your toenails too.

I apply the cream once a day in warm weather and twice daily in colder months when my skin is prone to dryness. It’s odourless, which is

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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 our attention in August.

Fun Fashion Fact

Did you know that Aretha Franklin, who passed away earlier this month, was a vocal advocate for size inclusivity in the fashion industry. “In an interview with Jet magazine in 1987, she reportedly asked Calvin Klein if he could ‘please make 14s,’ referring to the

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Outfit Formula: Dressier White Jeans

This is the last outfit formula for Summer 2018. From next week onward, Fridays are all about Fall and Winter fashion and style.

It’s cooled down considerably in Seattle making it easy to wear white jeans at this time of year. That said, white jeans are also great in hot Summers if you’re in air-conditioned casual offices or restaurants. Or if it cools down at night. 

White jeans are dressier than blue jeans if they aren’t distressed. That makes them more versatile for the office, work, occasions, and casual Fridays. Here are four

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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 magazines.

Fab Links from Our Members

Pil wanted to share this article about personal stylists training bots to be personal stylists.

As a person who loves colour and rounded lines, The Cat loved reading this blog post.

This quick blurb in a Canadian magazine, praising the new Nordstrom campaign, makes L’Abeille want to watch the video, and consider online Nordies shopping even more.

Joy enjoyed browsing these Copenhagen

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