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December 30, 2018

It's that time of the year again... those precious few days when we have accomplished all the obligations of Christmas but not yet started the new year's rat race just yet... the [possibly only] time of the year when one has time to evaluate the past and make some plan...

December 17, 2018

We all dream of walk-in wardrobes and not just of the space but of the chance it offers for displaying and organizing items properly. Yet regular, real-life wardrobes can also be organized in a practical and oversee-able [yes, I just invented this word] way. It does ta...

November 6, 2018

Over the past year, I have found myself dressing in a more down to earth way. Fewer skirts and more jeans, fewer fancy tops and more cosy jumpers - in fact more cosy overall, with flat[ter] shoes replacing my signature heels, to the extent of combat jeans [which merits...

April 15, 2018

To follow up my post about why we do not like to get rid of clothes and what to do about this, here comes a practical guide to wardrobe cleanouts. 

Personally, I like decluttering - it feels like both an achievement and a clean slate. It gives me confidence. It clears m...

March 24, 2018

Every woman regularly faces having to clean out their wardrobes - sooner or later, for one reason or another, everyone runs out of space :) And even women who genuinely do not have a tendency to hoard tend to find this a hard task. Not only because it takes time, energ...

March 16, 2018

It is one of fashion's biggest stereotypes ['a truth universally acknowledged'?] that women are addicted to shoes. 

Men especially love to complain about this, they cannot grasp why women would need more than two pairs of shoes per season if men can happily [and stylish...

February 17, 2018

Has it ever happened to you that because you cannot find the right replacement for a [key] item in your wardrobe, you actually end up changing your style of dressing?

It happens to me all the time.

To give a fresh, real life example, I have recently realized that I have...

February 7, 2018

Cost per wear - or evaluating the relative cost of an item by how often we wear it - has been an established fashion tool for a long long time. I myself have been using it for over three years now, not only for estimating how often I may wear an item before deciding to...

January 29, 2018

Minimalism has been the buzz word of the past years, no doubt brought about by economically tougher times, and has spread into fashion too: think of the rise of sleek Scandinavian brands and styles, capsule wardrobes, quality over quantity slogans, 10-in-10 challenges,...

January 6, 2018

Yes, it's that time of the year. 

Back from Christmas holiday. Instead of feeling recharged, I am a bit depressed of being back to work and the weight gained over the past month. It is hard enough to get up in the [dark...] morning. But in addition, somehow, getting dre...

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