clothes

reader-tested laundry tips

Reader-tested laundry tips for sparkling clean and not-stanky clothes

Back in the day we put out the call to help us with some laundry tips to make our lives and clothes better (and specifically for those discolored pit stains!). Y’all delivered as you always do. I pulled out some of the best laundry advice that you gave us to see if we could crowdsource the best methods to keep our clothing sparkling and less stanky.

Finding affordable gender-neutral fashion

We received a question from a reader asking us to find inexpensive gender-neutral fashion:

“I recently have come out as genderfluid, and it’s so helpful to see others going through it as well! Any chance of a fashion roundup of affordable gender non-conforming clothes?”

This has proven to be more difficult than anticipated…

4 hacks for floor-baring plus-size closet organization

For most of my life, I envied my friends’ neat, tidy closets. I kept wondering why, no matter what I did, my closets always seemed to be absolute black holes.  

Plus-size clothing is fundamentally different than straight-size clothing (more fabric, bigger necklines, etc.), so I don’t know why it took me so long to realize that our clothing storage needs would be different, too!

How to shop your own closet and maximize your wardrobe

How to shop your own closet and maximize your wardrobe

When you’re trying to save a buck here and there with clothes, learning to work with what you already own is key. This applies doubly for when you’re traveling. Re-styling an outfit = fewer items you’ll need to pack overall. Here’s how you can shop your own closet to save money and maximize your wardrobe…

The tricks to getting dressed when your gender is ambiguous

Given my strange gender identity, this means that my outside rarely feels like it’s reflecting myself. It can be frustrating. And depressing. This means I had to develop a few coping mechanisms just to be able to get out the door every day.

So here are my tips for getting dressed when your gender is ambiguous…

A year without buying new clothes

How I’m going a year without buying new clothes for myself OR my kid

I started an experiment to see if I could go completely without buying any new clothes for myself, or for my little girl. And it’s been surprisingly easy.

I’m 6 months in, and here’s how I’m doing it…

16 alt fashion Instagram accounts you should follow today

Let’s talk about favorite fashion Instagram accounts — which is something that has recently caused me to fall down an Instagram rabbit hole.

Here are my favorites, and then I want to see yours…

How to cull your closet, even when you’re a clothes horse

Over the years my collection has burgeoned to the point of a hoard. So I recently did a massive culling of my huge collection of clothing. I managed to rid myself of five bags of clothing. >Here is what worked…