5 Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Those Who Like to Live Dangerously and Shop at the Last Minute

5 Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Those Who Like to Live Dangerously and Shop at the Last Minute

By Erika, Fashion Expert I don’t necessarily like living on the edge.  OK, I don't like it at all.  But I know some of you do and that extreme Christmas shopping is your thing.  I’m still so tickled by the texts I get on the 20th, 21st, and 22nd of December asking what I think [...]

YCS Bride Guide: Engraved Watches – The Perfect Wedding Gift

YCS Bride Guide: Engraved Watches – The Perfect Wedding Gift

By Erika, Fashion Expert I can’t believe that our wedding is less than two weeks away! So crazy to think that it is almost here!  The last few weeks before a wedding are a flurry of activity.  There is a lot of time spent pulling together final details, adding special touches, and managing forgotten tasks [...]

xvi I xiv by YCS Capsule Collection Launches

xvi I xiv by YCS Capsule Collection Launches

By Erika, Fashion Expert I know, it's been quiet around YCS for the past couple of weeks.  But that is only because we have some EXCITING ventures that we have been working on.  In addition to officially partnering with one of my closest friends to officially launch "Come Shop My Closet" (more on that later [...]

Brand Spotlight: Bravely "Apparel that Empowers"

By Erika, Fashion Expert Shirt: Bravely I Photo: Rob Bergsted I have always been taught, and always felt, that I have a voice.  That what I have to say is important and matters.  That people listen to me. But somewhere, maybe around the time Hillary Clinton lost the election and the reality that the rights [...]

YCS Launches "Fashion Labs" Workshops in Philadelphia

YCS Launches "Fashion Labs" Workshops in Philadelphia

Fashion Labs are in-depth, intensive workshops that cover fashion and style topics that are important to event attendees. The workshops are interactive and attendees will go home with real tools and skills which can be used to elevate their style and take it to the next level. Fashion Labs are small and intimate settings so attendees can get real interaction with instructors and valuable advice that specifically applies to them.

Milla's "Chewelry" Offers Fashion and Function for Stylish Moms

Milla's "Chewelry" Offers Fashion and Function for Stylish Moms

By Erika, Fashion Expert For ten + two and a half days this month, you may have noticed that I had my hands full practicing parenthood with my adorable six- and five-year-old nephew and niece.  Anyone who keeps up with YCS on Instagram and Twitter or with me personally on Facebook knows that it was [...]

Erika's Picks: Five Must-See Movies for Fashionistas

Erika's Picks: Five Must-See Movies for Fashionistas

By Erika, Resident Fashionista Before you read this post, start the playlist below.  http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAHozPELQk0lYY0o00SQgVIdSDoIr_Jho We had a particularly rainy weekend here in Philadelphia this weekend.  Which meant that while I was cleaning my house and sourcing my closet for closet sale items I logged several hours on Netflix.  It gave me a chance to finally [...]

Erika's Picks: Bathing Suits for Full Figured Women

Erika's Picks: Bathing Suits for Full Figured Women

I know that swimsuit season can be a dreaded time for many plus size or full figured women (so, basically women). Not because it means baring their body, but because it was a time when the store shelves were stocked with a sea of floral, skirted bathing suit options better suited for the grandmas, not Gisele's, of the world. Of course, these days, this is no longer the case - there is no shortage of fabulous swimwear available for women of all shapes and sizes. Below, check out some of my favorite styles for the summer.