Month: November 2014

Festive Party Time : Shopping My Closet… From Inspiration To Reality

Ah yes, the eternal question leading up to the festive season… Is it… “What gift can I possibly get for my mother/sister/husband/best friend who has everything?” Or maybe it’s… “Who will host the big family dinner?”  Or possibly…. “Will so-and-so be imbibing too much Christmas cheer again this year and have to go have a nap before dinner even starts?” Nope. …

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Turtleneck Love

I love a classic turtleneck. Simple, unfussy, close-fitting around the neck so it doesn’t bag or droop. Alone or under a jacket or coat, they’re a wardrobe staple in any fashion icon’s closet. From the classic icons of the sixties and seventies like Audrey and Ali.     www.pinterest.com To current icons like Ines and …

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Very Vintage-y

I’m a very vintage-y kind of girl. I love vintage clothing, and vintage jewellry, and, most particularly, vintage hats.  Like these on Michelle Dockery who plays Lady Mary Crawley on Downton Abbey. Doesn’t she look divine in a hat? And aren’t these hats perfection?  www.entertainmentoutlook.com www.glamour.com So I guess it’s not surprising that an important event …

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Love, Sex, Pain and The Whole Damned Thing… or October Book Club Meeting

On a dark and windy (but not stormy) night, just before Halloween, my book club gathered at the beautiful home of one our members, to eat and drink and talk about war. More specifically about books on World War I. www.goodfon.su If you read my blog regularly, you’ll know that this is a particular area …

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