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Moving On… Style Wise

Spring is supposed to be a time of renewal, of rebirth, isn’t it? And yet this spring I’ve been feeling that I’m stuck in a rut. Not a big rut. Not a huge car-swallowing pothole that I’ll never climb out …

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Spring Fashion Sorted… Sort of

It’s finally spring. And it ain’t pretty, folks. Not yet. The sky is grey with low cloud today. I can hear the rain pelting against my window. And outside, I see brown grass, bare branches, melting swaths of dingy snow. And …

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Travel Packing Part II … Three Seasons in a Bag

Finally, finally… I’ve finished planning what to pack for our South America trip. I think. At least I’m pretty sure that I’m finished. As I said in my last post, this will be a complex trip. Six weeks on the …

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Planning a Capsule Travel Wardrobe

I have kicked into full blown planning mode this week. Our trip to South America looms. And I am researching climate details and sketching out lists of activities with an eye to planning my trip wardrobe. We haven’t been on …

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Of Underwear and Outerwear

 I’ve been shopping for underwear lately. No… not that kind of underwear. Sporty underwear. Base layers, bottoms and tops, to wear under pants and under a fleece. Light but warm layers suitable for skiing and cool weather hiking. And for …

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Ethical Shopping Report Card

I’ve been thinking about my wardrobe a lot lately. Now, now… don’t laugh. I do have periods, brief though they may be, when I am NOT thinking about clothes. But, January is not one of those times.      In …

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If Wishes Were Dresses … Festive Dressing Decision Time

So… the other day, when it was still November, I was on my exercise bike pedaling my butt off (not to mention other body parts that have grown in girth lately.) And I was flipping through magazines and Pinterest, and dreaming …

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Keeping Winter Real … In Fashion Blogger Land

Sometimes I think that maybe I’m too immersed in fashion-blogger-land for my own good. That maybe I subscribe to far too many fashion websites, e-mail updates from fashion brands, fashion blogs, Pinterest and Instagram accounts exclusively about fashion, yadda, yadda… you …

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As Long As You’re Dressed For It

Winter has come, folks. Mother nature threw us a curve ball yesterday, and suddenly our predicted flurries turned into fifteen cm of snow. And high winds. And, as of 5 o’clock this afternoon, it’s still snowing. Why, it’s so miserable …

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The Wearing of the Green

Ah, it’s a grand day in the neighbourhood, so it is. All blue sky and sunshiney. The man is off playing golf. And I’m after having a wee fashion show, so I am. With my new, green Prada jumper. And …

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