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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."

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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Vintage: The Best Way to Do Slow Fashion?

It’s November and in Ottawa that means frosty nights. Remembrance Day, of course. Some gorgeous sunsets on the river. And for vintage clothing lovers, the annual Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show. Vintage hat I bought last year at the Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show I’ve …

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Miracle on 34th Street … Finding My Perfect Fall Coat

  I’ve been fall coat shopping. For a while now. I needed a coat for those fall days when it’s a bit too cold for a blazer, and not yet cold enough to haul out the winter coat. I want …

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How to Dress Like a Canadian Visiting New York

        Last year when Hubby and I were planning our trip to France, I stressed over what to pack. What to wear in Paris? How to be chic, or at least pulled together, and yet comfortable? I …

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What To Wear When You Don’t Have Time To Wait for Inspiration.

What should I wear, today? What, what, what? Sigh. How many times have I stared blankly into my closet and asked myself that dreaded question? Ha. Many, many times, my friends. To be truthful, I haven’t done it in years. …

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Shoe Story

What’s the story with women and shoes, do you think? Is it a truth universally acknowledged that every woman is “obsessed” with shoes? Nah. I’m not buying that. Despite what I discovered during my painstaking, and painful I might add, …

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What to Wear While Strolling Down Memory Lane

Today is my last day down east with my Mum. I’ll be heading home to Ottawa tomorrow. And I’ve been thinking tonight about how much time I’ve spent, this past week, wandering down one lane or another. Literal and figurative. …

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Finding My Perfect Timeless White Shirt

I know, I know… the iconic white shirt has almost become a cliché. If you pay attention to those “Five Things Every Woman Must Have in Her Closet” articles, you’ll have read that a white shirt is a “must have” …

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My Fall Colours

I’ve been wishing and hoping, as the old song goes, for fall. And it looks like my wishes just might be coming true. Last night we had a spectacular thunderstorm, and high winds. And I awoke this morning to find …

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