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How Socks Solved My Winter Wardrobe Fatigue

I have been known on occasion to rant a little over fashion trends. And sometimes I’ve had to eat my words. Like the time in 2014 when I wrote that I would never, ever wear drawstring pants again. Then promptly …

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When Is It Time to Say Good-Bye to Your Clothes?

One of my style resolutions this year, well every year actually, is to wear what I own. And if I don’t, to make the ultimate decision to get rid of what I’m not wearing. Even though I have a small …

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Snow Pant “Chic”

Unless you live in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, you probably missed the snow pants controversy last week. And even if you live here, you might have missed it. I almost did. Seems that Shannon Proudfoot, who writes for Maclean’s magazine, started …

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Leather Pants Redux. Again and Again.

I have a small wardrobe. Made up of quality pieces I love, plus a few cheaper items which go so well with the quality pieces that I couldn’t resist them. I regularly edit out what I know I’ll not wear …

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Ski ou Après Ski

Hubby and I will be heading out for a few days of skiing in a week or two. Maybe. Hopefully. Fingers and toes crossed. We’re not making firm plans because, well, snow. Or the lack of snow, more like it. …

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Reflections on 2018… Wardrobe Wise.

The week between Christmas and New Years is a good time for reflection, don’t you think? And for the past couple of years I’ve spent some time doing just that during this week of metaphorical treading of water, this week of …

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Going Cold Turkey: Two Weeks Without Eye Make-up

It’s highly ironic, I’d say, that just when I get my make-up professionally done, learn new tricks to help my aging skin look brighter, purchase a few new products and learn new ways to use the old ones, including eye …

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New Tricks

Be honest. How do you feel about running a brush through your hair in the morning, maybe gathering it into a ponytail or stuffing in under a toque, then pulling on your clothes, and heading out into the wide world …

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The Accidental Shopper

    This year, I accidentally shopped the Black Friday Sales. Really, I did.  I’m usually anti-Black Friday; I’ve even written about it here on the blog. I abhor the whole frenzied shop until we (or the sales staff) drop …

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The Long and Short of Personal Style

There’s so much talk these days about the difference between fashion and style, personal style. How women needn’t be slaves to the most recent trends, how we should dress to please ourselves, how style is what we do with the …

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