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Outfit Dreams

I’m dreaming of outfits these days. When I’m lying in bed at night. Or drifting off to sleep for an afternoon nap. Or lazing in a deck chair. I’ll put my book down, watch a boat go by on the …

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On Uniforms and the Evolution of Personal Style

I’ve been thinking lately of the idea of style uniforms, and how our adult style, our personal style, if you will, evolves. Of course this is because my uniform for the past week has been leggings or pyjama bottoms, and …

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Shirt, Skirt, Sneakers. Repeat.

I seem to be stuck in a fashion rut these days. Very happily stuck, I might add. Happy to pull on what has become my style uniform this summer.  For running around doing errands, meeting a friend for lunch, shopping, …

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Hitting a Shopping Home Run

Shopping can be a lot like baseball, you know. Sometimes you strike out. And sometimes you hit a home run. And sometimes you hit that home run without even trying. To do that takes one talented shopper. Or a very …

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Too Hot to Handle

The weather, I mean. The weather has been too hot to handle lately. And I am not good in the heat, especially when it’s thirty-five degrees Celsius with a humidex in the low forties.  To be honest, summer is not my …

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Play Clothes

Remember when you were a kid and you came home from school, or from anywhere really, and automatically changed out of your school clothes, or church clothes, or going into town clothes? And then put on your play clothes?  Remember …

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How We Decide What We Wear

Alyson Walsh over at That’s Not My Age has a new feature on her blog. A series of posts called What Women Wear. She says her intention is to talk “to a range of women about their personal style and …

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Summer Dresses and Feeling My Age

I’ve been feeling my age lately. Maybe I should say, noticing my age. And not in a bad way. Not in a “woe is me, I’m getting old” way. Rather, in an objective observer, almost out-of-body-experience way. A kind of… huh… …

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Dressing Like a Grown-Up.

I love to look at clothes, even if they’re clothes I can’t afford to buy, or clothes I’d never wear myself. And I usually love how designer collections, and the fashion shows that introduce them to us, are built around a …

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Spring Summed Up

Summer is here, folks. Not officially. But now that the long Victoria Day weekend has passed, and my birthday has come and gone… no more almost sixty-two… it feels like summer to me. Time to sum up spring. Wardrobe wise.  …

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