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40+ fashion

My Geriatric Closet

Despite the fact that I love to cull my closet, I must confess I do have a number of… ah… older pieces. Items which over the many years of culling I have been unwilling, or sometimes initially willing, but in …

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Winter Monochrome-ish

Winter is here. It’s been here for a few days, now. We had a minor snow fall last weekend, and the snow has stayed. Hubby’s heavy jackets, and winter gloves and toques are unpacked. And he’s been skiing once already. …

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Thoughts of Boots

I once had a biology professor who could see the lighthearted side of just about anything. I remember one morning he strolled to the front of the lecture hall, stood for a moment stroking his chin pensively, and began,”Imagine this. …

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Back to the Eighties: My Perfect Sweats.

I’ve written often on the blog about the never-ending trials of finding the perfect jeans. I’ve even been known to compare the endless labour of shopping for jeans to the punishment meted out by the gods to poor Sisyphus. You know, the …

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In the Pink. Ish.

To be honest I’m not always a fan of pink. Of course, I love pink spring blossoms like the ones on our flowering crabapple tree below. I almost missed the blossoms this year because both this tree, and our other …

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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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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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Wrap It Up… The Season for Layering

Now that it’s December I’m thinking of layers of all sorts. Sometimes I dream of the chocolatey, fudgey, mocha, whipped creamy layers in concoctions like this one. A small ‘sliver’ wouldn’t upset the fitness regimen too much. Would it? Of …

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