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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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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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What Goes With Vanilla?

The answer to that question is, of course, everything. Everything goes with vanilla… ice cream. But vanilla crocheted cropped sweaters can be a bit more problematic. source I bought this vanilla crocheted sweater by Vince a few weeks ago and …

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Message Tees and Other Trends

I’m not much for jumping on trend bandwagons. I love to keep up with trends, in that I love to research, read, and look at pictures of what is on trend. But shelling out my money for trends, especially of …

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My Blue and Yellow Period

Wasn’t it Picasso who had a blue period? Supposedly inspired by his “emotional turmoil and financial destitution,” partly triggered by the suicide of a dear friend and by his own struggle to survive as an artist, he painted mostly in blue …

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The One Scarf

Weirdly enough, I’ve been quoting (or misquoting, actually) Tolkien a lot in the past few days. Ever since I found the perfect scarf. The one scarf. You know the line I mean, from Lord of the Rings: “One scarf to …

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