Tag: Max Mara

Akris

Shifting Into Fall

It’s September and here in Ottawa we are shifting into fall. Big time. With dropping temperatures, cool nights, and rainy, windy days. And I have been shifting gears as well. Not like in the old days of lesson prepping and …

Read More →
"The Wearing of the Green."

The Wearing of the (Prada) 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 …

Read More →
40+ fashion

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 …

Read More →
40+ fashion

This Old Suit: Updating An Investment Piece from Years Gone By

I’m a great believer in investment dressing. When I can afford it. And when a jacket, or pair of pants, or in this case a suit, fits well, is a timeless classic, and makes me feel like a million bucks, …

Read More →
40+ fashion

Fall’s Homage to Vintage

Every season, it seems, fashion designers and editors and stylists look to the past for inspiration. I have no quarrel with this. None at all. I’m always looking to the past for inspiration, or understanding, or solace. See the vintage …

Read More →
40+ fashion

Not in a Rut, Exactly

There’s been so much talk these days about the five (or the ten) essential items every woman needs in their closet. I even wrote a post about that a few weeks ago. And so much written about “editing” one’s wardrobe, …

Read More →
40+ fashion

Sunday Style… What to Wear When You’re Done Work… For Good.

  Next month will mark a two year anniversary for me… two years since I walked away from my working life. The transition to a life of more leisure, fewer commitments, and no structure takes some getting used to… trust …

Read More →
40+ fashion

A Great Coat … Maybe Even A Great Gatsby Coat.

“Life Starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall” -F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby I’ve been thinking about F. Scott Fitzgerald these days, and how much I love his books. Especially The Great Gatsby. Especially his poetic …

Read More →