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fashion

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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fashion

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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fashion

Shopping Diary: Spring Coat Quest

I’ve been on a major quest to find a new spring coat this year. This year, and last year, and the year before that. I’ve done my research. Pinned lots of images. And over three springs, tried on what seems …

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fashion

And Shoppiness Ensued

Earlier this week, I visited my buddy Liz at Nordstrom for a preview of their Anniversary Sale. And let’s just say that “shoppiness ensued.” I love that line from Christopher Brookmyre’s book When the Devil Drives.  The fashion blogosphere has been …

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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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travel

New York Stories. Well… Some of Them.

In a moment of beautiful serendipity, I sat down at my computer this morning, to start this post about my trip to New York. The shopping. The theatre. The art. And on CBC radio, Michael Enright began interviewing Ross King, …

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fashion

In Praise of Slow Fashion

Contrary to appearances, shopping is not my favourite activity in life. I know that many people, who think they know me better than they actually do, will gasp in shock when (and if) they read that sentence. I love clothes. …

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fashion

We’re Back From France and There’s Gonna Be Laundry… and Shopping

If you’re not Canadian you probably didn’t get the reference in my title; it’s a riff on the title of the one-woman show by Canadian comic Sandra Shamus… My Boyfriend’s Back and There’s Gonna Be Laundry. (Which is itself a riff on …

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