Tag: Vintage fashion

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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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Vintage: The Best Way to Do Slow Fashion?

It’s November and in Ottawa that means frosty nights. Remembrance Day, of course. Some gorgeous sunsets on the river. And for vintage clothing lovers, the annual Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show. Vintage hat I bought last year at the Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show I’ve …

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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 …

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Very Vintage-y

I’m a very vintage-y kind of girl. I love vintage clothing, and vintage jewellry, and, most particularly, vintage hats. Like these on Michelle Dockery who plays Lady Mary Crawley on Downton Abbey. Doesn’t she look divine in a hat? And aren’t …

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Passion for Vintage Fashion … A Love That Never Grows Old

I’m at home in New Brunswick this week, visiting my mum. This means drinking lots of tea, watching all of Downton Abbey Season 4, and maybe squeezing in a couple of days of power shopping. My mum is 86 and …

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