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About carmen

Let’s make the world a better place with compassion. https://fashionableover50.wordpress.com/ https://www.instagram.com/4thejoyofit/?hl=pl

My Sweetheart T-shirt from CLEO

Just my style! Hearts are my trademark and I love June, with longer days and warmer nights, summer will soon be here! June, a popular month for weddings, it’s no wonder this beautiful Spirea gets the name Bridal Veil aka … Continue reading

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Thrifted Michael Kors Top

The fragrance of the lilacs I love this time of year when flowers and blossoms appear, they make such lovely backdrops. Top: Michael Kors via thrifted $5.Clutch: gift Skinny jeans: Le ChateauSandals: Romika I was happy to find this Michael Kors … Continue reading

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The Merry Month of May!

There are several reasons why May is so merry this year. ♥ My daughter Jean came to visit for Mother’s Day. ♥ My brother’s birthday is in May. ♥ I got to go to my first dance of this year. … Continue reading

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A Special Mother’s Day

First time having my three children together for Mother’s Day in 22 years! I was so happy that Jean, my firstborn, came to visit us from Seattle! Our first adventure when she arrived was rescuing three baby red squirrels. No … Continue reading

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TWICE as NICE: Turquoise and Fuchsia

What a lovely surprise when my daughter Jean sent me both these tops. They are super soft with 3/4 length sleeves and a cowl neck. We both have a tradition of buying two-of-a-kind when we like something (in different colours) … Continue reading

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Handknit cardigan and thrifted skirt

If you know me, you know I love thrift shops, I’d say half my wardrobe is thrifted or secondhand. I was happy to find this pink and gray plaid skirt for $5.00. It’s an unusual asymmetrical kilt-style wrap skirt with … Continue reading

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OOTD – second-hand dress by Bala

This was my outfit of the day when I got my hair done last week, second-hand dress from my friend Maggie’s clothing exchange. It’s made in Canada and I can wear it in cooler weather as a tunic with a … Continue reading

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New hairdo just in time for Easter!

I haven’t been to a hair salon since before I moved in December. I’ve passed by CK Hair Studio while walking along Harbour Street in Kincardine that leads to the beach, and decided to check it out. So happy I … Continue reading

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Herringbone jacket and vegan suede legging

Is it spring yet? No sign of spring yet, but it’s a good time to wear my lightweight jackets. I’ve had this herringbone jacket for a few years and bought these vegan suede moto leggings last week at CLEO. They … Continue reading

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Dress Rehearsal for Spring

There was still a giant snowglobe outside my window but I’m in the mood for getting ready for spring, trying on outfits that I’ll be wearing to the beach. Now that I live in Kincardine, a charming beach town on … Continue reading

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