Category Archives: Autumn

Sweater Season: chic and unique

One of the things I like about fall is wearing cozy sweaters. This chic sweater with a unique design was from Maggie’s Clothing exchange. It has a velvet turtle neck and a bit of bling on one sleeve. The detail … Continue reading

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These boots are made for walking!

I planned this outfit around these burgundy booties; not only are they pre-loved, they are also vegan. I pulled out my burgundy polka dot leggings, added a burgundy hemp scarf and topped it off with my pre-loved burgundy beret. Another … Continue reading

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Hydrangeas and Autumn Leaves

The photos above were taken in my dear friend Ruth’s amazing garden. She gave me a bunch of hydrangeas and I put them in vases in every room. Beret: Zack’s (Canadian women’s apparel)T-shirt: thrifted – made in CanadaHoodie: Roxy (over … Continue reading

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Faux suede and faux leather pants from CLEO

As my friends and regular readers know, I promote cruelty-free fashion and a compassionate lifestyle. People, animals and our planet should not be exploited and suffer. I’m happy that many companies and businesses are getting on the bandwagon, but it’s … Continue reading

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Orange and White for Autumn

Time for sweaters! This pre-loved sweater is made in Canada. The large buttons are off-centered. I paired it with these white cargo pants that I’ve had for ages. It’s a warm autumnal look and we’re enjoying some lovely autumn days … Continue reading

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Red and Black Buffalo Checks

Or as we call this pattern in Canada–Lumberjack squares or Lumberjack plaid.  I love these big bold checks and they get their name from the Canadian lumberjacks who wear jackets and shirts with this red and black plaid.  While shopping … Continue reading

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Dress Up – Dress Down: Black and Beige Two-Tone Sweater

When I noticed this two-tone sweater on a mannequin, it was one of those moments. You know, the kind when you make an instant decision. Only one sweater left: fortunately, just my size and just my style! I love the dolman sleeves … Continue reading

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Autumn Days and Fireside Evenings

I absolutely love the vibrant design of this tunic which looks like an abstract painting. I bought it at Zacks (Canadian Store). It’s like wearing a work of art. Designed by a Canadian artist Claire Desjardins whose work reminds me of … Continue reading

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Faux Leather and Lace: thrifted fashion

One of my favourite looks is mixing rough and refined. Faux leather pants are a tough biker look, but I’m a feminine kinda girl, so I paired them with a pretty lace top. Both are thrifted and my shoes are … Continue reading

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Peplum and a Pencil Skirt

When I started blogging nine years ago, my second post was about my dear mother. She had a profound influence on me. I am truly blessed to be her daughter! My love for peplum started when I was a child, … Continue reading

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