Category Archives: Autumn

Joseph Ribkoff: Canadian fashion company

You never know what treasures you’ll find thrifting. Case in point–this chic faux suede jacket made in Canada by Joseph Ribkoff. Shopping at Goodwill and secondhand shops is easy on the budget, great for the environment and helps support a … Continue reading

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A walk by the river in my thrifted sweater

Thrifting is a great way to keep clothes and other items out of landfills. I found this multicolored sweater in a thrift store, perfect for layering and wearing with jeans. Autumn is a lovely time for walks in the forest … Continue reading

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Transitioning outfits through the seasons

When Jean sent me this pretty wrap dress from her eco-boutique this summer, I knew it was perfect for transitioning into autumn. I’ve styled it with a black velvet blazer (thrifted) and black bamboo tights (from Jean’s store). Booties are … Continue reading

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Houndstooth and Leopard: pattern-mixing

Two of my favourite prints together Just by coincidence, in my previous post, I wore leopard print leggings and houndstooth leggings, which are two of my favourite prints. I love the look of classic houndstooth. Leopard print is timeless, after all, … Continue reading

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Elephant Print Kimono and a Butterfly Pendant

While shopping in Port Dover recently, I bought this black and white elephant print Kimono. I love the comfort and style, but it was the elephants that made me smile. 🙂 Elephants are vegetarians, their size and strength amaze me! They … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Christmas

If there’s one thing I love about this season, it’s Christmas! Candles glowing, carols echoing through our home, festive decorations, watching Christmas movies and drinking hot apple cider. Getting ready for family and friends gathering, all brings back happy memories … Continue reading

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Gone With the Wind

The autumn leaves of gold and crimson looked awesome, but they are gone with the wind and all that’s left are skeletons. We’ve even had our first snowfall. I’m thankful for the pines and spruce trees, at least there’s some … Continue reading

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Leather is not Fabric

I have heard people use the term “fabric” for leather. Leather is animal skin, but I guess people prefer the euphemism—fabric. The little bunny on my sidebar lets readers know that my blog is fur-free. I wear faux fur to promote … Continue reading

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Summer Reprise

After a few rainy days with cooler temperatures, we enjoyed some wonderful warm weather again in October. It felt like summer was back for a few days. During our weekend getaway in August, I bought these gray leggings hoping they … Continue reading

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Autumn Florals

My daughter Jean (Jean of all Trades) wrote an article Floral Dress for Fall and inspired me to imitate her look with my floral mini dress, a denim jacket and red tights, perfect transitional outfit. I get a lot of … Continue reading

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