Category Archives: Fashion

The long, lazy days of summer

It’s been a lovely summer filled with adventures, our first summer living in Kincardine by the lake. You never know how many friends you have till you live in cottage country, we’ve had lots of visitors! Garden parties, picnics and … Continue reading

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The Traveling Gingham Frock

Gingham, always in style and a favourite of mine because it brings back the happy memories of my childhood, living in a house with a pink gingham kitchen. I decorated the kitchen of our first home with red gingham; it … Continue reading

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Coastal Grandma Style

Coastal Grandma Style Did you know this is a trend? Well, I am a grandmother, I live on the coast of Lake Huron and I love stylish clothes – so I guess that’s me – Coastal Grandma Style. I did … Continue reading

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True story about a famous dress ~ by Jean Coburn

Meeting Diane von Furstenberg I’m on cloud nine! Tonight I met Diane von Furstenberg at the Bellevue Nordstrom store. She was on tour promoting her new fragrance. I was looking for a new scent, so I popped by to sniff (and purchase) DIANE (the parfum) and … Continue reading

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DRESS UP, DRESS DOWN: two-piece dress from Ricki’s

My mother had several two-piece dresses, one of which my daughter Jean and I inherited. It’s a DVF, Jean had the pleasure of Meeting Diane von Furstenberg in person!  I recently bought two skirts with matching blouses at RICKI’S, I showed … Continue reading

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Wrap Pants: my go to summer pants

Breezy, cool wrap pants: casual for a walk on the beach and elegant for shopping. I’ve also worn them to go dancing. I bought these at CLEO, I love the bandana patchwork print. Black and white means there’s so many … Continue reading

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Guest post by my daughter Jean: A FAMILY VISIT

A Family Visit I recently flew into YYZ – Toronto International Airport for a long overdue visit to see my family. However, it didn’t feel like I was going home. You see, since I’d last visited, both my brothers and … Continue reading

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TWO-PIECE DRESS: blue and white polka dots

I inherited a DVF two piece dress from my mom. Now I finally found a two-piece dress that I can wear for dancing! I’m wearing it to my first dance at the Kincardine Pavillion tomorrow. The top has short flouncy … Continue reading

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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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