Category Archives: Fashion

April in Paris

You might say I’m a little obsessed with Paris. Not that I’ve ever been to the City of Love, a place that conjures up romance in my imagination and evokes feelings of passion in my heart. The Eiffel tower is … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

 I borrowed Charles Dickens’ famous title with the same cities: Paris and London. Lunch in Paris; Dinner in London Living in Southern Ontario means you can have lunch in Paris and dinner in London because these cities are an hour’s … Continue reading

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Pattern Mixing: Paisley and Snakeskin

Never mix prints was a rule I learned early in life, but I broke that rule when I saw my daughter mixing patterns and many fashion bloggers do it too. I’ve tried it before and this time with a paisley … Continue reading

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Flowers for Easter

No signs of life and no flowers anywhere. The calendar says SPRING but the weather is not cooperating! It’s cold and windy with patches of snow. I wouldn’t be surprised if we have another snowfall in April, after all, this … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Jackets

I bought these two jackets ten years ago. I’ve worn the silvery grey one several times. I wore it when I was a guest blogger on my daughter’s blog (before I even started blogging). It goes with any colour top/pants/skirt. This … Continue reading

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TOP 15 AWARD FASHION OVER 50

There’s a new widget on my sidebar. I was delighted to discover I was one of the TOP 15 FASHION OVER 50 blogs! Now what to wear for this special occasion?   I’d like to start by thanking my daughter Jean … Continue reading

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Black and White Checkered Duster

Black and white has to be one of my favourite duos when it comes to two-tone outfits. Not only do I wear this combo a lot, but I’ve even packed black and white clothes on two vacations and plan to … Continue reading

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Red and Black

You don’t have to be rich to be well dressed! Thrifting can make you look like a million dollars for under $20. I prefer thrifting than buying new cheap clothes. With the money saved you can buy quality clothes. My … Continue reading

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Burgundy and Black

Burgundy and black are a fabulous pair and go together like love and marriage. Add velvet and voila! A regal look! I fell in love with burgundy as a young teenager and I’m still lovin’ it! Both my blazer and … Continue reading

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Spring is on the way

We had a taste of spring and all the snow melted like a snowman in a sauna! I was able to wear spring jackets and my tartan poncho (bought in 1994 in Scotland). Funny, I don’t like it when stores … Continue reading

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