Category Archives: Spring

The Tale of the Travelling Top

Once upon a time there was a fashionable blogger named Jodie who had a lovely mesh top. Carmen enjoyed reading Jodie’s Touch of Style blog and one day commented on the pretty top. Carmen had seen a lot of Giveaways offered … Continue reading

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Blossoms of Springtime

The world looks brighter with the arrival of May flowers; short and sweet, these tiny flowers have already disappeared like the morning dew on roses. It seems the barren trees sprouted almost overnight as buds popped out, and leaves and … Continue reading

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Dressing Up Jeans

Everyone wears jeans and they are easy to dress up. Velvet makes any outfit look regal. My black velvet blazer and white lace peplum top adds a feminine contrast to rugged denim fabric. (My blazer is another great find in … Continue reading

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Cute as a Button

That’s one of the reasons I love my newly thrifted denim jacket. It has five buttons, each one a different colour. I also like the little multicolour embroidered polka dots. I wore it for our Fun Fashion Friday at dance … 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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Faux Layers

Layers add interest to an outfit as well as warmth that can be peeled off if need be. But what I like about faux layers is that I can have the look without bulk. Case in point, this lovely turquoise … Continue reading

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Blue Roses

My eyes light up brighter than a starry night when a package arrives from Seattle. I know it’s from Drizzle & Shine. Recently, Jean sent me three new things from her eco boutique: a blue tie-dyed dress, a black dolman-sleeved … Continue reading

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Synergy two-piece dress – Drizzle & Shine

This lovely skirt is one of the skirts I bought in Seattle at my daughter’s store. It came with a matching top and I regretted not having bought the top. Thankfully my daughter (owner of Drizzle & Shine eco boutique) had … Continue reading

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Casual Utility Jacket and Pink Roses

We’ve had enough rain; April showers bring May flowers. It’s delightful to see all the blossoms and flowers blooming, just like the old adage. I’ll be showing fashionable flowers every week for the month of May. One of my favourite shades of pink. … Continue reading

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Thrift shopping: dressed up, dressed down.

The splendour of the blossoms have come, trees and shrubs garbed in delightful colours. Northern Gold Forsythia has prolific yellow flowers, the same shade as in my blouse that I bought in a thrift shop in Seattle. The blouse is a slightly … Continue reading

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