Category Archives: Thirfting

Gray Synergy Top = comfort + style

Synergy  Organic Clothing is a fair-trade company in Nepal where the employees earn a living wage. I bought this organic cotton top at Jean’s eco boutique, Drizzle & Shine. A lovely shade of gray with dolman sleeves and beautiful hand-stitching on … Continue reading

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Thrifting on Capitol Hill

While strolling along the avenue where my daughter Jean has her store — Drizzle and Shine, on Capitol Hill — I found a thrift shop and bought a nearly-new black coat with white trim, perfect for all the black and white clothes … Continue reading

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How to Style a Jean Jacket

Most women own a pair of jeans or two. Just as you can wear pretty much anything with jeans, a jean jacket is just as versatile, perhaps more so. These ladies inspire me. I never owned a jean jacket until my … Continue reading

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September

Summer is not over yet. Yes, it’s September. Yes, school starts next week, but I don’t go to school. I’m on summer holidays and going to visit my daughter Jean in Seattle for September. Pleasant sunny days on the forecast … Continue reading

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Project Sister Act: SWT

One of the things I love about blogging is connecting with people. Similar interests draw us together: fashion, photography, scenery, travel, hobbies and much more. Project Sister Act When Sheela contacted me about her Project Sister Act I was delighted! Theme: styling … Continue reading

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Denim jacket and white jeans

Shopping at Homesense the other day, I couldn’t help noticing that I matched the furniture display, so I asked a shopper to take my photo. Thank you Paul! I’m not the only one who likes wearing a denim jacket with … Continue reading

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Romance and Red Wine

A red rose is a symbol of romance. Romance is always fashionable. Red is a passionate colour. I bought this red cardigan with big black buttons at Hudson’s Bay. Looks like I’m on the Brooklyn Bridge … I’m actually at … Continue reading

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Monochromatic in shades of gray

Gray–one of my favourite neutrals. This top is made to look like a lace top worn over a chiffon blouse with a ruffled hem–a layered look. To keep these gray tones from being boring, I’ve added texture and floral patterned … Continue reading

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Gray Pinstripes and Pink Wild Roses

This outfit mixes masculine and feminine. Blouse: Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren Skirt: thrifted Coat: RW & Co Booties: thrifted Pinstripes always remind me of men’s suits ever since I was a little girl. My brother chose a pinstriped fabric … Continue reading

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My Christmas Sweater

Time to wear my Christmas sweater again. I wear it at least once a year. Red brightens up dreary days. Red makes me feel warm. My snowflake earrings sparkle like snow. I bought this houndstooth scarf at the Christkindl market … Continue reading

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