Category Archives: Thirfting

Orange and White for Autumn

Time for sweaters! This pre-loved sweater is made in Canada. The large buttons are off-centered. I paired it with these white cargo pants that I’ve had for ages. It’s a warm autumnal look and we’re enjoying some lovely autumn days … 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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The Merry Month of May!

There are several reasons why May is so merry this year. ♥ My daughter Jean came to visit for Mother’s Day. ♥ My brother’s birthday is in May. ♥ I got to go to my first dance of this year. … Continue reading

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TWICE as NICE: Turquoise and Fuchsia

What a lovely surprise when my daughter Jean sent me both these tops. They are super soft with 3/4 length sleeves and a cowl neck. We both have a tradition of buying two-of-a-kind when we like something (in different colours) … Continue reading

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Handknit cardigan and thrifted skirt

If you know me, you know I love thrift shops, I’d say half my wardrobe is thrifted or secondhand. I was happy to find this pink and gray plaid skirt for $5.00. It’s an unusual asymmetrical kilt-style wrap skirt with … Continue reading

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OOTD – second-hand dress by Bala

This was my outfit of the day when I got my hair done last week, second-hand dress from my friend Maggie’s clothing exchange. It’s made in Canada and I can wear it in cooler weather as a tunic with a … Continue reading

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Secondhand sweatshirt from a street vendor

Not your typical sweatshirt, this one has style! Shopping secondhand is one of the ways I like to find treasures and keep things out of landfills. I found this gray BENCH sweatshirt ($6) on one of our weekends in Kincardine … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Hat Attack

Once upon a summer, my granddaughter and I made a video of my hat collection. Since then there have been a few new ones to add to my collection like the ones above and more berets. (My grandchildren call me … Continue reading

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NORTHERN REFLECTIONS in Red and Blue

Salesladies make the best models, as I mentioned in my previous post. This is another pullover that one of the salesladies was wearing when I was shopping at Northern Reflections (Canadian Women’s Apparel Store) proving once again that real woman … Continue reading

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NORTHERN REFLECTIONS in Black and White

Northern Reflections is one of my favourite Canadian stores. I had a wonderful opportunity to model for this company on the catwalk at a fashion show a few years ago. While shopping there recently, one of the salesladies was wearing … Continue reading

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