Tag Archives: black and white

CROSSING THE LINE in Black and White Gingham

Last trip to Seattle I packed only black and white clothes. It was so simple to take a minimal of pieces and yet still have enough different looks to mix and so easy to match. Of course, knowing I’d be … Continue reading

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Black and White Fashion

As every fashionable woman knows, black and white is a classic combination: always in style, never out of date, forever chic. You can’t go wrong with black and white, this duo will always be in vogue: takes us through every season … Continue reading

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Faux Suede Black Fringe Vest

When one of my dancers came to class wearing a black fringe vest similar to one I have, I thought it would be fun to have our photo taken together. Ann is a very fashionable lady and always looks stylish … Continue reading

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Comfort + Style = clothes I love best

This is an important fashion must for me. I can’t wear things that itch, scratch, feel too restrictive, uncomfortable or cause pain, even if it’s a special occasion. I need to feel comfortable or else I can’t wait to take it … 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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Black and White Plaid

Everything I wear pretty well has a memory and a story woven through its fibres. Case in point–this black and white plaid scarf with matching gloves. I’m a sort of matchy-matchy person, even though my daughter Jean has taught me … Continue reading

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Long Cardigans in Black and White

When I can’t decide which one to buy, I buy them both. Actually, my mom started me with this habit; she would buy the same thing in different colours and my daughter Jean and I have continued this tradition. In … Continue reading

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Screen-printed top from NYC

Black and white remains a popular favourite duo in my wardrobe and when I found this handmade screen-printed top at a Pop-Up Shop in NYC I bought one for me and another one for my daughter Jean. I love the … Continue reading

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Shopping in Harlem NYC

While in New York City we stayed in Harlem. No matter what you’ve heard about Harlem in the past and possibly the bad reputation it once had, Harlem has greatly improved: friendly people, lovely shops, flea markets, fine restaurants, Starbucks, … Continue reading

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Las Olas – a day in Ft. Lauderdale

It’s a cold day in February but my mind drifts back to sunny memories of Florida. This day in Ft Lauderdale began with breakfast at Starbucks, a quick stop at Festival Flea Market to buy the black sandals I am … Continue reading

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