Tag Archives: faux-fur

Why do women wear fur?

Or men, for that matter. Every year since blogging I do a special post for my animal friends (as well as consistently promoting fashion with compassion). My first memories of women wearing fur was my own dear mother. In the … Continue reading

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Autumn Jackets

One of the reasons I have a closet full of fall jackets is because I take care of my things and tend to have them a long time, another reason is because I love thrifting. These are some of my … Continue reading

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Faux is the way to go

I’m finally old enough to wear leopard. Yes, leopard used to be for old ladies when I was growing up. I had leopard-print PJs as a teenager but never wore leopard-print in public. Now during my *ahem* mature years, I’m … Continue reading

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Winter is Back

Looks like a scene from Narnia. Guess I spoke too soon, but I was hopeful when I wrote my previous post on Tuesday that Spring is in the air. My dance class was cancelled on Wednesday due to freezing rain. … Continue reading

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Real women wear fake fur

WHY? … because they have compassion. This is the 19th year of Kitchener’s German Christmas market. I have been going to the Christkindl Market every year. I was so happy to spot these fashionable ladies wearing faux fur. This is … Continue reading

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Leopards and Tigers and Bears, OH MY!

I’m a huge fan of animal prints and faux fur. My first leopard print was PJs that my mom bought for me in the 60s. She bought herself a pair too because she would often buy us matching clothes, including … Continue reading

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I don’t mind faking it!

When it comes to wearing fur, it’s gotta be fake! Fake Fur and Florals I wear white after Labour Day and florals in winter. When it comes to fashion, I break all the rules. If something doesn’t make sense to … Continue reading

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White Christmas

There’s something magical about snow: water that turns into tiny, delicate flakes, each one is different, light as wee feathers that float down from the sky covering everything like a cozy blanket. The sight is breathtaking! Time to wear my … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day

New Year’s morning began with sleeping in; an ancient, well-known beauty secret! Mornings start when I wake-up and I am fortunate not to have an unnatural, annoying alarm clock startling me and interrupting my dreams! Next, an enjoyable morning of … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with our first snowfall of the season, and the hustle and bustle of shoppers at the mall. I like to keep fit by walking through the mall and weightlifting. Lifting bags is … Continue reading

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