Tag Archives: Jean of all Trades

Lazy Days of Summer

With the arrival of Summer today, we can now be assured of no more snow in Southern Ontario. Spring can be very temperamental. The weather changes its mind from day to day making it difficult to decide what to wear. … Continue reading

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Four Generations of Fashionistas

When I count my blessings, one of my first is my dear mom! It seems like such a long time ago since I felt her loving embrace on Mother’s Day! I treasure the memories, but how I wish I could … Continue reading

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The Deadly Cost of Fashion

Tragedy in Bangladesh – Five Years Ago We live in a global village and we all heard about it. Is it old news now? Not for the families of the victims who died and those who were injured. Devastations like … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Jackets

I bought these two jackets ten years ago. I’ve worn the silvery grey one several times. I wore it when I was a guest blogger on my daughter’s blog (before I even started blogging). It goes with any colour top/pants/skirt.Β This … Continue reading

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TOP 15 AWARD FASHION OVER 50

There’s a new widget on my sidebar. I was delighted to discover I was one of theΒ TOP 15 FASHION OVER 50 blogs! Now what to wear for this special occasion?   I’d like to start by thanking my daughter Jean … Continue reading

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Little Red Dress and a Houndstooth Coat

It’s a title I’ve used before, Little Red Dress, this time with a completely different style. My dress from the Fabulous over 40 Model Search was ultra glamorous! This one is classy for everyday and yet can be dressed up … Continue reading

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Sailor Stripes

Stripes have a nautical summery look and remind me of a cute sailor outfit I had when I was a little girl. I bought this top with stripes while in New York City at Anthropologie. I wore it to cross … Continue reading

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Backdrops for Photo Shoots

Part of the fun of blogging is finding interesting backdrops. I’m always on the lookout and I can’t help seeing a spot and thinking, “That would make a fantastic background!” There are great places to discover without going far. We … Continue reading

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Updated Hippy Style

I was a flower child in the ’60s. Two of my favourite fashion trends at the time were flowers and tie-dyed clothes. I dabbled in tie-dying and turned a plain white T-shirt into a work of art. When I saw … Continue reading

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New York, New York; so good they named it twice!

And when I like something, I buy it twice! Case in point–these little mesh toppers. First in blue, as I showed in my last post. It was hard to decide which colour, so I went back and bought another one … Continue reading

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