Tag Archives: lace

Velvet and lace and a pencil skirt

Pencil skirts are so elegant and this one is so comfortable. It’s made by Blue Canoe–an American company–and I love this shade of burgundy. I’ve bought several things from Blue Canoe while in Seattle in September. It was an instant decision when … Continue reading

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A Little Lace Frock

On a previous visit to Seattle, I bought this little white lace dress. I hadn’t worn it till this summer. Here with a white slip. I’ve worn it with a black slip. An updo for a elegant look. Add a pop of colour … Continue reading

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Twice as Nice

It’s a tradition: find something I like–buy it in another colour too. My mom started this family tradition and my daughter Jean is carrying on with our tradition. While at our annual car show this summer, I saw a lady … Continue reading

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Peplum and Lace

Besides lace being romantic and elegant, it has a nostalgic quality. I bought these tops at Ricki’s in two colours (if you know me, you know I often have two of a kind). This shade of magenta has a purplish tinge. … Continue reading

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Let’s mention the Unmentionables

Most women want to look good on the outside, but what’s underneath is not always so pretty. My cousin worked in a lingerie department and told me that some of the nicest dressed women wore panties with holes and ill-fitting bras. … Continue reading

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La Vie en Rose

It’s beginning to look a lot like spring! Snow has melted, April showers have arrived and robins are serenading! I love pairing pink and gray, a match made in heaven. I bought this high low top at Reitmans. It has … 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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Clothing Exchange: Hearts and Flowers

I went to my first clothing exchange while visiting my daughter Jean in Seattle. It was so much fun and a wonderful experience. I helped Jean shop and prepare refreshments for her guests. Jean is a gracious host and served … Continue reading

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Palazzo Pants at a Grandioso Palace

Well, it’s not quite a palace but it sure looks like one and feels like one walking around this marvelous, HUGE estate. Palazzo pants are grand for an elegant affair. A similar look to a long skirt. Palazzo means palace … Continue reading

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Lilacs and Lace

Lilacs: the heavenly scent of springtime. I wish spring would last all spring! The weather keeps changing: one day it’s warm as summer and the next day it feels like autumn. White lilacs inspired me to wear my white lace … Continue reading

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