Tag Archives: Ricki’s

DRESS UP, DRESS DOWN: two-piece dress from Ricki’s

My mother had several two-piece dresses, one of which my daughter Jean and I inherited. It’s a DVF, Jean had the pleasure of Meeting Diane von Furstenberg in person!  I recently bought two skirts with matching blouses at RICKI’S, I showed … Continue reading

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TWO-PIECE DRESS: blue and white polka dots

I inherited a DVF two piece dress from my mom. Now I finally found a two-piece dress that I can wear for dancing! I’m wearing it to my first dance at the Kincardine Pavillion tomorrow. The top has short flouncy … Continue reading

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Tea for Two: Be my Guest!

Maggie and I are twins born of different mothers. We never miss a chance to dance and have a passion for fashion. On our way home after class one day, we stopped to shop. We both bought the same black … Continue reading

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VIVA la PINK

My Outfit Pink straw hat: New Dundee vendor Pink sunglasses: Bartell Drug Store, University Village, Seattle Pink Panther earrings: gifted Pink scarf: Lizzy R, St. Jacobs Pink jacket: Made in Italy, boutique in Snohomish, Washington Magenta blouse: Ricki’s Magenta leggings: … Continue reading

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February Blues and Floral Booties

We’ve had more snow flurries and freezing rain this cold February, reminding us that winter is still here, but that doesn’t stop me from thinking spring and wearing flowers. I’m so into florals this winter, kind of like a protest … Continue reading

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Synergy Organic Clothing

Whether casual or dressy, I like to be comfortable and classy. Not only do I want what I wear to reflect my personalty, but most important to know what I buy reflects my values and convictions. So I choose eco … Continue reading

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White Denim Vest

My last post featured my black faux suede vest. I have invested in a number of vests, but I’ve never had a white denim vest. I love how adding a vest can make an outfit a little more fashionable. This … Continue reading

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Herringbone Jacket and a Winter Pullover

Herringbone weave always reminds me of men’s suits or coats. It’s a timeless pattern and this style is classic. Black sleeves gives this jacket a vest look and I love the toggles (it also has a zipper). I love that … 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 and a Gray Barn

Except for the grass, you’d think these are black and white photos. The nice thing about this lacy top is that I wear different coloured tank tops underneath. I’m getting a lot wear out of my gingham capris because I have so … Continue reading

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