Tag Archives: Ricki’s

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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Project Sister Act: SWT

One of the things I love about blogging is connecting with people. Similar interests draw us together: fashion, photography, scenery, travel, hobbies and much more. Project Sister Act When Sheela contacted me about her Project Sister Act I was delighted! Theme: styling … 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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I love daisies

Daisies have a certain je ne sais quoi about them that make me smile. 🙂 They are my favourite flowers. I love their simplicity, a symbol of humility. I’d rather wear a crown of daisies than a diamond tiara. The … Continue reading

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Magenta and Capris

 May is one of my favourite months because lilacs, magnolias and apple blossoms are in their glory. There are lilacs in various colours: white, ivory, pink, mauve, pale violet and magenta. With lilacs blooming everywhere, they make a lovely backdrop … Continue reading

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Window Shopping

I love peplum, I love houndstooth, I love sales. Put them together and it’s love at first sight! While window shopping recently, I spotted this cute houndstooth peplum top in the window display of Ricki’s, walked right in, tried it … Continue reading

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