Tag Archives: second-hand clothes

My Christmas Coat

Every year the little town of St Jacobs has a special Christmas event when the town is dressed for Christmas and sparkles with lights. It’s almost magical. We enjoyed coffee and dessert in the town bakery and strolled along the … Continue reading

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Tartan Doc Martens and a Tartan Tie

I bought these Doc Martens in Scotland in 1994: a classic boot, Black Watch tartan, grunge style from the ’90s. I usually wear them with pants, this is the first time I’ve ever worn them with a skirt. This denim maxi … Continue reading

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A Clothing Exchange Party

My daughter Jean hosts and attends Clothing Exchange parties in Seattle. On her recent visit, she brought me this lamé jacket that she knew I’d like. Fits like a glove and I love it! It’s shiny and lightweight. This jacket … Continue reading

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Big Bold Polkadots

I’ve always loved polkadots ever since I saw Mini Mouse (one of my fashion inspirations) every size from tiny dots to big bold polkadots! My polkadot top is second hand ($3.) I bought it because it reminded me of my … Continue reading

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What’s old is new

What’s old in someone else’s closet and being donated to a thrift store or being taken to a consignment shop, is new for me! My daughter Jean is a thrifting specialist and she inherited this talent from her dad. Here’s … Continue reading

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