Tag Archives: second-hand clothes

OOTD – second-hand dress by Bala

This was my outfit of the day when I got my hair done last week, second-hand dress from my friend Maggie’s clothing exchange. It’s made in Canada and I can wear it in cooler weather as a tunic with a … Continue reading

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New hairdo just in time for Easter!

I haven’t been to a hair salon since before I moved in December. I’ve passed by CK Hair Studio while walking along Harbour Street in Kincardine that leads to the beach, and decided to check it out. So happy I … Continue reading

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Secondhand sweatshirt from a street vendor

Not your typical sweatshirt, this one has style! Shopping secondhand is one of the ways I like to find treasures and keep things out of landfills. I found this gray BENCH sweatshirt ($6) on one of our weekends in Kincardine … Continue reading

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Peplum: I loved it then, I love it now

I remember my mom wearing peplum and she always looked so elegant. She had an hourglass figure and this flared-from-the-waist style accentuated it even more. I was excited to see peplum tops make a comeback a few years ago and … Continue reading

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This outfit is totally SLOW FASHION

If you are reading my blog for the first time you’ll find out immediately that I support SLOW FASHION. In a world filled with cheap, throw away, fast fashion–which is bad for our environment and even worse for the garment … Continue reading

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Thrifted and Gifted

One of the ways I promote SLOW FASHION is to buy second hand. Thrifting saves money too so I have more to spend on quality clothes. I love the artistic design on the front and back of this top. The … Continue reading

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The best things in life are free!

And one of the best things I got for free at Maggie’s clothing exchange is this fabulous skirt! The velvet and jacquard lace patches are sewn together to create an elegant textured look; animal print and black gives it a … Continue reading

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Transitioning outfits through the seasons

When Jean sent me this pretty wrap dress from her eco-boutique this summer, I knew it was perfect for transitioning into autumn. I’ve styled it with a black velvet blazer (thrifted) and black bamboo tights (from Jean’s store). Booties are … 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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Something old, something thrifted, something vegan, something gifted! 

Something old … This little scarf is almost as old as I am. It belonged to my mom; little scarves were her trademark. something thrifted … My unique shirt is recently thrifted, (Parsley and Sage) 100% cotton. I love the tie-dyed effect and the dazzling trim on the front … Continue reading

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