Tag Archives: slow fashion

A walk by the river in my thrifted sweater

Thrifting is a great way to keep clothes and other items out of landfills. I found this multicolored sweater in a thrift store, perfect for layering and wearing with jeans. Autumn is a lovely time for walks in the forest … 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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What’s Pink and Lace and Thrifted?

This pretty pink top! I bought this pink lace top at a secondhand shop. It was brand new with the tag still attached for only $6. (new $30. made in USA). I love the bell sleeves. It was perfect for … Continue reading

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Pinstripe Palazzo PJs and Elisa Cavaletti Shirt

We went shopping in the little tourist town of St. Jacobs. No one would guess these pinstripe palazzos are actually pajama pants. I’ve never worn them as pajamas even though they are 100% cotton and 100% comfortable. I bought them … Continue reading

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Things that go bump in the night

It was that moment between being awake and asleep, just as you’re slipping into slumber. We heard a huge thud that shook us into being wide awake. “What was that?” I whispered to my husband who was already sound asleep. … Continue reading

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SLOW FASHION: Burgundy and Black

My love affair with burgundy began when I was a teenager and I’ve had this rich colour in my wardrobe ever since. I bought this quality top in Germany in 1982 when I was 30. I wash it by hand … Continue reading

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Diane Von Furstenberg Two-piece Wrap Dress

This vintage dress (made in Italy) has stood the test of time with style and quality. Little did my mom know when she bought it in the ’70s that three generations will be enjoying it for 50 years! This is … Continue reading

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Shopping Spree at Drizzle & Shine

Shopping at DRIZZLE & SHINE is worth the trip to Seattle! Of course, visiting my daughter is the reason Seattle is now my favourite city! My shopping spree included tops, skirts, socks and this grey organic cotton dress (that can be … Continue reading

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What I wore to the Apple Butter Festival

It was a splendid autumn day for the annual Wellesley Apple Butter Festival. I wore a black asymmetrical hand-knit wrap top which I bought several years ago at a Christmas market. This asymmetrical plaid skirt is over ten years old … Continue reading

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