Tag Archives: spring

Floral Blazer with Black and White

Florals are not only for every season but they are also timeless all through the decades! I remember making my own bellbottoms and matching top in the ’60s with colourful flowers on a black background. I still have them somewhere … Continue reading

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The Splendour of Spring

In my last post I wore a monochromatic outfit in shades of pink. On this particular day in May, I wore my pretty pink jacket again with an all white outfit, silver sandals and silver accessories. Pink is such a happy … Continue reading

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Spring is on the way

We had a taste of spring and all the snow melted like a snowman in a sauna! I was able to wear spring jackets and my tartan poncho (bought in 1994 in Scotland). Funny, I don’t like it when stores … Continue reading

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Dress Up – Dress Down: Thrift Shopping

The splendour of the blossoms have come, trees and shrubs garbed in delightful colours. Northern Gold Forsythia has prolific yellow flowers, the same shade as in my blouse that I bought in a thrift shop in Seattle. The blouse is a slightly … Continue reading

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Spring it on

Ahhh the birds are seranading and with the sound of spring comes warmer temperatures, not warm enough for sandals but I can wear shoes! No more winter boots for me! There are so many shades of green and this fresh mint … 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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Fringes with a ’60s Vibe

1960s – this is my favourite decade for fashion. I lived it. Fringes are groovy! They say if you wore a fashion trend the first time around, you shouldn’t wear it when it comes in style again. I don’t know … Continue reading

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La Vie en Rose

It’s beginning to look a lot like spring! Snow has melted, April showers have arrived and robins are serenading! I love pairing pink and gray, a match made in heaven. I bought this high low top at Reitmans. It has … Continue reading

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White Skinny Jeans with Knit and Crocheted Tops

My brand new first-pair-ever white skinny jeans will be a staple in my wardrobe. I don’t know how I got along without them. I guess it’s because I do have quite a few white pants and capris, but nothing looks … Continue reading

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Farewell to Frosty

Two more sleeps! On March 20th Spring will be arriving. We’ve had a few milder days which have certainly lifted my spirit and hopes that Spring is around the corner. This designer cardigan is several years old, with unique features. … Continue reading

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