Tag Archives: thrifted fashion

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It was one of those times when I couldn’t decide which cardigan to buy so I bought both of them. Both cardigans have checks: windowpane checks which I showed last time and buffalo checks. Checks have always made their way … Continue reading

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White Christmas

And just like that, it’s Christmastime again! Time to don our gay apparel with merry and bright colours. I’m wearing my red tartan Christmas blazer, red beret (secondhand) and red booties that I have had for over 25 years. The … Continue reading

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Faux Leather and Lace: thrifted fashion

One of my favourite looks is mixing rough and refined. Faux leather pants are a tough biker look, but I’m a feminine kinda girl, so I paired them with a pretty lace top. Both are thrifted and my shoes are … Continue reading

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Peplum and a Pencil Skirt

When I started blogging nine years ago, my second post was about my dear mother. She had a profound influence on me. I am truly blessed to be her daughter! My love for peplum started when I was a child, … Continue reading

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Olive Green Linen Jacket and a Thrifted Scarf

There’s a beautiful old willow tree on the back road of our neighbourhood where I like to go for photoshoots. I grew up in Willowdale, a suburb of Toronto, where the majestic weeping willows grow. I love how they are … Continue reading

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Black and White: a classic look

Maggie is my inspiration for black and white outfits. She has exquisite taste and always looks so chic! Maggie has a gift for thrifting, she finds the best clothes (saves money and saves the environment too). Black and white is … 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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ALCHEMY FASHIONS: ethically made, organic clothing

A recent find in a thrift store was this ALCHEMY FASHIONS dress–CANADIAN DESIGNED¬†* MADE WITH LOVE. Alchemy is sweatshop-free: they pay more than fair and living wages to their garment workers and provide a safe workplace. I had never heard … 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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