Tag Archives: thrifted fashion

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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Necknots Infinity Scarf Necklace

My cardigan ($5) and tote ($5) were recent treasures found at a thrift shop. With the money saved, I can afford to buy this unique infinity scarf necklace, made in Canada by NECKNOTS. I love to support artisans and promote … Continue reading

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Florals and Pinstripes​ and a Flapper-style Hat

Pinstripes always make me think of men’s suits. I made my brother a green pinstripe suit in the 1960s especially for performing with his band. It’s a pattern that looks elegant on men and women alike. A touch of pattern-mixing, I … Continue reading

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What I wore to a Christmas Market

I got several compliments on my newly thrifted jacket (made by Parsley and Sage). I wore it for the first time to the Fashion History Museum recently and now to Fair November. Ever since I heard about Fair November, we … Continue reading

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Joseph Ribkoff: Canadian fashion company

You never know what treasures you’ll find thrifting. Case in point–this chic faux suede jacket made in Canada by Joseph Ribkoff. Shopping at Goodwill and secondhand shops is easy on the budget, great for the environment and helps support a … 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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Blue skies, blueberries and a blue denim dress

What I wore: blue denim dress to go blueberry picking. I love blueberries, one of my favourite berries. These delicious berries are high in nutrients and low in calories. This superfood is the King of antioxidant foods! I decided this … 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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