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fashion

All Good “Rule of Five” Things for Spring

I made a YouTube video of my spring wardrobe management. About closet inventories, shopping, and updating my Rule of Five Challenge progress.
life

Being Old: All in the Mind and in the Genes

Being old is all in the mind. And in the genes. So let's stop worrying about looking old. And let's not confuse looking old with feeling old.
books

Snow, Reading, Closet Sorting, More Reading.

The weather down east and here in Ottawa has been miserable lately. Good for nothing much but reading, and even more reading.
fashion

Wearing the Jeans I Already Own

I've been watching the spring denim trends for 2024. And looking for new ways to style the jeans I already own.
fashion

Joys of Vintage Shopping

In my attempts to become a more sustainable shopper, I've rediscovered the joys of vintage shopping. And crossed items off my to-buy list.
books

Two Weeks in Spring and Books

Spring and books, what could be better? Not much in my opinion. Here are some of the good books I've been reading this spring.
fashion

On Upping My Upcycling Game

To stave off the temptation to shop this spring, I'm upping my upcycling game. Looking for thrift store or consignment shop pieces to upcycle.
fashion

Online Not Shopping for Spring

I am finding my spring fashion inspiration online. But to meet my "Rule of Five" commitment, I am not buying. I call it online not shopping.
life

Friend of My Youth

Talking about one friend of my youth today. With whom I was friends only briefly, but who was a big part of my childhood. Oh, and cats.
fashion

“Rule of Five” … An Update

In January I committed to buy only five new things in 2024. The initiative is called "Rule of Five." This post is an update on my progress.
life

High Heels and a Zimmer Frame

Fear of aging is rampant these days. Not sure why. Seniors are reportedly the happiest and most mentally stable of all ages. What's to fear?
fashion

My Life in Menswear

I've lived most of my life in menswear. Whether actual menswear. Or menswear-inspired womenswear. I've always sought a masculine look.
books

Waiting on P. D. James

I’m not actually waiting on P.D. James to write a new book. She died in 2014. But I do wish some of my other favs would hurry up and publish.
life

Thoughts on a Snowy Winter Morning

This week marks the ten year blog anniversary of High Heels in the Wilderness. Ten years doing anything is worth celebrating, I think.
fashion

Slow Fashion Yearly Review 2023

My slow fashion yearly review shows that I did not measure up in 2023. In this post I reveal the numbers for 2023 and my plan for 2024.