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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.
life

Merry Christmas from Here, There, and Everywhere.

Merry Christmas from here, there, and everywhere. Hubby and I have made our fantasy Christmas destination wish list. What's on your list?
life

Just Life Lately

Time seems to be slip sliding away faster than usual, my friends. Rushing and galloping, more like. But that's just life, isn't it?
fashion

Winter Dressing From the Ground Up

Winter dressing is complicated. One must plan one's outfits from the ground up, making the outside work with the inside. And that's not all.
life

The Limits of Good Hair

I know there are situations when a good hair day will have no effect on my mood or my confidence. I just haven't encountered one yet.
fashion

Black Friday: Don’t Need That.

How do you resist temptation during all the Black Friday frenzy? I've been humming an M.C. Hammer song, and saying, "Nope. Don't need that."
travel

The Kindness of Strangers

When we travel, our trips are almost always enriched by the kindness of strangers. This was particularly true of our trip to Portugal.
books

Nine Days of Covid: Whining and Reading

It's been nine days of Covid for Hubby and me. Nine days of sleeping, coughing, whining, and reading.