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How to Dress Like a Canadian Visiting New York

        Last year when Hubby and I were planning our trip to France, I stressed over what to pack. What to wear in Paris? How to be chic, or at least pulled together, and yet comfortable? I …

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What To Wear When You Don’t Have Time To Wait for Inspiration.

What should I wear, today? What, what, what? Sigh. How many times have I stared blankly into my closet and asked myself that dreaded question? Ha. Many, many times, my friends. To be truthful, I haven’t done it in years. …

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Shoe Story

How many pairs of shoes do you own, my friends? Too many… or not nearly enough to make getting dressed easy?

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Finding My Perfect Timeless White Shirt

I know, I know… the iconic white shirt has almost become a cliché. If you pay attention to those “Five Things Every Woman Must Have in Her Closet” articles, you’ll have read that a white shirt is a “must have” …

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My Fall Colours

I’ve been wishing and hoping, as the old song goes, for fall. And it looks like my wishes just might be coming true. Last night we had a spectacular thunderstorm, and high winds. And I awoke this morning to find …

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Dreaming of the Cool

Our summer heat continues apace, folks. At least here in Ottawa. So tank tops and white jeans, sandals and light dresses are still de rigueur. I don’t think I’ve worn a light jacket, even in the evenings, for weeks and …

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Midsummer Wardrobe Fatigue

The middle of July in Ottawa is the heart of the summer. Midsummer, you might say. And everything in our garden is blooming like nobody’s business. We’ve had really hot weather, and then finally a lovely soaking rain over the …

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Fashion Math… Summer School

Fractions. Do they still teach fractions in math, I wonder? Fractions, proportion, percentages. I remember, when I was in school, kids rolling their eyes, or blurting out in frustration… “When am I ever going to use this?” Ah… like… all …

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In Praise of Slow Fashion

Contrary to appearances, shopping is not my favourite activity in life. I know that many people, who think they know me better than they actually do, will gasp in shock when (and if) they read that sentence. I love clothes. …

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Best Dress-ed

Way back in March when I compiled my Spring Wish List, I longed for a new summer dress. An easy, simple, casual-ish dress that I could gussy up with heels, if I needed to, or wear with flats to lunch …

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