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Should I Go Grey. Or Not

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about going grey. Or not. There are a myriad of articles on the web these days exhorting women to be proud of their grey or white locks. Or “mature hair” as a stylist’s assistant …

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Fifties Girl

I finally saw the movie Carol a week or so ago. My friend, Elizabeth, and I both loved it. And we decamped to my favourite Indian restaurant to enthuse about it afterward. The acting is superb. I loved Cate Blanchette …

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New Year, New Jeans … Why I’ve Still Got It

So, here’s the story. I had three parties to attend over the Christmas holidays. And back in December, I thought that maybe if I could find a new top. Kind of festive, a bit dressy, maybe a bit sparkly. Not …

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Festive Party Time: Dressing Down to Dress Up

‘Tis the season, folks, for dressing up. But, you know, I find as I get older, I’m not as excited by the prospect of getting dressed up as I used to be when I was in my twenties. Maybe I’m …

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Crazy for Camel

I’ve always been crazy for camel. And no I don’t mean this kind of camel. Although he’s pretty cute, in a totally ugly kind of way. We met him the night we took a sunset camel ride in Broome, Australia, …

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Further Adventures in Vintage… or… Well Hatted

I still have vintage on my mind these days. I’m still trying to get lots of wear out of my vintage brooches, still pinning them onto my sweaters and blazers before I have to cover them up with a winter …

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Fall’s Homage to Vintage

Every season, it seems, fashion designers and editors and stylists look to the past for inspiration. I have no quarrel with this. None at all. I’m always looking to the past for inspiration, or understanding, or solace. See the vintage …

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Truth in Blogging Or “Practice What You Post.”

I’m feeling a bit jaded about fashion blogging these days. Not fashion blogging in general. Just outfit posts. My own outfit posts. And by jaded I mean apathetic, wearied, lacking enthusiasm. Or as Dictionary.com says, “surfeited, satiated by over-indulgence.” That …

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“Sunny Ways, My Friends.” And Sunny Days

In the words of Justin Trudeau our new Prime Minister-designate…”Sunny ways, my friends, sunny ways.” And hopefully for those of us who live in the “great white north,” sunny days as well. I’m going to pause here for a moment …

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Fall Rotation One Point Five: Vince and Me

Fall 2015 is shaping up to be wonderful. Brilliant sunshine. And cool enough temperatures to turn my fall fashion inspiration into reality. And now I’m not just dreaming about the outfits… I’m wearing them. Remember this shot from Vince.com? Well, …

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