Tag: 40+ fashion

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Is Normcore Still A Thing?

In case you missed it, early last year, the New York trend forecasting agency K-Hole coined the term, Normcore, to describe the way young hipsters were dressing, in eighties-style mom jeans, sneakers, and ill-fitting white tee shirts (a la Seinfeld …

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Sisyphean Shopping… or… The Search for the Perfect Jeans

  I need a new pair of jeans. No… really… I do.   My Paige Hidden Hills, straight legged jeans recently bit the dust The fabric went all pucker-y in places, which is not surprising, since I wore them all …

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Legging Love

My, my, my… but there’s been a lot of media chatter about leggings these last few weeks. I guess this is partly due to that Oregon blogger, Veronica Partridge, who made a “personal vow”  to “stop wearing leggings and yoga pants …

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Sunday Style… What to Wear When You’re Done Work… For Good.

I have had to transition my work-a-day wardrobe into an all-weekend-all-the-time wardrobe since I retired. I’m calling it my Sunday style.

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Still Dreaming of a White Christmas…

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, I was dreaming, and dreaming, of a white Christmas. Of course, I had that famous song in my head, like every year. And of course, I was hoping for lots of snow and …

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A Seventies State of Mind

I’m in a very seventies state of mind these days, feeling nostalgic. Especially when I’m perusing the pages of Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. Of course, for a while this fall, everything made me feel nostalgic. That’s because I attended my …

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Very Vintage-y

I’m a very vintage-y kind of girl. I love vintage clothing, and vintage jewellry, and, most particularly, vintage hats. Like these on Michelle Dockery who plays Lady Mary Crawley on Downton Abbey. Doesn’t she look divine in a hat? And aren’t …

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Style in Six Words

I’m listening to my favourite radio show this morning while I write this post. “Q,” hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, can be heard on CBC radio every morning. Today Jian interviewed Canadian icon Neil Young, much loved by all Canadians, but especially by …

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Reunion 2014 …. Hellos, Good-byes, and What I Wore

The fall always makes me nostalgic… but even more so this year. You see I travelled home to the east coast this September for my 40th high school reunion. For a whole weekend of nothing but nostalgia. Things have changed …

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The End of Jeans

Recently NBC news ran a story on the end of jeans. Or rather, they reported, in a story by Courtney Reagan and Sabrina Korben, that Denim is in Real Danger of Going Out of Fashion. You can read the original …

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