Archive for February, 2011

Oscar night isn't just about the Awards, it is about the parties.  Two of the biggest are the Vanity Fair After Party and the Elton John 's Viewing Party in support of AIDS.  There were lots of great dress, all along the same themes as the Oscar Red Carpet, but more black.  Actually a lot of […]

The 2011 award season has come to an end, with a bit of a wimper for the 40+ set. This year saw a lot of bright colours (reds, oranges, greens) versus those in pale nude or pink dresses.  The one shoulder dress fought hard against the long sleeve gowns.  And while there was a lot of […]

I know everyone is focused on who will wear what at tonight's Oscars. But I thought the Independent Spirit Awards were worth a look.  As an event that celebrates the Independent film the fashions can be more relaxed.   So a lot of the dresses were shorter. But the other red carpet trends continue here... colour (red, […]

 Win Two Tickets to Little Mountain Neighbourhood House Community Dinner. Meet some neighbours, support your community at Little Mountain Neighbourhood House's Annual Community Dinner on March 10th  at Sun Sui Wah Restaurant, Vancouver, BC.   This annual event offers great food, live jazz music, special guests, silent auction and of course the opportunity to meet and mingle […]


On Saturday I attended the 8th Annual Women's Tea for the BC Paraplegic Association.  Strike a Pose featured up and coming designer Teri Thorson, as well as a fashion show by Nicole Bridger and Body Politic.  This event gives women living with a physical disability in BC the opportunity to share experiences, have a little […]

I don't want to give anyone the impression that I'm always dressed up and going fancy places. I have a three year old and have days when I don't wear any make up, and my hair doesn't get washed so a hat is necessary. This was the outfit I wore to the local play gym with […]

My girlfriend offered me her second ticket to the opera on Saturday. I love Opera + I love a night out of the house = win win.  But I forgot to take my picture before I left the house and I didn't take my SLR with me.  So the photos below are from my phone.  […]


It is Monday, so it must be time for another award show red carpet fashion review.  The Grammy Award Red Carpet is always a fun one, cause it combines pop, rock n' roll, jazz, country and more.  Some wear traditional red carpet elegance, others go transparent, some wear wings and certain pop divas are carried down […]

It was just a short year ago that I spent 13 days, for about 12 hours a day, wearing a smurf blue uniform. If you watched the Vancouver Olympics on TV the smurfs were everywhere in the background.  For those attending the Olympics you couldn't escape us.  So the question is, when you've worn something […]

My Alumnae Association hosted a tea this past weekend.  This is what I wore for an afternoon with my girlfriends. Cardigan: Ann Taylor Black Frilly Blouse: Had it too long to remember Pencil Skirt: KS Selection (about 9 years old) Belt: Nine West Necklace: Black Crystal necklace by Nella Allen Jewelry Shoes: Fluevog

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