Archive for July, 2012

I bought this lovely asymetrical cream top from Press at a Jacueline Conoir sale last year. I love the detail of it, but I seem to have a hard time putting it into action.  It can easily appear bulky, so it is difficult to wear under something else.  Although I did manage it under a jean […]

My strategy at home for several years has been to use my household and beauty products until it is finished and then replace it with a more sustainable, less toxic version.   The thinking here is to reduce my overall consumption,  as well as to seek better alternatives.  So over the course of the past year […]

I had lunch with a friend a few weeks back and she indicated she really appreciated my seasonal shopping lists.  And while we are now in the middle of summer I thought it might be worth addressing what was, and is still on my list. My big goal for this summer was coloured pants.  I […]

Summer finally arrived last week and I took full advantage wearing a different summer dress everyday.  It also provided me an opportunity to finally wear my new Nicole Bridger "Flow" dress.   This silk crepe dress is in a cool grey/purple colour called Eve.   I don't normally fall in love with pale or pastel colours, but […]

I took last week off from blogging to enjoy the week with my Mom who was visiting from the US.   So we celebrated both Canada Day and Independence Day at our house.  When people ask me about wearing vintage I often advise them to incorporate one piece into an outfit with modern piece so that the […]

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