Archive for January, 2014

In November I committed to buy Nothing New through the monthand possibly through December too. If I could. And I succeeded in not buying anything for my wardrobe through November. My mother did purchase me a Christmas gift in November (that awesome leather moto jacket), which arrived in early December. But I did not purchase […]

I have to be honest, I am finding this year's award show red carpet a bit boring. There are some nice gowns, lots of lovely draping, lots of great texture and details. But I had a hard time coming up with 10 favourites at the Screen Actor's Guild  (SAG) Awards. So I kept my  list to […]

I have been on the hunt for a good dry shampoo for the last couple of years. I used to wash my hair everyday, but that was hard on my hair (and my scalp). So my routine is now every 3rd day. My hair and scalp both seem happier with the change. But it does […]

Lots of great ladies, gentlemen and couples 40+ at the 2014 Golden Globe awards. Before we get to the dresses, I have to say what fun Emma Thompson appears to be. In pictures and on screen she seemed to be always be laughing and having and a blast. Plus she brought her daughter to the […]

Over the holidays we spent a few days over on the island. For those who live outside BC, this isn't a tropical island, but a reference to Vancouver Island or Victoria where my Dad lives. I packed a few old favourites into a massive suitcase to leave room to bring back all the Christmas presents […]

Today, January 4th, is the 4th anniversary of Fashion Forward 40. Looking back on that first post I will admit my idea of this blog is pretty much the same. Some of my editorial ideas have changed a bit with less fun polls and more What I Wore type posts.  But the main essence of […]


I am not a maker of New Year's Resolutions. It seems unrealistic to make a sudden change to your life because it is a new year on the calendar. I remember a high school English literature teacher once saying that characters only change when there is motivation to change. I imagine this is the same […]

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