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 […]

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 […]

As a child I grew up on the prairies where layering it up in the winter is an art learned very early in life. Of course that layering was for warmth so your fingers or toes didn't fall off on the walk to school. Or so that you could remove a layer at a time […]

I have to admit I wasn't sure if I was more excited about Neil Patrick Harris hosting or the Emmys red carpet fashions this year. In the end neither disappointed. The trends on the Emmy Red Carpet mirrored what we have been seeing on the red carpet for fall and next spring - cutaways, black […]

I was going through the closet in my guest room recently and re-discovered this summer dress that I had forgotten I still had. I bought this on a trip to Toronto about 10 years ago at a little independent boutique on Queen Street. The last time I had tried it on it was a bit tight, […]

In honour of casual Friday, and to help debunk the idea that style bloggers look glamorous all the time, I thought I'd post this cute (but firmly NON-glam) outfit I wore to do school pick-up last week. It was also an opportunity to show off the purple spring jacket I got for my birthday from my […]

The weather has been spectacular in Vancouver for the past week.  With a short week for Easter combined with Spring Break, I only had 2 days in the office last week. On both of those days I mixed it up in different ways. Mixing Solids The first was mixing colour. I layered two different purples, […]

As I get older I am less likely to wear short dresses or skirts. When the hemline starts creeping up past my knee I start to get uncomfortable. This is interesting as I grew up figure skating, and ran around in barely there skirts most of my formative years. But today as I edge towards […]

In high school I was a bit of drama geek and hung out with a sort of New Wave crowd.  There was another drama geek that I knew, Nicole Oliver, who hung out with a more preppy crowd.  We were both head strong, ambitious, smart and more than a bit Type A. When we first met I had hair held […]

Last week was Pink Shirt Day at most schools in the province of BC, to help bring attention to bullying. With a Kindergartener in the house, we had him all ready for the day (in a CKNW Orphan's Fund t-shirt, which helped fund Boys and Girls Club anti-bullying programs). Then he asked what I was […]

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