I have not made a secret of how much I have been coveting FiveLeft purses.  It was on my Christmas list the past two years in a row.   So this year I decided to indulge myself for Christmas.   I was originally looking at this New Girl in Red.   But when I was reviewing the bags […]

If you have visited a Canadian Starbucks since Halloween you know that the Holiday Retail Season has officially arrived!  Decor, music and specialty holiday drinks abound.    After many years of working in advertising and marketing, I am used to Christmas starting for me in August, so  ad campaigns and in-store signage are ready to be in market by […]


Dear Santa, I know it has been a long long time since you've heard from me (about 33 years).  But over the past year I've blogged about all sorts of stylish items.   And I thought you might find it confusing to know what items I really really really wanted in my closet this Christmas.   I have […]

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