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, […]

Back in the fall I picked up this vintage 50s polyester house dress at the local thrift store. It was a bit big, but I loved the pattern and the fake accordion pleated skirt. The pleats are just an effect in the fabric, so they don't add any bulk to the skirt. I thought it […]

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 […]

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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