Wearing Make Up isn’t a mask… Anymore

Wearing make up empowers me. Creating beauty and perfecting it in my eye gives me confidence. It didn’t always. I had to find confidence in my natural skin to embrace the power of makeup. When I arrived at college, I made a new enemy: acne and acne scars. I watched myself fall into an trap […]

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Mixing Texture and Colours

I understand I am perhaps part of the minority that enjoys thrift shopping and holds an “It’s all about the thrill of the hunt” can do attitude. I also understand not everyone has that same mind set as this can make thrift shopping more daunting. This outfit I was able to find in the same […]

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Calvin Klein Lookin Fine

Calvin Klein is quite possibly my favourite designer. When I first started diving in to the vintage fashion style I tried to find pieces that had a more timeless cut and shape to them. Those pieces would stay in style longer, would match well with some of my older pieces and my new ones and looked cleaner. Timeless is key in […]

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Vintage Fashion Tips For the Beginner

Everything you start has a starting point, and yes the featured image is one of my first vintage inspired outfits. If you’re starting to dress in a more vintage style everyday or just once for a snazzy party, it can be daunting at first. The style is very different to modern fashion. Difficulties include finding […]

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Happy International Women’s Day! Here’s What Empowerment Looks Like for Me

I want to be very clear. This is how I empower myself. You might find empowerment in different ways, or maybe you haven’t found what empowers you yet. Empowerment looks differently on everyone. But this is mine. Vintage Hairstyles Timeless clothing It’s Yoga Pants and Sport Bras at Circus Class It’s Going Working Cooking Food […]

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Secrets in the Little Black Dress

I own a lot of black. In fact, I’ve had to stop myself from buying anything that is black to avoid having a closet that actually looks like a black hole. I own 4 black sweaters, 8 black dresses, 4 black shirts, a pair of black pants, 2 black skirts, 2 pant suits…. you get […]

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Vintage Turban Hats

Turbans are a type of millenary worn for centuries across amongst members of different religions and cultures. A turban hat became popular in the 1940’s. According to an advertisement, in the 1940’s the hat was rationed, making the turban a more assessable and affordable way to create a new hat. Personally I wear them on […]

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Pin Stripes

Pin stripes are one of my favourite patterns. To me they are sophisticated, clean and flattering. When wearing pin stripes, I wear them vertically, giving the illusion I look taller. Of course there are exceptions to every rule. This dress is mostly vertical stripes, but it has horizontal striped pockets to add dimension. I have […]

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I Forgot to Stop and Smell the Roses

I was at work on Valentines Day. I’ll spare the details, and while nothing went terribly wrong, just a bunch of little things piled up and got to me. I didn’t realize when they said, “It’s the little things that make the biggest difference” they were talking about the negative things too. Also who is […]

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Actually Affordable Fashion

How does one look like a million bucks but for 10-40 bucks? It’s not as hard as you may think but there are a few tricks and components to it. The best thing to do is ground the moving parts and create an action plan. Determine your style This seems kind of obvious but go […]

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