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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Prague’s Food

Let’s talk about food. I am a believer in spending your money on experiences and not things. Eating is my favourite experiences, behind circus and traveling. Everything here is vegetarian. Now I did eat more than what I’m going to show you here, but here were my favourites: Ambiente – Pasta Fresca http://pastafresca.ambi.cz/en/ I got […]

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My Dermatologist Made me Self Conscious About My Acne

In terms of acne though, photos of me are either telling the truth that my acne wasn’t terrible. Or showing the lie because my acne was hidden under a mask of green concealer, foundation and heavy setting powder.

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I Ran Away to Circus School

There’s something about holding on for dear life and being capable of supporting yourself up in the air that forces you to believe, “I can do anything and I will do everything. ”

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Thrifty Tips for the First Time Thrifter.

I love thrift shopping! It’s all about the thrill of the hunt and finding hidden treasures. You can find all sorts of things in thrift store, including your favourite designer. In fact, I found my favourite pattern Cavlin Klein Dress in a thrift store for $10! New with the original tags on it. Have a […]

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Not Just Playing Dress Up

I’ve often wondered, “How did I start this whole vintage journey?” Part of it I believe started with playing dress up as a child. Sometimes I’ll look into the mirror after putting together an outfit and think back to my childhood and one outfit in particular I put together back then.  As a child, my […]

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