A Pencil Skirt for Spring Time

This pencil skirt is absolutely wonderful for the spring time

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Evening at the Boardwalk

A few nights ago I put on my new favourite blouse and went to a dueling piano bar. The Blouse is a deep green I found at Nordstrom Rack. I paired it with one of my favourite skirts; a pleated cream skirt with damask textured pattern to it. The blouse has beautiful pleating along the […]

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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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Vintage Arts

I walked in for chalk paint, walked out in love with my new accessories

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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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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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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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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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