Dress For Yourself

There are days when we try very hard to get dressed, be fashionable and feel confident but it simply doesn’t work. I have these every now and again, usually due to the realization the outfit will be too warm or […]

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From Flare to Straight

You know that feeling you have when you try on a pair of jeans and they feel amazing? No pinching, no crotch-biters, no saggy lines, no muffin top… They just look awesome? I recently discovered by chance the perfect fit […]

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Bridesmaid Dress Alterations

A friend of mine had planned a rather “quick” wedding, as in, she didn’t spend a year deciding on a location or colour palettes and all the extra details of what seems to be the trend nowadays. She fell in […]

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Redesigning Your Shoes

I’ve talked about the wonders of redesigning your footwear a number of times but I have revisited it quite a bit lately for two reasons: 1. The store doesn’t sell my size in the colour or style I want. 2. […]

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Vintage Redesign!

I finally wore my vintage redesign project dress out on the town on Saturday night and it occurred to me I had never blogged about this wonderful creation of mine! To be honest I was very surprised at how comfortable […]

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Vintage Redesign

I have a keen interest in re-inventing dated styles and turning them into modern fashionable pieces. My latest find was based on fabric alone. One of my favourite colours is mint, and this dress by Quintieri has a beautiful mint […]

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Happy Accidents

To the untrained eye, this is just an adorable pleated skirt. Now let me fill you in with the story behind it. I am guilty of not often bothering to try outfits on at the store, usually the reason I […]

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The Purple Couch

The final verdict comes with mixed reviews. Personally I think they look fantastic and unfortunately (for Mom!) it makes me want to source out more cheap furniture to recover for my new place. Luckily it takes time and a great […]

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Giving Your Shoes a Facelift!

It can be pretty expensive at times even when you thrift, to keep up with the latest styles and trends. Some days we even find ourselves caving and rushing to the mall and spending a fortune because at that particular […]

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Refinished Headboard

I’ve been watching Kijiji for some time collecting pieces to form a real bed. I started with the expensive mattress purchase which was a house-warming gift from the bank of Mom & Dad. I’m not exactly fond of living a […]

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Shoes Get the Death Penalty

Sometimes even shoes you love, must be subjected to the death penalty. No electricity required, just scissors or a garbage can. I tend to push the limits with my clothing, especially my shoes. Thrift shoes are both wonderful and not […]

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