Category Archive: Material Issue

What The Chic G20 Protester Is Wearing This Season

Andrew obscures his identity in a vintage silk Yves Saint Laurent pocket square worn as a cheeky kerchief. Who wouldn’t want this cool cat to purr chants and slogans in her ear? Me-ow!

Hello Cleveland!

Just back from a rockin’ road trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Inga, Andrea, Veronica and new friend Kenny. There was an impressive display of Stevie Nicks‘ stage costumes.… Continue reading

Rainy Day Woman Pt. 1

With the welcome rain of the last few days, I got to thinking: What is the Vacheron Constantin of parapluies? The Boucheron of bumbershoots? The n’est plus ultra of umbrellas? I figure that… Continue reading

Fire in Little Hipstertown

Some bad news and good news. There was a conflagaration in our hood on Victoria Day. There was a second storey fire in the row of storefronts housing The Australian Boot Company, Deluxe… Continue reading

On Target

Went to Target yesterday. Lots of the Liberty of London collection clothes left over in the clearance section. But most of it, while beautiful, was made of a creepy polyester material. I did… Continue reading

Old Photos of People Dressed In Old Timey Costume

I picked up this old, hand-tinted photo at the Roncesvalles Area Yard Sale on the weekend. It’s entitled “The Last of The Blossoms”. It’s not an accomplished photo, but I bought it because… Continue reading

Classics of Fashion: Diane von Furstenberg Wrap Dress

Look what I found at Courage My Love today. That’s right, a vintage Diane von Fürstenberg Jeanne wrap dress! And only $16. It’s missing it’s label, but I’ve ogled enough of these babies… Continue reading

Find of the Month: Givenchy Silk Chiffon Blouse

Check out this sunny yellow Givenchy blouse. I picked it up at the Goodwill on Roncesvalles for $8. They had all kinds of good things like a Max Mara camel coat, but they… Continue reading

Caped Crusaders

Listen ladies, with the temperatures hovering between 5°C and 19°C, it’s perfect cape weather. On Saturday, I attended an evening at the theatre were there were not one, not two but three women… Continue reading

The “It” Sweater — Breton Stripes

If you want to look like a chic fille in a stripey sweater, you should totally check out the Alfred Sung Pure collection at Zellers. You can get the boat neck sweater pictured… Continue reading

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