Category Archive: Material Issue

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

Oscar Fashion: Turquoise Delight

This morning, I was thinking really hard about my favourite Oscar ensembles. And I realized that there was nothing truly memorable. It was a play-it-safe year for stylists. There were two looks that… Continue reading

Mid-Week Update: Paris Ready-To-Wear Week

Is it just me, or does it feel like the Fall Winter 2010 shows have been going on forever. Anyway, the Paris Ready-To-Wear shows began on Monday. Balmain presented a brocaded and broad-shouldered… Continue reading

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