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Midweek Modness: David-Andersen Norway Saga Viking Ring

This ring, by Norwegian silversmiths David-Andersen, is a 1960s or 70s copy of an authentic Viking design. Part of the Saga series, the company copied jewels made around 300 A.D. and found in… Continue reading

Late Victorian Paste Earrings

It’s been a long, weird week and I am feeling the need reaffirm my commitment to sparkle motion. Perhaps I’ll wear these earrings today. They date from the late Victorian period They feature… Continue reading

Remembrance Day Part 2

Another memory — A locket with a picture of my Grandma and my great uncle Howard in his Canadian Expeditionary Force uniform. Howard gave this locket to my great grandmother before he shipped… Continue reading

To Remember is to End All War

For Remembrance Day, I am rerunning this First World War love token with a Canadian forces emblem. It’s inscribed “United we stand for King and empire.” The locket slides open to reveal a… Continue reading

This is Your Face On Drugs

Here’s a conversation I frequently have with myself: The effect controlled substances have on your looks. I am not condoning legal or illegal drug abuse. I’m just saying that some drugs are kinder… Continue reading

My Beauty Reboot

Hey everybody! My Beauty Reboot Makeover is now up at Fashionism.ca. Thrill to the wonder of my transformation (courtesy of colorist Luis Pacheco and stylist Anthony Ingraldi of Hair on the Avenue, and… Continue reading

Old School Shampoo

I was talking to my friend and fellow blogger The Office Bride last week and she told me that her mom used to wash her hair in beer to give it extra shine… Continue reading

I Found An Art: Wounded Loon

First let me say that the only reason I’ve been frequenting the Value Village and Salvation Army this week is to drop off donations. I am trying to be getting rid of things,… Continue reading

Why Dive Watches Are So Cool

Check out my vintage deep sea diving watch collection. Aren’t they sexy? Of course, you probably shouldn’t actually try to scuba in a 40-year-old watch. The seals and stuff that make them waterproof… Continue reading

Another VV Find

When I was about 9 or 10, I really wanted a Tiffany Taylor doll. She was super glam in her lurex body suit and chartreuse overskirt. But the main thing was that with… Continue reading

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