Luck O’ The Irish

Sorry about the drive-by post today, but I’m totally swamped with paying work. Which I am lucky to have. Another thing I’m lucky to have is this Victorian-era Connemara Marble horseshoe brooch. In… Continue reading

Breakfast At Tiffany’s

I thought I’d share an unusual jewel this morning. It’s a bracelet that we beauty editors were given when Tiffany launched their perfume Trueste back in 1995. Trueste the scent is a light… Continue reading

Back From The Bush

Hey everybody! I’m back from a week in Lake of the Woods. No WiFi. No cellphone connection. Yet I still managed to buy shoes. This is a picture of the same moccasins I… Continue reading

Brix Smith: Style Icon

I was looking at some old videos by The Fall on the You Tubes, and I couldn’t help but notice how au courant guitarist Brix Smith‘s look was/is. Turns out she no longer… Continue reading

Mid Century Modnesday: Copper Bracelet, Robert Larin Brooch and B+D Bangle

Look at these Mod goodies I got at the Flamboro Antique Show on the weekend. First, the funky copper bracelet pictured above. In the 1950s and 1960s, studio designers and First Nations artisans… Continue reading

Do Over: Locket On A Ribbon

I have more pendants, medallions and lockets than I have chains to hang them from. Then a couple of weeks ago, I saw a girl wearing a charm bracelet as a choker. To… Continue reading

Sneak Peek: Clarins Le Rouge Prodige

Here’s my favourite new lipstick for fall: Clarins Le Rouge Prodige. The finish can be best described as a “transparent pearl” and it is formulated with intense pigments that deliver rich colour without… Continue reading

Behind the Scenes Beauty Tips

As promised, here’s a behind-the-scenes peek at the photo shoot I did with photographer Alexis Finch last week. That’s Jeannine Charles from The Image Crafters making me over. And here’s three eye opening… Continue reading

I May Have A Small Watch Addiction

Sorry if I’ve been a lazy blogger. I’ve been working on some well-researched and thoughtful posts, but mostly its been too hot to concentrate on much more than work I am paid to… 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

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