Corsets: Let’s Get The Skinny

Ok friends… I’ve been working on this post for a little while.   I was worried about what the backlash would be from readers.  So I feel I must write this preamble first: I believe there is not ‘right way’ to have a body. You can be the healthiest version of yourself and never come close to being…

Zebras & Birds

As summer winds down, retailers have enticing sale signs in their windows….and for an addict like me, it is VERY difficult to walk by without shopping.  But I’m doing my best to create my outfits of the day from the items that hang proudly in my closet that deserve my love and attention 🙂 I…

9-to-5 & 5-to-9

I wrote this a while a go — and seeing the remaining ‘summer day’ left in Toronto are ones that require sweaters and closed-toed shoes, this post needed to be shared sooner than later. Enjoy.  xo ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The trickiest part to summer (I think) is figuring out what to wear to the office that’s professional,…

Do You Know Your Measurements?

I’ve recently been shopping with a couple of slender, vintage loving ladies in my life – both of whom have mad sewing abilities, who come armed with tape measure whenever they are hunting for fabulous vintage finds.  Both of these lovelies are avid online clothing shoppers as well.  The key thing I noticed with both…

As You Like It

Summer in Toronto is not complete without attending at least one Shakespere-in-the-Park ‘pay-what-you-can’ event! Pack a picnic, a blanket and a friend or two and it’s a perfect night of outdoor theatre.   This year, CanadianStage is offering both comedy and tragedy in High Park.  The shows will be playing on alternate nights through the summer.…

A Tribute to The Berto

Most days I carry on living my life as normal… I get up and get dressed, go to work, blog, shop, swing dance, meet people, etc.   On the outside I look just fine. But I am not fine.  Sigh…  I am heartbroken. It’s been two weeks.  Two weeks since the only constant in my…

Onesie for me

You must have notice all the hype around Jumpsuits and Rompers in plus sized fashion these days….especially for summer.  Wondering what your thoughts are on them? A few months ago I did a roundup post on this, trying to figure out if this trend is for me.  Click here for my initial reactions to this…