Summer in The6ix

Summer in Toronto is just the greatest! We have everything…. Live Music!  Plays and Performances!  Dancing! Sailing! Spas! Shopping! Outdoor movies! Cultural Festivals! Foods from around the world! Annnnnnd all of these things are usually FREE and are walking distance from each other!  No car required! ❤ There have been many wonderful fun-filled days this…

The Gap + Winners + H&M = OOTD

NOTHING worn in this post is from a “plus-sized store”! I found such luck at the following shops: H&M, Winners and The Gap recently.  And here are my finds from these spots into one complete outfit post! Let’s talk about this hi-low tunic I found at Winners!  For us petite (short) babes, the hi-low look…

Suzy Shier +

Suzy Shier is a Canadian retailer of women’s fashion with over 140 stores across the country. When I was a teen, I remember shopping there as an in-betweenie size 15, I would be able to find a rare gem at a price I could afford on my minimum wage salary at the time.  But, in my…

Transitioning…Ooh La La

The easiest way to make your Summer pieces more Fall appropriate isn’t to ditch them altogether, but to come up with new ways to wear them. Here are a few simple ways to stretch your wardrobe and make all your old favorites work until Winter. This simple short-sleeved navy geometric patterned, faux wrap  cotton summer…

Lindyworks 2014!

Lindyworks is  Toronto Lindy Hop’s annual weekend of workshop wonderfulness! It’s all about Lindy Hop and Vernacular Jazz dancing.  Having only begun my own Swing Dancing love affair (began this past spring, click here for that)…. this was my first workshop ever!  I was uber nervous about being surrounded by actual dancers for an entire weekend (three…

Swing Prom!

If you’ve been following PPMeow! for sometime now, you’ll know that I’ve fallen head-over-heels for Lindy Hop and Swing Dancing!  So much so that all summer I’ve tried to attend as many free, outdoor swing event around the city (click here & here), and nearly every Saturday (since the completion of my lessons with Lindy…

Flower Power

“Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking.” Miranda Priestley’s famed catty retort from The Devil Wears Prada may live on in infamy, but truth be told I’m not the biggest fan of floral prints.  And I’m seemingly late to the party with this trend this year….with summer in full bloom and all (see what I did there 😉…

Swing Dancing: LHR End of Year Party

9-weeks ago…. I began Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons with the lovely instructors, Luis & Natalia of Lindy Hop Revolution.  And I can proudly say that they’ve officially turned me into a solid Beginner Level Swing Dancer!!!   I blogged about my very first swing lesson – describing myself as a hot mess.  My arms…