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World of Costume

Dressing for a Regency Ball

How does one dress for a Regency Ball, Tea Dance, or Soirée? Not long after I started learning Regency Dance at the end of December 2016, I attended my first Regency ball in March 2017 (and a soirée in February 2017). I barely knew the steps but I was so determined to transport myself into …

Fashion

Remembrance Jewellery: Wearing the Poppy

Although I am used to remembering the victims (including soldiers and civilians) of war on Remembrance Day (aka Armistice Day – 11 November), I will be joining fellow Canadians in London today on Remembrance Sunday. I will be wearing my poppy earrings and brooch from the Royal Canadian Legion‘s Poppy Store. If you are looking for …

World of Costume

My Mary Poppins Costume

Today is the 51st anniversary of the Disney film, Mary Poppins, so I’m sharing with you my belated post on my 2014 Halloween costume! Coat: long black wool coat from Le Chateau | Blazer: black blazer from H&M|Blouse: ‘Victorian’-inspired polyester blouse from eBay | Bow: Blue bow hair clip from Claire’s | Skirt: Vintage navy …

Munich

Munich Goes Green for St Paddy’s

Shortly after half past 6 in the evening, the green lights illuminated the Neues Rathaus to cheers from the ‘flash mob’ crowd gathering at Marienplatz in München. This was supposedly the first time the New Town Hall had been lit green in honour of St Patrick’s Day and the Irish living in Bavaria, but the …

Fashion

OOTD: A Breton Stripes Crush

I’ve been looking forward to sharing my Breton/nautical/striped outfit, as well as my new navy & white striped bags from Stella & Dot! ⚓ Top: H&M  – Striped Top (C$19.95/US$17.95) ⚓ Skirt: Express – High Waist Full Midi Skirt (~C$40 SALE) ⚓ Bag: Stella & Dot – How Does She Do It tote in Navy Stripe (C$94) …

Fashion

Recommendation du jour: ModCloth

I just bought a cute dress for work / parties from ModCloth called Work With Me Dress in Deep Red. As you can see, it features a cute ‘Peter Pan collar’ and a ruffled peplum (I just learned this word about a week ago, by the way. It happens to be ‘in’ this season. I …

World of Costume

Halloween 2012: The Tooth Fairy

This year I decided to dress up as a tooth fairy. I’m not very original in my costumes. There are only 4 things I can dress up as every year: Gretel (in my dirndl); Edwardian lady (in my 80’s evening dress); Medieval lady (in my ‘Medieval’ costume); and a fairy (in my blue cocktail dress). …

Fashion

My Favourite Accessories Stores

1. Accessorize Brand origin: UK Products: necklaces, earrings, rings, bracelets, scarves, hats, fascinators, purses and bags, swimwear, stickers – just about everything! My review: The orig. price can be very expensive but once it goes on sale (e.g. 75% or more), it can be so tempting to buy the entire store! 😉 I have a few hair …