Category Archives: Shop girl

Pillow talk

December was not a happy blogging month, but I’m back after a well-deserved vacation back home hanging with my family. On my travels I discovered this new little shop in Waterloo called Bon Mot, which sells contemporary art and design … Continue reading

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MAKENEW, Valentino and keeping dry

One of the realities of living on the east coast is that, if you dress weather-appropriately, you’ll spend half the year looking like Captain Dork, yarg. No one, no one makes decent looking rain-repellent coats with hoods. So what’s a … Continue reading

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Pretty Things goes downtown

I haven’t had much time for blogging recently: I’ve been working on a wedding guide that is taking more planning that my own big day. But today I managed to get to the reopening of Pretty Things Boutique. Although I’m … Continue reading

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Precious things

Today I stopped by Clothes Horse to look at jewellery for a photoshoot. Merle always has really interesting pieces: my husband bought me a leather and mink necklace, apparently from Russia, for my birthday. I am loving this lovebird vintage … Continue reading

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Shoe lust: Kron by Kronkron

A couple of years ago we took a memorable trip to Iceland. I couldn’t afford very much (except at the killer flea market–great secondhand dresses, just past the shark meat counter) from the local designers, but if I ever go … Continue reading

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Dr. Martens makes me feel good

In the 90s, Dr. Martens got its own tartan: the “Red McMartens Tarten.” Love it on the Tyree 8-Eye Boot, comforting like a big old crisp pile of leaves. If you’re looking for something a little more feminine, however, Veronica … Continue reading

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deux fm does vintage

Nova Scotia fashion designer Anna Gilkerson, best known for her eco-friendly (god, I can’t wait for the day we don’t have to always label this every time) elegant line deux fm is offering something interesting through her online shop: vintage … Continue reading

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