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Fashion Wishlist: The Midi Skirt

1. Whistles Zip Through Midi Skirt 2. MSGM Pineapple Print Midi Skirt 3. Chicwish Red A-Line Midi Skirt 4. Topshop Striped Midi Skirt 5. Topshop Sunrise Floral Print Midi Skirt 6. Dolce & Gabbana Polka Dot Cotton Poplin Midi Skirt 7. Chicwish New Swan Stone Castle Pleated Midi Skirt 8. Charlotte Russe Black Tulle Full Midi Skirt   The midi skirt (also known as a… Read more »

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25 Blog Post Ideas For Those Who Just Want To Write

It’s somewhat ironic that someone who is in a bit of a blogging slump herself should advise others on what to write about, but here we are. We all have days when we want to write but end up staring at the computer listlessly for hours. Sometimes it helps to just not write for a while… Read more »

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It’s A Charmed Life (On Instagram)

I had an interesting discussion with a friend yesterday. After both checking our Instagram accounts at the same time, we got on the subject of the social media platform and the way it encourages people to cherry-pick the best moments of their lives to then show them off to others. While she tended to view… Read more »

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Frivolous Fashion: 5 Clothing Items That Do Not Suit Me

We all have some fashion pet peeves and clothing choices that just make us wince. Now, I am not talking about obvious no-gos such as socks with sandals or leisure suits, which have long ago become fair game for general mockery. For the purposes of this post, I am much more interested in clothes that look… Read more »

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Blending Into The Walls

Whenever I wear these pants outside the house, those who are both bold and interested enough to comment on other people’s clothes generally give off two types of observations: a) why are you wearing pajama pants? b) those are some funky-ass pants you’re wearing! I personally tend to side with the latter observation, which is why I went… Read more »

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On How I Hate The Heat or Some Ridiculous Ways to Cool Down

As temperatures in the high thirties continue to hit Vancouver, I am once again reminded of just how poorly I would get on in a truly hot climate. While 29°C is no 45°C that I once experienced on a not-so-beautiful winter day in Australia, it is just enough to bring out the complaining uglies in a truly temperate being like me. Despite a fairly… Read more »

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Des rires: 3 French Comedies to Put On Your List

I’ve been watching a lot of French comedies lately and have put together a list of some that I have found particularly entertaining. I hesitate to call any list that I or anyone else have made “the best” because judgments of that sort are so subjective. There used to be a sandwich shop in Burnaby that claimed to… Read more »

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A Saturday in Photos

Do people really care about what other, non-famous people do with their days? Despite fairly firm insistence on the negative, I think that we (and when I say we, I mostly mean me) are at least moderately interested in how other people do ordinary things such as eating breakfast, going to work and spending their free… Read more »

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Florals and the Sea

In a mildly ironic turn of happenstance for someone who wants to write about fashion among other things, I am wary of outfit posts. I like looking at them, of course, but have never felt fully comfortable posting them myself. The irony is that up until a certain period in my late teens, I had… Read more »

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Mundane Lists: Small Thrills and Simple Pleasures

If you are like me, you get disproportionately excited about everyday things. While this fact is often reformated as bragging rights by those who want to give off the impression of effortless quirkiness, I truly believe that experiencing genuine excitement over little things is natural rather than weird or unsual. It is, after all, what gives us… Read more »