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Ctrl – X {in the closet}

I can talk about fashion 10 hours a day, weekdays, weekends, anytime and anywhere. I don’t believe in resolutions and I have a weird way of classifying clothes (my logic – give away the clothes you cannot fit in any longer, even though a thought in the back of your head says to keep a […]

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“Black” is the new black

Little Black Dress, Little Black Jacket, Coco Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, classy, elegance, mystery… Men in Black, black sheep, black tea, Black Friday… (I can go until next Christmas). You go at the birthday parties, dinner parties, in a bar, a club, at the office, in vacations, to the mall, everyone wears black. Dresses, shirts, pants, […]

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Heart of a Fashionista

I am surrounded by women at work every day and I see a lot (thanks God that my retina is no longer ostracized by the hooker shoes and cheap leggings of a previous colleague). I like to believe that I know a little bit more than usual about fashion. I know that Jeanne Paquin was […]

Something old and something new

My Vince (Camuto) brogues Me and my Vince brogues have a relationship since 2010 and I don’t know for what reason I never worn them from April to October, but only November to March, which here in Vancouver is considered winter. Oh, don’t think that I am using them like skis, but for those which […]

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Raining

Since I moved to Canada or better say on the West Coast of Canada, in Vancouver, I purchased about 12 umbrellas. I’m not kidding! Think about a continuing rain from October to May and some years to June. I don’t hate the rain any longer. I guess you get used with it. In fact, I […]

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Garment Evolution – The Jeans

Looking back into the jeans (a.k.a. Denim) history, starting back in 1873 (thanks to Levi’ Strauss and Jacob Davies), we can see lots of great styles. The jeans became the iconic piece we know today, only in the ’60s, when the hippie generation lived completely in jeans. No other piece of clothing managed to be […]