the more you know the less you need

the more you know the less you need

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Tres Chic

Tres Chic

A young lady of a very certain age with enviable style. Photo

Crazy for Coats

Crazy for Coats

I have a bit of an obsession with coats. When we moved to our modern house in the country, we had to build a closet in the basement to accomodate my, ahem, rather extensive wardrobe. How can builders think teeny tiny closets are sufficient, I ask? […]

The Art of Makeup

The Art of Makeup

Lisa Eldridge’s brand new book, FACE PAINT is gracing my coffee table. And what a beauty it is. I was on the pre-order list on Amazon because I knew it was sure to be an instant hit. Barely on the shelves, it is already currently […]

Necessary Luxuries

Necessary Luxuries

A heads up for beauty girls…you can now (finally) shop HOLT RENFREW beauty online! No ferries, travelling, parking, line-ups….just all the finest skincare and makeup products you crave delivered to your doorstep. For orders $100 or more, shipping is free. And they will add up to […]

Mad for Marsanne

Mad for Marsanne

Now here is a white wine you may never have tasted—or even heard of—Marsanne (mahr-SAHN). This grape is typically grown in the northern Rhone region of France and usually blended with Roussanne and often Viognier and Grenache Blanc as well. However, Tahbilk winery from Australia does […]

The Allure of it All

The Allure of it All

Although I am in my 50s, I have recently had a bit of a beauty revelation. I’ve never really been into makeup. I wore some makeup–usually just mascara and lipstick, if truth be told–so when I decided to acquire a proper makeup ensemble, I was really starting […]

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Love Social Media?

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