Stitch and Sew

Every fashionista needs a sewing machine. I started off watching my mom and learning bits and pieces from her expert hands. I can alter my own clothes and try to make little projects (okay…big projects for me) by turning bell bottoms into skinnies, maxi dresses into hi-low midis ext…

Had a burst of confidence while mama bear was out of town and decided to try something simple from scratch.14894403_10101285920688310_359634170_o See more about this handmade dress below Continue reading

If it Fits like a Glove … BUY IT

One of my first authentic vintage adventures was the Toronto Vintage Fashion show that comes to town semi annually. Countless vendors, beautiful finds, and even Toronto Vintage Society (TVS) booth where I learned vintage go-ers are alive and well in the Toronto area.

This set was a fantastic find from that day many many months ago.

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The Worst Blogger Ever Award Goes To…

ME!

Forgive me for being awful at maintaining my site and updates this past year. I really don’t have any excuses. A lack of motivation, mixed with super busyness and an attempt to avoid wasting valuable study time on the internet kept me away from my laptop and Putting on the Ritzz lately. With a couple nudges from friends and fellow bloggers, I am hoping to start off another year on here.

What better way to do it then with my new years outfit?

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The other night after work, my best friend, her sister and I went downtown to enjoy one of the last few warm nights we’ll have left this summer.  Image
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Pretty Edge

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, my blog has been really slow lately. And I don’t think it will get any better as I am out of the country for the next few weeks. I have pictures to post up from a month back! But I will try to get into the swing of things on my free nights.

I love mixing looks. Before I got into vintage and pin up, I was definitely a street wear girl. Skater punk and ghetto glam were the styles I always played around with. I still like to bring in elements of the casual street into my classy pin up style.

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Magic Pencil Skirt

A staple in every woman’s wardrobe, especially a vintage-style pin up girl, is a great form-fitting “Chanel Length” pencil skirt. I’ve been on the hunt for a while and came across this heather grey skirt.

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See how I styled it below by clicking the link.
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