August 31, 2013

cropped plaid

Plaid pants (thrifted, Divine, Edmonton, AB. $15). Top (Zara). Shoes (Aldo). Purse (vintage, Jones & Co. Windsor, ON $25). Sunglasses (Ray-Ban). Cuff (H&M).

Photos A Mingay

August 25, 2013

a little bit country

Mathilde Industrie-Paris dress (vintage, Vintage House, Windsor, ON. $28). Shoes (Nine West Vintage America). Belt (thrifted, Value Village Thrift, Windsor, ON $5). Sheriff pin (thrifted, Jones & Co. Windsor, ON $7 ). DIY bank bag clutch (thrifted, Sweet Salvage, Leamington, ON $9). Sunglasses (Ray-Ban). Bracelets (ghrlunltd).

Photos A Mingay

August 21, 2013

hints of turquoise

Dress (H&M). Necklace (Aldo). Belt (thrifted, Lost & Found Vintage, Royal Oak, MI. $18). Clutch (American Apparel). Boots (Topshop). Bracelets (thrifted, Giles & Brother, H&M, Arizona market find)

Ron 'The Feather Hat Guy' and I talking jewelry. 

Photos A Mingay

August 17, 2013

full skirts

Saint Laurent skirt (vintage, Lost & Found Vintage, Royal Oak, MI. $49). Tank (F21). Shoes (Charles Jourdan). Purse (Club Monaco). Cuffs (H&M). Sunglasses (H&M).

Photos A Mingay

August 15, 2013


I had a fantastic birthday the other day.  I spent the morning in and around Detroit at a few of my favourite vintage shops. Later I met a friend for a lunch. 
I found this dress at Lost & Found Vintage in Royal Oak, where I had a great time treasure hunting with Gregory, one of the store clerks.  It was nice to get his opinion on some of my choices, and also for him to have me try a few things that I would have otherwise not selected. 
I loved the colour combination of this dress, but it wasn't until I paired it with my ankle boots that I knew I had to add it to my purchase pile.  It reminded me of something I wore in high school, with army boots - a look that I plan to resurrect this fall.  

Dress (thrifted, Lost & Found Vintage, Royal Oak, MI. $22). Clutch (thrifted, Value Village Thrift, Windsor, ON $5 last seen here). Boots (Topshop). Bracelet (Giles & Brother). 

Photos C Miller

August 10, 2013

fish out of water

Well it certainly didn't take me long to find another 'perfect' beaded/sequins jacket!  
I think that the pattern of the sequins on the shoulders and down the sleeves is just fantastic. I love the way it catches the light.  I only wish that I would have got a photo of the back.  The same detail starts at the shoulder blades and comes to a point in the centre. Glorious!
Fantastic + Glorious = another beaded/sequins jacket!

Beaded jacket (vintage, Jones & Co. Windsor, ON $25). Levi's shorts (Club Monaco). T-shirt (Zara). Sandals (Zara). Fendi purse (thrifted, Vintage House, Windsor, ON. $60). Bracelets (thrifted, Giles & Brother, Chanel, H&M, Gap). Sunglasses (H&M).

Photos A Mingay

August 07, 2013

treasure hunting

Silk kimono (Lea Gottlieb). T-shirt (Urban Outfitters). Jeans (F21). Boots (Topshop). Metal Clutch (vintage, Jones & Co. Windsor, ON. $38 last seen here and here). Sunglasses (Ray-Ban). Store - L&K Antiques, Tilbury, ON.

The silk kimono was actually purchased at a swimwear store (new not vintage, although it could pass as such) however, I have always felt that it was far too beautiful to just wear to the beach.

Who is Lea Gottlieb?  As the founder of Gottex, 'Lady Leah' as she was affectionately known, sold the company in 1997 after 41 years as the chief designer. At the age of 85 after leaving Gottex, she started designing under her own name - Lea Gottlieb. She lived to be 96. Read more here

Photos A Mingay