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40 + Style

Vintage Chanel Suit

I live close to a very wealthy area in the Detroit metro area that is full of auto executives, sport stars, and other people who are totally loaded. The estate sale game here is STRONG. I have found some really amazing things for my house at estate sales, such as art and my original Milo …

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40 + Style Work Wear

The Case for a Great Black Blazer

Do you have a great black blazer? If not, you have a MAJOR hole in your wardrobe. Actually, it’s OK to have several great black blazers. There are so many different silhouettes and fabrics. Of course, this is coming from a person who has a serious addiction to blazers lately. I have an oversized black …

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40 + Style Casual / Weekend Wear

Mary Jane Shoes Make Me Happy

Fun fact…  Besides hating heels because they hurt my feet and knees (a.k.a. I’m old), I also have really skinny ankles so they slip off. Grrrr… I’ve tried those grippy things, and they work OK if I’m not wearing hosiery. All bets are off if I’m wearing tights. It’s likely that I’ll accidentally fling one …

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Fancy Finds

Embroidery is Back

Whenever I used to think of embroidery all I could think of was the 70s. Either the embroidery items have gotten cooler, or I am nostalgic for the days of yore. I love how the embroidery really zhushes up a plain sweatshirt or pair of jeans. And those boots? I DIE! I adore them, but …

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40 + Style Work Wear

Leopard Blazer

How many blazers are TOO many blazers? It seems as though all I want to wear anymore is a blazer. I’m really loving ones that are patterned or interesting colors. I mean really, one cannot always wear a black blazer. I wear them to work, I wear them casually, I wear them out to dinner …

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