Here are just a few outfits I wore recently, although it is possible that all you notice are the coral pink sunglasses. These are a gift from my husband who ‘confessed’ that he doesn’t really like my choices of eyewear. He wants them brighter and more funky. Normally he wants them smaller as well, but I guess he conceded that when it comes to sunglasses, big is beautiful!
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I identified tomboy chic as one of the fall / winter 2013 trends (subscribe to get a free trends report!). In fact wearing something ‘from the men’ is very trendy this season. So much so that I made it part of the upcoming dressing challenge where I challenge you all to add a male touch to your outfits. Here are some ideas on how to wear the tomboy chic trend. [click to continue…]
This is the continuation of Lorraine’s powerful story of how she coped with the discovery of breast cancer and its subsequent treatment. You can read part 1 here.
Thursday June 6
I was told this would not be a painful operation but it is uncomfortable and I can only lie on my back so quickly get back ache. My urine is bright blue from the dye. [click to continue…]
Since starting this blog 2 years ago I have made many new friends and had the pleasure of getting to know some of my readers really well through their comments and conversations on the style forum. One of them is Lorraine whom I (and you) got to know better after she won a prize in last year’s huge giveaway (another big one coming up in October, stay tuned!) and proceeded to upload her photos in the style forum (here are some recent ones). Since then she has been an active participant of this site and even wrote a personal article on how to beat depression. She also helped me edit my style book.
It therefore came as a shock when she told me in May that she had recently been diagnosed with breast cancer. I have since been amazed how well she coped with the diagnosis and the subsequent treatment and she agreed to keep a diary of the whole process. Even photographing her outfits during treatment, which helped her to feel good about herself and stay positive. Wearing the right clothing became increasingly more important. [click to continue…]