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Knitting And Your Season

Photo by Rebecca Grant on UnsplashKnitting for your 12 season color analysis seasonA collection of knitting patterns and knitting tips.  Pick the right yarn for your season Bright Winter knitting Soft Autumn knitting True Autumn knitting True AutumnAh, the rich, burnished colours of True Autumn’s knitting projects! Spiced apple cider, red apples, crunchy leaves and […]

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Simple formula for a capsule wardrobe

A simple capsule wardrobe formula A capsule wardrobe is a collection of clothes (and accessories) that can be combined in many ways so that you get more use out of fewer clothes. You’ll spend less time wondering what to wear, and you look stylish no matter how you combine the items. You can use this system […]

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That one item you should bring

The most versatile item in your suitcase. You’d think it would be a pair of shorts or something, right? I read this in on the blog Kendi Everyday and it caught my attention. Her headline reads: The most versatile item in your suitcase. Intriguing, right? What she linked to is a lovely simple black and white dress from […]

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Bright Spring capsule wardrobe

Bright Spring can wallow in exuberantly happy colours and go wild with patterns. Warm, bright colours, animal prints, lots of energy and movement. Neutrals: Bright Spring can tolerate a little bit of black in patterns, and also can wear black if it is away from the face. Bright Winter can get away with a pair of […]

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True Spring capsule wardrobe

A capsule wardrobe for True Spring, in spring, what could it look like? It would look like pure, exuberant joy. The essence of the Spring palettes is absolute warm, drenched in sunshine, multiple colours, complimentary colours, lots of movement, in patterns, texture and fabrics. Good neutrals for the spring palettes are camel, sand, milk chocolate. I am […]

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The true cost of a garment

Using the CPW method of calculating the real worth of a piece of clothingThis is not an article about sustainable fashion. Slow fashion and sustainable manufacturing of clothing is important, but what I’m talking about here is the cost related to personal economy.True story: A woman shopping for a dress for a special occasion.She has […]

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