here in September 2021 and last went there here in April 2022.
I did my outfits pics in a hurry.
This is the actual outfit, but as the weather was very mixed in the morning (rainy, cloudy, windy), I built my outfit around the coat.
I don't care about the missing button on the back - in a larger sense, aren't we all missing a button or two?
Open, and all casual. Big pockets in the skirt!
- Purse - Danier Leather, thrifted
- Silk scarf - Echo, thrifted
Oops, missed my gloves - they were in the coat pockets.
- Leather gloves - vintage 50s, thrifted
- Belt - Danier Leather
- Eelskin bangle - vintage 80s, thrifted
- Gold bracelet - thrifted, Sidney
- Lapis lazuli/Fulvia Ring - Wendy Brandes
- Earrings - Biko, consignment
We drove out the sports fields at Lochside trail.
Are you ready for a gentle stroll through west coast rainforest?
We enjoyed tea (lemon ginger for Mom, mango coconut Oolong for me) and sandwiches and salads for lunch. I had smoked salmon, with capers, onion and cream cheese on a multigrain bagel, and Mom had a seafood salad croissant.
Our walks are always full of love, talking about family near and long-gone, catching up on each other's lives.
I bussed back to town, and had a browse in the WIN Boutique.
The tights are by H&M, made in Italy, and retailed for $14.99.
The necklace is glass, brass(?) and crystal and is by J. Crew. They had a few other J. Crew necklaces there, all at the same price of $7.95 each. I was tempted to buy them all!
I found a pair of thermal/layering leggings for L. He often has to travel to cold places.
Ugh, Costco - I have never been in one, and I don't plan on it.
I've been looking for ages for a top in this shade of pink.
It's by Northern Reflections, a "mature woman" store in the malls here.
I'm always on the lookout for good sleeveless layering tops.
This is a dark teal shade, fits me perfectly and is by Le Chateau. It's a woven polyester, but it's fully washable.
This long tiered skirt caught my eye.
I always dig around and look for labels. Ooh, this is made in Canada!
Cydney Mar...who I have never heard of before. She's a Chinese-Canadian from Vancouver, a former figure skater who sewed her own fashions but was injured in a catastrophic accident, which then led her to design her own fashion line, which was then sold on QVC (the shopping channel). It's quite a story (here, link 'cause I love)!
And now, it's time to go find my little monster. Vizzini! Where are you? Oh, there you are, hiding under the duvet on the bed.
"I am OUTRAGED at this interruption!"
Eyes of Fury! I'd better leave him alone to nap!
And I am now off for the weekend, Gentle Readers - I hope you have weekends full of peace and quiet moments of joy. I'll be back on Sunday with tales of adventure, so please drop by!