Fall Fashion, Back to Basics - D by denise
September 26, 2018

Fall Fashion: Back To Basics


With the sunset of summer now a faded memory, many of us think of fall fashion. For me, the feeling of  “back to school” returns each September and I have fond memories of packing away summer clothing and pulling out fall pieces to sift...

May 2, 2018

Shades of 50s Gray


Unlike my husband who was full salt and pepper by his late 30s (he claims it was because of me!), I luckily inherited my mother’s genes and didn’t see the introduction of gray until this past year. Now, as pieces of silver begin to pee...

Modern Woman - D by denise - Smythe Blazers
March 7, 2018

March Into Spring With A New Staple: The Blazer


It may be premature to say “Spring has sprung” but I bet we can agree we’re ready to put away our sweaters, wool dress pants, and coats to make room for a spring wardrobe. Whether pulling favourite pieces from previous years, keeping our...

Holiday boutique shopping
December 21, 2017

Final Preparation: When is Enough, Enough?

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Like most, I’m wrapping up holiday preparations and finding last minute special (but simple) treasures this week. I’m also taking time for Christmas cheer visits over a quick cup of tea or glass of wine. It’s tough to find the “perfect” ...