Look Book

we don’t really read fashion magazines. but we do have a CONFESSION. we both have “LOOK BOOK“.

unfortunately, we haven’t really been updating it because 1) we’re not the cool kids at school 2) we always felt awkward taking “candid” look book photos of ourselves 3) we’ve run out of poses.

our take on LOOK BOOK? each week, we’ll be posting collages of our favourite LOOKS (comprised of products from our store) along with non-related reading material from our personal collection of acquired BOOKS. think “oprah’s book club” meets martha stewart’s decoupage club?

we don’t have enough space for mannequins in our little shop… but if we did, these are the outfits they’d likely be wearing this week! (click on the images for a listing of items & prices)

Look: Short Skirt, Long Jacket

Book: The Postmistress “Long ago, I believed that, given a choice, people would turn to good as they would to the light. I believed that reporting – honest, unflinching pictures of the truth – could be a beacon to lead us to demand that wrongs be righted, injustices punished, and the weak and the innocent cared for … But I have covered far too many wars … to believe in … a single beam of truth to shine into the dark. Every story – love or war – is a story about looking left when we should have been looking right.

Here is the war story I never filed. I began it at the end of the forties … What I knew at the time is pieced together here with the parts I couldn’t have known, but imagine to be true.”(full review)

Look: Chinatown Lolo

Book: Body Language for Dummies If you are puzzled by other people or want to improve the impression you give, knowing about body language could be the key. In this book you’ll discover how the body reveals what people really mean and how you can use your body and your expressions to improve your self-image to others. It explores why we give the signals we do, how to read the most common expressions and goes on to show how you can use your new understanding of body language for success at work, in relationships and in your communication. Actions really do speak louder than words! (amazon.ca)

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