Not In My Colour Holiday Gift Ideas

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We are full swing into Christmas shopping and holiday prep, so let me tell you what your dear website, Not In My Colour, has on offer for holiday gift ideas: Makeup Application Firstly, we help to get you ready for your holiday event! Okay picture this, you have your outfit chosen and shoes that go […]

Bitches with Britches: A Salute to Wartime Fashion and the First Feminists Who Rocked Them

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On November 8th, 2016, Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States of America and Hillary Clinton became the first woman in American history to ever come close to snatching that victory away from a male presidential candidate. This being Remembrance Day weekend, I’m compelled to remind some of the more currently disheartened […]

11 Lessons from Mom on Mother’s Day

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Today is Mother’s Day, a day that usually creeps up on me, a day I have a tendency to forget until the day before. This year, however, Mom saw it fit to remind me last weekend: Mom: Can you believe these people who can’t dress appropriately for Church? It’s like they would never buy their […]

Just Kickin’ It, Part 2

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Read Part 1 here “America at this moment stands at the summit of the world.” –Winston Churchill, 1945. The second part of the history of the athletic shoe can actually be branded, “The Rise of American Culture”, as global military, economic and consumption patterns shifted their concentration to the United States. Post-war 1950s US can […]

Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show

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This weekend I am going to the Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show to find my unicorn of accessories: a 1980s vintage Gucci wallet. I have been looking for this ever since I saw its beauty at the Spitalfields market in London about 10 years ago. The Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show will take place on Sunday, April […]