Dressing for a Regency Ball

How does one dress for a Regency Ball, Tea Dance, or Soirée? Not long after I started learning Regency Dance at the end of December 2016, I attended my first Regency ball in March 2017 (and a soirée in February...

Supporting Canadian: Fashion

With The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (plus Prince George and Princess Charlotte) arriving in my hometown of Vancouver in a few days, I thought I would showcase some Canadian fashion brands for the ‘middle class’ (i.e. not the sort...

Shop My Replikate Wardrobe!

These Replikate items are currently listed on eBay (seller: oldworldelegance): I think the majority of us fell in love with Kate’s Erdem lace dress during her visit to Canada in 2011. I couldn’t believe my luck when I spotted this ZARA...

Paris: Repetto Boutique

Dear readers, I will temporarily return to blogging on Paris as I prepare for my big move to London. Today I will share with you a few photos I’d taken from the Repetto flagship boutique on 22, rue de la...

Ballet Shoes by Ballet Shoemakers

Ballet flats. Flats. Ballerinas. Ballet street shoes. These are some of the terms for our favourite flat shoes. What makes some ballet flats even more special? The ones made by pointe shoe manufacturers! Ballet Beautiful Ballet Beautiful recently came out...

My Summer Essentials

Happy 1st day of June! It’s another 20 days or so until the first day of summer but I thought I should post now since it’s been much warmer and sunnier already. Here are 10 categories of products I use or wear...

How Many Shoes Do I Need?

Depending on who you are, you are either rolling your eyes at the title or you are curious to see if I have a shoe problem too. Living at home during the last four years led to the accumulation of...