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A LIttle About Me.....a work in progress
A LIttle About Me.....a work in progress

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What is Gamine Style?
Just what is gamine style?  There seems to be some consensus amongst various style gurus and reference books and I think that the original set of style identities most commonly known today, Natural, Dramatic, Classic, Romantic, Gamine and Ingenue, were iden...
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Over 50 Tall Gamine
Sometimes I reflect on everything I’ve worn over the course of my life.  Does that sound odd or unbelievable?  I have a good memory for things like that so while I don’t claim to remember every item of clothing I owned, I can actually come quite close to it...
Over 50 Tall Gamine
Over 50 Tall Gamine
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Style is a subjective thing with a dash of objective thrown in just to be tricky.  The bottom line is that humans generally see beauty where they see harmony, although a clever use of disharmony is possibly appealing to some and we see that in art, music an...
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Revisiting Style ID and Dressing for your Face
Recently I revisited Dressing Your Truth type 1 because basically it does actually work for me in a generalised way. I am also revisiting both Ingenue and Gamine in the Style ID system.  Of course this is largely a hobby.  I can guarantee no stylish outfits...
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Personal Style the Aspie Way: If you've seen one version of Aspie style, you've seen one version of Aspie style.
Sticking to my guns, as the saying goes, I know what I know about what suits me to wear in addition to what I am comfortable in.  While it is quite possible that an artist or stylish dresser could be working intuitively, just throwing things together until ...
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Revisiting Dressing Your Truth Type 1
I am playing with Dressing Your Truth again, mainly because when I am still frequently needing to retreat from the world.  My escape is to  play with colour palettes, personal colour analysis and style systems online.   Often it helps to put one system away...
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My Colour Happy Place is Light Spring
I love Aha moments and sudden connections that allow things to make sense.  I keep having such moments in my colour journey as I learn new things about my own colouring and the colours that suit me best.  It took some time to find out that my colour home is...
My Colour Happy Place is Light Spring
My Colour Happy Place is Light Spring
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There Are So Many Lost Poems
The thoughts are so abundant and complex and yet fleeting and they all seem important so I carry a notebook with me to write them down.  I should be more modern and use dictation.  That’s what Jim thinks I should do but I like writing.  It makes the ideas m...
There Are So Many Lost Poems
There Are So Many Lost Poems
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What is Warm Blue and Should I Wear it?
I am endlessly fascinated with colour.  It is my favourite obsession and it supports my other  favourite obsessions, painting, personal colour analysis and gardening.  Colour expresses so much and I even use that when I retreat from colour.  When I am overw...
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What is Warm Blue and Should I Wear it?
I am endlessly fascinated with colour.  It is my favourite obsession and it supports my other  favourite obsessions, painting, personal colour analysis and gardening.  Colour expresses so much and I even use that when I retreat from colour.  When I am overw...
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