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Grab this great deal, while quantities last - Until November 12 - $49

  • 9 colours
  • can be worn 3 different ways
  • non sized
  • seasonless

Let's all grab a handful of $ 20 bills and set fire to them. You're thinking I've taken leave of my senses, I'm sure. Probably I have, but really, sometimes when we buy three garments, when one will do, it seems like we are throwing away cash! This fantastic vest, not only is fashionable, but also functional. (I'm all over that one!) In addition to that, a major retailer is selling the same one for over double the price. So throw something else into that mini bonfire instead, get out the marshmallows and have a look at this great convertible.

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To begin with, these are the different ways to wear your new 3 in 1 garment. Strikes me that it's a great garment for travel as clearly we want to carry less.

Look by M shawl/vest 9 colours $69 until Nov. 12 $49

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There are really so many ways to fashion this garment. Top diagram shows the different ways it can be converted but what to wear it with? I can't think of anything it shouldn't be worn with. Also adds an extra layer for warmth and layering at this time of year is key.

Look by M shawl/vest 9 colours $69 until Nov. 12 $49

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Check out some bold ways one of Plum's local stores have put together some looks using contrast, bright colours and accessories. Dip into one of the locations and you'll find far more ideas and expert assistance.

Look by M shawl/vest 9 colours $69 until Nov. 12 $49

When we say 'convertible' does the image of 'Thelma and Louise' blasting down the free open highway with wild abandon in a 1966 Ford Thunderbird come to mind? Of course it does. Saving money on your favourite fashion is the same feeling, however, with this convertible...Brad Pitt is not included...sorry!

Yours in Fashion passion...

Suzanne M.

"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it" ~ Henry Ford

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Whimsical weather

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The shawl/vest - for 4 days only $49 - divide that by the 4 ways to wear it...you do the math, it's a great deal in 5 colours! (until April 29)

We can now collectively take a sigh of relief *AHH* ...spring is here, we can pack away our winter wears. BAH! Not so fast Samsonite, this is Canada. We're over achievers! Why do four seasons in a year when you can do them in a week! Thus we love our clothing that converts or wears more than one way. I don't mean a solar panel hat, that would be silly.

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May I present to you...the ideal April garment! Worn four different ways (one for each season)! The ultimate piece for the fickle nature of....nature! Belt it for a very stylish look and the next day, throw it on as a hoodie for when the sunshine takes a day off!

Look by M basic shawl/vest 5 colours - for 4 days $ 49

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I can no more pull this off as a dress than can DT pull off a buzz cut. BUT that's ok, pull it down to waist level add your favourite tank top and wear it as a maxi skirt. Or, if you're one of those fortunate individuals who can wear it as a dress, lucky you, you have 2 possible garments. The colours in this are so sweet and pretty. Wear it as is, or turn a scarf into a shrug which adds a nice compliment for light added coverage.

Maitai bandeau dress $79

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Today I threw on these pants and found the self belt a bit too...belty ;)...I don't need any extra in the middle, so I extracted the belt and put it in my hair like a head band. And the tencel is like a second cousin to silk, just flows and is just as light and graceful. I also plan to wear these well into fall with an ankle boot or even my tall boots.

Point Zero tencel wide leg pant (indigo blue) $78

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Not to be overlooked, the uncomplicated scarf is capable of so much more. If you're headed on a trip, by the looks of these brief videos, one might only need a couple of garments and a half dozen scarves to convert your looks on a daily basis. Great way to travel light and still be ultra stylish! Check out video 1 and video 2

KW ethnic scarf with tassles $39

Be Young scatter dot scarf $32

Canadian weather...when your new hair cut suddenly gets windswept, or when you send your kids to school in shoes, they return with them needing to be put in the dryer, it's hard to see the whimsical in that! And that's ok because we Canadians seem to go with the flow and adapt to change. And as they say 'the world needs more Canada'.

Yours in Fashion passion...

We could all take a lesson from the weather, it pays no attention to criticism ~ Anonymous

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'Walk this way..'

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I suppose if one more person mentions that walking is good for you, you might want to just throw a shoe at them (not the good ones though). However, it truly does bear reminding because of it's endless health benefits. For instance, did you know, a recent study, showed walking intensity points towards longevity for those who have a naturally brisk gait? But what inspires you to get out there...listening to Aerosmith on iTunes, falling leaves, or simply the cuddly poncho you love most? How about some inspiration brought to you by Plum:

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If there is one trend that must not be missed, it's the poncho/shawl trend. Suited for everyone, there are so many great patterns, colours and textures to choose from. Very versatile piece. This gorgeous one above has the softest texture and a hood.  What else would you need!

Look by M chain pattern, hood poncho (beige or black) $79

 

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Twinkle twinkle little star, how I wonder why you're not in my closet (fashionista lyrics). Just your basic black v neck sweater with a blast of star quality!

Kersh seeing stars pullover sweater (black) $84

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Nowhere is it written that we must appear as if prepared for a hike in the Himalayans' in Nepal. I love how it's creatively belted. Comprised of ramie and cotton, this is an excellent addition to the natural fibers' lovers wardrobe.

Selfie couture long open cardi (khaki) $89

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I'm fairly certain your last name need not be Stewart to wear this fabulous reversible poncho.  And I hate to keep harping on the 'reversible/you've gained two garments' thing however...it is what it is! You're welcome! I think it cries out for some bright red lipstick or some bold red hunter boots and you're ready for a walk in the Highlands!

Look waterfall poncho double sided (grey, red) $59

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This sweater is made for walking! You can tell it's just the perfect co-ordination of colours, bright but inconspicuous enough to blend in with many of your favourite pieces. Yet another one that would look sensational (if you so choose) to add a belt for a bit of interest.

Selfie couture drapy cardigan (black) $79

"A shoe has so much more to offer than just to walk" Christian Louboutin...therefore..."A sweater has so much more to offer, than just to keep you warm" Suzanne M.  

Do not miss the amazing sweater selections currently in stock. I struggled with keeping this to 5 sweaters. Have a look at what's in stock!

Yours in Fashion Passion...

Suzanne M.

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