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my new coat of many colours

Forgot to mention yesterday – on the way home from the film, I dropped into Doubletake, another of my many addictions. It has been a long time since I found a genuine treasure there – there’s a great deal of competition for limited resources, and my goal is to get in and out as quickly as possible, so am not taking the necessary time to troll. But – this caught my eye. Beautifully embroidered in China, silk I think. A tiny bit small, but I’ll make it work. $14.

Please invite me somewhere I can wear it. Don’t you think it needs a Louise Brooks haircut, bright red lips and a cigarette holder?



3 Responses to “my new coat of many colours”

  1. theresa says:

    Gorgeous! Lucky you!

  2. beth says:

    Theresa, if you come to Toronto, you can go out on the town in my coat of many colours. I'm sure it'd fit you.

  3. theresa says:

    Ooooh, that's awfully tempting, Beth!

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