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The Beautiful Colours of Springtime, That’s What’s Sexy This Week

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The beautiful colours of springtime, that’s what’s sexy this week.

I’m an old punk rocker from way back. Goth, alternative, new age, new wave, but one thing that was consistent was my trade mark black. My black wardrobe from head to toe! It made me feel strong and confident, slim and sexy, and it looked cool! It still makes me feel all those things, and I know I look good in black, and I know, I wear it well. Trust me there is nothing like sexy black and I still love to wear it.

However, over the last 10 years or so, for reasons I have no answers to, I started to introduce colours into my wardrobe. Beautiful colours to reflect my ever changing emotions, passions, and personality. Colours that are also a reflection of the ever changing seasons that we have in this beautiful country I call home, Canada.

As I’ve written before, I find it interesting how the fashion world for the most part dictates when colours are to be worn, keeping the darker months dark and the brighter months bright. I wear what I want and when I want, all year long, and not because someone tells me to or that it is written in a book somewhere as gospel, but because……I……want….to!

How about you?

Springtime, when the plants and flowers are bursting alive with life and vibrant colour. Attitudes are uplifted, moods elevated, and passions alive. Spring has sprung, as it always does, each and every year.

What a better time to be uplifted if you aren’t the rest of the year. Time to celebrate, dress it up, live it up, love life. Get out in the open air and take it all in, breathe it, see it, be it. Put on the clothes, do your hair and make-up the way you want with bright vivid options.

Go on do it, uplift yourself with the beautiful colours of springtime, I am!

Lip Prints

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Lip prints left behind for all to enjoy!

The application of lipstick truly is an art form. Luscious lips enhanced in vivid sensual colours to enlarge, define and captivate curious onlookers are all the rage world wide. Well maybe not the “rage”, but certainly a fashion statement that for those in the know are worn well for all the right reasons.

Reasons of my own, but reasons surely shared by the many who adorn those beautiful lips, and certainly those who adore them. Yes I’ve written about painted lips before, and I know I’ll be doing it again and again. Musings that don’t tell the average person who “get’s it” to think twice about it, but rather hopefully encourage those that don’t.

There’s something primal about pouty lips, the frame to the orifice of the face that can bark an order, coo commands, or whisper sweet nothings. The delicate frame that starts off with the drawing of a gentle line of colour from outside corner to outside corner. Accentuating already pouty lips, or enhancing the weak. Using lipstick to paint between those lines, and in my case, always in my case, the slathering of gloss for that added punch.

In the flesh? Simply mesmerizing, but lip prints left behind?!

An even greater lasting impression for those blessed with the pleasure of glimpsing the imprinted rim of a glass. Stamped like a badge of honour, left behind for the thought inclined to foster a fantasy about who those lips belonged too, the personality attached, and the stories they tell.sexy-this-week-lip-prints-2

Prints of desire, intrigue, and possibly of disgust, and none the less, lip prints that command attention. Yes, I write not only of my own thoughts, but those of the many others who’ve dared to let go and dream beyond those stains, evocative, provocative, and beautiful thoughts.

I love to see the residue cosmetic that once enhanced a set of lips. I always see it, as though i somehow know where to look, call it sixth sense. Next time you’re out and about, look around you for that tell tale smudge of colour and let your imagination run wild.

It’s not unlike that of a finger print, layered and loaded with hidden stories.

Lip prints left behind for all to enjoy!

Schnuck Didit Designs for Face, Body and Bath

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Schnuck Didit Designs, for face, body and bath.

Another amazing product in my “hotbed” of talent from Vancouver, BC, the place I call home.

Mark and Andy of Schnuck Didit Designs are another of the underdogs that deserve a plate at the table and that I truly love! “Producing top quality, Canadian Made artisan soaps and grooming products”, this husband and husband team also make men’s underwear and bathing trunks, that not only look great, but fit like a glove for men of all shapes and sizes.

With the name Schnuck Didit, why wouldn’t I give it a try! A nickname I am told is for one of the guys, a name that aptly fits for their designs, did it, they did!

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High-Tide Heels to Keep Your Feet Dry for Wacky Wednesday

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So high-tide has overlfowed, and poor Melania Trump, getting picked on for wearing heels to view the devastation hurricane Harvey has left in it’s wake. First off I’m not undermining the issue of the devastation left behind, devastation that we can compare to the wild fires we’re experiencing here in British Columbia, Canada. It’s horrible and a serious wake up call, and to those who keep believing  global warming doesn’t exist, give your idiot brains a shake!

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First off we don’t know whey she wore them, and quiet frankly who cares! She’s gorgeous and wears it well, but maybe, just maybe she is wearing shoes like that because she has to? Being married to the man who once was her prince charming, now the world buffoon, may come with a set of rules. He has already proven himself as the misogynist he is by bellowing “grab her in the pussy” and complimenting the president of France’s wife Brigitte Macron on how good she looks as the first things out of his mouth. So much depth, engaging, and intelligent conversation Donald Trump is capable of.

Maybe Melania has to wear them, maybe she was the victim of a cruel joke by his staff, maybe she just didn’t get the memo, or maybe she wore them to look fabulous next to him. It doesn’t take much to do that with a comb-over like that! Either way she did and let’s get over it, because I have found the best option for her for next time it should happen again.

I came across these lovelies in my internet travels, Tide High Heels, originally designed and created by Belgian artist Paul Schietekat for an exhibition in 2006. First published in 2009 in The Telegraph, it appears that these won’t be making any splash at the local shoe stores anytime soon.

I don’t get why, they are colourful, water proof and resistant, great for mobility on land and in the water, and I agree, look so much better 

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than a pair of flip flops.

Just think of the possibilities folks, dinner and dancing, the opera, the theatre, your next beach side vacation! I’m all for it, and would love a snappy pair to hit the fashion shows of Europe.

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WIGGLE 20

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The House of Venus proudly presents:
WIGGLE 20
The Wiggle Weekend!
The annual wearble art and performance festival returns featuring the cities most innovative performers, artists and stylists.
Saturday July 12th @ The Fox Theatre
Hosted by The Ryan and Amy Show
Doors 8pm showtime 9pm

Wiggle Weekend
Wiggle Preview at The Vancouver Art Gallery as a part of FUSE
Friday July 11th