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Windsor's Melanie Janisse is all dolled up



This fashionable babe was spotted at the Jack White Concert at Masonic Temple. Melanie Janisse is a full-time poet and painter from Windsor, Ontario. She is a recent graduate from OCAD University in Toronto, where she just earned her Masters of Fine Arts. Melanie loves thrifting, flower arranging, yoga, jewelry design, leather work, gardening, and biking.

Melanie also loves to collect vintage Hermes scarves, sterling jewelry, old hats, and milk glass vases. She enjoys attending concerts, reading poetry, sewing, and, of course, painting and writing. This gal loves fashion and her favorite places to shop for clothes are Kensington Market in Toronto, Value World, Rummage Sales, Horses Atelier, Kijiji, and Craigslist. Check out Melanie's writing and art at and

Vintage Indian Dress, Kensington Market in Toronto: $20

Vintage brown suede 1970s t-strap platforms, The Garage Sale in Windsor: $4

Belt custom made by Barbara Shaum, East Village: $95

Belt Buckle, some old head shop: $5

Leather Bag: gift from Mom

TOTAL: $124

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