Another year nearly come and gone, but what a Jaunty year it's been! Fortune has shined brightly upon this Birdie, having been given the privilege of witnessing some fashion firsts in the area, and continuing to be inspired by all the pretty shiny things swirling around. While it would be far too long a list to have in one post, some of the Magpie highlights of 2009 include:

1) The opening of the Neiman Marcus at The Bravern in Bellevue
2) The fact that we have The Bravern, a very sparkly place to wander about
3) Being Inspired by the world at large, and translating it via the Jaunty Wardrobe
4) Along with Inspired looks, being blessed with lovely gifts from good friends - merci !
5) Fashion Week in Bellevue, at the Nordstrom Fall 2009 Runway Show 
6) Being able to meet RJ Cutler, director of The September Issue, and view an early screening
7) Exploring the fanciful and beautiful world of indie artists, like Secret Jewellz on Etsy
8) Never being too serious about anything, and able to have a bit of fun
9) Aside from getting another Anthropologie store, pretty florals are all the Jaunty rage
10) Always keeping a sparkle in one's Jaunty step! 

The Jaunty Magpie will continue its flight, second star from the right and straight on 'till morning -- straight through into the new year. Thank you for joining the adventure, and here's to many more things to come! *Cheers*

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  1. Cheers to you too and hoping your New Years Eve celebration is as fun as your blog. Ring in 2010 with great abandon and joy. All the best in the new century to come. x deb

  2. Doesn't sound too bad at all! Wishing you a very Happy New Year! Sabine x

  3. What a lovely post Denise! A year in review through picture collage. Looking forward to seeing what you have up your sleeve this year!

    And can you believe I still haven't checked out the Bravern... sheesh. New year's resolution, right

  4. Happy New Year to you, love the cute green top in that photo!

  5. best of luck to you this year gf!

  6. It was a wonderful 2009! So glad I got to share a few events w/ you. :)

  7. Thanks for the recap in photos. Very nicely done.


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