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6 hot cottage-wear styles worth 'roughing it' for

For many Canadians, spending the weekend at their 'summer places' used to involve roughing it in ramshackle lakeside retreats, where cut-off jeans and tees made up the uniform and mismatched chairs and air mattresses constituted decor. No more. Cottagers are now applying the same style rigour to their cabins in the woods as they are to their main homes. And an eager outdoor-living industry is more than happy to supply them

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A.L.C shorts, $310 at Holt Renfrew. L'Agence top, $299 at the Bay. Carole Tanenbaum bangles, $300.

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Winter Kate dress, $451 at Holt Renfrew. Carole Tanenbaum earrings, $600. Dedon MU beach chair, $3,830, Maharam pillow, $125 to $250, Frank Gehry lime-green Left Twist Cube, $250 at Design Within Reach.

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Old Navy swimsuit, $34.50. Plus 9 throw in pink, $350 at Design Within Reach.

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