Last night, I was admiring all these slightly cropped, loose ripped jeans online and contemplating adding to my denim collection. You know I’m trying to cut down on mindless shopping, so luckily it didn’t take me long to decide I could modify something I already owned to fit my vision instead. […]Read more "distressed denim diy "
I know it’s only just February, but I’m in the mood for spring already. And sometimes on days like today, Vancouver humours me and plays along. Though it may not be warm enough to get away with no jacket and bare legs for long, there are lots of spring pieces you can […]Read more "spring essentials now "
The holidays are almost here! Christmas music, red cups, parkas and of course, the start of the most major shopping time of the year have begun. For me, December is always bittersweet. Working in retail is busy (which I love) but it is also the most hectic and high stakes time of the year. Huge […]Read more "how to get the best deals this holiday season"
No surprise here that I’ve always loved clothing. My second job (at the age of 16) and nearly every one since has included some aspect of fashion and selling. No matter where you work or what you sell, when you spend all day getting people excited about buying things, it is way too easy to […]Read more "how to work in retail without spending your whole paycheque on clothes"
As much as I love shopping for a new season (who doesn’t!) it’s even more rewarding to have collected some favourite pieces I’ve been wearing for years. Knowing I have some oldies but goodies I can’t wait to dig out of the closet once the weather turns reminds me that there is more […]Read more "well-loved autumn classics "
In fall more than any other season I lust over high ticket items like jackets, leather boots and gorgeous knits that cost an arm and a leg. Though some of these pieces are worthy of an investment, I’m not in the market for anything fancy right now. However, I did find some great […]Read more "budget friendly fall basics "
Have you ever bought something you couldn’t afford using a credit card? Have you ever vowed to pay it off later only to rack up more purchases? I don’t expect you to answer because no one likes to talk about finances, let alone debt. But if you were secretly thinking “ME!” then you are not […]Read more "fashion and finances"