packing for mexico

This month just sped by and suddenly it’s like woah – I’m leaving for Mexico next week  and it’s already time to pack! If you’ve been following along you know this is something I have been trying to improve upon with each adventure. I did pretty good on my trip to California earlier this year, […]

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mixing metals 

For as long as I can remember I’ve been very particular about metal, always wanting to match the hardware on my purse to any jewellery, sunglasses or other details. It was one of those annoying pet peeves of mine, and because of it I ended up with a habit of only buying silver or looking […]

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the shoes make the outfit

   Even before I managed a shoe store, I knew what a key role they played in each and every outfit. Putting on a great pair of shoes is the quickest way to elevate whatever you’re wearing, and on the flip side, nothing will undermine your style more than  a scuffed up pair of kicks. […]

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how to thrift shop

There are a lot of great pieces in my closet which I’ve found at second hand stores over the years. When someone asks me where it’s from, my response is usually met with a pang of frustration and often the declaration that the individual asking can never find anything good at Value Village. If that feels like you, read […]

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finding the perfect trench

            The trench coat is a classic piece that’s always been a popular choice for spring. It is chic dressed up or down, goes with almost anything and can even protect you from those April showers. Here’s my advice on how to find the perfect trench at any budget: 1) Invest in […]

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distressed denim diy 

            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. […]

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