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, […]Read more "packing for mexico"
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 […]Read more "mixing metals "
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. […]Read more "the shoes make the outfit"
You know those days when you feel like you have nothing to wear? When I can’t figure it out I usually start my morning on the wrong foot (and running late…) but finding the “right” outfit never fails to make me feel more confident and ready to go for the day ahead. If […]Read more "how repeating an outfit makes it better"
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 […]Read more "how to thrift shop"
It is no secret that I love hats! They are the best at disguising a bad hair day and make you look stylish in an instant. My mom actually told me to write this post a few months ago because she pointed out that a lot of people (including her maybe?) are nervous about wearing them. […]Read more "how to fall in love with hats"
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 […]Read more "finding the perfect trench"
I think Valentines was a bigger deal when I was single. Back then it was usually a night out with my other unattached friends and a few questionable choices in the name of being young, wild and free. Nowadays, it pretty much just means my boyfriend and I have an excuse to go out for […]Read more "what to wear on valentine’s day"
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 "
Family Day is right around the corner for most of us, and hopefully some of you get the chance to head out of town for a few nights! Packing for a short trip can be a challenge, since you want everything you need but not a stitch more. I’m lucky enough to be off to California […]Read more "how to pack for a long weekend getaway "