You may have seen my post on how to make wearing all black more fun, so you know this is a topic close to my heart. Though it’s a classic look (and one that is super chic!) it can also be easy to get lost in all that dark clothing. I spent years in retail […]Read more "not so boring black"
Everyone has a sartorial safe zone they don’t stray too far from. It could be in sneakers and yoga gear or designer labels, but most of us will fall into a pattern of dressing that is convenient and just feels right. It might be a certain cut or a particular colour that you pick up again […]Read more "comfort zone"
There is just something special about a seemingly office appropriate dress that surprises you with a fantastic cut out back. I’m all about multi-use, and this dress takes me from work (with a sleeveless blazer) right into dinner or drinks without batting an eyelash. It’s lady-like but also a little flirty. The pattern even […]Read more "sexy back "
From March – May the weather can be unpredictable, ranging from sunshine to frost and everything in between. In Vancouver, we’ve already seen sunny highs of 15 degrees, frigid mornings and days upon days of non-stop rain this month. All that back and forth can be hard to deal with, let […]Read more "shoulder season"
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"
As a teenager and young adult I was never afraid of showing a little skin. I worked for American Apparel from age 17 – 20, and the brand image (plus being surrounded by pretty young things dressing likewise) certainly cemented in me a very bold attitude about what I wore. After a […]Read more "mind the gap"
How can anyone be in a bad mood when it’s 28 degrees outside in February? Though I know this is not the seasonal norm in Santa Barbara- I am making the most of it. Our hotel has an amazing pool where I spent the afternoon, but this morning I busied myself shopping […]Read more "vacation mode"
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 "
One of my favourite things to play around with in fashion is contrast. I find it can keep my outfits looking fresh + exciting, and prevent me from looking overly formal or casual. Pairing sneakers with a fuller, midi skirt and designer bag just makes the latter seem more everyday […]Read more "contrast"
You know I love my turtlenecks, but there is a certain amount of fussing around that goes with them. Is the cowl folded over right? Does this look like a neck brace? That kind of thing. No such problems with a mock neck top like this! Although the last time I wore […]Read more "Mock Neck"