jean genie 

            As a Canadian, it’s pretty much a given I have zero aversion to the denim on denim trend we’ve been seeing for the past few years. I especially love it when a trend comes along that is built on basics most people have in their closet already! Simply take your favourite […]

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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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linen

            Linen is such a summer material. It’s lightweight and gives that casual cool vibe since it’s impossible to keep wrinkle free! As much as I love fabrics that keep their shape so I don’t have to iron, linen is one of the few materials that’s better when you make peace with […]

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vacation mode

           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 […]

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making culottes casual

         Although I love these pants (and they are as comfy as wearing sweats!) I had mainly been using them as work attire until now. I like to think I invest in versatile pieces, so it was time to build them into something more casual this past long weekend. Plaid is a great […]

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spring essentials now 

         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 […]

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contrast

                        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 […]

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