I just did a little closet clear-out, so yesterday I donated a bunch of clothes and took the cream of the crop to Front and Company to consign. Being that we are halfway through summer (and they are still accepting seasonal pieces until the end of the month), I thought it was a good time to be […]Read more "6 reasons to shop consignment"
This season the silk neck scarf has been popping up all over the blogsphere and probably clogging up a fair bit of your instagram feed. It’s an easy and versatile trend, which can elevate even the most simple looks without much effort. But as with most fashion trends, it may leave you […]Read more "how to wear a neck scarf"
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"
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"
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 "
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"
Wearing black from head to toe is definitely easy, and for this reason it has a reputation for being boring or safe. Most women gravitate towards black as it is universally flattering and more forgiving than any other shade. I still think it can also be extremely eye-catching, chic and lots of fun […]Read more "how to wear all black without being boring "
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"