how much is too much?

Accessories are a double edged sword. Without them your look can simply be forgettable, but pile them on and you look cluttered or just like you’re trying too hard. In fashion time changes everything, but the perfect balance of baubles and frills has been hotly debated for decades. Coco Chanel herself supposedly issued the advice […]

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shoulder season

            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 […]

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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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off the shoulder 

         One of the silhouettes I have been waiting all winter to try out is off the shoulder.  l love how feminine and sexy they are without actually showing off much of anything. It’s a girly look already so I reached for black to tone that down, plus a trench since the weather […]

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spring neutrals

         As the fashion world loves to remind us, spring is the time for florals, pastels and all things feminine. It’s easy to get swept up in the sartorial splendour with the changing of the seasons, but it’s also unnecessary. You can welcome the warm(ish) weather in other ways, like by putting together […]

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spring layering

            I bought a new coat last November, and I can honestly say I loved wearing it. I felt chic, happy and warm every time I put it on this winter.  Then all of that changed this month! With the sun shinning and blossoms popping up all over the place, I cannot […]

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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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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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athleisure

Athleisure is a recently coined term to describe the wash of athletic clothing in every area of life. Wearing typical workout clothes for everyday pursuits may not sound ground breaking (particularly in Vancouver) but it is growing in popularity. Probably because this look is so comfortable to wear! Top: Aritzia, Sweater: Forever 21, Pants: VS […]

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casual basics

Last post I shared with you a basic, professional look which would be perfect for the office or a job interview. Here is a much more causal take on the same outfit. Just a minor jacket change and the addition of my leather ball cap make it way more appropriate for stealing some sunshine on […]

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