Oh NOOOOO. Bike shorts are apparently back. This may not be a surprise to some of my favourite bloggers (check out the award-winning The Drunken Cyclist and his fantastic Ohmygod series for some serious belly laughs), but it’s news to me…or is it?
Funny story: after finishing a 5K run after work, I realized that I’d forgotten my access pass to the office on my desk. So, no access to the showers for me. I berated myself as I climbed into my car while sweating buckets. Of course, I was meeting a couple of friends at an event in 30 minutes, so I resigned myself to the fact that A) I could either cancel or C) show up looking (and smelling) like a sweaty mess. Continue reading Glowing, Hydrated Skin: Avène Eau Thermale Spring Water
Consisting of the “work horses” of your closet (pants, blazers and the like), the work wardrobe can get a little boring. How can you breathe a little life into your work attire while still being comfortable during the summer heat? Add some beautiful and classic skirts! Continue reading Dressing Up The Work Wardrobe With Skirts
Summer is fast approaching and it is only natural that you will want to look your best in the warm weather. To help achieve glowing healthy skin, here are some recommendations on the best skin care essentials which will not only protect your skin again UV rays but also ensure you look your best on the beach this summer! Continue reading Summer Skincare Essentials
Over the past few weeks, I have cleared out my closet of pieces I no longer use or no longer fit. While I do this annually, this particular clear-out was an emotionally charged one. I had a few of my designer bags stolen late last year and every time I look at the empty space in my closet where they should be, I’m reminded of that painful experience. Continue reading How To Build A Capsule Wardrobe
Meet Erika. Erika, a vegan and healthy living enthusiast, just happens to be one of my beautiful sisters. A complete free spirit and consummate middle child (easy-going, peace-making, totally open-minded and a great listener), decided to go “natural” about three years ago. By “natural”, I mean she quit hair relaxers for good. Continue reading How To Achieve Perfect Curls – Curl Keeper Review
I love myself a great scarf. They just add a certain “je ne sais quoi” to any outfit. I wear them all year round – from keeping myself warm from the winter chill to looking breezy cool on a summer night while sipping cocktails on a patio. Continue reading Socially Conscious, Sustainable Luxury: Une écharpe – une vie
While visiting my sister in Toronto a few weeks ago, I popped into my not-so-secret favourite store, Aritzia, and picked up a few items that instantly made me feel less freezing cold and looking forward to spring. I had been on the hunt for a huge, cozy blanket scarf for months to keep me from freezing to death in my office, and Aritzia had more than enough to choose from. Continue reading Easter Chic: Brightening Up The Wardrobe For Spring
We have a winner! A huge congratulations to Shelley Stott! Thank you to everyone who entered!
The Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show is back! Taking place at the Shaw Centre in downtown Ottawa on Sunday, April 10, 2016, there is no way I am missing it this year.
I love haute couture. It’s fashion at its finest…true art. From Alexander McQueen to Dior, haute couture has proven to be an art form so beautiful and unique, that I often look at these creations in wonder while marvelling “How did they do that?” and “I’ve never seen fabric so beautiful!”
Beautiful haute couture designs by Iris van Herpen, a favourite of Lady Gaga’s