Spring is well underway and it’s the perfect time to reflect on life’s happenings. I thought this would be a fun way to “take stock of my life” each season and share with you all. Enjoy! Continue reading Taking Stock No.1
I think we have all been bullied or been affected by bullying at some point in our lives and it sucks. I remember as a teenager being bullied over the course of my grade 12 year and it left me feeling alone, anxious and downright scared at times. Each child deserves the chance to grow and flourish, despite their perceived differences. Continue reading #StandTogether Against Bullying!
Inspired by our latest photoshoots together, my friend Emilie and I decided to switch it up from outdoor locations and take things inside. Emilie, with her keen eye for fashion and architecture suggested Smudge Beauty Bar, a relatively new spa which opened in Ottawa last year on Dalhousie Street…home to many an up and coming boutique. Continue reading A Day at Smudge Beauty Bar
We all know the age-old saying, history repeats itself. We know, we KNOW. But somehow, when it comes to fashion, we all gasp with surprise when an old style is resurrected from the fashion graveyard and makes its way to the tip-top of the trend scape. Something about burying a hideous fashion statement is almost too monumental to ever imagine undoing, but time and time again, the fashion folk always return to the archives for modern inspiration. Continue reading Blast from the Past: Decade Trends That Are Killing It Right Now
I’ve always enjoyed photography. It’s an art form that I’ve had an interest in since I was a kid. There is something about capturing a touching moment, fun times, incredible landscapes or unbelievable happenings that really resonates with me.
When technology made it possible for us to buy clothes online, it saved us trips to the mall and hauling a bunch of shopping bags from store to store. Although we do love shopping, it definitely should be considered as a form of exercise considering how much walking and carrying bags we have to endure. But the one thing that many women still seem to not get quite right is estimating their size without the help of a fitting room. Shopping online may be convenient, however the beauty of trying on clothes in store is that you can immediately ask for a size up or down when you feel that the items don’t fit right. Statistics displayed on The Guardian may indicate that 47% more people are purchasing clothes and footwear online compared to two years ago, yet some of us are still struggling to get the handle of it. Continue reading The Lowdown on Shopping for Sizes Online
The key to surviving the cold is to bundle up and enjoy it. Thankfully, instead of frostbitten days, we are enjoying an unseasonably warm winter. Hibernating actually seems less like a reasonable option this year.