My Favourite Closet Staple

Hi Everyone!

according to the calendar it is finally spring, and while in reality the cold weather has decided to stick around a little longer (as I write this, it is currently pouring ice rain and snow is expected shortly) I am ready to start shedding a few layers of clothing.  Closet staples are a personal thing that depend on your lifestyle and fashion needs but there are a few key items that work in most people’s wardrobe – a white t-shirt and a well fitting pair of jeans are  perfect examples of this.  Then there is my favourite closet staple – a white dress shirt.  This key item has the ability to elevate any look that you may be rocking, be it classic, sexy, conservative or modern to name a few.  I prefer my dress shirts to be loose fitting so that I can easily half tuck it into jeans or dress pants.  Here are a few of my favourite looks featuring the white dress shirt:

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What is your favourite closet staple? Let me know in the comments below!

I hope that you have a beautiful day! XXS

 

Inspiring Interior

Hi Everyone!

I love discovering designers and beautiful spaces on Instagram, which is exactly where I discovered the designer of today’s Inspiring Interior. I was especially excited to discover Montana LaBelle’s work because she is Canadian just like me.

Located in Toronto, this Lytton Park residence is elegant and modern perfection. The bright white walls contrast perfectly with the darker touches and details such as the beautiful banister, frames and black grout in the bathroom (which I am particularly obsessed with).   Contrasting marble in the kitchen, the light filled living room and floating bed in the bedroom sharply elevate the fabulous factor of this home. Love! Love! Love!  Here are some of my favourite pictures of this gorgeous home.

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All images from http://www.montanalabelle.com

I hope that you have a beautiful day! XXS

Street Style Favourites From Stockholm F/W 18 Fashion Week

Hi Everyone!

Happy New Year!  I hope that your 2018 is off to a fabulous start!  This past week was Stockholm F/W 2018 Fashion Week, and as alway there was some major street style fashion moments.  I love how fearless Scandinavian fashionistas are.  This season they paired their teddy bear coats with bright colours, stripes, checks and vinyl, confidentially demonstrating their incredible styling prowess.  Love it!  Here are some of my favourite looks from the past week:

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I hope that you have a fabulous day! XXS

Trendspotting – Check Mate

Plaid shirts, houndstooth coats and checkered anything for fall are hardly new trends, but this season things have been seamlessly integrated into fall fashion bringing new life to popular patterns.  While I will always have a soft spot for a great plaid shirt, this season I am loving the oversized checkered blazer.  This is such a versatile and wearable piece of clothing that looks great layered over jeans and a t-shirt, dressed up with a midi skirt or paired with cropped trouser for an elevated day look.  You will look fabulous however you choose to rock this trend.  Here are some of my favourite looks featuring the checkered blazer:

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If you are on the lookout for a checkered blazer to add to your fall wardrobe, here are some of my favourite ones online:

Zara:

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H & M:

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Designer:

Stella McCartney

Gucci

Maje

All images via http://www.pinterest.com

I hope that you have a fabulous day! XXS

Trend Spotting Fall 2017 – White Footwear

I love the fact that over the past few years people have thrown caution to the wind and included white in their post Labour day wardrobe.  From winter white denim to cream coloured suits – I love it all.  White is such a clean and flattering colour, and while it makes it extra challenging for klutzes like me to maintain a tidy appearance all day long I still love to rock it.

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past year, you know that the white sneaker trend has officially become a wardrobe staple.  Whether you rock them with dresses or suits, jeans or joggers they look great and add an extra bit of cool to your look. This season though, the white footwear trend has been elevated to a new level.  While the casual sneaker remains a staple, many designers such as The Row, Balenciaga and Marc Jacobs all sent fabulous white boots and shoes down the runway during their Fall/Winter 2017 shows. One of my favourite fashion mavens Celine Aagard even included a gorgeous pair of white shoes in her collection for Eurosko.  This trend is showing no signs of slowing down as designers have also featured white footwear in their Spring 2018 presentations, most recently Rag and Bone during New York Fashion Week.  Needless to say – I love this trend!

While white footwear is not for the timid, it is fun, playful and definitely makes a statement.  My favourite is the white bootie and the white heeled shoe – both of which can be easily worn with many outfits.  Here are some of my favourite white footwear from the Fall 2017 runways and Instagram:

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I hope that you have a fabulous day! XXS