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Nikki Gill

Multimedia Journalist, Freelance Style Writer - Obsessed With All Things Fashion

Nikki Gill is a Ryerson Journalism grad, with an obsession for all things fashion and style. As a born and bred Toronto gal, Nikki worked for ChickAdvisor.com, an online fashion and lifestyle magazine, before journeying off to the UK to work in the fashion department of a London daily newspaper, the Daily Express. She's also had the opportunity to interview Canadian fashion icons, Harry Rosen and Jeanne Beker. Rarely caught without a cup of tea in her hand, Nikki can usually be found either painting her nails or daydreaming about shoes.
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5 Stylish Umbrellas to Shine with this Spring

From childhood, we are taught that rain is unpleasant. And it definitely puts many people in a foul mood. But let's backtrack and stop all the hating for one second - rain also gives us the opportunity to pull out a fashion accessory we can't use everyday... the umbrella!
04/23/2013 12:12 EDT
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Don't Max Out Your Credit Card, Recycle Your Style

Once all the fashion weeks wrap up around the world, I love perusing all the new trends. But wait a second, let's be financially responsible for a second. Before we start swiping those credit cards and making our bank accounts ache, we should keep in mind that we still have quite a few viable outfits from last year. So why not recycle?
04/04/2013 12:43 EDT
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The Return of the Sneaker Wedge...Ugh

The sneaker wedge! A sneaker with a heel, a complete oxymoron. And now here we are, about a decade later, and they're back! I can't get on board with sneaker wedges. It's just not cute. I would love to tell you that we will be rid of it for good... but we'll have to leave that one up to the fashion gods.
03/15/2013 12:14 EDT
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Freshen Up Your Wardrobe With Florals This Spring

We all know that April showers bring May flowers, and my absolute favourite spring trend -- floral prints! Floral hit the scene a couple of years ago and now it's everywhere. As soon as the temperatures rise and the winter boots disappear, those colourful flowers find their way into our outfits.
03/03/2013 10:10 EST