American Apparel's energy and fashion risk-taking was refreshing, and I would venture to say that it revived a love for long-lost styles that have since been adopted and copied by many fast-fashion retailers. Blatant dare-to-dream mentality and unabated vision is so hard to come by these days. Whatever happens, American Apparel is an example of what to do.
While shopping to create and add to this perfectly curated wardrobe might be a casual pastime to some, to me, it's serious business. Shopping with a plan always starts before you leave the house, mainly in your closet. That's where you want to take stock of your wardrobe to see what you have and what you're missing.
Long gone are the days where you have to be a certain size, look a certain way, or be a certain age. All of that is old news. I was lucky enough to speak with Mo Zhou, PR and Social Media Coordinator for Vancouver Fashion Week. Mo provided her insights to Vancouver Fashion Week and the hot style trends for fall.
I love pretty nails. They can really make an outfit come together and at the same time you can make a statement about your personality with the colours you choose for your polish. Here are the hottest trends for nails this fall and also the best tips to keep your manicure and pedicure looking amazing for a long time.
With film festival season in full swing and awards season gearing up, scoping out celebrity fashion and style are at an all time high! From the clothes they wear to the cars they drive, fans often want the products and looks that their favourite stars are sporting. Here are some of my favourite clever ways to recreate a look for less!
There is nothing better than a gorgeous scent. To find out the latest for men's scents this fall, I was fortunate enough to speak with Jolisa Masucol, VP of Marketing at Scent Trunk, and Will Yin, CEO of Scent Trunk. They shared with me all the top trends for men's scents, how to choose a scent for the man in your life and other helpful tips.
Being clear on my style, knowing how to put things together and shopping smart keeps my wardrobe super lean. If you're looking to create a clean, solid, functional yet fabulous wardrobe and want to make the most of every item of clothing you own, here are three things that should help maximize your wardrobe. And your dollar.
I love fall. It is my favourite season because of the beautiful weather with a slight chill, and the rich colours that are on trend this season. To find out the latest shoes styles for fall, I spoke with Diego Greco, Product Line Developer at Hush Puppies. Diego shared with me some of the top trends for footwear this season.
On Saturday, August 29, I turn 30. Three-oh. Twenty plus ten years. The age in which you are completely responsible for your own actions and can't, in any way, shape, or form, blame it on your "turbulent twenties" or "being young." That's why here, in the spirit of turning 30 and basking in life lessons, I present: 30 things I learned about style over the course of the last 30 years.
I love fall fashion! The colours are gorgeous, the layers are amazing and so many style options to choose from. Recently, I spoke with Nina Bucci owner of Suite 6 Boutique and works closely with Mia Melon and One Man Outerwear. Nina shared her thoughts on the hottest style trends for jackets and how to care for your outerwear.
I think (and most women do too) that it is so attractive when a guy has on a pair of really nice shoes. They don't have to be expensive or flashy, but just footwear that are nicely kept and a good reflection of the guy's personal style. To find out the latest on men's shoe trends for fall, I spoke with Imran Badshah, Men's Footwear Buyer for DSW Canada.
Fall is my favourite season (and not just because it is my birthday!). There are beautiful colours, the air is fresh and a whole new season of style trends. To find out the latest on perfume trends for fall, I spoke with Tresor Prijs, Editor and Contributing Author at Scent Trunk and William Yin, CEO of Scent Trunk, to find out the latest in pretty scents for autumn.
I love being able to combine style and affordability. I have spent many nights (and days, if we are being honest) in my pj's sitting on the computer viewing super cute clothes on auction websites. Over the years, I have learned some tips about getting the best deal when shopping at an online auction website. #1 rule: stay within my set budget!