Style Tips

How To Layer Your Wardrobe Into Fall

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

Layering can be as simple as throwing on a cardigan or a long sleeve shirt over your outfit when it's cool and then taking it off or tying it around your waist or hips when it warms up. Or it can be adding another topper like a vest and then throwing a blazer or jacket (bomber and varsity are big for Fall) on top of that. All depends on the thermometer and what look you're going for.

Start Wearing These Fall Trends Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Short | Posted 08.12.2016 | Canada Style

Statement chokers, funky boots, pinstripe suiting and more!

What To Do When You Don't Know How To Dress Yourself

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

When it comes to creating outfits, the key words here are layering and accessorizing. Many women feel that their outfits are incomplete because they don't take this final step. Think of it this way -- putting clothes on and being dressed is like a simple, plain cake. Layering and accessorizing are the icing and decorations. Sure the plain cake will do, but how much better will the fully iced and decorated one look?

Dressing For Your Body Shape Is The Key To Looking Great

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 05.18.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

When you know how to dress for your shape, you know how to play up your assets and downplay the areas of your body that you don't necessarily want to draw attention to. You know how to highlight certain parts, de-emphasize others and fool the eye into believing that you are the epitome of proportion and balance.

This Spring's Style Trends Are All About West Coast Cool

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love spring! The colours are brighter and the layers are lighter. There are so many new styles and trends out this season. Pastels are big, men's watches are on-point and you can never go wrong with a nude shoe.

5 Stylish Ways To Love Yourself

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 02.03.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

We all know that when you take care of yourself first, you're better able to take care of those around you. Besides, who doesn't like a little spoiling every now and then. Whether soaking in a bath, hitting the spa or indulging in your favourite meal is your idea of a little self love, as a personal stylist, mine always involve clothing.

Bad Style Habits That Make You Look Older

Caroline Topperman | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

A huge part of staying young-looking is dressing yourself to highlight all of your best assets. Whether you choose classic pieces or trendy ones, just make sure that you are having fun and not taking yourself too seriously. Above all, never ever wear something just because you feel that you "have to."

Dressing Your Way To Weight Loss Success

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

What if I told you that there was one simple step you could take every single day that would tip the scale in your favour towards reaching your desired weight loss goals? No special diets, no popping pills. All you have to do, every single day, is -- wait for it -- get dressed.

These Are The Fashion Promises You Should Make In 2016

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 01.07.2016 | Canada Style

If you’re committed to a style makeover in 2016, make these fashion promises to yourself and stick to them.

5 Stylish Clothes That Flatter Every Woman's Body Type

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 11.26.2015 | Canada Style

We've got you covered.

How to Shop Like You Mean Business

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

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.

3 Ways to Maximize Your Wardrobe and Your Dollar

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

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.

Beauty And Style Tricks To Bring Out Your Eyes

Posted 09.03.2015 | Canada Style

If you ask a happy twosome what they first noticed about one another, they’ll most likely admit it was their eyes. It’s how you know someone is ki...

10 Tips for Surviving a Marathon Indian Wedding

masalamommas | Posted 09.01.2016 | Canada Living

Anyone who has had or has ever been to an Indian wedding knows that they are not like other Canadian weddings. Indian weddings can last four or more days of festivities -- they really do become a marathon of sorts.

10 Amazing Eye Colour Style Pioneers

Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Style

These ten fashionably fearless celebrities never fail to wow us with their commitment to nailing the hottest styles, including their creative use of c...

30 Things I've Learned About Style in Time to Turn 30

Anne T. Donahue | Posted 08.24.2016 | Canada Style
Anne T. Donahue

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.

Subtle Ways To Reinvent Your Look

Posted 03.17.2016 | Canada Style

Change keeps things fresh, but it doesn’t have to be drastic. Yes, we’ve all done the major haircut or dye job, but what if you’re craving chang...

4 Great Ways to Add Grey to Your Interior Decor

Yanic Simard | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

When it comes to interior design, grey may seem like the opposite of a colour... and by definition, this is technically true! However, grey can actually be a powerful tool for creating spaces of any colour palette, from subdued to bold.

Three Words That Will Change the Way You Shop

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

How do you keep from making these bad purchases time and time again? You shop smart. You only choose pieces that looking amazing on and that can be described by your three, very own, very specific, self chosen, Style Words.

These Are The Outfits That Will Make You Instagram-Famous

The Huffington Post Canada | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Style

A new algorithm reveals which types of Instagram posts will make you most popular.

WATCH: Celeb Stylist Cristina Ehrlich's Best Fashion Tips

The Huffington Post Canada | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Style

"Keep it simple."

WATCH: Show Us Your Best Blue Steel!

The Huffington Post Canada | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 03.26.2015 | Canada Style

You may think Toronto Fashion Week is all about the clothes, but sometimes talking to the attendees is the best part. We caught up with show-goers...

7 Easy Ways To Wear Nude This Spring

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 03.23.2015 | Canada Style

Nude or flesh tones made quite the splash at this year’s award season red carpets. We saw a number of celebrities embracing the understated shad...

Big Moments That Transformed How You See Yourself

Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Style

We've all been guilty of seeing ourselves in an unhealthy or unflattering light. But times like those lead to moments of clarity, when you finally lea...

Proof You Can Wear Red And Pink Together

The Huffington Post Canada | Amanda Montgomery | Posted 02.11.2015 | Canada Style

Wearing red and pink together is quite the statement. At first glance, it gives you a sartorial edge but it also keeps your outfit fresh and inter...