Recently, I spoke with Kimberly Soane, Director of Artistry at Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. Kim was one of the Bobbi Brown PRO artists who worked backstage at several New York Fashion Week shows. She has done it for several years and has worked with all kinds of lashes. Kim shared with me her hot tips on how you can get the most from your lashes.
The benefits of natural beauty products have always been very important to me. And now that I have kids, I'm extremely conscious of what goes on their skin. Avoiding synthetic chemicals that I can't pronounce and choosing natural alternatives helps keep everyone healthy, and looking fabulous.
There has been so much talk in the news lately about deodorants and how some of them can be potentially toxic, I thought I would learn more about natural deodorants. I spoke with Tara Martinson, Product Developer/Herbalist, Rocky Mountain Soap Company and she helped me understand more about deodrants and how to avoid toxic ingredients.
I used to think that the Australian lifestyle romantically embodied wearing surf shorts and bikinis all day, all year round, until I moved to Australia to live in Perth and now I see how people are really dressing.
Hair trends are constantly changing. I was surprised when I saw that Kim Kardashian had cut off her hair. I had always thought her mane was such a reflection of who she is. Recently, I spoke with Jessica Van Kuyk, Artistic Director at Suki's Salons and Academy to find out more about the hottest hair colour trends for spring and also the latest style trends.
I now believe having my nails kept clean and neat finishes off any outfit nicely. My nails can be a nice compliment to what I am wearing or my mood. Recently, I spoke with Irene Lee, the owner of Pure Nail Bar and she shared with me some of her tips to keep nails neat looking and the hottest nail trends for spring.
Getting a facial done at the spa is one of life's great pleasures. It is relaxing and my skin always feels amazing when it's done. It is good as a treat, but can get pricey if you get them done regularly. I wanted to learn more about the top tips of how to do a mask at home, so I spoke with Sephora and they shared with me the top tips for doing a mask in the comfort of your own bathroom.
Does wintertime leave your days stuck indoors feeling a little dull? Has the spark gone out of your love... for your decor? Without the radiance of summer sun, your interior might be suffering from SAD: Seasonally Affected Design! To help your space feel brighter and livelier any time of year, here's my guide to one of design's underused fix-everything tools: the simple sconce.
I have expanded my shoe wardrobe and of course, if you have been reading my blog, it has to be comfortable and stylish. Wanting to learn more about how I can expand my footwear and learn more about the latest spring trends, I spoke with Diego Greco, Product Line Developer for Hush Puppies Canada.
The military style, the sparkling white glove, the black pants and the bunched-up socks: These were Michael Jackson's legendary trademarks. And the team behind them? For 25 years, Michael Bush, together with his partner Dennis Tompkins, who passed away in 2011, created most of Michael Jackson's personal and concert tour wardrobes, designing the costumes, apparel, shoes and accessories.
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I've always believed that Valentine's Day was a time to extend love to anyone or anything in your life that you appreciate. For me, fashion has always been the number one "thing" that I love. I want to give a little love to five of my favourite designers who sell fashion made by hand, so you can buy something for your special someone.
My hair has always been my security blanket. If I was feeling shy, I'd hide behind it. If I wanted to catch a cute guy's attention, I'd flip it over while walking by. It wasn't until recently I noticed a movement going on, and suddenly, female celebs known for their long hair were opting for shorter, chicer chops. So, I decided to take the plunge, and chop off my coveted locks.
Recently, I was fortunate to speak with Reuben Uwi, CEO/Designer,U.T.F.L. - Uwi Twins Fashion Label . Reuben shared with me his top tips for trends for menswear for spring 2015 and where he will be next to get some fashion inspiration.
Looking overtly sexy is pretty easy. Throw on some tight, skimpy clothes, expose a ton of skin and you're good to go. Being subtly sexy however, can take a little more thought and effort. This Valentine's Day, if subtle sexiness is the look you're going for, here are 10 ways to achieve it.
I love T-shirts and wear them with everything from skirts, to jeans to dressier pants. Recently, I spoke with Nicholas Brooke, CEO of Sunspel and Nicholas shared with me some of the top trends for T-shirts this spring. I was excited to hear from Nicholas about her suggestions on how to dress up a T-shirt and find out more about the hottest colours for spring 2015.
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The runways were filled with fabulous shirtdresses from patterned and flowy to button down and boxy with a mod vibe. So if you are looking to update your standard shirtdress this is the season for you. And this season the pendant necklace is making a comeback.
If you follow the fast-fashion industry, you'll know that every fast-fashion retailer has been called out for garment factory violations. It's the unfortunate reality of lengthy supply chains and manufacturing overseas. I wanted to know more about where some of the biggest fashion retailers are operating and what they're doing to improve conditions so I can decide where I want to shop.
To start with, there are four main types of bristles. Each bristle will help you create a different style or can be helpful to nurture specific kinds of hair. Understanding the bristles function will help you find the brush that will work best for your hair. This will also be a great help when you style your hair!
Paris is a city famous for its romantic landmarks, statement architecture and coveted fashions, but it's also a grand source of inspiration for cool, sophisticated interior decor. Take a peek with me inside the unique styling of Parisian apartments, and learn how to bring this look with you anywhere in the world.
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One future. So let's make the best of it, huh? We've long since championed this mantra and, whilst appreciative of regular Canadian furniture outlets, we reserve space in our creative veins for reclamation outlets and salvage yards. Aye, we love to mix past and present.