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Local Shop Love: The Sweet Life Apparel

Does anyone else have a thing for really cute t-shirts?   They are just so versatile.  This super cute newly released tee from The Sweet Life Apparel, is no exception.  I wanted to have a little fun styling it, so I figured why not add my favourite tulle skirt with it for a different take on a holiday outfit?  And this colour is everything. The Sweet Life tees are designed at owner Jen’s home in Coquitlam, and printed locally in Vancouver.…

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Local Shop Love: Fox + Wit

There is something about stepping out in clothes that fit me really well that brings a smile to my face.  When Janean, the owner of Fox + Wit, reached out to me last Spring and introduced her lovely store to me, I was beyond excited about what she had created.  An online boutique, curated with stylish, affordable items, for women who wear sizes XL-3X.  They are clothes you want to wear and don’t scream PLUS SIZE when you put them…

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Local Shop Love: Vancouver Fashion Truck

I’m kicking off my Local Shop Love posts with Vancouver Fashion Truck.  You may have seen Greta the Grumman cruising around the Lower Mainland and thought “Fashion on wheels?  Yes please!”  The Vancouver Fashion Truck is both a mobile pop-up fashion boutique and online shop.  Currently Greta is parked at Vancouver’s Aurora Winter Festival and will be there until the end of December.  If you’re not in the Vancouver area, you can still shop the truck online.  They are getting in…

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Local Shop Love: Buttercream Clothing

I have been wearing Buttercream Clothing for a couple of years now.  Every piece I own is a perfect not so basic basic.  The ethical, Canadian made brand is based in Calgary where a team of seamstresses are hand crafting beautiful clothing.  They are the type of pieces you want to wear all the time.  You can find everything from rompers, to kimonos, to maternity pieces, to easy little black dresses, like this one.  This dress I wear year round.…

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Giveaway: Mini Local Love Shopping Spree

  Teddy Bear Jacket from Vancouver Fashion Truck Since the best part of the holiday season is giving, I’m giving away a mini shopping spree for one of you, plus I’m giving some love to some AMAZING local brands/shops by introducing them to you (if you don’t know them already).   I will be highlighting these shops/brands all this week and ending the week off by announcing the shopping spree winner!  So let’s get right to it…one lucky Canadian lady…

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