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Holiday Wardrobe Remix

I worked in fashion retail for a whole lotta years and during that time I worked with women on wardrobe building.  I helped clients discover their unique style, help them find the right pieces to add into their closets, and showed them how to rework one item several ways.   Cue this little floral wrap top.  I got this top back in the Fall, and have primarily worn it with my jeans. (See it here.) With my social calendar filling…

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Velvet and Pearls For The Holidays

With December now only a day away, we are about to launch ourselves completely into the festive season.  Is anyone else’s social calendar filling up?  So what does one wear to all these festive fetes?  Something comfortable is always my go to.  I want my holiday outfits to be soft, stretchy, flattering, and of course, cute.  Velvet is everywhere this season.  It ticks all the boxes, glamorous, sexy, and comfy!  It is also a fun texture to style.  I paired…

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Holiday Kick Off

Does anyone else feel like now that we are past the mid-November mark, that the holiday season is kicking off?  The Starbucks cups are festive, the streets are filling with Christmas lights, the holiday commercials are in full swing, and my calendar is filling up.  Things are definitely getting busy.  I am not wearing that busy like a badge of honour though.  I’m excited about the kind of busy I’ve scheduled for the upcoming month and a bit.  My busy…

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Six Local Labels and Shops To Love

Weather it is a local brand or a local boutique, Vancouver has some amazing options to shop for all of your sartorial needs.  Now, I’m not talking about shopping for your kids, I mean you momma!  Yes, you!  Weather you are a shopping diva, or you find yourself scratching your head to remember the last time you shopped for yourself, I have compiled a list of some favourite local brands and shops to get you on your way this Fall/Winter…

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Head To Toe Black and Style Hacks

I have actually been wearing a lot more colour and print these days, but sometimes head to toe black makes an appearance.  An all black look can seem plain and safe, but it can also be interesting and anything but boring. As my wardrobe edit continues, I have found myself not just purging my closet, but reacquainting myself with it.  Older pieces can feel very fresh and new when mixed with a new addition to your wardrobe.  This little jacket…

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