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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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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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