It may only feel like spring for a few days in a row right now but I will take it! With temperatures closer to zero it means I don’t HAVE to wear skinny jeans that can tuck into my winter boots, and I can layer just a bit differently.
This outfit is something I want to wear this spring, all shades of blue that work together to create a great outfit.
Shop the shades of blue:
1. Boyfriend jean in Ontario wash Similar but Luxury, Navy, Under $100
2. Studded tweed jacket
3. Rebecca Minkoff Tote
4. The d’Orsay Flat in Suede
5. Ariel Drops
Hopefully it is starting to warm up where you are too! What are you looking forward to wearing in Spring?
Happy Friday! It is March Break here in my neck of the woods so it already feels like the weekend. If you are taking off somewhere warm all I can say is #jealous. We will be sticking around here, visiting a bit, play dates, nothing too crazy.
And while it isn’t a MAJOR sale day or anything I thought you might want to know who has some great promotions going on this weekend. Continue Reading
Pearls for Girls – Swedish Design is a costume jewellery company that originated out of Sweden in 2005. Now it has launched in Canada offering fun affordable jewellery. Many of the designs are made with fresh water pearls or semi precious stones. Continue Reading
My daughter creates some sort of art on a daily basis. Her school folder is full of it at the end of the week. Lately she has been incorporating the letters and numbers she is learning to write into her drawings but ultimately she draws, stamps, stickers something every day. It is one of the things she does that really gets her super excited. She loves to tell us what her drawing is about and will go back to fix what doesn’t fit her vision.
My Daughter’s Splatter Art featured on our mantel.
So a few weeks ago I had to admit that my Sorel Boots were done. Like they had cracks everywhere and the wetness I felt was not from my feet being so warm they were sweating but because the slush was seeping into my boots from the cracks in the soles. My old winter boots owed me nothing. I had them for 5 years. Still this was one of the first REAL winters they saw, which might be why they finally gave out after all this time.
So you might think at this time of year that there wouldn’t be many options to replace my sorels. You would be partially right. There were actually two camps which boots came in, either they were sold out or in limited quantites. These styles were marked down and very affordable if you can find what you are looking for in your size. OR the boots were still full priced even though the same store is trying to sell you spring separates, and there was lots of selection left.
The longer the winter goes on the more reasonable it seems to me to invest in another coat. Especially one that I have been thinking about since the fall.
I missed out on the pale blue Zara coat that was released earlier this season and lamented not being quick enough until I made the move on this Asos version. I am sure I could have scoured the vintage shops for something similar, authentic and ultimately more unique but this was so much easier. Continue Reading
Today I am happy to tell you about a fantastic initiative for International Women’s Day (March 8th) and really the entire month of March with Yoga Jeans.
Yoga jeans is looking to celebrate the beauty within EVERY woman, including beauty that goes beyond the physical aspects and emphasizing traits like kindness, courage, independence and confidence.
To give you incentive to get the conversation started about beauty and to help you feel beautiful in your own skin Yoga Jeans is giving away a pair of their fabulous jeans EVERY DAY during the month of MARCH!
I am all dressed up with no where to go. I was hoping to wear this out to an event sometime soon or even out to dinner but my husband broke his collar bone a few weeks ago and leaving him with the kids while I do fashion events is a no go right now.
But this skirt was just too pretty not to share! Continue Reading
A trench coat is one of those things that everyone needs in their closet. Male, female, young, old. It really goes with everything. A great trench is that perfect transitional season coat.
One of the best things I ever did was invest in this custom moodbyme trench coat. It cost me less than many of the mid priced brands (I am looking at you JCREW, Banana Republic, Club Monaco) and it is that one thing in my closet I can guarantee I will get complimented on when I wear it; even in Holt Renfrew where a trench coat can cost you a few grand.
I love that if you wearing something classic, dressy or even just jeans or something edgier it goes. Seriously if you haven’t got a trench coat in your closet dedicate part of your Spring Budget to getting yourself one.
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I have lot of bold shades of lipstick but not that one go to shade for a softer look. Nars Dolce Vita is a lovely “your lips but better” shade, however I find the lipstick is so sheer that unless I have full makeup on it just isn’t enough.
I was trolling the internet as I do and stumbled upon a review for Le Rouge Givenchy Rose Taffetas and thought this might be the colour to try.