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To Die For Fashion: Join us on Pinterest
July 25, 2013 at 9:23 am 2

If you're looking for the ultimate in temptation I've picked out my very favourite fashion pieces on Pinterest.

I love looking for new styles, different ways to style great pieces I already have, and dreamy "If I had a million dollars" pieces.

I also love that it shows what my real style is...so I won't get distracted when I go shopping and find something that realistically, I'll never wear.

Click here to see my Pinterest fashion board. 

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Is everything we do a form of self expression?
July 24, 2012 at 2:56 pm 0
For the last few years I've been driving my husband's car. An Audi A6. It is a great car...and I'm not even a car person! But, the car is getting older, the fixes are getting more expensive, and it's time for something less expensive, more reliable and family friendly (sort of - don't worry, I'm not into mini-vans). We started searching for cars. As a totally "not car" person, I really didn't care...but then I slowly started caring. In my mind I wanted a BMW SUV...I just think they're cute! But, I didn't want the expensive maintanence. And, my husband takes really good care of his things, and I like to "live" in my car. He'd go crazy if he saw a Cheerio on the floor, or Starbucks napkins in the backseat. I really didn't want to hear about how I was abusing my car every other day. So a luxury car was out (plus, my husband is a car guy and is getting a fancy schmancy Mercedes something-something in the next little while, so he'll get his anways). I know that I want something that I can haul my baby around in, and looks stylish enough, without a huge price tag. And I really love being high up while driving - I have no idea why, but I just love it! I tested out a Ford Escape and a Jeep Patriot. And right before I was about to sign the paper I started to think about what my car choice means for me. Is it a form of self expression? I remember when I painted the wall in my apartment hot pink - a huge form of self expression - and started treating myself to the super fun jewelry and shiny, girly things I love. It was a real coming out for me, and I feel like I literally blossomed into the person I was supposed to be. But recently, I have been making very "safe" choices, ones that aren't necessarily reflective of my personality, but of my desire to not spend a ton of money. And yes, that's part of me too, but it's a small part of the big picture. I would hate for that to be my driving force. I'm wondering...maybe I need something fancier and more fun than a standard SUV. Here's what the facebook verdict was: What do you think? Is everything we do a form of self expression?
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Prince William and Kate Middleton Set To Marry (& Why We Care)
November 16, 2010 at 10:31 am 0

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We don't really follow celebrity weddings, or royal weddings, or really anyone's wedding, but we have to confess we're thrilled about the wedding between William and Kate! Why? We're so tired of all the crappy news about the economy, about rising debt, about bombs in Mexico and every other little depressing piece of news that gets beaten to death by the media. Bring on the good news! We want international news coverage of pretty dresses, fancy hats, nice finger foods, gorgeous shoes....all of it! We want to have our minds focused on frivolous and pretty things - happy and positive things! Every newspaper will cover every detail....and hopefully bad news will take a backseat for a few weeks! Thank You William and Kate!
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Fall 2010 Hair Trends
September 8, 2010 at 1:34 pm 0
This fall hair is slick and clean looking, with most fashion designers trotting models down the runway with hair pulled back. We love this trend! It's classic, timeless, and sooo easy to pull off. Late for work, no time to get ready for girls night out? No Problem! With this slick style you look polished and professional, and hot, in no time flat! We love us a fashion trend that's universally flattering and easy to execute! At Yves St. Laurent the pulled back hair added drama and sophistication to the look.
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At Louis Vuitton the slick hair added to the pure, put together look and finished off a polished look perfectly.
 

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Photo Credit: elle.ca
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The Best Designer Shoes For Fall 2010
September 2, 2010 at 9:29 am 0

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Flipping through the extra thick September fashion magazines we came across these unbelievably cool Balenciaga shoes designed by Nicolas Ghesquiere. They are so fun, colourful and spectacular. Normally we don't welcome the cooler weather, but we can't wait to ditch our summer sandals for these fantastic shoes! Photo Credit: Style.com
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The Perfect T-Shirt Dress From Me To We Style
August 4, 2010 at 3:01 am 0

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Sometimes you come across something so good you can't help but share it, and rant and rave about it. This summer we love the T-Shirt Dress From Me To We Style. It's cut extremely well so it fits the body perfectly, and can be worn in so many different ways - like the black t-shirt dress above, or this white casual t-shirt dress style with bold accessories.
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Me To We Style, an eco-friendly apparel provider in Toronto is the only social enterprise that donates 50% of their profits to their charity partner (Free The Children). If you're not convinced yet hear this, they create apparel that is made from eco-friendly fabrics and plant a tree for every t-shirt they sell to offset any carbon emissions! You can get your t-shirt dress from Me To We Style, for approx $35. We love it when fashion really cares!
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Gorgeous Guy de Jean Can Can Umbrella
August 3, 2010 at 10:33 am 0

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Walking past the Royal York hotel - a luxurious heritage hotel in Toronto, we noticed this absolutely adorable umbrella. We wish it stays sunny for months more so we can use this sun umbrella all the time! This Guy de Jean Can Can Ivory Umbrella comes in various colours and retails for approx $190 CDN.
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Cool Decor – Fun and Refined Chandelier
December 16, 2009 at 12:13 pm 0


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The Sunsa Chandelier

Recently I stumbled upon this super cool chandelier - The Sunsa Chandelier. It's made up of 21 shades, and looks kind of like Japanese umbrellas upside down, but in a very refined way. The four layers of shades are either 24” or 30” in diameter, creating a large scale sea of light. This statement piece would look amazing in an entryway! Photo Credit: http://blog.styleestate.com/
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Super Sexy Boots
December 3, 2009 at 12:24 pm 2


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super sexy boots from B2

This winter is milder than ever in Toronto, but sooner or later Mr. Winter will be arriving and along with that a need for some stylish booties. At Brown's designer store B2, there's an amazing selection of sexy boots that makes every girl almost welcome winter. These ones are my fave. They are a bit pricey (approx $300), but they're gorgeous, comfortable and definitely splurge worthy!
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What’s Your Home Design IQ?
November 30, 2009 at 1:52 pm 0




Ever wondered if you are really as style savvy as you think you are? I think I'm pretty smart in the home decor category...but when I did this Style at Home quiz it didn't agree. I'll tell you how I did if you tell me how you did!
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The Perfect Party Purse
November 19, 2009 at 12:56 pm 0

I stumbled upon this purse in BCBG the other day, and I fell in love with it immediately! It's girly and sexy. It's simple and luxurious. And it's intricate and detailed without being complicated. It's the perfect party purse!
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Love this Look!
November 9, 2009 at 12:59 pm 0


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Demi Moore is known for her great style, but this dress is soooo lovely. It's very complimentary without being clingy, shows just enough skin, and the bows at the top add perfect detail. The colours and the fabric also look amazing...not to mention her arm candy.
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Why You Don’t Want to Cut Your Hair Short
November 5, 2009 at 12:58 pm 2


Like every girl I love having long hair to play with, style, pin up and style down, and add bits of colour every now and then. But once in a while I see a hair cut that makes me want to chop it all off and sport a super sassy hairdo. I love how edgy, sophisticated and easy this hair looks.



But I used to have short hair. So I know it's not that easy. You need to cut your hair once a month to keep it looking good. You always have to have polished clothes and nicely shined shoes, because short hair and sloppy Saturday style just makes you look bummy. And you don't get to mix up your hair style with a huge variety. So everytime I'm tempted to chop it all off I try to remember how difficult it really is. Temptation be gone!
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Skip this Trend: 80’s Fashion Return
October 26, 2009 at 10:19 pm 1
Recently the return of 80's fashion is hard to avoid. Flip through magazines and see pages and pages of clothes that are big, and bright and not particularly flattering. In stores the huge blazers with big shoulder pads and the crazy mix of colours are front and centre. And on tv celebrities seem to be soaking up the 80’s trend in large doses. But it all looks like a big fashion mistake.

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And some mistakes are not worth repeating - 80's fashion is definitely one of those. In case you are in doubt just look back in your photo album from the 80's. Does your teased hair, blue shiny eye shadow and frosted tips coupled with your lace tights, white pumps, striped sweater dress and jean jacket look so good? Keep on flipping the pages and you'll remember how totally ridiculous you look in most of your photos! If you can't resist the 80's it's a trend that works in moderation. There are some pieces that can be incorporated into an outfit for a fun lift, but a complete 80's look is a big no-no. But fun, poppy and silly 80's music is another story though. Bring on the synthesizers and high pitched voices any day! Photo Credit: Smarter Fashion blog
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Fun Red Jacket: A Reason to Welcome Fall
September 23, 2009 at 3:55 pm 0

Fall is not usually a welcome season up North - it means a chilly winter is just around the corner. But this fall seems to be different. Why? Red is one of the top pick colours of the season, and that means bright sunny red clothes will be all over the city heating up the streets. Here's my favourite look for this fall - a bright red winter jacket. How fun! I feel warm just looking at it.
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Ring Flings
August 21, 2009 at 3:40 pm 0
I have a confession. I love big rings…well not even big, more like HUGE rings. I think they really make a statement and they compliment the shape of my fingers quite well. Here are some of my favourites. ... Yup, my boyfriend knows he’s in big trouble.
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