The Teddy Coat Trend

It was huge last year and it’s sticking around again, the teddy coat trend is here to STAY people! There are hundreds of options out there, so I’ve done the dirty work and picked out the best teddy coats for you to shop. I’m all for a quality but affordable coat, so most of these options fall under both of those categories.

Happy shopping!


Gap Long Teddy Coat

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H&M Short Pile Coat

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H&M Long Pile Coat

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H&M Faux Fur Jacket

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H&M Dark Brown Faux Fur Coat

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Babaton The Teddy Coat

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Big Collar Teddy Coat

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xoxo,

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3 Staple Boots for Autumn

One of the main reasons that I love Autumn is all of the boots! Boots pair well with just about everything, especially if you’re picking versatile styles in neutral shades. They’re basically the only form of shoe that I wear during the fall season because it’s constantly raining here in Vancouver.

From ankle to knee, there’s a boot out there to fit everyone’s style and today I’m sharing which ones I’m currently obsessing over. They’re easy to style, comfy (once broken in of course) and timeless.

#1 ALDO Wiema Boot

You can NEVER go wrong with a black leather pointed toe boot, IMO. This pair in particular is the perfect style and height, ending just a couple of inches above the ankle. They were uncomfortable at first but after a few times out in them they hit a great comfort level! Shop here.

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#2 ALDO Piralia Boot

If you’re looking for a brown boot this season, this is the pair! The chunkier heel makes them easy to walk in and the medium brown shade is definitely an IT colour this Autumn. Shop here.

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#3 Le Chateau Pointy Toe Ankle Boot

White shoes will always be a staple for me and I find myself wearing these white boots almost every week. With a short kitten heel they actually feel quite comfortable and lengthen the wear-time. These ones go with any outfit too 😉 Shop here.

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What’s your go-to boot this season?

xoxo,

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My September Favourites

As September is already coming to an end I thought I’d share what some of my favourite products were this month. From shoes to makeup, these are the items that I was constantly using and loving!

I really started to bring out my fall wardrobe this month, AKA LOTS OF BROWNS. I was also obsessing over pointed toe shoes, micro sunnies and some amazing hair care. Keep reading to find out all the deets on these pretty little things!


Cognac ALDO Mules

These mules have been a STAR in my wardrobe this month. I received them as a gift from ALDO in the summer and honestly only started loving them now because of their colour. They’re a wonderful fit, easy to walk in and match just about everything in my wardrobe. Find them here.

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H&M Straight Cut Jacket

I picked up this gorgeous jacket from the H&M fall 2018 collection and have been LIVING in it, I swear. The colours are subtle with a hint of cognac, so obviously I paired them with the mules mentioned above! It’s also loose enough to fit a hoodie under and great for a casual outfit. Find it here.

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Glen Check Collar Coat

I love a good coat and my bestie and I were so lucky to have been gifted this gorgeous one from Le Château! It’s not too light, not too heavy and the perfect checked pattern. The colours make it extremely versatile too! Find it here.

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White Pointed Toe Ankle Boot

Half of my shoe collection is white, let’s be honest here. So it’s no surprise that these chic boots made their way into 70% of my outfits this month! I purchased mine last year from Payless Shoe Source so they’re no longer available, but you can find a similar pair here.

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Gisou Honey Infused Hair Oil

When this hair oil by Negin Mirsalehi first came out I could not bring myself to spend $84USD on it, so I waited until a smaller version was available. Let me tell you right now, I think it’s worth it. There are very few hair oils that actually work on my fine hair and this is one of them. It smells delicious, feels luxurious and doesn’t leave my hair greasy in the morning or after application on dry hair. The travel size was $45USD and you can find it here.

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Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask

You’ve already heard me rave about the product here, but I wasn’t lying when I said it was worth the hype! I use it EVERY. SINGLE. NIGHT! You can shop it here.

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Bon Look Stellar Sunglasses

As soon as I laid eyes on this pair of sunnies, I fell in love. I’m so happy I got to take them home with me! Shop them here.

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What products were you loving this month?

xoxo,

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Fall 2018 Fashion Trends

It’s almost fall so I thought it was good timing to go over this year’s fall fashion trends! This is one of my favourite posts to write and research for because I get to go over everything that was seen on the fashion runways as well as the street style of bloggers, influencers and celebrities attending these shows! This year we’re really seeing a mix of everything. From pink suits to kira-kira shimmer inspired outfits and prairie style dresses to clueless plaid, these trends are definitely for everyone! So let’s get right into it, shall we?

Trend #1 – HOT PINK!

I’ve never seen so many pink suits! They’re HUGE in store trends right now, especially Zara and Topshop, and they’re also hot on the runway. We saw them a lot on the Spring and Summer runways and we’re seeing them come out again for fall. I’m not mad about it, how about you? I’m actually considering buying a matching pink pant suit for fall… 😉

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Trend #2 – Clueless Plaid

If you’re going to wear plaid, you might as well go all out and wear some colour too! This year the bright coloured plaid (inspired by movie Clueless) is making a huge comeback. Matching sets of this vibrant pattern can be found in almost every trendy store, and certainly on the city streets being worn by your local bloggers and influencers.

Trend #3 – Leopard or Cheetah Print

If you asked me to decipher between the two of them when looking at a pattern, I really wouldn’t know the difference. However, whatever it actually is, animal print is IN this fall. Not only are we seeing neutral animal print though, designers are bringing out colourful, even neon, prints!

Trend #4 – Colourful Eyewear

We’ve gone through the tiny sunglasses trend, and now we’re on to coloured lenses. Tinted lenses are the latest and greatest accessory, and I personally think they really add something to a plain outfit!

Trend #5 – Blazer Dresses

I think this has been a trend for a few months already, as I’ve been seeing it again and again on the gram, but it’s definitely going to continue to be a hit during the fall months. They’re super easy to style too! Throw on an oversized blazer, wrap a belt around your waist, pair it with some sock boot heels and you can call it a day!

Trend #6 – Latex & Plastic

It’s a pretty convenient trend if you ask me – said the blogger from rainy Vancouver. During New York fashion week we saw more patent pieces than ever on the runway! Patent skirts, pants, dresses and coats are all the rave for fall, AND they’re waterproof, how handy!

Trend #7 – Brown

I feel as if this colour already naturally makes its way into our autumn wardrobes, but NYFW has just confirmed it. All shades of brown are in this season, so grab the cutest pieces you can find in this colour now before they’re all gone!

Trend #8 – Tweed

It was here last year for fall and winter, and now its back. Who are we kidding though, doesn’t everyone love a good tweed blazer? It’s the perfect balance between chic and cozy! You’re going to be seeing a lot of tweed blazer and skirt sets and jackets this season.

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What do you think is going to be ON TREND this fall?

xoxo,

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Paris Outfit Look Book

As many of you know, I traveled to Paris for the very first time this summer, so obviously I had to plan out my entire wardrobe from head to toe! Paris has been on the top of my travel bucket list for years so when I finally booked flights with my best friend I immediately went into excited planning mode. And when I say planning, I mean over-planning, but that’s just me naturally 🙂 So today I’m sharing what I wore in Paris and where you can find the pieces too! All of the items I wore will be linked below the images, happy shopping!

Day 1 – Exploring St. Germain

On our very first day in Paris we both arrived at the airport early in the morning (around 9am) so we had a full day ahead of us! I went for a girly but casual look with sneakers, a ruffled dress and straw bag. Boy, it was hot out! But this little number kept me cool because it was a really light material.

Blue Ruffled Dress

White Platform Sneakers

Straw Bag

Day 2 – Breakfast at Ladurée, Arc de Triomphe & Shopping

Our second day in Paris was a little better planned out than the first because we weren’t as tired and had a better idea of what we wanted to do. We started the day off with breakfast at Ladurée on the Champs-Élysées, walked over to the Arc de Triomphe for some photos and then spent the rest of the day shopping! I went with a floral print and heels on this day because I wanted to feel extra pretty for breakfast!

Floral Dress

White Kitten Heels

Day 3 – Galeries Lafayette & Eiffel Tower Picnic

Our last full day in Paris was spent doing more shopping (obvs) and ended off with a lovely picnic in front of the Eiffel Tower. I’ve never seen a bigger or more beautiful mall than Galeries Lafayette! Every level had tons of stores and you could say we went a little crazy in there 😉 Our picnic started off a bit rough because we weren’t in an ideal spot, but once we moved and found a better location to set up we didn’t want to leave! I did an outfit change between these activities, so look below to see the details!

White Tie Top (I can’t find this top so here’s a look alike)

Denim Skirt (This is also just a similar skirt because I bought mine a year ago!)

White Eyelet Dress

Although we didn’t spend much time in Paris, I was able to get a feel for the culture and style of the city. It was just as I expected and I can’t wait to visit again! Have you been to Paris? Share your favourite Paris activities/attractions or tourist spots below!

xoxo,

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My Favourite Summer Looks

Every season brings a wave of new looks and this summer I’ve been seeing some of my favourite looks of all time! No joke. The trends that have surfaced this summer can be worn in their own unique ways, they’re not too over the top and are all affordable!

Below are my five favourite styles of the summer featuring some of the bloggers on IG that inspire me the most! Swipe over each photo for their Instagram handles! 🙂

Chunky Sneakers & Dresses

Pairing chunky sneakers with a mini dress have turned out to be one of the hottest looks this season. Who would’ve thought that these two completely opposite items could compliment each other?! If you’re not up for the full on chunky foot then you can try out platform sneakers instead.

Blazers & Shorts

This look brings a whole new vibe to shorts AND blazers! I personally love an oversized pair of shorts with a light boyfriend styled blazer.

Two Piece Sets

There’s nothing easier to pair than a matching set, am I right? 😉 Whether it’s monochromatic or floral, two pieces have proven to be an it item this summer.

Smocked Tops & Denim

This trend brings me back to the times when I would wear smocked dresses all summer long as a little girl. Smocked tops pair really well with denim which makes them super easy to style! They’re also usually one of the pieces that actually help keep you cool when it’s hot!

Tie Tops & Puff Sleeves

I love this tie top trend so much that I bought two of them in almost the exact same style! LOL. One is eyelet and the other is solid white 😉 I personally like this type of top in white because it can be worn in so many different outfits. Denim shorts, jeans and skirts all pair really well with tie tops.

Which one is your favourite trend of the summer?

xoxo,

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My Go-To Gold Jewellery Pieces

When I first heard about Mejuri, a Canadian based luxury jewellery brand, I was still in my Tiffany & Co ONLY obsession. Every piece of my daily-wear jewellery was from Tiff & Co except for a few Pandora rings and it was all sterling silver, because I’m a simple gal (so I like to think) and didn’t want to own a hundred different pieces that I would barely wear…until I found Mejuri and my entire perspective of jewellery changed. I developed a love for gold pieces and the beautiful designs that the brand offered.

I remember following the brand on Instagram for a while as I was just starting up my blog and growing my Instagram portfolio and they were one of the first brands to reach out to me for a collaboration! I was in complete shock (good shock obvs) and extremely grateful for the opportunity so I said yes and a beautiful relationship formed 🙂

Each of the pieces in this post are truly special in their own ways and have a unique spot on my jewellery stand. I find myself going between my Tiffany & Co pieces and these gold pieces depending on my mood and outfit. However I still feel like I have a very simple jewellery collection, which is one of the things that I love about Mejuri. Their pieces have this ability to shine but in the most minimalistic way. It’s gorgeous!

Lotus Necklace

My very first piece was the Lotus Necklace which is made up of gold vermeil and a beautiful white sapphire stone. A very dainty but layer-able piece that I find myself wearing almost every day!

Layered Spheres Choker

Pictured below are both of the Mejuri necklaces that I own, the top being the layered spheres choker. I actually wear them both exactly like this! 😛 It’s also gold vermeil and extremely dainty which I really like in chokers.

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Between Hoops

Before these earrings I really wasn’t a hoop wearing gal but I couldn’t pass up these beauties. What I love the most about them is that they’re flexible and not stiff like a lot of hoops, which makes it easier to put them on and take them off!

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Trio Hoops

Out of all of my Mejuri earrings these are my FAVE! I absolutely love the simple link design and the way they dangle on my ear. They’re perfect for any outfit, casual to formal and they’re not too heavy!

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Pearl Hoops

These cute hoops were actually the first earrings I received from Mejuri and they’re perfect in my opinion because one I love the gold and two they have mini pearls attached! They’re super great for layering on the ear and I like to pair them with my actual Tiffany & Co pearls.

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If you’re interested in the brand you can click here to check them out, shop and get free shipping! I always want to be 100% honest with you babes on here though so I will let you know that for each purchase I’ll make a small commission. <3 Make sure that you see this at the top of your page when you’re shopping so that you can get that free shipping!

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xoxo,

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My Favourite Summer Bag Trends

Summer is literally right around the corner,  starting next week, so I’ve rounded up my favourite handbag trends for the season!

It’s safe to say that I’m a handbag addict, but I always try to get pieces that I know I’m going to use for years and years, AKA classics. I think that this season’s trends are pretty classic so I’ve already gone ahead and purchased a couple of them 😉

Woven Totes

This is a bag that I originally thought was strictly a beach bag, but now that I see hundreds of people styling them on the streets the idea of using the straw bag in the city is growing on me! I’ve gone ahead and purchased a little straw tote for those casual days out and it didn’t break the bank! You can shop this bag here.

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Clear Totes

I’ve loved this trend since the first time I saw it and I think it’s really great because there are SO MANY styles available! I got my first clear bag for the summer from SheIn because I didn’t want to spend too much just in case the trend phases out quickly. You can shop the exact bag here.  I love this one because the handles are a beautiful wood and the drawstring bag inside is removable, making it a great option for the beach!

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Small Top Handle Bags

I’ve had one of these for a few months now and I’m actually obsessed. They’re so convenient to carry around and if you buy the right one there’s actually quite a bit of room to fit your things! I got mine at Tory Burch which you can find here.

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Net Market Totes

This is the most inexpensive trend I think I’ve ever heard of! Who would have thought that an everyday market carry-all would become a hot street style trend!? Nevertheless I think it’s super cool. Easy to carry a ton of stuff whether you’re actually grocery shopping or going to the beach and really light and portable! I bought mine here.

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Beaded Bags

This one is still growing on me because in all honesty it reminds me of playing dress up as a little girl! I’m not sure if I’ll feed into this trend this summer but if you want to try it out, Zara has some great options right now!

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What are your favourite summer bag trends? Share them in the comments! 🙂

xoxo,

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My Favourite Summer Denim Trends

Denim is definitely an essential for the Spring and Summer months and I’ve recently been obsessing over denim jackets because they’re so versatile and can so easily be worn casually or dressed up for a night out. Denim in general though is convenient to throw on last minute and to pair with any outfit, so here are my favourite denim trends for summer.


My #1 place to shop for anything denim is TopShop because they have a petite section and I love how all of their denim fits. Next up would be Levi’s, Citizens of Humanity, Gap,  and J-Crew! Below I’ve linked similar pieces to the ones shown but different styles can really be found anywhere. 🙂

Denim Jumpsuits

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You can shop this one here.

White Straight Leg Jeans

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Shop a similar pair here.

Light Wash Denim Jackets

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Shop a similar style here.

Oversized Denim Jackets

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Shop a similar style here.

Oversized and Distressed Denim Shorts

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Shop a similar style here.


What other denim trends have you got your eye on for summer? 🙂

xoxo,

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Summer 2018 Mood Boards

I’m constantly searching for inspiration, through Instagram, Pinterest, other people’s style and the little things that pass by in my everyday life, so I thought that for this summer I’d make a few mood boards to tie all of that inspiration up into single pages.

Mood Board: an arrangement of images, materials, pieces of text, etc., intended to evoke or project a particular style or concept.

This was my very first time creating them and it was super exciting and inspiring! It felt good being able to get an aesthetic of my thoughts onto an actual “board” (mine were digital). It was almost like my thoughts were coming to life, you know? Here’s the process that I went through to create the boards…

  1. I started out on Pinterest searching for fashion looks, makeup looks, colours and textures that I had in mind for a particular concept and saved them into a private pin board.
  2. I then opened up a word document and started downloading the Pinterest images to my desktop.
  3. Arranging the images was the trickiest part but as soon as I let go of the thought of making everything perfect I was able to work faster and I was definitely more relaxed.
  4. Once all of my images covered a page I saved the document as a PDF and voila! The mood boards were done.

Since I’ll be travelling this summer I created mood boards that incorporated the style, colours and textures that I’d like to wear on my trips. One of my mood boards is also an inspirational board for my everyday summer style in my home city, can you guess which one it is? 😉 (Hint: almost everything is the same colour!)

I highly recommend creating mood boards for yourself because not only is it a great way to stay inspired but I also feel like it’s a stress reliever. There’s something really satisfying about creating your own mood pieces 🙂

Here are my final boards! I might event print them out and create a mood board in my room but I’ll show that in another post if I do.

#1 Mood Board

#2 Mood Board

#3 Mood Board

xoxo,

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