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My Sustainable Style: Mixing High & Low Pieces

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I recently discovered a common element in all of my favourite style icons. It’s the unexpected. I love the first impression of confusion – a lace skirt with a rock concert tee? A pinstripe suit with a pair of old sneakers? Yes, and yes. Because there is absolutely no discrimination between labels, brands, or origins of … Read more My Sustainable Style: Mixing High & Low Pieces

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My Sustainable Style: Canadian Designer Nadya Toto

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When I helped promote the Braderie de Mode Quebecoise in Gatineau this past fall, my eyes were opened to what felt like hundreds of Canadian (Quebec-based) designers. I always knew our neighbours to the east were super stylish (Montreal, I’m looking at you!), but to see so much talent gathered under one roof was pretty … Read more My Sustainable Style: Canadian Designer Nadya Toto

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3 Chic Outfit Ideas You Already Have in Your Closet

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It’s the middle of winter, we’re all hibernating, and maybe you’re just feeling blah. It’s easy to scroll through your instafeed and Pinterest and get inspired by some amazing outfits and fashion and think a little retail therapy is in order to spice up your life  wardrobe. Sometimes we need to shake things up, and I … Read more 3 Chic Outfit Ideas You Already Have in Your Closet

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Dress Like an Instagram Star Without Spending Money

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On Monday, I wrote this post about using Instagram and social media for fashion inspiration instead of envy. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not easy, I am guilty of lamenting my lack of textured, personality-infused, and seemingly effortless pieces that invade the wardrobes of my favourites; Olivia Palermo, Blake Lively and Emmanuelle Alt. But as promised dear readers, here’s … Read more Dress Like an Instagram Star Without Spending Money

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Sustainable Style Choices for New Years Eve

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In addition to shopping your closet  for a fancy event, another affordable and sustainable alternative to buying an outfit for new years, is renting one. Rent Frock Repeat, a designer rental service, has been getting a lot of love in Ottawa lately, and I’m excited I got the chance to spend some time in their showroom and … Read more Sustainable Style Choices for New Years Eve