I can always depend on The Gap when I am in need of a basic pair of jeans or a couple tank tops. On the off-chance though, while browsing through the store, I will come upon a piece that stays in my closet for years to come that I consider a "go-to" piece. While reading Refinery 29 yesturday afternoon, I read about this little treasure by the Gap called "The Moto Knit Blazer". I consider it a perfect summer to fall transition piece and cannot wait to hit the stores and make it mine. I'm not sure if it comes in more colors, but I kind of like the bright pop of yellow. Paired with a pair of skinny jeans and ballet flats, it is the cutest topper for casual days around town. And, it comes at the very affordable price range of $69.99.
*Image from Refinery 29
Once again, the Olsen twins prove to the fashion world just how good they are. Coming this fall we can expect to see The Row x Linda Farrow sunglasses hitting the shelves of select stores. The sunglasses are most definately styles you would see on the girls themselves and different than a lot of the styles out right now. Expect me to be in the shops the moment they are put on the shelves so I can protect my eyes as fashionably as possible.
*Image from Refinery 29
It's baaaack! Brace yourselves dear readers, as the return of MadMen is fast approaching. This Sunday on AMC, the Emmy award winning show is back to keep as all in shock and awe of the attitudes and styles of the times. The fashion in the show is going to be amazing, as it always is, possibly even inspiring a few more designer collections and everyday looks of people on the street. I am so looking forward to this Season 4 and have cleared my schedule so I can coiff my hair, pour myself a glass of whisky, sit back, and enjoy the show.
To say this man is brilliant, would be an understatement. His clothes are beautifully made and on top of all trends. He had as all braiding our hair at the start of the summer and look to dressing in sportwear and jersey. Today, the CFDA award winning designer will be stopping in at Holt Renfrew, Bloor st. in Toronto. The event is taking place in 1 hr,and I just cannot contain myself and my excitement. I'm a huge fan and really hoping to meet him. I will post more on how the event went!
So are backpacks cool again? I remember when they were very in fashion in the 90s and I remember when they fell out of fashion in the early 00s. I also remember thinking they were one thing that would never come back in style so it was okay for me to give away all of mine to Goodwill. Unfortunately for me, they came back. With designers like Alexander Wang making newer versions of the backpack, I've been seeing them on so many fashion forward people. I think it is safe to say that they are back, but I'm not sure if I will be running out to buy them all over again. For the sake of my wallet, I think I will sit this trend out.
*Image from the Cobrasnake
After spending my summer days enjoying the beautiful sunshine, my blue streaks in my hair are slowly fading. It's so sad to see them go, but as they say, "all good things must come to an end'. I am already thinking of colors to put in next.
Word on the street is that Erin Wasson x RVCA will be no longer. However, those who are devoted fans of Ms.Wasson's design sense, can still purchase jewellry from her Low Luv line, available at ShopBop and a few other locations. I really loved the clothes she designed and hope it won't be long before she designs another line either on her own or another collaboration.
There is something so depressing about reading pieces about your "new fall coat", when it is still flip flop and tank top weather. I love magazines and read them religiously, but I must say, it truly is a bummer to start looking at heavy winter pieces when summer is just getting started. But, I guess this helps us be one step ahead of the the game and those who choose not to read fashion magazines the day they come out on stands.
I feel like it is now safe to say that bar rings and nail rings are in style. I love the trend and think bar rings are a great alternative to having to nonchalantly mixing a bunch of different yet matching rings on one hand. I first started liking the trend when one Ms.Lauren Conrad, started wearing the rings and love it even more as I see it get bigger and bigger. Urban outfitters has teamed up with Jules Kim of Bijules to create a line of rings called BT by Jules Kim. There aren't that many pieces on the site, but they range from $18-$162. I like that they give you the option of going high or low.
*Image from Refinery 29
Last night, I went to go see one of my oldest and closest friends perform Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, in the park. The show was spectacular. The evening weather was perfect and watching Shakespeare as the sun set was a beautiful experience. Afterwards, I went off to a nearby pub to grab a beer and catch up on the "good ole days". After getting home in the early hours of today, I decided to spend the day at home, curled up on my bed in my FreeCity's with the 5ths book of the Sookie Stackhouse series. Seriously addicted.
PS. The above is a polyvore creation of my outfit for the night. Unfortunately, no cameras were allowed, so I wasn't able to get a proper picture.
Ever since Chanel started the craze awhile back, I've been seeing temporary tattoos popping up all over the place. While I do feel as though I'm back in elementary school when applying them, I think they are kind of wonderful. I'm not a person who can ever make up her mind, and like a constant change, so the temps allow me to change up my tattoos whenever I feel like it. They are a novelty, and I love it. Now, I just am waiting for the trend to go as far as it once was, where Spice Girls tattoos were the thing to wear.
*The tattoos pictured are from the H&M Fashion Against Aids Collection
I saw the first image when I first got onto the sight. I love the pieces and think they are great for summer. I want all of it! The second image is what I see as the perfect cover up. It`s fun and fresh and looks has the hippie bohemian vibe I enjoy. It would be perfect to wear over a swimsuit for a summer pool party or bbq. Even without the swimsuit, it`s cute to wear to a music festival. I`m planning my wardrobe for a trip to Europe coming up in August (yes, I plan way ahead!), and now have these pieces all floating around in my mind!**If you haven`t guessed already, the images above are from shopbop.com
I can't say why exactly, but there has been something in me lately that has been severely wanting a fedora. I finally found one that I liked at Holt Refrew and bought it last Friday. I wore it to my cottage on the weekend (a very old shorts and vacation tees kind of place) and received many comments. Mostly comments asking me who I thought I was and why I was so dressed up for the cottage. I don't care though, because I love it. Buying it totally made my Friday.