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How to Wear Summer Clothes All Year Round

Do you ever cry a little when October rolls around, and you slowly but surely start shoving your summer clothes into the back of your closet, or worse, boxing everything up and putting it away in storage or in your basement? Continue reading How to Wear Summer Clothes All Year Round

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Borrowed From The Boys

There are so many great things about being a woman, especially when it comes to self-expression through fashion. It seems like we can get away with a lot more things than the guys can (or dare to), and we won’t even get dirty looks for it. Having worked in retail at a store that sells both menswear and womenswear before, I surprisingly found myself gearing towards some of the men’s pieces for myself. In light of TOM*FW (Toronto Men’s Fashion Week), what better time than now to talk about the pieces us ladies can borrow from the boys. Continue reading Borrowed From The Boys

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Taking Fashion Week Style to the Street

I wrote previously about how sometimes the “personal style” showcased at fashion week, be it Milan, Paris, New York, or Toronto, can sometimes be a little bit over the top. You can read more about it here, but the gist of it is, I believe it’s important to stay true to who you are – and also somewhat maintain your dignity as a human being.

Funny enough, it seemed like the Toronto fashion industry got the memo about avoiding going over the top, and went completely under. There was not a single feathered boa to be seen. Men showed up in jeans, chelsea boots, and bomber jackets. The world of street style fashion was not present in Toronto. Continue reading Taking Fashion Week Style to the Street

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on St. Patrick’s Day we wear green, + hairspray for dummies

The 4th day of Toronto Fashion Week happened to fall on March 17th, St Patrick’s Day. That was probably the day that I had the most trouble dressing for, as I had to literally RUN to a lecture (and do pushups for being late), and I ended up finalizing my outfit seconds before leaving my house.

I thought it would be EXTREMELY clever to wear green, but to be low-key about it by wearing olive green. Oh. So. Clever. Continue reading on St. Patrick’s Day we wear green, + hairspray for dummies