• lifestyle

    Shopping habits: Reflections of a somewhat reformed shopaholic

    Photo: Cassandra McD. Let me set the scene and you can tell me if this sounds all too familiar to you. You get a text message from your BFF. 2 images: (1) A new backpack and (2) two new pairs of shoes – one pair, a sexy open-toed high-heeled sandals with metallic gold heels – LIT!! and the other a red hot pair of flats with an oversized bow, very Valentino-esque. You: [send  multiple fire emojis]. Wait, r you gonna sneak those into the house so ur mom won’t c them? Her: [smiling emoji with halo] Of course! Aren’t they cute tho? I just had to have them!!! Photo: Cassandra McD. Makes totally…

  • Work It

    how to work: head-to-toe black & white

    pencilskirtandpumps: how to work: head-to-toe black and white Skaist Taylor black peplum top / Zara white skirt / Marc Jacobs flat shoes / Maison Martin Margiela leather handbag/ Chanel lips makeup / Coat Holt Renfrew me

  • The Essentials

    the essentials: F is for Falling into coloured fall jacket

    i’m adding a fall jacket to the list of essentials because if you live in Canada you know how confusing and indecisive the weather can be, you can get summer, fall and winter-like temps all in one week. my solution for dealing with our unpredictable weather is to to have a few jackets in my work wardrobe. in addition to the basic black, the camel and leather jacket, i have a lightweight coloured jacket. how i work the fall jacket: this blue from Zara has come in handy for travelling for work and because of the length it’s a great alternative to a trench. I will work it with all…

  • In My Closet,  The Essentials

    The Essentials: why ride a horse when u can rock a camel..coat

    the essentials – C is for Camel Coat Nina G. says that the (classic) camel coat can look elegant and expensive if you get the colour right. i don’t know about all that but i happen to love my inexpensive Zara one all the same.  bring on the colder weather. i’m getting ready the work the heck out of this  for fall and for many falls to come! me how to do you work your camel coat?

  • Work It

    how to work: head-to-toe black & white

    how to work: head-to-toe black and white Skaist Taylor black peplum top / Zara white skirt / Marc Jacobs flat shoes / Maison Martin Margiela leather handbag/ Chanel lips makeup / Coat Holt Renfrew me

  • Work It

    how to work: the bold blazer

    how to ‘work’: bold yellow blazer  Oscar de la Renta dress / Ralph Lauren Collection Yellow jacket / Zara pumps / Zara black bowler bag / Movado watch / Bottega Veneta sunglasses me