Let the Sun Shine In!

Even though it is only January 20, the weather this week has been so springy! It’s been above zero and so much sun. I know for people who don’t live in the arctic tundra of Alberta this is not that great of a forecast, but it’s glorious to me and it makes me so excited for springtime and all the spring style and fashion coming our way! These are a few of favourite things for spring!

I love a good crop top and I’m so glad they are staying in style for another season. I love them with a high waisted midi skirt with a bright print for warmer weather. This Oscar de la Renta look is everything!

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Fringe! Fringe forever! I love a modern take on a style from different eras; 70’s style fringe and 20’s style fringe.

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Such a great feel to this flapper-esque Proenza Schouler. source

This Etro fringe look is festival ready. source

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Even though I have enough bags to last anyone a lifetime, every season something gorgeous and to die for comes out and I yearn for it!

3.1 Phillip Lim pastels for spring!

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This Givenchy clutch is so great for going out and how cute is the baby’s breath motif?

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The jeans I’m into right now are MOTHER. These are a couple pairs I’m eyeing to pick up in the next few months.

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I found both these pairs on Revolve www.revolveclothing.com

One of a my favourite coats that I own is a poppy red trench that I bought years ago and I can’t even remember where. I wear it so much in spring and fall so I have been scouring for another to add this year.

This aqua Burberry trench is soooo stunning, I’m obsessed!

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I also think a nice print in a trench is so classic and goes well with so many outfits. I think this houndstooth Michael Kors you could dress up for a night out or dress down with jeans and black flats.

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Some warm weather shoes are starting to pop up. I love a good slip on with jeans and capris, like these Stuart Weitzman ones.

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I’m also liking these little red booties from aldo.

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Last but not least I really really WANT this dress from ASOS. Wouldn’t it be so great for a spring wedding?

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ASOS is such an amazing site. They have what seems like an endless supply of clothes and so reasonably priced. This dress also caught my eye when I was spending HOURS on the site today.

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Enjoy this fabulous January weather, I’m sure we’ll get a cold snap in February!

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citrus 020 Don’t you just love summer and all the bright colours you can wear? I actually bought this top a while ago but this is the first chance I have had to wear it, I didn’t really know what to pair it with but I think it’s pretty cute with white jeans. I went for a casual dinner with the husband and then a walk downtown and this was perfect. Except I fell off these shoes about 11 times! I love summer! Please don’t go!

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Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle…

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I hope everyone is having a great summer, enjoy it while it lasts!

Fall Cravings

As much as I like to¬† hold onto my flip flops until there is a foot of snow, one of the great things about the cooler weather is changing up the wardrobe. Sweaters, boots, and mittens oh my! My husband and I just bought a new house and we’re moving in a week, this also makes me want to change up my style – I’ve got fall cravings for clothes, decor and food! These are a few of my favourite things!

Loving this festive Fairisle sweat from ASOS.

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I’ve always been an UGGS girl for these ridiculous winters we get here, but this year I’m going for these Sorels. I think they will be really cute with leggings and skinny jeans.

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Speaking of jeans I also want to get a new pair of dark denim skinnies for the winter. The last couple pairs I bought seem to stretch out badly after one wear so I think I might try to go a size down this time and suffer with too tight jeans for the first few hours and then hopefully they’ll end up being perfect. I’ve got my eye on these J Brand skinnies, I have never owned a pair of J Brand jeans, I usually go for Hudsons or True Religions, and J Brand ships to Canada now so I’m excited for them.

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My girlfriend Lindsy is doing a Stella and Dot party this month so I am looking for something that would be good for a Christmas party, maybe with a black dress. Right now my favourites are this Oslo necklace…

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and this Kahlo bracelet.

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I always buy a lot of dresses in the spring and summer because of all the great colours and prints, but most don’t translate to fall and winter even with tights. So in winter I prefer to wear a lot of sweater dresses which are so cozy. Right now I’m into this Free People dress that I think would be really cute with black tights and booties.

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And I love this one for snuggling.

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Of course Fall brings out so many pairs of glorious boots! I feel that I need a new short pair like these little cutes from Aldo,

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and a tall pair, equestrian style, from Michael Kors that I’m lusting over.

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Anyone who knows me knows I am handbag crazy so every season I’m yearning for a new one. Right now I am all over this Celine. I know this style has been out for a while but the caramel colour is new and the bag keeps appearing in my dreams! So gorgeous.

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I know its like blasphemy and everyone thinks I’m crazy but I don’t really like pumpkin spice lattes. They’re soooo sweet! Even when I order it 1/2 sweet I still can’t take it. But that doesn’t mean I don’t want to do tons of pumpkin baking. In the next month I want to try black bean pumpkin soup, pumpkin spice mini donuts, pumpkin french toast bake and I want to try oreo pumpkin puppy chow for our Halloween Housewarming Party because it’s black and orange. I made a maple pear pie for one of our thanksgiving dinners which was a hit with my family but I wasn’t in love. I also made pumpkin chocolate chip cookies that I took to work and they were gone pretty fast. My husband’s birthday is next week so I have to start brainstorming for his bday dinner, he is a steak and potatoes kind of guy so please let me know if you have any unique ideas. I’m going to bring out our wedding china for the first time to serve it with.

I know we are super Disney geeks but I am dying to go to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Disney World! They just do such a good job during the holidays there and all the pictures I’ve seen online it looks so fun and festive! They have so many fun events and amazing decor. I keep dropping hints to my husband that we should go but it’s already October 14 so I don’t think it’s happening!

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I hope everyone is enjoying the season, bundle up!