Tuesday, January 2, 2018

A Hygge New Year

There's nothing like a cozy coat, especially when temperatures are dipping into the -20º region like they are currently in Toronto. This coat has been all over my Instagram, particularly when I was travelling in Asia last month. It's incredibly light but super warm and roomy enough for layering, making it the perfect topper for Japanese winter and for cuddling up in on airplanes (is it just me, or are planes always unbearably freezing cold?). And yes, it's another Gap find - seriously, their outerwear selection is so on point this season (and almost always on sale - you can use the promo code 2018 for 40% off this week!). What can I say? There's a certain thrill in responding to a fellow editor's inquiry as to it's origins with: "If you can believe it, it's Gap!"

Photography by Laura Clarke Photography

Jacket: Gap (similar here), Sweater: H&M, Jeans: Rag & Bone, Purse: Gucci, Boots: Rag & Bone, Ring: Maison Birks

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Navy Tweed Jacket

Having grown up as a private school girl, I'm always a bit hesitant to embrace plaid and/or tweed, for fear of too much resemblance to my high school uniform. This oversized blazer won me over with its coat-hybrid vibes and oversized pearl buttons, with I felt naturally called to be paired with my beloved Gucci loafers, another item in my closet that brings back high school memories of standard issue block heels with square toes from my knee socks-wearing days. That paired with the fall leaves that are still covering the ground in Toronto... well I guess you can consider me nostalgic for my navy plaid days.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Olivia Palermo x Banana Republic

If you're anything like me, you're just trying to live a little bit more like Olivia Palermo each day. Her collab with Banana Republic definitely made it a little easier - even moreso now that some of my favourite pieces from the collection are on sale. I loved this dress in late summer since it was the perfect thing to throw on on my way out to supper, and recently I've been layering it with tights, ankle boots and a thin long jacket now that the chillier temps have arrived.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Styled By

I've had my eye on this RĂ©alisation Par dress for a while, but finally pulled the trigger and purchased it towards the end of the summer, with the intention of wearing it during my upcoming trip to Hong Kong (as a side note, any HK recommendations would be so appreciated!). Of course, I haven't been able to wait until then, so I've been trying to figure out ways to wear it this fall until I can pair it with bare legs and ballet flats. The ultra-short skirt is intimidating for someone like me who isn't prone to showing a lot of leg, but I liked how the thigh high boots balanced that, at least a little bit.