7.7.14

Rehearsal Dinner Style

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Zara dress (similar), H&M clutch (similar), 
hat c/o Aritzia (similar), heels c/o J.Crewsunnies c/o Sole Society
earrings & bracelet c/o Keltie Leanne Designs

A couple days before the big wedding in Maui a couple weekends ago, we got a little preview of our venue for the big day (the stunning Haiku Mill - so breathtaking!) during our rehearsal. True to form, my go-to summer heels by J.Crew were perfect for the uneven bricks (gotta love a stacked heel) and helped elevate this tropical print Zara dress that I can't stop wearing perfectly (worn last here!). See some more snaps from the beautiful day after the jump!

17.6.14

Minimalist Summer Chic

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bag c/o Mary Nichols, jewelry c/o Keltie Leanne Designs

The one thing I love most about summer style is the sheer simplicity of it all. Playing around with layers and textures is one of my favourite things to do during the winter, but come summer, there's really something to be said for just throwing on your favourite denim cut-offs (I live in these ones by the Gap), strappy heels (this pair from J.Crew have hardly left my feet [ew] since I go them), a simple top and then confidently walking out the door. As per last week's post, I've been slowly but surely working on just relaxing this summer, and with this shifted focus, these classic ensembles have been all that I've worn - click through to read more!

16.6.14

Bike Chic

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Sweater c/o 424 Fifth, shorts c/o Old Navy, Zara booties,
Trek bikes, necklace c/o Brooklyn Designs Jewelry, bag c/o Massimo Dutti,
bracelets c/o Keltie Leanne Designs

My first and only car accident was about a month after I got my license and it involved me, my dad's car and a stationary wall. Needless to say, I decided shortly afterwards (slash as I was sitting in a totalled car having somehow gotten into a head-on accident with an underground parking lot wall) that driving wasn't going to be my forte. I've commuted since then exclusively on my trusty bike Mojito, even bringing it all the way to steamy Toronto for my summer at FASHION. Bike chic is its whole own style game, particularly in the summer when you have the heat to contend with! Click through to see my summer style tips for riding in style.

13.6.14

I Saw the Light

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H&M sunglasses, bracelets c/o Keltie Leanne Designs

In many ways, this week hasn't been much different than last week other than the fact that I've felt much more settled and more...happy, to sum it up in one word. One thing that's helped so much is simply having a series of conversations with amazing friends (and some new faces!) that have helped me shift my focus from a state of fear and doubt to the things and feelings that really matter - funny how so often, it's not the things that happen to us but simply the perspective we choose to take that end up making a day, week, month or even year a "good one" or a "bad one."

11.6.14

Powder Blue

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Everlane shirt, J.Crew heels, Scotch & Soda pants,
blazer c/o LOFT, necklaces c/o Keltie Leanne Designs,
3.1 Phillip Lim bag c/o Target Canada

I recently teamed up with my lovelies Jen and Alicia to shoot some warm weather inspired looks with Jaleen of Sweet Life Photography (who incidentally was referred to us by Erin)! Powder blue was such a strong trend this season so naturally, we decided to take the colour of the season and show how it can be worn three different ways - see all the looks after the jump!