Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Halloweiner 2012 : Suzy Bishop

I'm a big fan of Halloween, specifically home-made costumes. Every year, my friends try to think of topical yet obscure costumes, and always have me giggling about something inappropriate. Last minute as usual, went as Suzy Bishop from Moonrise Kingdom, since I already had most of the parts for a Wes Anderson type costume, and totally nabbed the idea from a friend who had chosen something else. Can Mr. Anderson please take up fashion design? Maybe creative fashion direction?  I would invest.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Pamela Love for Nine West

Pamela Love x Nine West - available online at in the red and silver combo! $350.00 CAD

I've been searching for some great boots for this Fall, and so far have relegated my shoe purchases to cute heels, wedges and sneakers wedges. I need to stop buying silly things and get a shoe I need!

I was blown away when I saw that superbabe jewellery designer Pamela Love was working on a capsule collection with Nine West, and that Canada would be getting my favourite colour (I mean, black is rad too, but I'm excited to have something different)!  Maybe the red was selected because of our flag? ANYWAY. They're a great red colour that will bring some pizazz a winter wardrobe. Inspired by southwestern travellers, this bootie is tough without being a tryhard.

Canadians, wanna get your hands on a pair of these badass boots? Keep your eye on Nine West Canada's website for the exclusive collaboration, they will be available tomorrow! Americans, you can get the shoes at Nine West or online here.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Burnin' a hole in my pocket: Fitzroy Boutique

A preview of things to come from Blessed are the Meek, SS13 at Fitzroy Boutique. Can I still pull off sequin shorts? Uh, yah!

I fell in love with Fitzroy Boutique ever since I found out about their pop up shop about a year ago. They hired me to make a little video for them at their first location in Yorkville, and after that, I was hooked! They carry the coolest lines from Blessed are the Meek to Whitney Eve and Show me your Mumu (totally choice printed chiffon). Nothing is priced over $200, and it's great stuff you won't find anywhere else in Toronto. Plus the owners, Angela and Julie, are totally sweet and easy to shop with! Self described as boho glam, these girls have something for everyone.

Click through for my top 3 must-haves from Fitzroy Boutique:

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Joe Fresh SS13: Silks, Seat fights and Supermodels

I am obsessed with Joe Fresh! I visit the store at least once a week, in hopes of finally grabbing this oxblood burgundy patent leather jacket. Their Spring Summer 2013 collection graced the runway last night at World Mastercard Fashion Week at David Pecaut Square, and like many other fashion pilgrims, I wore my new Joe Fresh mystery man sweater just for the occasion.


I've never been one to line up for a H&M collaboration, but there's always a first time for everything! I've booked two days off work, one for prep, and one for the day of. I'm almost wishing that I asked for a third day so I can recover from the insane sleepover that will be the Eaton Centre lineup at Yonge and Dundas. Ick!

Many collections have come and gone from H&M, and I'm always amazed at what people will buy because of a label. I don't want to line up for Maison Martin Margiela just because it's super exclusive, or that the designer has only been photographed once (that we know of). I want to put myself through excruciating sleep deprivation because the clothes are amazing. Check out my top 3 picks, of which I am not leaving without at least one of them:

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

It's about time.

Shoes: Zara, Pants: H&M, bike: Public (so fast)

I've been an observer  / participant of the fashion industry for a very long time, and am kicking myself that I hadn't started fashion blog sooner!

That's not completely true. I've started about 5 blogs, and have contributed to a few online magazines. I have a severe case of ADD when it comes to the internet. I was on when it first came out (thank god those photos are gone), had a year long stint on Tumblr for a while, and started my own fashion webseries. I noticed what other successful blogs had that I didn't. Continuity. So, here's my 4th or 5th attempt at getting a good blog on the roll.

What I need:

1. A great camera.
2. Discipline to post at least twice a week.
3. Some HTML help. (any tips?)