Sunday, January 8, 2017

Looking Ahead to 2017: Forget About the New Year's Resolutions and Set Realistic Goals

We visited The Bahamas during the holiday and the last week of 2016 was totally well spent. As I was walking on the beach, I realised it's the time of the year again to reflect on the past year and plan for the new year. 

To be honest, I don't make New Year's resolutions since chances are that I barely stick to them as I go through the year. My plans at the beginning of the year might be changed throughout the year. I think it is more important to have your long term and short term goals and turn your vision into action. 

So here is how I set realistic goals.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Summer Stripes

Stripes are all over runways for the Spring and Summer season. Not surprisingly, stripes are one of the most wearable trends. Vertical, horizontal, asymmetrical, you name it. I personally prefer vertical stripes since the pattern appears to elongate your body and narrow stripes will make you look slimmer. Here I layered a vest over the striped maxi dress to add a bit texture to the look. Also, you can opt for a white denim vest which is also a good choice.

Friday, February 26, 2016

All White Everything

Spring is just around the corner. It is the perfect time to rock an all-white outfit! I just cannot wait to put away all my winter gear and embrace the beautiful spring weather. The all white outfit is very effortless and chic. I like the intrinsic details of the semi-sheer embroidered floral lace sweatshirt. Pairing it with the loose fit asymmetric drape culottes adds movement to this outfit. Less is more. Sometimes you don't need to try so hard to look polished. I think this outfit is casual yet somewhat put together. Also, you can try to finish off this outfit with a pair of your favourite white sneakers. 

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Luxe Boho Chic

Pairing this vibrant patchwork dress with a touch of fur is my take on the luxe boho trend. The key to master this outfit is to mix the textures by casually throwing the faux fur stole over the shoulders. I completed this ensemble with a fringed clutch in the same hues.


Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Leather on Leather

The double denim look has become one of the street style staples since there are so many ways to pair a denim on denim outfit and the options are endless. You almost cannot go wrong if you throw on different types of washes when putting together the Canadian Tuxedo look. I really miss those beautiful days when you can simply head out the door with a denim jacket and your favourite pair of off-duty ripped jeans. The other day I was thinking why not to wear leather on leather instead in this cold weather? Well, the idea might seem a bit intimidating at the beginning since the weight for both the top and bottom fabrics are equally heavy. Nonetheless, I think I would give it a shot.

I kept this outfit mostly monochrome. Also, instead of pairing leather pants or leggings, I opted for an embroidered leather skirt with eyelet detail to give this outfit a touch of feminine feel. The sharp biker jacket contrasted with the skirt in a way to balance out this look.

Monday, January 18, 2016

How to Wear a Faux Fur Stole

It's been freezing cold over the past weekend. Sometimes you have to brave the elements. A faux fur stole is one of the must-have pieces for your winter wardrobe. You can just simply throw it on over your coat or you can style it with a skinny belt. 

Top: Zara  Skirt: Zara  Boots: Zara  Faux Fur Stole: Zara  Beanie: Kit and Ace