From Work Day to Spring Fashion Show

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When temperatures rise and we see fresh green leaves starting to bud, it can only mean spring. This is one of my favourite times of year – when I get to put on a spring dress and open toe shoes! After a long winter, it’s a treat to leave the house without a jacket. While shopping at October Boutique recently, I fell in love … Read More

Lunch at the Park Cafe

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This is my fun outfit for a casual spring lunch! It’s fresh, functional, and fun. I love the comfort of cropped khaki canvas “Edie” pants from Faithful The Brand (on sale)!  Best part! They maintain their shape throughout the day. Since purchasing them online (in early spring), these pants have become a staple for my travel outfit, casual day look, and even sported during work … Read More

My “Why”

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In high school, two of my elective courses were accounting and commercial art. Yes – two very opposite spectrums. My teenage girlfriends would quickly tell you we would spend hours looking through fashion magazines. I had the dream of becoming a fashion designer (hence commercial art). I applied to fashion school during graduation year and was accepted. However, I became drawn to … Read More

Leaving on a Jet Plane

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As with many things, there is an art to packing carry-on luggage. I remain a student to the process with each trip (minus the “throw it all in the laundry basket” packing that happens for weekend cottage get-aways..). Travel with just a carry-on, whether for an extended weekend vacation or a few-day business trip, takes planning. It requires focusing on … Read More

My Travel Essentials

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When I’m leaving on a jet plane, there are a few essential items and “rituals” I follow to make travel easier. Here are a few of my favourite go-to’s for a weekend away, or a weeklong business trip on the coast. To Pack (…in addition to the required pieces to complete your wardrobe) Great tote or knapsack to act as your purse with … Read More