my fall uniform

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i joke that i have certain outfits on repeat… which is actually not a joke at all. i always say i’d be the most boring fashion blogger because i have faves that i stick with day after day, and this fall, when i’m not sleeping, i’m in my camel overcoat, tote, glasses and vampy lips and nails. my wardrobe has become almost free from colour – plenty of black, grey, white and camel… and i’m totally fine with it!

do you have faves you gravitate to again and again?

loafers | coat | bag | glasses | essie bordeaux nail polish | mac fixed on drama lipstick

lately

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i always feel so terrible when i can’t dedicate time to posting on the blog. i don’t forget about you! it’s just been busy around here (and yes, i sound like a broken record). how is it already october? it’s definitely my favourite time of the year. i can’t get enough of the crisp weather and warm flavours (and we need not forget a spicy candle, the one above is from woodlot - a local vancouver company – and it’s a mainstay in our home).

today i’m producing a festive fall fete styled shoot (which i’m probably posting about on instagram right now!), and this weekend we’re going to be looking for a new couch for our new place. moving this month is going to make life even more crazy and i’m dreading the packing process so much, i can’t even tell you! on that note, have a wonderful weekend – a few ‘lately’ moments:

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my fall it list: distressed denim (mine are from old navy and cost a cool $30!), slouchy camel tote (that i have to tell you literally gets a compliment from everyone who sees it, it’s crazy), and my speckled stella mccartney tortoise specs (they’re new, and i looove them!)

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behind the scenes of an upcoming beauty tutorial for glitter guide (these are goodies from eco diva beauty).

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i can’t get enough of ava. ever. she’s turing 5 this november and i still can’t stop staring at her face!

fall fashion: currently coveting

currently coveting

a new season is always a good time to add a few classic items to your collection, and maybe even something a little cute and cheeky (i’m looking at you, leopard scrunchie) to your wardrobe.

love gigi new york’s selection of classic leather goods and am obsessed with the tote i have that includes my new initialed monogram (posted about it here).

yes, a “scrunchie”! (if you remember that sex and the city episode about them, then you know they’ve definitely got a BAD rap). they are totally “back” and even if you aren’t into them, you have to admit this leopard one from chelsea king is darn cute.

lots of mixed opinions about watches – are they passé? don’t we all just check the time on our phones? now with the new apple watch, you either stay classic, or you go tech. even though the battery in the MK one i wear every day has been dead for a month (gotta get on that), i still love to wear it. i really want a classic leather strap watch, and these daniel wellington time pieces are stylish and well priced.

what are you coveting this fall and what have you already added into your wardrobe? into scrunchies, or notsomuch?

summer trendspotting

summer trendspotting

trends are interesting creatures. it’s tough to pin point how they start, but once they do, it’s like wild fire. thanks to instagram, they spread faster then ever, and burn out just the same. i’ve picked out a few of my faves that are everywhere right now, and don’t require an investment to get in on! have i mentioned i’m on a self imposed shopping embargo until after the wedding, for obvious reasons? living vicariously.

mirrored lens sunglasses - a cute and fresh way to spruce up your summer style. think top gun, but psychedelic.

chuck taylor sneakers - love these and want a pair for sure. perfect with jeans, and just enough prep to keep it classy yet cool.

criss cross ring - out of stock it’s so hot (but coming back soon!). i spotted one of these last month, and didn’t buy it – regretting that now because i really want one!

big love ball - these statement props have been everywhere and are almost fizzling out due to the fact that they are so obvious. i still think they’re pretty sweet, mind you.

boxed water is better – the branding and concept sells this one; yes, it’s just water, but much friendlier to the earth than its plastic counterpart. and hey, it makes a cute instagram photo, let’s tell it like it is.

fujifilm instax mini 8 – such a cute way to document special summer moments! i even bought one for an element of my wedding. so nice to have a tangible memory as opposed to the digital norm, isn’t it?

summer faves

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thought it would be fun to share a few things i’m loving right now, summer edition! a pretty random assortment like a new shave cream, my fave summer sandals, and a body serum, but they all fit under my faves, so why not?

i found this eos shave cream during a browse around london drugs, and being a fan of the brands lip balm, scooped it up. it’s a bit more on the natural side, which is essential to be included into my personal repertoire.

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