Archive for January 2011

30 for 30 Challenge begins

Monday, January 31, 2011

So after viewing many 30 for 30 outfits over the past few months, I decided to join the Winter edition starting February 1st. I know it may be difficult since I struggle to take outfit pictures as it is already, but if it was easy it wouldn't be a "challenge" now would it? This challenge was created by the lovely Kendi from KendiEveryday, if you haven't seen her blog yet, you must go check it out!
I am trying to pick pieces that have character and visual interest so that the outfits have a lot life to them. I find that mixing the same basics always gives you the same result, so I'm stepping out of my comfort zone a little and trying to mix texture and pattern.

 
If you are doing the challenge please leave me a comment so I can follow you and see how you remix your 30 items. It should be fun! Follow me to stay tuned for an exciting month of remixing!

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Style Crush: Elin Kling

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Fashion Blogger: Elin Kling
Elin started her career as fashion editor at the lifestyle magazine Solo and since then has been fronting the fashion department of Sweden’s second largest daily newspaper Expressen. In 2009, Kling was the head stylist for Swedish Idol, and in 2010 became a household name when she competed in Dancing with the Stars.
Today Kling is working as Fashion Director at her own fashion magazine Styleby, founded by Sweden’s largest media-house Bonnier. She is also the first fashion blogger in the world to be launching her own collection for H&M. The exclusive 9 piece collection will launch in Spring 2011, but will only be available in Sweden.

Elin Kling is also the founder and partner of Fashion Networks – Sweden’s largest online fashion community, which she runs together with partner Christian Remröd.
 
 
  

All images from Google.com/ElinKling

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Funk it up

Monday, January 24, 2011

My bf has been coming around to the idea of weekend photoshoots, (thanks babe) so we took a few shots this weekend amidst the freezing temperatures.

 Jacket: H&M (DIY fur collar)
Top & Skirt: Forever 21
Boots: Chinese Laundry

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Celebrity Crush: Daria Werbowy

Friday, January 21, 2011

Daria Werbowy
Daria is a Ukrainian Canadian model. Born November 19, 1983, in Kraków, Poland, Werbowy holds both Canadian and Ukrainian citizenship. She moved to Toronto when she was just 3 years old. At age 14 Daria won a national modelling contest which launched her career. She went through various agencies before settling with Elmer Olsen who got her an exclusive contract with Prada. She is now under IMG models and is one of the top models in the world. She holds the record for opening and closing the most runway shows.


From the newest Salvatore Ferragamo SS11 shoot

Best for last is this rockin' outfit from the Stefanel SS11 shoot

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Oh Naturale

Thursday, January 13, 2011

I have been trying to decide what to do with my hair lately.
Since I wake up at 6:15am, doing my hair every day is becoming a pain in my behind. I want to embrace that free spirit-hippie look but can't push myself to quite do it. I usually straighten or curl my hair, and also dye it on a regular basis, so I want to try and give it a rest from all of this damage. I have seen so many of my favourite bloggers following this ombrey, oh naturale trend and can't help but want to give it a try. I have always been called 'cute', which I hate. I wanna be a hot mama and have a little edge! I am discovering my own sense of style and trying out new things along the way, so I am considering this as my next venture into the fashion blogger world. I am ready for a dye job... what do you think... should I skip my hair appointment and try out the grunge look?
Oracle Fox
Drifting Nomad

Fashion Toast
Inside Am-lul's Closest

Llymlrs
Cats and Rocking Chairs

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Celebrity Crush: Minka Kelly

Wednesday, January 12, 2011


Minka Kelly
Born in Los Angeles, California. Raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Minka is an actress whose most well known role was Lyla Garrity in the TV series Friday Night Lights. She has also appeared in movies such as The Kingdom, and 500 days of summer.
I love her personal style as well as her natural beauty. She is sometimes mistaken for actress Leighton Meester from Gossip Girl.


I just recently heard of Minka Kelly after seeing her on the best dressed list for the People's choice awards wearing a lovely Spring '11 Vivienne Westwood dress.
  I am a little obsessed with army green right now, so I'm kind of in love with this jacket and the dress.
 I also am digging this boho style on her.
 

Text from Wikipedia, Images from Google.com/Minka Kelly

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It's a skatin' kind of day

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Today was the perfect day to go skating on the canal across from my house. I didn't actually skate, but I wanted to take some pictures on this beautiful crisp snowy day. I hope the weather continues like it has, I love the fluffy snowfalls and bearable temperatures.

Sweater: Zara
Long sleeve tee: Old Navy (old favourite)
Jeans: Makers of True Originals
Boots: Blowfish

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Happy 2011

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

So, a new year has begun and I'm not too sure how I feel about it. My parents are on vacation right now, my BF is back home, I'm back to work, and I wish it wasn't so. I was way too comfortable spending late nights with my family and sleeping in. Well now it's back to reality and I'm looking forward to an exciting 2011.
Happy New Year!

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Hockey Fan

Sunday, January 2, 2011

I had a holiday filled with hockey. It's not like you can dress glamorously at an arena but I have been having fun with hats lately which is perfect for a hockey game.

We got up so early to drive across the border, hence the lack of makeup.
World Juniors Hockey Tournament in Buffalo, NY
New hat from an Army Surplus store we went to during our one day in Buffalo. Watching my babe play hockey in a boxing day tournament.
 

Hope you all had a fun filled holiday! I shall be posting regularly from now on, so follow me and stay tuned.

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Cargo Queen

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Chillen', running errands, and enjoying the Christmas holidays.
Sorry I haven't posted in so long. Things have been crazy and I haven't even been on my computer for the past 4-5 days. I will be back soon. For now - Happy New Year! Bring on 2011!
 
 
 
 
 
Hat: Forever 21
Faux leather jacket: Sirens
Scarf & Cargo pants: H&M
Shoes: Converse

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