Friday Five: Animal Style (on the high street)

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. If you’re a fan of flamingos, go loco for lions or loopy for lobsters, today’s Friday Five is for you! This is all about the wild kingdom infiltrating the world of fashion. There’s nothing more on trend that sporting your spirit animal on your shirt (or shoes)…
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Style Update: The dress and cardi combination reigns supreme

I swear the dress/cardigan combo is as tattooed on my style conscious as the Canadian Tuxedo. Just gotta have it and can’t help myself. I blame the southern upbringing, the all girls school education and the idolisation of Charlotte York from Sex and The City. The combo equals a woman that’s a cardigan obsessive, for better or for worse. And…
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Shopping Edit: The J Crew Summer Arrivals

The new arrivals at J Crew are killer this season. End of. The brand keeps delivering and I, in turn, keep maxing out my credit card. It’s a deadly cycle and one that turn dangerous in a heartbeat. So, I’m sharing the problem. Apologies. You may find yourself in a similar circumstance. Take it slow, take a deep breath, and…
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Style Update: The 24 Hour Wedges

I feel like I’m talking a lot about footwear at the moment, and with good reason. At the age of 37, I wish someone had told me it was important to pay more attention to what I wear on my feet as Iprogress through life. Alright, alright, my mom did tell me it was important but I didn’t listen, because…
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A Personal Piece: Gaining weight, and perspective, in the fashion industry

This year has not been an easy one, by any means. After back surgery on five slipped (herniated) discs, and various other medical problems, I have seen my life turned upside-down in so many ways. Probably the most difficult change, as a woman, has been the weight gain. Oh, the weight gain. Amazing how you could probably tell me any…
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