It’s time to embrace a new age of responsible consumerism.
I had been planning to do the monthly OOTD post, but I caught a cold and I’m feeling too icky to take pictures of myself. Since my first Timelessly trendy clothing combinations post was well received, I decided to do another one with more cold weather appropriate outfits.
Have you ever had those days when you carefully put together an outfit and still feel like something is missing? You feel cute in that outfit but you also feel like you’re 99%. This week, I’m sharing some tips on how I take that 99% and make it 100%. Because we all deserve to feel our best everyday!
The fashion industry can be a vicious pit of consumerism and lifestyle marketing. But to me, fashion is first and foremost a form of self expression. Somehow, it has become rebellious to be individualistic when the media pushes for conformity. This week, I’m sharing some common traits of fashion rebels.
I keep telling myself to shop more at mid-range stores like Topshop and M Boutique so I’d feel more like an adult. But wherever there is a big sale, I’m a moth to the flame. It’s just part of my bargain hunting DNA! Anyways, for any Toronto ladies reading, I totally recommend checking out the closing sale at this Urban Planet. The entire store is $10 or less! And very select items like some jeans and outerwear are $20.
Styling challenges are always fun for me. I’m a firm believer in finding new combinations with my current wardrobe and showing some love to my under-worn pieces. I’ve had this maxi dress for about two years and have only worn it 2-3 times. To be honest, I’ve hardly ever worn maxi length anything. People tell me that I should since I have long legs, but I’ve always had trouble styling the dress. So here are my attempts at three different looks.
I woke up this morning and immediately sneezed 10 times. Then, I opened a snapchat from a friend with hay fever. Spring is finally here to stay, so it’s time for another trend report! Some of these trends I absolutely adore, and others aren’t for me. Here are some common patterns I’m noticing off the street that seem to make a comeback every year.
I am writing from my couch today with a sore throat and just feeling blah overall ): So bear with me if anything I say in this post sounds loopy. First and foremost, what I’d wear to a date really depends on where we’re going. There are two types of settings: casual ones where you can throw something on, and more upscale ones where you have to put more effort into.
It feels sort of weird writing about things I want instead of stuff I already own, but here we go. I’ve been dressing like a potato sack all winter to keep warm, and now it’s finally about time to shed all those oversize sweaters. It’s shopping time!
My friends and I joke all the time about spontaneously getting on a plane, escaping the continent, and never looking back. Bad breakup? Not sure where you’re going with life? Broken nail before a big event? Hop on a plane and never return. It really makes me think about the days before technology where you could actually start a new life somewhere else with a new identity and nobody would raise an eyebrow.
Anyways, here are five pieces I’d bring with me if I had 20 minutes to get to the airport and never return.