I have always dreamed of having a Pinterest-worthy picnic in the park. Last week, my summer picnic dreams came true with my lovely friend Aylin (that you may recognize from my hairspiration posts!). She suggested we get dressed up and make flower crowns. I’m no Martha Stewart but I have always loved making crafts. Last December, I used Pinterest to make all of the DIY decorations for my wedding and they turned out to be a hit.
No hang out with Aylin would be complete without a bunch of laughs and us acting like complete goofs. Dressing lady-like is one thing but acting lady-like is a whole other. Our amazing photographer Nelly (thehogtowntable.com) who made the entire shoot and afternoon possible brought us some delicious homemade beverages and pies to complete the picnic (you can see her yummy drink recipe here).
I love when friends challenge me to do something outside of my comfort zone. Making these beautiful crowns was tricky but allowed me to be creative and do something different. I’m pretty stoked on how they turned out!
Photos by: @thehogtowntable
Hair by: Cabello by Carolina
It’s been a while since I’ve posted an outfit on the blog. Fall is just around the corner, so it’s time to whip out my pants again. Though I’m still completely in denial, I’m excited to start layering again, wearing cool coats and vests and rocking some of the new items I recently got for my fall wardrobe. For the second time this season, I’ve completely cleaned out my closet. It’s a scary thing to empty out the closet but my rule is – if I haven’t worn an item in over six months, maybe it’s time I give it to someone who might. I hate clutter and so it’s a good cleansing experience to do a closet cleanup! I’m excited to be adding new pieces to my wardrobe, pieces that I feel reflect more my mood and vibe these days, which I’ve noticed is a lot more minimalist than it used to be. Maybe it’s just a phase I’m going through but as of late, I’ve been wearing a lot less jewelry (but always stick to some daily favs – Stella & Dot bar necklace, COMMUNION By Joy ring, Etsy wave necklace) and a lot less color and prints. I’ve been keeping my outfits to neutrals mostly. I know the season change has a lot to do with it! One thing’s for sure, I was really inspired by all the shows at NYFW last week. In case you missed it, I created a special Pinterest board with some of my favorite runway looks. Check it out here. What are you most excited about for fall?
Photos by @Offner
Anine Bing moto Jeans in Washed Black (get them here)
Do Epic Chic tee Song of Style for eLUXE (get it here)
Zara gold stud plaid shirt (similar one here)
Modern Vice custom Oxblood Dove Bootie (similar one here)
COMMUNION By Joy “Rays Of Light” ring (get it here)
Stella & Dot Gold Signature Engravable Bar (get it here)
Wave necklace from Etsy
Yesterday NYFW came to a close after 8 days of runway shows and events at the Lincoln Center and all across Manhattan. I hope you’ve enjoyed my favorite look posts throughout the week. I’ve created a special Pinterest board with all of my favorite looks from this season. Check it out here. Here are my favorite looks from Day 8 at NYFW. My favorite collection of the day: J Mendel!
Juan Carlos Obando
All photos taken from: Style.com
Hope all you Canadian friends had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend!
Later this week, Biko Jewellery will be holding a sample sale in her studio in Toronto. If you’re around, come on by! Items start as low as $5! See the flyer below for more info. Hope to see you there!
I’ve been seeing a lot of zebra print in lookbooks, on pinterest and in celebrity style pages lately. So I was super stoked when Offner came home with a pair of Zebra slacks for me the other day. I love these H&M trousers because they’re the perfect amount of stretch and comfort. I find they look rad with my Anine Bing boots & Vanessa Mooney necklace.
H&M stretch zebra print trousers
H&M chambray buttoned-up shirt (similar one here)
Vanessa Mooney Black Queen Necklace (get it here)
Anine Bing boots with silver studs (get them here)
Forever 21 Thunderbird and faux-stone cuff (get it here)
Aldo Accessories antique silver with stone knuckle ring (similar one here)
Forever 21 Swirled Pearlescent Bead Cuff (similar one here)
Forever 21 etched Geo cuff set (get it here)