With summer in full swing, we are quickly approaching the end of June. This means that Canada Day is just around the corner! Whether you’re attending a backyard barbecue or spending time with loved ones, Canada Day is all about showing off your patriotic pride…and of course layering on the red and white.
The runways have been walked and the reports are in. You may still be in summer mode but with a mix of romantic hues, glam embellishments and not-your-grandmother’s-florals, our Top 3 Pre-Fall Trends of 2016 will be making you wish it was sweater weather.
I read an article the other day. It was not dissimilar to many of the articles I’ve found myself reading lately. I would describe it as the story of the sad, single girl. She’s the career woman in her 30s without a man in sight. She online dates but only finds complete duds and spends most of her Christmas dinner explaining to her relatives how she still has not been able to find a boyfriend. It’s the same story over and over again. We’ve all heard it too many times.
The summer weather is heating up sooner than anticipated! With the rising temperature, it can sometimes be difficult to navigate our way through a stylish, cool, and comfortable summer outfit. In order to beat the summer heat while still looking on trend, it is important to style light wear fabrics with bold accessories and patterns. Read more
Recycling, reducing and reusing are all the rage in todays environment. I am all for reusing what is in an existing space when renovating, yet there are times when your personal space no longer suits your lifestyle, that’s when you just have to GUT it. Read more
Avocado toast is a staple in our diet. There are few things better than a slice of freshly baked bread topped with mashed avocadoes, olive oil, a pinch of chili flakes and a splash of lime. Despite making it at home at least four days a week, it’s always the option we find ourselves gravitating toward at restaurants as well.
Rwanda is a tiny nation in the heart of Africa with a brutal and violent past. It’s been 21 years since the genocide and Rwanda is now a peaceful, sleepy nation nestled amongst green rolling hills and the smell of eucalyptus trees burning for cooking fires. It is a country that has done a remarkable job with healing its wounds and has taught me more about the power of forgiveness than I ever thought possible.
It doesn’t matter if they’re boyfriend, skinny, flared or cropped – ripped jeans are one of the hottest trends this season. They’re a favorite of celebrities and fashionistas alike because they make any outfit look effortless and chic. They also don’t need to be plain blue denim – for some variety add a black or white pair to the rotation. Despite loving this trend, we’ll admit that finding the perfect pair can be tough.
I think we can all agree that fitness is fashionable these days, and it’s about more than looking sporty chic. We are inundated with suggestions on how to keep ourselves fit – barre, running, yoga, crossfit, pilates. The list is never ending. It feels impossible to know which option is best.