the sandal of the season

4.23.2015

The must have sandal of summer...the Tall Gladiator Sandal.
 
tall gladiator sandals under $100


Top row from left to right
Madden Girl
Charlotte Russe
Zulily

Bottom row from left to right
Topshop
SimplyBe
Charlotte Russe




 

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well hello there

4.14.2015

Spring has finally arrived in Montreal. Amen to that! It took long enough. But I will not complain, cause you never know, we can get hit with another snowstorm...anything's possible here eh?
I finally went out bootless and sockless. The less layers the better because who wants to be Joey on that Friends episode where he wears all of Chandler's clothing anyway? "Could I be wearing anymore clothes?"   
And the silky smooth lightweight fabric of these pants make you feel like you're wearing nothing.
Cause going to work naked is just not an option...in my case anyway.
Have a great not-so-naked Tuesday my peeps!
 
pants: c/o Ardene
shirt: Joe Fresh (old) - find similar here
shoes: Winners (old) - find similar here
jacket: All Saints
 

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printable frames

4.13.2015

There is never a "light at the end of the tunnel" when it comes to home d├ęcor. There's always something more you want to add or change. And by the time you think you're done, you're now fed up of the first thing you changed therefore you want to change it all over again. Or maybe that's just me. I learned to now take my time, work on one room at a time, and create mood boards to see the full picture beforehand. I also like to shop for the best deals. Some call me cheap, I call it frugal :) In come the reason behind this post.
A couple of months back, Amelia had graduated from a crib to a bed. Leaving an empty wall at the foot of her bed and enough room to just walk. Therefore I couldn't put any piece of furniture. "What to do with this big blank bore" I was thinking as I was staring at the sky high pile of books on the floor. Book shelves of course. So off to Ikea we went and purchased 3 picture ledges at $16.99/ea and used them to hold her books. She loves picking out her bedtime story and looks at her books for a few minutes like she was shopping for a pair of shoes..lol

This now leaves us with empty space above. We didn't want to place another shelf as it would be too difficult for even me to get a book. So instead, we hung wall art. Again, Ikea to the rescue. We purchased 3 frames to match the ledges, at $12.99/ea. I'm quite picky on art therefore I just went on-line and found free printable ones. Yes you read right, FREE! Voila! Her room is now complete :)
 
(I apologize for grainy pictures. Was taken in bad lighting with an iphone. Terrible blogger I am...tsk tsk)
 
Ikea ledges here
Ikea frames here
Free printable art here

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what's trending

4.09.2015

Put away your frayed denim skirts because it's all about the "clean jean" skirt. But wait for it...with buttons!
Button down skirts are the hottest rage. Length don't matter and neither does fabric but it's got to have buttons going down the front center. Denim and suede however are the most popular choice. And yes again, all due to the 70's fashion trend this season. However I do see this skirt trend going through Fall as well. So get on it ladies.
 
Style Watch

1. M&S
3. Zara
 
 

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