Netflix and Valentine’s Day

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Trevor and I are traditionalist. Valentine’s Day isn’t necessarily a huge deal for us, as we spend most days expressing our love and gratitude to each other. But we do like to celebrate the sentiment with Thai food.

Other than the delicious dinner we will enjoy tonight, we don’t have much planned for our long weekend. I’m still on the mend from my recent knee surgery, so there will likely be a Netflix marathon of sorts, while staying cozy and warm.

There is absolutely nothing better (and cuter) to be wearing while doing nothing, than this sick sweat suit from Toronto brand Skinny Sweats. Adrienne Butikofer, creates her line of luxury loungewear mostly with her own hands, in super-small batches. What I love most about this slow-fashion brand, is that Adrienne takes pride in the process and works with local vendors to create truly timeless products. And luckily for us, to celebrate Valentine’s Day, she’s put all of her Rose Quartz pieces on sale! She’s also shared her plans for her new collection, inspired by the Pantone colours of the year, Blue Serenity and Dusk will be added to the Rose Quartz, which has just been released for pre-sale and are perfect for spring!

So happy Valentine’s Day to everyone celebrating this special day make sure to treat your self!! I hope everyone enjoys their day off tomorrow! Stay warm!

Top: Cropped Tailored – Winnipeg cut in Dusty Rose, Bottom: Basic Baggy Sweats in Dusty Rose, Shoes: Adidas Stan Smiths, Earrings: Pandora Timeless Elegance
Photography by 2 Boo Studio

 

Spring Signals

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I think it’s officially the most confusing time of the year to get dressed. With the temperatures changing so drastically from day to day, and sometimes, even throughout the day. Yesterday, was a beautiful sunny day that left you peeling off your layers, whereas today,  the breeze sent chills straight to my bones.

I find it essential to dress with a plan during this complicated weather. The jacket, is sometimes the hardest, but can be the most critical part if it’s calling for wind or cooler temperatures. I love that sweaters are on sale at this time of the year, and will usually stock up with a few beautiful ones for the fall, but can work perfectly for those days that don’t require a coat. All that’s left to find this spring is an easy cami to wear underneath everything.

What are your spring essentials for this complicated weather?

Sweater: lafayette 148 New York, Jeans: Joe Fresh, Heels, 10 Crosby Derek Lam from Hudson’s Bay, Earrings: ALYSHAALEX

 

Kids Help Phone x Billy Talent

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During the holiday season, there is really no better feeling than that of giving. A gift is something that is both special for everyone, and to see the joy that your kindness brings to others is truly breathtaking.

This season give a gift that means a little more. Billy Talent and Bluenotes have teamed up and designed a limited edition graphic tee, with all proceeds going to Kids Help Phone. The tee is only $10 and makes the perfect stocking stuffer.

Over the past 16 years Bluenotes has already raised over $1.6 million dollars for Kids Help Phone! So buy a tee, give a gift and help a kid! Available both in-store and online.

Photography by Trevor Negin
Tee: Bluenotes, Moto Jacket: Danier, Faux Fur Stole: London Fog, Trousers: Joe Fresh, Necklaces: Fenton  Fallon & vintage, heels: vintage Ferragamo.