Summer is the season of outdoor activities - and what can be more fun than listening to your favourite beats with friends with the sun shining overhead! In the case of outdoor-sing it, you want to make sure your feet are comfortable. There's nothing worse than standing for hours on end in shoes that wind up giving you blisters! Here's my take on the perfect "Outdoor Concert" outfit: &[...]
Because I breathe, eat, and sleep fashion, it's important that my closet be a focal point in my home. I think of myself as more of a collector or curator with my wardrobe, rather than a 'shopper'. I really think things through before making a purchase, and do my research to ensure I'm getting the best price (and my money's worth!). More than that, my closet has become a museum of memories and h[...]
Events are popping up all of the city of Ottawa this summer so I thought I'd show you a cute example of what I like to wear to evening shindigs! Black on black is an easy look to achieve with the right pieces. The key is to make sure it doesn't look too "winter-y"; after all we only get so much of this warm weather - best to take advantage! As some of you who already follow my blog, Erica ON Fa[...]
Ahhh... the summer 40 degree weather in Ottawa is finally here - and to mark such an occasion, what better to do, than hit up some local patios! As I admitted last week, I'm having a slight obsession with maxi skirts. There are just soooo many ways to wear them! (In fact, check out THIS CLIP of how to wear 'em 4 ways with skirts from Jacob!). Today, I'm wearing it with a high fashion top fro[...]
Father's Day is almost here, and you're still gift-less. You're starting to stress over what to buy a man that's impossible to buy for. Looking online has gotten you nowhere and you're ready to give up and get him what you get every year... another gift card to who knows where. Sound familiar? If it does, I've got the cure for you: the perfect Father's Day gift guide for the fashion-forward dad! [...]
It's no surprise that maxi dresses have made their way back to the forefront of fashion for summer. They're light-weight, multi-functional and all around fun to wear! Try them in prints or solids, strapless or halter ankle length or floor. No matter your preference, there's a maxi that has your name on it this season. Here are my top picks, broken down by High & Low price points; all ava[...]
Gems, jewels and stones, this season it's all about ramping up your necks, wrists and ears! Jewellery has come a looooong way since our mother's day; so let's take advantage! Here are the top trends in Ottawa, featured on St Laurent Centre's spring campaign. Black & White This trend isn't only for your closet - it's also for your jewellery case! From bangles to earrings, dainty neckl[...]
  If you are looking to take a fashionable step into spring, let your shoes lead the way. Sleek, sophisticated and ladylike, spring footwear for women in Ottawa, has come a long way! Here are some HOT heels available now, at St Laurent Centre. Pointy-Toe Stiletto: This classic shoe is coming back strong, offering it in an array of wearable shoes. The narrowed point, inspired by t[...]
Spring has officially sprung at St Laurent Centre! From cute pastels and A-line skirts, to bold black & whites and liquid golds, STL has something for everyone this season! Here are the top trends to pick up: Primary Colours: You may have to take a refresher from art class, but primary colours have made a comeback - even for men! Bright blues, radiant reds and mellow yellows are all k[...]
  Spring is around the corner which means it's graduation season for students! Probably the most exciting part about graduating is prom, and with that comes picking out your special dress! This year, it's all about lace, embellishment and colour. I've taken notes from this award season's A-list dressers to create my top picks for prom: Bust Embellishment: Don’t go overboard with the emb[...]