Fall is on the horizon and no one seems able to account for the last two months. Where have they gone... I find myself beginning to contemplate the change of season and I'm in no way ready to pack up my summer wardrobe. Being the pragmatic person that I am, I've found a quiet way to begin my slow and loving embrace of one of my favourite seasons. Fall colours and collections are slowly makin[...]
As much as we hate to admit it, summer is coming to an end. In less than a month September will be upon us, bringing fall fashion with it. No longer will it be appropriate to wear your favourite cutoffs to the grocery store, or those gladiator sandals you bought back in May. Your white jeans may not make it past Labour Day, but rest assured that some of your best summer staples can be transitioned[...]
As a ginger, I can attest to the importance of sunscreen. UV rays are not a joke, and even during months where the sun isn’t on our mind, UV protection should be! Remember that wild day at the end April with the out-of-this-world weather before it got cold again? (Weather Ottawa style!) Yeah, I got a sunburn that day and I’m sure many others did too. Embarrassing tan lines and redness; not to ment[...]
Lois Lee is a natural when it comes to being on TV. Her bubbly personality mixed with her flawless skin and shiny hair make her the perfect co-host for Daytime Ottawa on Rogers TV. She does her own hair and makeup for the show so she is literally a fountain of makeup knowledge and tricks. Her makeup bag contains goodies ranging from luxury products that can be found at The Bay to things availab[...]
It’s finally here. Patio season is upon us and summer is creeping just around the corner! We’ve endured the past six months only through the obsessive pinning of idealized summer dinner party scenes and seemingly fairytale esque adventures. It’s finally time to take full advantage of all that inspiration and make it your own reality. Create your perfect out door sanctuary this season, consider it [...]
Coming out of what feels to be a never ending winter, we are all beginning to look for ways to celebrate the approaching warmer season. Spring / Summer 2013 is all big, bold and brave. A quick and easy way to update your look for Spring is to take queues from make up trends seen on the runway. Choose one quality that you want draw attention to and make it pop -  be it with a bright and daring lip [...]
When it comes to interior design, some people know exactly what they want whereas others have absolutely no idea how to express their personal style through home furnishings. While putting together an outfit is one thing, decorating your home is a whole other ball game that requires time, energy and a sharp eye. To help you out, we've outlined five fool-proof tricks that will easily lend your spac[...]
If you've heard the radio commercials, you know I've been hunting for some delectable deals during sale season at St Laurent. Today I found incredible sales on coloured denim from The Gap (in every spring colour!), cocktail dresses (from BCBGMAXARIA - yes designer dresses on sale!) and even cashmere sweaters from The Bay! Above are my favourite picks that will last YEARS in your wardrobe! From[...]
Dressing for the great outdoors is hard enough on a day-to-day basis in the wintertime, but add sports to the mix and any fashionable female is left in a blunder. Looking good while you’re tobogganing or hitting the slopes with friends and loved ones is important, but staying warm and dry is of the utmost priority. Wearing the cutest snowsuit won’t matter if it doesn’t protect you from the element[...]
With so many invites (and so little time) it's hard to find the perfect gift to bring for the hostess with the most-ess. Lucky for you, I went ahead and found some fantastic gift ideas, all for under $20, so you'll be ready for any festive invite. Nothing says celebration quite like the Barefoot Bubbly Pinot Grigio available at the LCBO (special offer $1.50 off!) Now only $ 11.45! Teavana Pe[...]