It’s that time of year again! Awards season is in full swing, and I’m kicking off my coverage with the best and worst dressed looks on the Golden Globes 2017 red carpet. This year, big… View Full Post
Now that it’s January, I’m already getting tired of plain, black parkas. To spice it up a little, a plaid winter coat is a great way to inject some personality into your cold weather wardrobe. I wore this plaid winter coat from Zara with skinny jeans and a scarf for a casual off-duty look.
I’m wearing a plaid winter coat from Zara (old, similar here), t-shirt from J. Crew (40% off with code MUSTSHOP), ripped jeans with patches from Marshalls (similar patch jeans here), booties from Sam Edelman, and a Mackage crossbody bag.
Today, I’m sharing Jackie Kennedy Inspired outfit with a modern twist. Last week, I saw Jackie, and Natalie Portman was incredible in the film. The film was so intense, emotional and full of sorrow. Portman’s accent was absolutely perfect and I love the way the story was told. Jacquline Kennedy Onassis’ influence on 20th century fashion is undisputed. The film even pokes fun at it. Jackie is in her car, worried about her future as a presidential widow, and sees store displays with mannequins featuring her signature suit set and brunette bob.
I’m wearing a Ted Baker pink cocoon coat, a floral embellished skater dress from Ted Baker, suede pumps from Zara, Heattech tights from Uniqlo, a vintage leather bag and Prada Minimal Baroque sunglasses.
This Ted Baker coat is very reminiscent of the 1960s. The soft lavender pink pastel colour and feminine rounded shoulders evoke the era. A lot of coats from that time period (and even one Jackie wore) featured no contrasting hardware, and I love how this coat has no distracting buckles or extra frills. The simple single rose gold button is a modern update on the typical wool-covered buttons.
The shape of this coat reminds me of two coats Jackie Kennedy wore, including the ivory one pictured above and a red one designed by Givenchy, which featured a similar rounded shape at the shoulders. Of course, a pink coat is tragically synonymous with Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and has recently grown in popularity thanks to Raf Simons’ final bow at Jil Sander. I’m loving the vintage shape of this coat, as well as the soft, pastel colour. The blue undertone makes it less of an “easter pastel” and more of a variation on winter white. The magnolia printed lining elevates the wow factor of this coat.
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As we settle into the new year, I still can’t get over that another year is done. I wanted to share a look back on 2016 and some 2017 new year’s resolutions to keep a… View Full Post
What are the best products for chapped lips? This is a question for the ages. I wanted to share some of my favourite natural lip products for dry, winter lips… just in time to pucker up for that New Year’s kiss!
Best Products for Chapped Lips: Lip Scrubs
I have two favourite lip scrubs, that I rotate between. Fresh’s Sugar Lip Polish is delicious and easy to use. I like that a little goes a long way, and how the formula sinks in an moisturizes the lips as well. The grit is larger, which can be a drawback for some, but this is a great way to prep your lips before doing makeup.
My other favourite scrub is Lush’s Santa Baby lip scrub. The smell and taste is like Coca Cola! I like the fine grit of this sugar scrub, but find it’s less moisturizing than the Fresh option. I usually use this a couple times a week to slough off dead lip skin (yum!) and couple it with an intense lip balm.
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