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What I wore to WMCFW Day 3: Mackage, stripes and a perfume purse

On the third day at WMCFW, the rain didn’t stop attendees from wearing fashionable frocks. The wet weather was a bit of a bummer, but I injected some colour into my all-Canadian ensemble¬†with a striped organza dress by Breeyn McCarney, an adorable perfume purse and a polka-dot umbrella. A little fascinator added some more whimsy to the look as well.

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I’m wearing a Mackage wool coat, pink striped organza dress designed by Breeyn McCarney, a fascinator by Ophelie Hats, Dollarama clear polka-dot umbrella (a STEAL for $2), Aldo perfume purse and Nine West booties.

aldo perfume purse

This perfume purse was love at first sight. It holds all my essentials if I play tetris with my keys and wallet, and the little gold tassel and chain strap are a nice touch as well.

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My wool coat from Mackage has become a perennial favourite. It is warm and the high quality wool and leather has lasted several seasons. I love the classic a-line shape of this coat, and it easily layers over blazers, jackets and sweaters in colder months. My booties are also versatile, and can work with both dresses and skinny jeans. I love the buckle and vintage spat and round heel style.

bobby raffin coach leather baseball jacket

Bobby Raffin and I took some pictures in front of SOHO house, and I love his aviator-inspired look! Both of us were going for a vintage, 1940s feel with our outfits, but with modern updates. He was wearing an incredible Jump From Paper bag which made him look like a newsboy straight out of a cartoon! Kind of funny we both wore quirky bags to the shows that day…

All photos by Bobby Raffin.

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Florence Duomo

The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, and the Duomo, designed by Brunelleschi is one of the most spectacular cathedrals I’ve visited. The dome itself sparked the Renaissance, and ¬†marks the depart from Gothic architecture.

I climbed to the top of the duomo, and since it’s the highest building in Florence, the panoramic view was spectacular.

Of course, my boyfriend couldn’t stop freaking out over all the rooftops he remembered climbing in Assassin’s Creed II.

To match the colours of Tuscan red wine, bell peppers and pomodori, I wore this floral dress from Forever XXI. My shoes are Salvatore Ferragamo of course, which were made and purchased in Florence many years ago by my aunt.

Not only is there a spectacular city view (where you can see merchants selling leather in the San Lorenzo market), but you also get a beautiful peak at the mountains and hills surrounding the city. I could only dream of the grapevines growing there.

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Happy Easter

Today is Easter for anyone who follows the Orthodox religion. Even though I’m away from home and I miss dressing up my cats as Easter bunnies, living in Holland is like an Easter paradise. Not only can I get Belgian chocolate, but there are baby sheep living outside my window.

I can’t resist photographing these adorable little munchkins. They live in the field next to the space boxes and sometimes in the morning I can even hear them.

I’m wearing a sea foam green lace dress from Forever XXI, polka dot tights from H&M and nude and black oxfords from Clarks, which were purchased in Paris.

The sheep are the perfect Easter pets, here’s a video I made of the lambs.

I decorated my nails in Spring colours and I have been collecting easter eggs all over.

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