The Secret of Comfort Clothes, Style File Friday

I think that we are all very familiar with comfort food- you’ve had a terrible day and you just want something that reminds you of warmth and cosiness and everything that’s good in your life. Well, I firmly believe that that isn’t limited to food- we all have comfort clothes that are there for us when we need them most. Maybe you’ve never thought of it, so hopefully this will help you when you need- time for comfort clothes!

The Secret ofComfort Clothes

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Styling a Tulle Skirt, Style File Friday

I think that many of us dream of wearing a tulle skirt and while it may seem fun and exciting, it’s actually a little harder to style than I originally thought it would be. It’s tough to walk the line of fun but not juvenile when a tulle skirt is involved, and I wanted to make sure that I did it right. I’m going to share how I decided to style my skirt for my favourite night of the year- Barre After Hours!

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Knowing When to Keep Clothes, Style File Friday

All of us take a different approach to vintage items in our wardrobe- some of us have more, some have less, but there is usually at least one piece hidden away. It can be difficult to know which pieces to hold onto and which pieces to discard. Although I certainly am no vintage clothing expert, I have found a few key strategies that help me to decide when to move on from a piece and give it a new life elsewhere or to keep it around.

Knowing When To Keep Clothes

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Sticking to a Colour Palette, Style File Friday

Choosing a colour palette for your wardrobe is beneficial for several reasons; largely because it gives your wardrobe an element of cohesion and allows for easy mixing and matching, and because it helps make decisions on what to buy and what not to buy. It may seem overwhelming to chose a palette but most of us already have a few colours common across the pieces in our wardrobe- you can usually spot your palette after spending a little bit of time actually looking at your wardrobe! Today’s post is all about how to actually stick to your palette!

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Seasonal Transitions (and poll), Style File Friday

Hello all! I hope that you are having a wonderful week, and are about to head into an even more wonderful weekend. This is my crazy time at work, and I’m trying to remember to take the time to stop for a tiny break, but that is easier said than done, sadly. Still, something that does excited and relax me? Style! This is the time of the year where summer and autumn are battling for prominence, and while it’s still heavily weighted for summer, I can feel the changes.

How to Dress For Transitional Seasons

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Ordering From Etsy, Style File Friday

I think that a lot of us are familiar with Etsy in that we know that it is there and have a general idea of what it is. I’ve purchased scarves and a few other pre-made things that are ready to ship as soon as you’ve paid, but I avoided buying anything custom that would have to be made. I don’t know why, but it always made me slightly uneasy. However, that changes now! This post is my advice and experience with ordering from an Etsy shop, and hopefully it can help answer some questions!

Ordering From Etsy, Style File Friday

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How to Give Your Hair Love, Style File Friday

Hair is one of the touchiest style/beauty topics out there. We all have our specific preferences about hair, and for the most part aren’t easily swayed. I believe that you should spend as much time (or more) caring for your hair as you do for your skin; your skin will regenerate in a month’s time- your hair could take two or more years to regrow to the length that you want it at. I’m a firm believer in going to the same stylist who knows your hair and can give you correct and informed options for your hair! Today I’m sharing my tips on how to give your hair some love!

How to Give Your Hair Love

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Canadian Lilly Lovers, Style File Friday

Since starting my Lilly Pulitzer journey, I’ve spent a good amount of time reading and talking with people who see Lilly on a daily basis with no questions asked! However, I’ve found an absolutely wonderful group of Canadian Lilly lovers who understand how tough it can be to find this wonderful brand, and wear it proudly in this Lilly-less country of ours. These women are so friendly and welcoming, and although it’s a smaller group, are entirely supportive. These are some of their Lilly stories!

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Planning Your Autumn Wardrobe, Style File Friday

Autumn seems a long way off in the middle of July but the retail landscape is anywhere from one to three months ahead of the rest of us! I love the colder weather of autumn and winter, and the clothing that accompanies it. However, to make the most of my wardrobe and the season, I start planning one to two months ahead what I plan on generally wearing for the season- it gives me the time I need to find or purchase anything I need, and time to clear out what I won’t be wearing! This post will help you highlight how to identify what you have for your autumn wardrobe, what you need, and what you can get rid of!

Planning Your Fall Wardrobe,Style Saturday

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Living Sustainably, Pt III: Your Wardrobe

Welcome to the third part of my sustainability series! While Part I was all about food, and Part II was all about the home, this is going to focus on how to tackle your wardrobe and make changes for a more green closet! (For anyone following along, I will be doing a fourth part next week.) We all have thoughtful and specific-to-us wardrobes that suit our tastes and needs, but that doesn’t mean that it suits the environment. Building a sustainable wardrobe is certainly a long term but worthwhile process that can be done by anyone! Today I’m sharing the four things you can focus on when looking at your wardrobe with green glasses…

Living Sustaibably, Pt III, Your Wardrobe

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