Pablo necklace flatlay by Foxy Originals - a Canadian designer jewellery brand

Designer Jewellery Minus the Price Tag

I don’t know about you, but I’m always on the hunt for unique and affordable jewellery. Sure, there’s a huge selection at high street stores but they’re not locally made. I love supporting Canadian brands (especially female entrepreneurs) because they have a story to tell and their quality is far better than the former. I was introduced to Foxy Originals, a trendy designer jewellery brand, when I saw a few of their pieces at Indigo. Since […]

Erdem x H&M: Pieces that are Bound to Sell Out

Every year, with much anticipation, H&M collaborates with high fashion designers to create a limited edition collection sold at a fraction of the price. This year is no different with the Erdem x H&M collection with London Fashion Week favourite Erdem Moralioglu. You may recall the mayhem that ensued with the Balmain x H&M collection which sold out within minutes. This year I can expect the same, with people lining up the night before and […]

Leopard print faux fur fluffy Kate Spade bag on model

Leopard Leopard Leopard: Spotted at Kate Spade

This fall, it’s all about those fabulous feline prints. Kate Spade is on trend with their Leopard Leopard Leopard collection but they aren’t the first adopters of this print. Countless actresses and big designers over the years have made a fierce statement in feline fashion. More recently it’s been favoured by Kate Moss, Anna Wintour and Michelle Obama. Notice a trend? These are all strong women with strong points of view. The collection gains inspiration from […]

Cozy fall accessories including scarves and minimal everday jewelry

Must-have Fall Accessories if you’re on a Budget-ish

There’s no denying fall is officially here and with that comes fall accessories. Even towards the end of summer, Twitter is buzzing with fall trends and people are ecstatic to start wearing snuggly sweaters and drinking hot chocolate. I am no exception but soft scarves and trendy booties are more of my jam. First up are essential boots. We need to cover those feet up and keep them warm but still pretty looking. I picked […]

Jord wood watch frankie 35 beaded bracelet sandalwood

My First Impressions + Review of Jord Wood Watches

You guys know I’m crazy supportive of handmade products, so I thought I’d tell you about a wood watches company that I’ve fallen in love with. I stumbled upon Jord scrolling through Instagram one night and was instantly surprised by their modern aesthetic to an otherwise vintage style. I had first seen wood watches at the Trinity Bellwood’s Market but all the styles were too big and clunky for my small wrist thus I forgot all about […]

Laparelle leather clutch bag in yellow mustard at Inland 2017

Innovative Designers at the Inland Show

Every time I walk into this building I’m amazed by the architecture and all the natural light the architect has allowed flowing through. Thus, it’s an apt place to hold a fashion design exhibition supporting different style designers that are all made in Canada. Welcome to the fall Inland show. I’m a fan of anything shiny, which is why Chayle’s booth caught my eye. What originally looked like jewellery made from foil was actually silver […]

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Etsy Brings 125 Talented Designers to Made in Canada

There’s no denying that Etsy has emerged as the online marketplace for DIY, handcrafted, and one-of-a-kind goods in recent years. This Saturday I got to see and purchase some of those amazing designs at the MaRs Discovery Centre. This particular event featured 125 vendors selling everything from fashion accessories to baby products to crafts and even vintage items. The atrium was abuzz with people and exciting things. My addiction to jewellery caused me to stop at every fashion-related booth […]

Wearing DIY tassel earrings pink purple

DIY Hoop Plus Tassel Earrings for Uncreatives

Tassel earrings in bold and bright colours were all the rage in spring/summer and this trend is carrying forward into fall. To update the look for the new season, play around with jewel tones to add richness. If you’re new to the tassel trend don’t fret, fall is a great time to try out this boho trend whether with a fringe purse or these super fun tassel earrings. Today I’m sharing how to make your own […]

Uppdoo wonder mini black and white handmade toronto handbag

Shopping Inland Connects People with Purposeful Brands

With summer coming to an end (thanks to the chill in the air) don’t think the fun’s over. Fall in Toronto brings beautiful scenery and some awesome Canadian shows like Inland. I had the opportunity to attend the previous show in May. It housed over 65 Canadian designers where more than 95% of the collections on display were handmade or manufactured in Canada. What a way to support local talent! I’m invested in purchasing local […]

Gold jewelry pieces with watch Canada

Baubles that Elevated my Eid ul Azha Outfits

Time flies – I’m already a month into launching this blog (yay!) and Eid ul Azha just ended too. What is Eid ul Azha? It is quite literally “the feast of the sacrifice.” What you mostly hear about is the sacrifice of animals, but it’s more than that. The religious significance is summed up with how much we are willing to give up for God. In reference, Prophet Ibrahim, upon the wishes of God, sacrificed […]