The Front Tuck – How to Do It and Why You Should

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In my last post, I wrote about the ankle boot and how it’s had the biggest impact on almost all my clients. Well, I was quickly reminded that the front tuck has been just as impactful. (Thanks Carolan!) So whether you’re a fan or on the fence, here are a few tips on how to front tuck and why you should… How to Front Tuck 1. The front tuck is not meant to be fussy or look perfect. I find that the easiest way to tuck is to grab hold of the bottom of hem and tuck it into the front of my bottoms or off to the side. Whichever makes sense for the outfit.   2. If your bottoms are high waisted or you…

The #1 Item That’s Changing My Clients’ Lives

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So here’s the thing. I was going to write about the new year, new you, blah, blah, blah. But I think we’re prob up to our eyeballs with all that jazz. Instead, I’m going to share the one item that has had the biggest impact on almost every single one of my clients. Most have even have told me that it’s literally changed their lives. (Style wise that is.) And what is this life altering item? It’s the ankle boot. But not just any ankle boot. It’s the perfect one. So what makes the perfect ankle boot? Read on to find out…   1. Shaft Width First of all, the ankle boot shaft needs to be fitted to your ankle. Like, super…

5 Tips to Looking Fabulous on Your Casual Days

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If you’ve been on Instagram lately, then you know I’ve been posting some casual-wear tips. If you haven’t, or if you’ve missed a few, no worries! I’ve compiled them all into one spot. Here are my 5 tips to looking stylish and fabulous on your casual days… TIP #1 When you want to wear leggings, but don’t want to look like you stepped out of yoga or the gym, opt for those that are more fashion based than sport. Aritzia makes the best faux leather leggings I’ve ever found and some clients swear by their Spanx. Whichever you choose, pair them with (non-sporty) T’s, tops, or sweaters and comfortable sneakers, flats or booties/boots. Layer with a bomber, blazer, leather jacket or another…

Your Style Challenges Tackled! Day 7: White Pants in the Fall and Winter

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As I mentioned yesterday, the final style challenge to tackle is one I’m asked about on a regular basis. And it’s this – can you wear white pants in the Fall and Winter? The answer is Yes! But it’s how you go about doing it that’s key.   Challenge 7: White Pants in the Fall and Winter   Here are my 3 tips for looking fabulous in white long after Labour Day has passed… Tip #1: Choose the Right Fabric Not all white pants are created equal. Some are made of thinner fabrics (like light cottons) that are more conducive to summer heat, while others (like white jeans) are thicker and suit cooler temperatures. In the Fall and Winter, opt for thicker, heavier fabrics and weaves. Not only will they…

The One Thing You Need to Know When Buying Jackets or Blazers

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Sometimes blazers and jackets are necessary. Sometimes they’re just layering pieces that add interest to an outfit. Regardless of why you’re wearing them, you’ll want them to look great on. So what is it you need to know when purchasing? Which style suits your shoulders best. Let’s start with the basics – shoulder types. I’ve found that most shoulders fall into 3 categories (although there are always variations) – Narrow, Regular and Broad. Within these categories can fall a situation where someone’s shoulders are also Sloped, meaning they slope down at the ends versus straight across. Some jackets and blazers will look better on some shoulders than others. The key lies in the cut and style at the shoulders. Narrow or Sloped Shoulders If you have Narrow or Sloped…