5 Simple Steps to Looking Stylish and Put Together Without Layering

Layering is an easy way to look super fab and on point. But in some parts of the world, Winter Is Coming!and many of us don’t want to wear multiple layers under our winter coats. So what do you do when you still want to look stylish and put together but don’t want to feel like the Michelin Man? You follow these 5 simple steps and […]


How to Transition Your Wardrobe and Look Great Doing It

Depending upon where you live, September can mean the official end of summer. Here in Toronto, days are slowly getting shorter and mornings are often chillier than midday. Cooler weather is definitely around the corner. Knowing what to wear as Fall approaches can be tricky. Here are a few tips to help you transition your wardrobe from the end of […]


To Waist or Not to Waist…

I read a piece in a magazine the other day in which Donatella Versace stated that for a woman, showing off your waist would always be more advantageous than concealing it. As much as I admire Donatella and would love to be able to purchase Versace on a regular basis, I had to disagree.  Some women just look better hiding their […]


Why Knowing Your Body Shape & Colours Matters (Video)

This week I’m trying something new. Instead of writing a blog post, I’ve recorded a video. The topic? Body shape and colour. When you take a good long look at your body shape and understand your proportions, you start to learn why certain cuts and styles of clothing look better on you than others. The same can be said for […]


Sweater Mania

As the temperature drops, there’s nothing better than throwing on a great sweater to keep you warm. (A Hot Toddy doesn’t hurt either.) But with so many options, how do you choose? And then once you’ve chosen, how will you wear it? What will it go with? How will you accessorize? After years of shopping for myself and my clients, […]


Sacrifice Style in the Rain? No Way.

As a child, I remember mucking about in the rain in my yellow slicker and black rubber boots – the ones with the brownish sole that you could you probably find in your local hardware store. These days when it rains, my immediate reaction is to dress in my coziest clothes, pull out my wellies and throw on my trench. […]


Bootie Call

They can be worn any time of the year, but with Fall in full swing, nothing beats a great pair of Booties. With jeans, skirts and everything in between, the right Bootie can take an outfit from drab to fab. Here are some my favorite picks for the season and tips on what to look for when shopping for the […]


I Have a Little Secret

I have a little secret. Something that only my immediate family knows. Something, that as a stylist, I would never dare to share . Something that I am only disclosing because the threat of exposure looms. So here it is: I wear Sponge Bob socks. With my boots. Like, all the time. A few months ago, I bought my 9 […]


Why is Confidence So Sexy?

In my line of work, I’m always on the lookout for what’s hot and what’s not, what’s sexy and what’s a turnoff. And when it comes to people or relationships, there is one word that I hear over and over and over again: Confidence. And guess what? Apparently it’s pretty hot. Confidence seems to be the one thing that most […]