7 Tips to Look Stylish and Effortlessly Chic When You Travel

Travel Tips


A few weeks ago one of my Instagram followers commented on one of my posts, saying that she would love to see tips about dressing for travel – looking effortlessly chic in the airport and on the road. So Susan, this one’s for you! If you’ve ever travelled before, whether by car, plane, train or boat, you know how arduous and exhausting it can be. So how do you get from Point A to Point B (often hours later), looking effortlessly chic?Read below to find out… Tip #1 – Plan Your Outfit First and foremost, plan your outfit. Many people don’t plan their travel outfits or put any effort into them and then wonder why they feel frumpy or not put together.  If you…

3 Words That Will Change the Way You Shop and Keep You in Style

Shopping Tips


All you have to do is look at my Instagram page and you’ll know that something’s amiss.  Prior to Christmas day, my feed looked like this… After Christmas day, it was more like this… I’ve been wearing colour. And loving it. So what happened? Well, I’d been spending quite a bit of time in hot and sunny Palm Beach (very different to the cold, dreary winter back home in Toronto). While there, bored with the limited wardrobe I packed, I took myself shopping, and found myself inexplicably drawn to colour and pattern.  Was it the influence of my time in Palm Beach? Absolutely. Could it also be my wanting something new and different to wear? Definitely. And while it might seem…

5 Simple Steps to Looking Stylish and Put Together Without Layering

Dressing


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 know that it’s all about what you wear and how you wear it…   1. Start with the Right Base Pieces   When you choose your base pieces (your top and bottom, dress, etc.), make sure to choose cuts and styles that are flattering to your body shape and vertical proportions. If you don’t, your whole outfit might look off….

Video Quick Tip: 3 Things to Know When Layering

Fashion Tips


Many of my clients love the idea of layering, but don’t feel like they have the knowledge to do it properly. If this sounds like you, click below to watch my latest Video Quick Tip or continue reading for 3 tips to help you on your way.      Tip #1: Vary textures and fabric thicknesses. The layers closest to your body should be the thinnest fabrics and you can increase thickness and bulk the further you move away. If you wear something extremely thick and bulky underneath a thinner, more streamlined or form-fitting garment, it can look odd and like you’re bigger than you truly are. Tip #2: Vary your lengths. If you’re layering, don’t hide it. Let people see what you’ve got…