I had a busy holiday season! Been awhile so we just wanted to pop in and say the blog will start rolling in again for 2012!
Last weekend wrapped up with a new client by referral! Jennifer is back into the work force after having two kids. We set her up with simple yet sophisticated outfits for her return. H&M, Club Monaco, Michael Kors, just some of the stores we hit. The best part about January shopping…. we found a lot of great prices:)
Attached are a couple of outfits I put together for some holiday outings.
I was on my way to Turks&Caico’s with a quick stop over in NYC to meet a friend.The trip was cancelled because of hurricane Irene, so with the airport closed I was stranded in NYC.We took advantage of the downtime by shopping, cooking, and going to the movies:) We managed to find our way out to Short Hills Mall before the city shut down and the tolls closed ,great mall with some great shops. We both purchased some electric blue Current Elliot jeans and made a mandatory stop at Tory Burch before venturing back home….side note: coloured denim is a must for fall.
I also had the pleasure of meeting my friends sister who happened to be a designer. Melissa Luning is a graduate from Parson’s in NY. I thought that it was important to blog about her after seeing what she and her team at Crystal Jin bring to the swimsuit world. See attached photo’s and click the link below. These lines should be coming to Canada soon!
Last weekend I was cruising the streets of Victoria checking out the local boutiques. One of my fave things to do when I go back home. I came across a store that just opened two weeks ago called Public Boutique on Oak Bay Ave. I wanted to share it with the frequent peeps that check the blog.. The store was very fresh and clean and the product had a simplicity to it that I really enjoyed. Check it out next time your in Vic! www.publicboutique.ca
An old favorite of mine on Oak Bay Ave is the Nicholas Randall store. My bff Sarah picked me up a sideways cross necklace from here. I have yet to take it off. Clients have loved it so much that I had to pick up a couple to bring back to Van.
Thursday turned out to be another shop with a visitor from out of town! This time he came all the way from Norway. Enjoying the summer as an online poker player he decided to up the anti on his fashion before heading back home. He reached out to us and we created an edgy casual wardrobe in 4 hours! Armani Exchange, Browns shoes, and some classic pieces from Holts pulled it all together for another successful shop.
http://www.dogeared.com (shop the sideways cross necklace)
H&M opened it’s doors Saturday to a line up around the corner downtown Vancouver. Why? Jimmy Choo created
as shoe/accessories and clothing line. Was it worth the madness of women plunging through shoe boxes. No! We felt the product was way overpriced. And a side note the majority of big spenders had the product posted on craigslist the following day. If you really love Jimmy Choo spend the extra $100-200 and pick up an original.
If you’r sad you missed the hoopla! Your in luck. That is if your in New York City. They will be doing one more drop this November 19th in the three downtown H&M stores.
Lindsay Wilkins works with Kellan Lutz on August 13, 2009 dressing him up in Armani Exchange clothing on Robson street in Vancouver BC.
Stylist Lindsay Wilkins had the oppurtunity to dress Kellan Lutz
Women’s fall/winter 2008 is very understated with emphasis on neutrals. The key to make this collection ‘pop’ is adding the must have accessories of the season.
Top ten must haves.
#1 – Belts
#2 – Almond toe boots
#3 – Tuxedo blazer
#4 – Scarves
#5 – Double breasted coat
#6 – Trouser jean
#7 – Clutch
#8 – Chunky jewels
#9 – Opaque nylons
#10 – Defined collars
Men’s fall/winter 2008 collections promise to bring strong contrast in
styles. Mixing modern classic pieces with casual smart wear. Neutrals
will be set apart from the tame women’s collections by adding plaids and purples to the chilly season.
EI’s top ten must haves.
#1 – Scarves
#2 – Plaid skinny tie
#3 – Tweed sports jacket
#4 – Anything purple
#5 – Plaid sports shirt
#6 – Military style boot
#7 – Three piece suit
#8 – Modern leather jacket
#9 – Narrow black denim
#10 – Chunky sweater
Graphic T’s and Tanks is all the rage!
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