CHRISTMAS WITH ROCKLAND

Cover photo credit: François-Olivier Thibault, Youville Haussmann Park So Black Friday has gone, you bought a bunch of stuff online and nothing fits right? I’m an avid online shopper, but I must admit that nothing beats hitting up the malls, trying on the clothes, seeing the pieces in real life. So, for all those “not so perfect” gifts that you will be returning this week, you likely need some replacements. Or, if Black Friday weekend was just too crazy for you, now is the perfect time to shop for the Holidays, since the shopping malls will not be as crowded. My…

LUXURY GIFTS FOR HER

ZAC Zac Posen Eartha Iconic Soft Handle Handbag// 2. KitchenAid Ultra Power Series 4.5 Quart Tilt Head Mixer   // 3. Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 Hybrid Instant Camera // 4. Marc Jacobs Daisy (100ml) //5. Soia & Kyo Women’s Belted Wool Blend Coat Every year, there is a luxury piece I obsess about and my entire family knows it. So, what they typically do is they pitch in together and get me that desired item, rather than buying me a bunch of things I won’t like. This year, it’s a Gucci belt – I simply need it in my life. So,…

TIME MANAGEMENT

Some of you guys asked me about time management, seeing how I have a full time job (9@5), manage the blog by myself & I’m also currently working on building an accounting practice for entrepreneurs (OUF, yeah that does seem like a lot now that I read it, lol…) I wrote this blog post to give you a little bit of insight on how I manage my time & hopefully inspire you to manage yours! 1- Passion: Honestly the number one thing to help you manage your time is passion! If you’re passionate about your work or project, you will…

CHRISTMAS GIFTS UNDER $150

Slant Collections Champagne for Breakfast Coffee Mug ($18)// 2. Nixon Kensington Leather Watch ($125)// 3. Tory Burch Robinson Patent Mini Wallet ($138)// 4. Jeffrey Campbell Muse Satin Kitten Heel Bootie ($130)// 5. Somedays Lovin Infinite Skies Sweater ($89)// 6. Slant Collections Pineapple Trinket Tray ($16)// 7. Books with Style – Rose All Day ($25) The countdown to Christams in ON & Black Friday is the perfect time to start crossing off some gifts from your Christmas list, especially that there will be tons of awesome deals like the Shopbop Black Friday Sale, which starts today through Sunday, Nov 26th! Black Friday is becoming more and more popular here in Canada…

PREMIUM RETAIL GROUP SALE

Holiday Shopping is officially upon us, but #whypayretail? On sale is always better! Premium Retail Group is hosting one of the infamous sales ladies! This time around, featuring brands like Esprit, Guess, Marciano, Puma, and more! I was lucky enough to pre-shop the sale in order to give you a better idea of what you can expect. I felt like a kid in a candy store and I grabbed so many pieces that I was not able to carry them into the fitting room – true story. Gorgeous pieces at extremely low prices. Here are the details on the sale…

HOW TO MAKE AN OUTFIT LOOK EXPENSIVE

Outfit details: T-shirt: Shopcoolbyassociation – Girls like champagne ($48 CAD – made in Montreal)// Skirt: Dynamite Faux Leather Mini Skirt($32.95 CAD) // Coat: Dynamite Wool Material Waterfall Coat with belt ($129.95 CAD) // Boots: Burlington Coat Factory knee-high suede boots ($29.99 USD) // Bag: Chanel 10″ Shoulder Bag ($4.2K USD) You don’t need to overspend to look like a million dollars! Give that wallet a break and let me fill you in on a few secrets about how to make an outfit look expensive without overspending. Afterall, you should have fun with fashion and price point shouldn’t be an issue. Quality…

HOW TO WEAR A SWEATER TO WORK

It’s officially ‘sweater weather’, but why does it only need to get cozy at the chalet over the weekend or at home on the couch? Why not be nice and toasty at work? It’s always freezing at the office, so that is THE place you actually want to keep warm. Sure, you can wear a blazer, but between me and you, I still feel cold wearing one of those. Plus, its not always easy to wear a blazer under a coat, then you have to bring the blazer with you, and it just makes a lot of things to carry.…