CHRISTMAS HOME DECOR WITH INDIGO

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas….and this year must be some sort of record for me. I never finished decorating my house before December (I’m usually more of a ‘oh tomorrow is Christmas’ kind of person during this time of the year since I’m so busy)! I think the reason why it happened so early is that I found a lot of adorable Chrismtas home decor pieces at Indigo and I was really excited to combine them with my exisitng pieces. My style is modren & chic with a combination of white, gold & silver, which goes perfectly…

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,…

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…

THINGS TO KEEP AT YOUR DESK

Raise of hands, whose pumps gave them blisters when there were no band-aid in sight?! How about ripping off a button of a blouse right around the chest area? Story-of-my-life! It’s situations like these that made turn my drawer into a toolkit. This way, I can attend to any emmergency that comes my way. So I thought, why not share the wisdom? Here are things to keep at your desk at all time. Of course you have your pens & pencils, calculator, blah blah blah – I won’t bore you with the basics, let’s get right into the good stuff:…

DECOMPRESSING AFTER WORK

It’s no secret that in today’s world, we’re connected 24/7 and even when we leave work, we haven’t really left. We have our cell phones, our work cell phone, our laptops & our work laptops and we’re constantly working or thinking about work, be it on the weekday evenings or  on the weekend. The results? Plain and simple: mental checkout (can I get a hollar ladies?) Here are a few things to outline the importance of decompressing after work. When you’re working round the clock,  your brain simply gets tired. You start making mistakes, you slow down & miss deadlines,…

7 TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

I’ve packed & re-packed my lauggage 5 times in the past week to ensure that I have everything I need and nothing more- b/c let’s face it, it’s Europe – I will do some shopping and even though I already have plans for my husband’s lauggage on the way back, I need to make sure I have the space for all the dammage ;) I took out some things & added others, but these 7 items remained at every re-shuffle, b/c well, they’re essential! What are yours? #1: Cross body bag: Comfort & convienience – those are the two words…