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,…

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HOW TO WEAR TRENDS AT WORK

So you caught the latest runway show and you likely thought to yourself: “Yup, that’s what I’ll wear to work tomorrow”- NOT! Well, as inspirational as runway show are, they are certainly not conceived for work! That doesn’t mean you cannot pull off those same trends in an office-friendly look. In this blog post, I wanted to show you  how to wear trends at work! It’s simpler than you think ladies. All you really need to do is find a more subtle variation of a trend you saw on the runway. This way you can turn your look into an…

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OFFICE FASHION

Working chix rejoice: a huge trend of Fall 2017 is…dromroll please: suiting! From Celine to Victoria Beckham – designers are loving suits. What does this mean? Being stylish at work & winning at office fashion has never been more simple! Not to mention versatile, since you can swap the blazer or pant with other pieces, creating multiple outfits. One of the most prevelent trends in suiting are checks, so I went for a hunt! It wasn’t a long one to be honest, b/c I stumbled on the perfect check suit at Le Chateau. They have an amazing Suit Shop with…

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WILLOW & THREAD

It’s September, which can only mean one thing: it’s ‘Back to Work’ Season! Now, they say that the beginning of a New Year is the time to press on the “Reset” button, but I think this time of the year is even better to start over. You’re refreshed after a very well deserved vacation & you’re ready to conquer the world! On the menu: Eating healthier, working out more (to prevent winter hibernation of lbs) and of course refreshing the wardrobe! Two weeks ago, I attended a VIP event held by Reitmans for their top Willow & Thread clients and…

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SANTORINI

How can anyone resist the charm of Santorini Island? The caldera view, the sights of Fira & Oia towns hanging on tops of a steep cliff, the little shops & cafes…I could get lost just sitting there admiring the views. If you decide to check out the island, you should definitely splurge a little & stay at an amazing hotel with the  breathtaking view – worth every penny! Where to stay: Ira Hotel – without hesitation! The hotel is absolutely stunning and luxurious. The rooms are cozy, comfortable and large, but nothing beats the pool & sunbathing area. Facing the…

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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…

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2 HOT SPOTS YOU NEED TO TRY – NOW!

Calling all foodies & cocktail lovers! I recently discovered two gems & I just know you’ll get hooked like me as soon as you give them a try! Ready to eat the best food and sip on the yummiest drink? GO! BOHO MTL: Did someone say popsicle in a cocktail? YES, PLEASE! Featured in the picture above is my fave: Miami Vice. Aside from a long list of mouth-watering drinks, you can also order food: pizzas, poke bowls, salads, tacos, guac – you name it- my fave: Gjelina Pizza all the way. The decor is super trendy & upbeat: palm…

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