Outfit {Something New, Something Blue}

Hello dear readers! November is almost at an end which means the holidays are just around the corner! Soon there will be parties and holiday events to attend and, being the fashionista that I am, new outfits are required! So, when Ricki's contacted me about doing a collaboration and asked me to put together an outfit from their new collection, I was beyond thrilled!      

While browsing the store I came upon this gorgeous statement necklace and instantly fell in love. Two things came to mind : frosted and winter wonderland. I was inspired! Proof that pastels are stunning in the winter as well. This necklace would also look great paired with a cozy fitted sweater.  

I also fell in love with this metallic weave skirt. The hint of metallic shimmer makes it ideal for the holidays and is super versatile! It can also be worn with a black or red blouse during the holidays, or a white sweater and black opaque tights. Because of the length, this skirt is office appropriate and perfect for family gatherings as well. Really thrilled about this piece and cannot wait to mix and match with my winter wardrobe.  

The lace inserts add a touch of elegance to this white blouse. So feminine and delicate.

What I'm wearing :: 
Lace Insert Blouse ~ c/o Ricki's
Metallic Weave Skirt ~ c/o Ricki's 
Blue Skinny Belt ~ c/o Ricki's
Black Pumps ~ ShoeMint 
Ring ~ Avon

I will be giving away a $50 Ricki's giftcard to one of my lucky readers! 
Check back soon for all the details!   
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November 26, 2014
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Outfit {Autumn in Niagara + Autumn Orange + Leather & Gold Accents}

This past weekend, Brandon and I went to Niagara Falls for a mini getaway. Although I've been there many times in the past, it was my first time experiencing the falls in autumn. The scenery is quite beautiful this time of year. 

For a stroll in Queen Victoria Park, I kept it simple and comfortable with a trench coat, black skinny jeans and quilted flats.

As I've mentioned many times in previous posts, a classic trench is definitely a wardrobe staple. If you don't already own one, I highly recommend it. It is so versatile. This faux leather sleeve trench coat from Ricki's, which I purchased last year, is one of my favourites! I love how the faux leather and gold details add a bit of an edge to a classic coat. 

I purchased this orange sweater a month ago, at the grand opening of H&M here in my city. This colour is perfect for the fall season. I really love the quilted faux leather detail on the shoulders. 

What I'm wearing :: Leather Sleeve Trench Coat ~ Ricki's. 
Orange Sweater ~ H&M. Black Skinny Jeans ~ Guess.
Gold Watch ~ Artizan.

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October 29, 2014
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Outfit {Black & Blue Bouclé + Flippy Skirt + Grey + Silver Accents}




What I'm wearing :: Bouclé Moto Blazer ~ Ricki's. Top ~ Ricki's. 
Flippy Skirt ~ Smart Set. Ankle Boots ~ JustFab. 
Quilted Handbag ~ Ricki's. Necklace ~ Joe Fresh. 
Watch ~ Artizan.  Nail Polish ~ OPI Designer Series Glamour

October 23, 2014
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Outfit {Borrowed From The Boys + Burgundy & Neutrals}

Hello dear readers! For those of us here in the north, today marks the first day of fall. The leaves are beginning to change colour, the temperatures are dropping and the days are becoming shorter. As I mentioned in my previous post, fall is my favourite season, which means I've been eagerly awaiting and preparing for weeks! I've put away my summer wardrobe, reorganized and updated, and now I'm ready for cool temperatures, cozy layers and deep/warm hues.


A classic trench coat is definitely a wardrobe staple that every woman should have. This one has been with me through many seasons. To bring out the burgundy in this bouclé skirt, I wore a burgundy sweater and kept the rest of the outfit simple with neutrals. This oversized burgundy V-neck sweater, which belonged to my father, has been a fall wardrobe favourite for many years. It's warm and cozy yet thin enough to tuck into a skirt.  It's surprising what you can find in a man's closet. 


What I'm wearing :: Trench Coat ~ Suzy Shier. 
Sweater ~ Arnold Palmer (borrowed from the boys). 
Bouclé Skirt ~ Suzy Shier.  Pumps ~ JustFab. Watch ~ Cleo.

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September 23, 2014
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Outfit {Feathers & Sparkle}

This dress from the Temperance by Bootlegger 2013 Holiday Collection is by far one of my favourite dresses from my wardrobe. Anyone who knows me well knows that I get easily excited about fashion, but I was beyond thrilled when I first saw this dress. It was definitely love at first sight! If only it was appropriate to wear ostrich feathers at every occasion! 

I wanted the feathers to be the main focus so I kept the rest of the outfit fairly simple. To bring out the subtle sparkles in the polka dot top, I added a sparkly belt and clutch, and sparkly shoes.

This blazer from Forever 21 has been a great wardrobe staple. The faux leather on the bottom half of the sleeve really helps in elevating a relatively plain black blazer.   
Photos by Shenni

What I'm wearing :: Blazer ~ Ricki's. Feather Dress ~ Temperance by Bootlegger. 
Bow Belt ~ Le Chateau. Clutch ~ Smart Set. Shoes ~ Reitmans. 

I hope everyone has a great weekend!
Thanks for reading! 




September 19, 2014
Posted by Chantal Turgeon
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