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Cozy

(Click on each item description below OR hover over each product image to shop) Stella McCartney sunglasses black $190 Bridge & Burn Juneau sweater $120 Sam Edelman Reese Pull-on Boots $140 Pour L ...

Eye Sparkle

Oak + Fort shirt | Zara jacket | Gap jeans | Shelly’s London boots | Dynamite bag | Daniel Wellington watch  Currently listening to:  Flume – Star Eyes Photos by Sarah Boland.

Sacrifice

Zara jacket | Alive Girl tank (stripe version) | Forever 21 jeans & bag | H&M shoes | Tread & Pedals spoke bracelet | Kitsch Place ring Currently listening to: Peking Duk – Take Me O ...

White Christmas

Don’t feel like dolling yourself up in a dress or skirt this Christmas? Switch it up with a chic white pant suit and basic cami and pump combo! (Click on each item description below OR hover ove ...

Shooting Star

Bardot stripe tank | Zara pants | JAC By Jacqueline Conoir jacket | Adidas shoes | Olive & Piper nail bracelet | Lia Sophia silver bangle bracelet | Kitsch Place silver rings Currently Listening T ...

Holiday Outfitting & Forever 21 Giveaway

Black Forever 21 jumpsuit & black leather bag | Gold Element 7 Style shoulder body chain | Gold braided Sasha Eillenna ring My summer vacation in Melbourne, Australia is officially over and IR ...

Travel Diary – Australia Week 2

Two weeks have come and gone and I’m flying out this morning from Melbourne back home to Vancouver. If you had asked me three days into the trip I would have told you “I cannot wait to go ...



Monthly Archives: December 2014

>Heads Up!

>Thank goodness – It’s the weekend! Do you all have some great plans? Last night I spent some quality time with the boy and his friends at the Comedy Mix in Vancouver HI-LA-RI-OUS..and today I’ll be re-designing my friend’s family’s house – a full weekend of home decor! I can’t wait!

Today’s post is a heads up for posts / events to come – just to prep you guys because you the know the saying – “Always be prepared”, it applies to blog posts as well :).

First up!

3 WEEKS OF GIVEAWAYS!!! There will be one giveaway each Monday (April 2nd, 9th, & 16th) for one of these beauties below - stay tuned to enter! (PS. On the 16th there can be 3 winners!)

Secondly..
On April 5th one of my favorite boutiques - and one that I speak out often through Twitter and the blog, Muse Social Fashion House will having a soiree to introduce their Spring 2012 collection with a few perks! You get 10% off all purchases (excluding certain brands), have the opportunity to receive a one of a kind creation from Georgia Heraty of Social Experiment herself while indulging in the best treats! (she really does always have the best treats).
Have fun this weekend and stay safe!
xoxo
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>My trip from point A to point B and making it to Z

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Last night I had a pleasant discussion with my mom about what I’ve done to get where I am and how this business works. At times, yes..I feel doubtful and irritated at how everything works and sometimes I feel ecstatic and indestructible!

I recently came across a box filled with newspaper cut outs, trinkets from fashion shows and fashion related events, backstage passes, etc. I had found my “Fashion Box”. This was a box I created when I was first able to step into the Fashion Industry and was so inspired and in awe of everything I was a part of I had to keep bits and pieces!

Two items in particular that I had found really hit me to my core. One was a checklist I created and periodically marked off from the first ever fashion show I produced. I can now say comfortably, it was a flop. Although nobody else thought it was, I remember crying in the back at the end to Nery Monzen (a show producer himself). I remember his words vividly; “This is your first show! Nobody expects you to be great, you take what you did and you run with it and work on it”. I did exactly what he said and ran right out the door and never did a show again!!! Although I realized show production just wasn’t for me.

The second item I found was a newspaper cut out of the Jacquline Conoir Fashion Show. I was a backstage dresser for BC Fashion Week and helped with a few front of house duties - it was one of the very first fashion shows I was a part of. Years later (February 2012) I was in Fashion Magazine with a photo from a JC show and (2 days ago) I proudly sat front row and watched what others had dressed.

This blurb is by no means a shameless self promotion but instead a read for some of you out there that are feeling like no matter how hard you work in the industry, no matter how many clothes you pack in the trunk, how many coffees you pick up, etc. you’re just not where you want to be. You just have to wait because good things come those who do. I am also in no way at the top point of my career just yet, but at 24 I have a great handle on everything. Nothing in the this business comes for free and if it does then check the expiration date – no handouts, just helpful tips.

Cherish EVERY moment of what you do in this industry because it takes you places that you didn’t even think of. Say hello and introduce yourself to EVERY person you meet at EVERY event because these are the people you will be spending your years with. Don’t take any moment for granted because it makes you who you are.

xoxoxo

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>The In Between

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I just recently started wearing my Club Monaco military parka again once the weather started to give us a turn for the better. We’ve had some incredibly beautiful days and then before you know the abominable snowman decides it’s time to take a walk in the downtown core and ruins it for everyone.
This outfit is the in between. It’s for the those days that have us putting the heat up and the windows down with sunnies on our smiling faces! I stuck with a neutral and darker palette since being inspired by the JAC Fall/ Winter 2012 fashion show last night.
In case you missed out on it you can see all of my tweets from the evening through the OY&CO twitter account HERE.

Click on the item description to purchase –
1. J.Crew Swing open-knit cotton-blend sweater $150
2. TEXTILE Elizabeth and James Robinson cotton-canvas parka $146
3. Yves Saint Laurent Square-toed leather ballet flats $485
4. J.CrewBlair stretch cotton-twill shorts $70
5. ASOS ID Plaque Bracelet $10.74
6. Proenza Schouler PS11 textured-leather tote $1350
7. Tom Ford Private Blend Lipstick Nude Vanilla $48

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