Posts Tagged ‘Jeans’

Suitcase: A Hawaiian Holiday.

December 16, 2011

I can’t believe how quickly the Holidays have arrived. I’m even a little ashamed to admit that I’ve skipped everything festive this season.  It’s been a rather chaotic Autumn and to be frank, I’m just grateful to escape to Paradise come Boxing Day! The thought of a beach has me splurging on a few Springlike additions – including some sporty items. The bf and I have planned an active few weeks, though lazy afternoons reading sound wonderful too. What are your holiday plans? x

1. Aubin & Wills cotton sweat shorts, $90; 2. See By Chloé leather sandals, $250; 3. Rebecca Taylor camisole, $315; 4. Lanvin bikini, $825; 5. Richard Nicoll striped silk crepe de chine dress, $730; 6. Camilla and Marc dress, $660; 7. Mother low-rise skinny jeans, $210; 8. + 9. Zoe Karssen T-Shirts, $110; . 10. Alexander Wang sneakers, $385; 11. Chan Luu leather wrap bracelet; $170.

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J. Crew Spring 2011.

February 10, 2011

Have you peeked at J. Crew’s Spring 2011 lookbook yet? I’m loving the colourful shorts and pastel tops. I may just need to squeeze in some shopping time when I visit Washington for work next month!

Pretty Spring Lookbook.

February 3, 2011

I’m swooning over Steven Alan‘s Spring 2011 collection. Warm weather, bicycles, picnics in the park… Only forty-seven more days until Spring!

Forecast: Rain.

August 13, 2010

I’ve just discovered my neighborhood pub, the Havelock Tavern! A close friend stressed the importance of finding a local, as the Brits call it. Fortunately, mine is right down the street and features an excellent menu and drink selection. I’ve got every intention of spending a big part of this weekend curled up in a booth reading a book! My colleague Abbie has kindly lent me Wolf Hall, a lengthy account of Thomas Cromwell’s rise and fall (I’m a sucker for anything from the Tudor dynasty!) Now if only I could be wearing that pair of boots below…

{1. Silk-blend sweater by Vince; 2. Wool and silk fringed scarf by Alexander McQueen; 3. Alexa leather bag by Mulberry; 4. Magner’s Cider!  5. Ava low-rise straight-leg jeans by Citizens of Humanity; 6. Chrono 42-20 stainless steel watch by Nixon;  7. Inspiration and Ideas Panama Notebook by Smythe; 8. Flat leather boots by Chloé.}

Oh yes, Anthropologie.

August 12, 2010

I took a different route home this evening. Working in Soho means having to walk through Oxford Street, or worse, Carnaby Street! In an attempt to curb my spending I altered my path to Regent Street… And there it was, the gorgeous 3-storey Anthropologie. I couldn’t help but drool over the Fall collection: rich neutrals, soft fabrics, and such pretty details.

Suitcase: A Weekend Away in Washington D.C.

March 14, 2010

I’m crossing my fingers for an early Spring- And for a warm-ish weekend away very soon! I’ve always loved Washington D.C., the history, the museums, the delicious restaurants… I’ve never been during the Spring season, but somehow I think it might be the prettiest time to visit D.C.!

{1. Trish wedge leather mules by Alexander Wang; 2. Off-the-shoulder sweater by Donna Karan; 3. Cropped trench coat by Bird by Juicy Couture; 4. Zebra-print cotton tank by Stella McCartney; 5. Multi-pocketed linen-blend jacket by Smythe; 6. Howlite multi-strand drop earrings by Isabel Marant; 7. Faith twist-back dress by Acne; 8. Slouchy ultrasuede Sac Bag by Halston Heritage; 9. Light-weight denim jeans by J. Brand; 10. Clive flat sandals by Sam Edelman.}

Dace: Spring 2010.

January 12, 2010

I know it’s only January, but I’m so incredibly excited for Spring already! Canadian designer Dace Moore has revealed her Spring 2010 line, and it’s beautiful.

Suitcase: Luxe Beach Vacation in Monaco.

January 6, 2010

Monaco was a spontaneous stop in my Summer vacation plans, and well worth it! I’m itching to go back to the French Riviera already- I miss the delicious meals on the beach, the bright pink sunsets and sipping wine at 11am!

{ 1. Breton jersey dress by Paul & Joe Sister 2. Oversized python tote by Burberry 3. Silk-chiffon ruffle-sleeved shirt by Catherine Malandrino 4. Manchette 24-karat gold-plated bracelet by Philippe Audibert 5. Cotton blend capri skinny jeans by J Brand 6. Halterneck triangle bikini top & bottom by Vix 7. Wood and canvas wedges by Chloé 8. Hannah dress by One Vintage 9. Vespa LXV 125 by Vespa 10. Angelica crepe-jersey gown by Zac Posen 11. Lurex jeweled shoulder bag by Miu Miu 12. Chain detailed leather sandals by Roberto Cavalli.}

{Monaco poster via All Posters; Monaco photograph by Hampus Cullin}