Styling & Remixing

Like so many of us Canadians, I’ve spent the last few months drowning in that dark place we find ourselves in during the long winter. Even now that its technically “spring” I find so many of us are still grumpy, […]

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The Sleeveless Dress Controversy

There have been several articles in the news this week about former short-lived Canadian PM Kim Campbell making vocal remarks about her opinion on sleeveless dresses being demeaning to women, at least when placed beside men in suits. She then […]

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Dress for the Job You Want!

I had written a post about this same topic three years ago but I felt it was time to revisit it. Here is a passage from the first post: I can’t imagine you haven’t heard this English idiom. Essentially what […]

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Fun Business Looks

I’m not traditional, by any stretch of imagination. Every day I push the boundaries of fashion in my little world exploring new fabrics, layering and accessorizing. I don’t see professional as being limited to black and grey as most people […]

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Craving Magenta

This is truly the colour of the season for me I am finding it in so many unique shades throughout the thrift stores. When I was a child a friend bought me a shirt this colour and I believe it […]

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Appropriate Work Attire

If you can’t see the video above please check it out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Awne0y5yUy0 I had written an extensive article (or rant) two years ago about the importance of dressing appropriately in the post: Dress For The Job You Want. […]

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A Great Business Suit

To explain professional attire we used to say, “look at what the girls at the bank are wearing” until it became a casual environment. In the last ten years, or as I would call it “the era of yoga pants […]

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Modern Business Wear

My least favourite term is “business casual” as really this could mean a lot of things to different people. For me the typical dress pant, fitted solid colour shirt and blazer makes for one heck of a boring outfit. So […]

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The Wow! Business Look

Who says business professional has to be boring black suits?! Check out this fabulous look I put together for a local business expo one of my employers took part in! I have owned this dress for a few years, made […]

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Neutrals for Fall

As you are well aware, I’m not often one for neutrals or dark palettes. When this skirt caught my eye I think it was more of the fabric than colour, the soft texture and the feel of it on my […]

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Bringing Back Blazers

In working at a women’s consignment clothing store, one of the most popular items that are brought in for potential consignment are business suits, skirts and blazers. Although there are many cities where businesswear is booming and in high fashion, […]

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H&M Bow Print Skirt

I was completely thrilled with how today’s outfit turned out! I had mentioned being frustrated with trying to match the navy in the skirt I had thrifted recently – I’m sure you know the feeling if you’ve ever tried to […]

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