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Thursday
Oct122017

FALL FOR IT | 5 Wearable Fall Trends We're Totally Feeling

via Roots

When it comes to fashion, let's face it: being Canadian is a total dream. I mean, since we live through all four seasons, we get to switch our wardrobes with the weather. If you're like me, you've finally put away your summer things and have started to wear your fall favourites. You've probably taken stock of the things you'll be living in for the next few months and are currently wondering what to add to your closet to get it up-to-date. Me too.

So I did a little trend shopping. And while I'm always tempted by some of the boundary-pushing trends I see on the runways, a few key trends always stand out as the most wearable. These are the pieces you'll live in every day and by just adding a few key items to what you already own, you'll look like you're totally with it. So which ones made the cut? If your fall wardrobe is mostly made up of blacks and greys, you're going to love fall's bold reds and purples. From a texture perspective, it's all about adding faux fur and velvet to give depth to your look. And for weekends, I can't wait to cozy up in some of the season's oversized sweaters (look for statement sleeves and asymmetrical hems for Fall '17) paired up with waxy leggings or relaxed joggers and comfy kicks. 

Happy fall that finally feels like fall. Scroll down for my wonderful, totally wearable picks.

xo S

 

1. Red Oversized Scarf, $34.95, Dynamite | 2. Plaid Boyfriend Shirt, $19, American Eagle | 3. Red Lace-Up Shoes, $24.99, Call It Spring | 4. Knit Flippy Skirt, $39.90, Cleo | 5. Wool Belted Coat, $129.95, Dynamite

1. Faux Fur Nubby Jacket, $69.99, Le Château | 2. Faux Fur Jacket, $169.95, Le Château | 3. Faux Fur Mukluks, $139.99, Soft Moc | 4. Fun Fur Crossbody, $39.99, Call It Spring | 5. Pink Pom Pom Shoe Clips, $11.99, Call It Spring | 6. Faux Fur Collarless Overpiece, $69.99, Le Château 

1. Velvet Legging, $24.95, Garage | 2. Velvet Baseball Cap, $14.99, Ricki's | 3. Velvet Popover Drawstring Hoodie, $24.99, Urban Planet | 4. Velvet Star Booties, $39.99, Urban Planet | 5. Floral Velvet Boots, $79.99 Call It Spring | 6. Velvet Bodycon Dress, $34.95, Garage

1. Varsity Plaid Shirt, $78, Roots | 2. Gem Fringe Earrings, $18, Le Château | 3. Hyba Zip Hoodie, $54.90, Reitmans | 4. Lace-Up Top, $25, Dynamite | 5. Hyba Zip Hoodie, $54.90, Reitmans.

1. High-Rise Girlfriend Jogger, $34.95, Garage | 2. Embroidered Floral Sweater, $69.90, Reitmans | 3. Emery Shawl Coatigan, $148, Roots | 4. Bell Sleeve Sweater, $59.90, Reitmans | 5. Asymmetric Hem Sweater, $54.90, Reitmans | 6. Knit Legging, $39.95, Le Château

 

Thursday
Jan052017

GET IT GIRL | Workout Gear That Might Actually Get Us to the Gym

via Reitmans

When it comes to getting healthy, it's not supposed to be about how you look, of course. But let's face it, as self-aware as I pretend to be, I'm not gonna lie - looking good is half the battle for me. I know that the real motivation for working out should always be about feelings - you know, feeling good and feeling healthy and feeling at one with my chakra. Except, I'm not sure what a chakra is. What I do know is that all of those things are super important but useless knowledge if I can't actually get myself to the G-Y-M.

I don't know about you but for me, it takes a few motivators to get me there, especially after a long and lazy couple of weeks (fine, months). And I'm not talking personal trainers. It's a new pair of cool kicks that I'll admire as I'm slogging it out on the stair machine. It's sports bras that stop the bounce and let me focus on all of those extra holiday calories I'm burning instead. It's about leggings that work with my curves and keep me sucked in to help me visualize how my thighs will look after hundreds of lunges. And sometimes, it's about things that bring joy during every tough workout - from a sleek S'well bottle to earphones that keep the good vibes going. So necessary. 

Scroll down for the cute new workout I'm loving right now and good luck, whatever your 2017 goals might be. You've got this. 

1. Adidas Two-Layer Tee, $59.99, Sport Chek; 2. Diadora Printed Mesh Tank, $39.99, Sport Chek; 3. Lole Women's Long Sleeve Top, $78.99, Sport Chek; 4. Nike Tech Fleece Jacket, $89.99, Champs; 5. Hyba Colourblock Long-Sleeve Tee, $49.99, Reitmans.

1. Deep V Sport Bra, $19.95, La Senza; 2. Nike Pro Indy Sports Bra, $55, Sport Chek; 3. Nike Pro Swoosh Bra, $29.99, Champs; 4. Nike Pro Swoosh Gold Bra, $24.99, Champs; 5. Nike Pro Padded Printed Bra, $29.99, Champs; 6. Adidas TechFit Sports Bra, $29.99, Champs

1. FitBit Alta Wristband, $169.99, The Source; 2. Hyba Duffle Bag, $45, Reitmans; 3. S'well White Gold Insulated Water Bottle, $64.99, Jean Machine; 4. PowerBeats3 Wireless Earphones, $229.99, The Source; 5. Hyba Contrasting Yoga Mat, $30, Reitmans; 6. Instance Painted Crew Socks, $24.99, Sport Chek

1. New Balance Run Premium Women's Tights, $99.99, Sport Chek; 2. Hyba Printed Fast Track Legging, $59.90, Reitmans; 3. Adidas Trefoil Floral Leggings, $34.99, Champs; 4. Nike Pro Warm Printed Tights, $68, Sport Chek; 5. Nike Power Legend Graphic Tights, $95, Sport Chek

1. Nike Air Max Thea Silver, $114.99, Champs; 2. Adidas Originals Tubular Defiant, $109.99, Champs; 3. Adidas Ultra Boost, $179.99, Champs; 4. Adidas Originals Tubular Shadow, $99.99, Champs; 5. New Balance Women's Training Shoes, $149.99, Sport Chek; 6. Nike Free Flyknit Training Shoes, $174.99, Sport Chek