Wednesday, July 27, 2011

RECENT PURCHASES

I picked up some really cute tops at amazing prices on the weekend. They all add a touch of fun under a cardigan/blazer and were real bargains! I almost never shop at the Gap or Old Navy but I really lucked out with some great finds.

First off, I picked up three Embellished Tank Tops from Old Navy. I bought the tanks in coral, navy and blush colour and they were only $14.50 each!




Then I picked up two Puffed Ruffle Tops from the Gap in Fall Beige and Blackberry. I almost never shop at the Gap unless it's GapBaby but they were having a 40% off sale when I went in and these tops were too cute to pass up. They're really comfortable but also really pretty with the ruffle detail.



Sunday, July 24, 2011

CURRENT OBSESSION

About a year ago, I bought the Ribbons Blouse from EmersonMade. I didn't wear it for quite a while but since going back to work its become one of my wardrobe staples. The silk fabric is so comfortable and it fits the body wonderfully (although I do wish it was a tad longer...that's just my personal preference).


I was on the site again and found a number of items I'm currently lusting over. First and foremost is the Black & Cream Tuxedo Jacket. Isn't it fantastic?



I'm also loving the Little Blouse - Little Swimmers Print. It's such a fun top that could be worn with a million different things.


Of course, I'm also a big fan of this version of the Ribbons Blouse - Golden Fishes print.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

STYLE SPOTLIGHT - EMMA STONE

Emma Stone has been looking fabulous lately! In the last two days she's stepped out in two absolutely fabulous outfits. This may be a controversial choice but I LOVE this Giambattista Valli red top and pink skirt. Emma wore it to the premier of Friends With Benefits yesterday night and I am obsessed!

Emma wore a black lace dress to the premiere of Crazy Stupid Love tonight in LA. I'm not sure but I would guess that it's another Giambattista Valli. The detailing is exquisite and I love the architectural detailing at the hips.

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Sunday, July 10, 2011

POSH PRINCESS - IT'S HARPER SEVEN BECKHAM

Victoria and David welcomed their little girl to the world this morning. Hands down they have one of the cutest families around so I can't wait to see this little girl's style. Kingston and Zuma are really the only kids around that rival the Beckham Boys' swagger so it'll be interesting to see if their little girls gives Harlow a run for her money ;-)

Oh and the name, it's Harper Seven Beckham...not what I expected. You? I like Harper but it's definitely more common than the unusual names they chose for their boys. I had expected them to go with something feminine and ethereal sounding.

I've included some shots of the Beckham Boys swagger below. Cruz in the astronaut costume is my favourite!




ROYALTY AND STARS COLLIDE

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in LA and attended the BAFTA Brits last night. Of course, all of Hollywood turned out to rub shoulders with the Royals.

William looks fantastic in his tux and Kate looks very pretty but I have to say that her dress is beyond boring. She definitely needed to step it up a bit for this event.

I'm not usually a fan of Jennifer Garner's style but this royal blue gown was stunning! I thought she was the best dressed of the night.

Oh J Lo - it's not 1998 anymore...her body looks amazing but the dress feels really dated and considering the Royals were in attendance she could have gone for something with a little more class.

While I thought Jennifer Garner was the best dressed of the night, Blake Lively came in a very close second. Her dress is stunning! I'm going to go on a limb and guess that it's Chanel. I've included a few angles of this dress because it deserves the attention.



Nicole Kidman and a slew of other celebrities were at the event as well but their outfits were boring so I didn't post them ;-)

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THE END IS NEAR...

The premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 was in London on Thursday. The whole cast was there but Emma Watson was the real standout from a fashion perspective. She wore Oscar de la Renta and it was spectacular! At one point she put on a white blazer with her ball gown and it gave me heart palpitations it was so stunning! I NEED that blazer in my life! Her dress was what I'd categorize as Oscar-worthy but since it's the last premiere and the final movie I think it was completely appropriate.

This photo of Emma, Daniel and Rupert is great. I can't believe it's all coming to an end! I keep thinking about how cute they were in the first movie!

This jacket is unbelievable. Words can't describe it's AMAZINGNESS!




The dress on it's own was spectacular as well.


For the after party Emma changed into a knee-length cocktail dress that was so pretty!

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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

ONLY ONE CAN LIVE...

If you know me or if you've been reading my blog for a while than I'm sure you know my love for Harry Potter. I am so excited to see the final movie next week but it's also very bitter sweet because it will be THE END. There are no more books and no more movies to look forward to. This will be the last time I will feel the excitement of seeing these amazing books brought to life so spectacularly on screen for the first time. It's the end. I know I will cry (my DH thinks I'm a loser - LOL) and I know I will watch this movie again and again not just in the theatres but over the months and years to come. I am so excited to see the movie but dreading it a little bit too...


Of course, I can't post about Harry Potter without having an Emma Watson fashion update. I love her - she's so refreshingly age appropriate and fun. She takes risks but never goes too far with her choices. I think so many young Hollywood starlets could learn a lot from Emma. She attended a photocall for the movie in the UK today wearing a fabulous little black dress. I love the lace, the detailing, the ruffles, the belt - everything! I'm not a fan of the short hair cut but I understand why she wanted to do something different after so many years of not being able to make any changes to her 'Hermoine' hair. I know this is just a taste of the great outfits she'll be wearing on the Harry Potter media tour so I'm sure this is the first of many posts ;-)


Here is the trailer for the movie. I get emotional every time I see it... (sob)

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Friday, July 1, 2011

CANADA DAY ROYAL FASHION

It's Canada Day! What better way to celebrate than to dissect the Duchess of Cambridge's Canada Day outfit? I have to admit that I hated the weird matronly black wrap dress, panty hose and wedge sling backs that she wore yesterday. But today she more than made up for it! I am SO in love with her red fascinator (it even has red maple leafs in it - AMAZING!). And her white dress (recycled from her engagement photos) looks amazing on her. I love the ruffle detail. Lastly she added a bit of sparkle with a maple leaf pin which was loaned to her by the Queen. I thought she looked perfect - appropriate, festive, fun and most importantly stylish.


Here's a closer pic of her amazing red fascinator.


This is a photo from yesterday and the outfit she wore embarking on the trip to Canada. She's wearing a Smythe blazer which is great (and was on sale on Net-A-Porter - it probably sold out within minutes)...
Photos: SplashNewsOnline

MODEL MARRIAGE

There has been so much anticipation around Kate Moss' wedding and what the fashion icon would wear... I have to say I was not expecting much after seeing how busted (blasphemy, I know) she looked in these pre-wedding photos. The blue peasant dress is whimsical but looks so cheap! And I love the blue boots but not like this...this combination is just so wrong.


Well, I was pleasantly surprised by how classic and elegant Moss looked in her Galliano dress. The gold detailing and beading is to die for! Absolutely amazing! And she looked SO HAPPY! Which really is the most important thing for any bride on her wedding day... So what do you think? Are you a fan of Kate's wedding look?


BTW - her husbands suit pants/shoes combo make me shudder...

Photos: SplashNewsOnline
 

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