Gotta start kicking layering up a notch as the cold has started to set in!



Layering matters!  One – because it looks good, and two – because it’s Autumn and the chill is well and truly kicking in!  I decided to do the whole tee under a slip dress thing, and throw a thick cardigan over the top; the denim jacket was added to break up the greyness, the extra layer didn’t hurt either.

As short as this outfit is, I was surprisingly warm!  Layering is definitely key, regardless of length.

See more of this look plus deets after the jump… (more…)


Various combos of dusters, sneakers and knits will for sure be my Autumn 16 uniform!

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Well, Autumn is well and truly here!  We felt that as soon as we stepped of the plane at 5am on Saturday morning.  After spending a week in Turkey (a birthday treat from my honey) with temperatures reaching 32ºC at the end of September, I ain’t mad at a little crisp weather; it means I get to throw on my new knits that I bought during my recent trip to Paris.



I love denim in all it’s forms, I mean, who doesn’t?! It has to be the easiest thing to wear from day to day, right? But a triple denim look? I’ve never tried that!

Cyrena Monique Triple Denim 7


I’ve rocked double denim on the odd occasion but never made a habit out of it, not even when it was a trend.  So as you can imagine triple denim never entered my head.  My dad, is always rocking the Canadian tuxedo!  His denim collection would be a dream to raid! We have the same leg length, but not the same waist size. (more…)


I love a good fashion hybrid – black florals are my fave!

fashion hybrid

I’ve always loved the use of juxtaposition in fashion; well it extends a little further than fashion, hence the name of the blog.  However, the fashion hybrid mix of high/low (runway/high street), smart/casual (blazer, tee, jeans, heels), or hard/soft (leather/chiffon); in this case it’s bodycon and oversized, and a little bit of day/night action with the neckpiece.

Over the past few years, it’s something that’s become more mainstream as more and more celebs have got into the whole sports wear/street chic style and the masses follow suit.



Rose gold is my favourite metal, and is fast becoming my favourite neutral!

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Three-colour Russian wedding bands (I used to work in a jewellers when I was younger) made me think I hated rose gold; yet I’ve always loved shiny new pennies. I think I just hated the rings. Anyhoo, rose gold is my absolute fave! Even when I would wear gold costume jewellery and it would turn copper before it went black? Love!!! LOL

Rosy neutrals are fast becoming a wardrobe fave too. Wait let’s not jump the gun, I mean nothing will ever take over my obsession with all things BLACK; but grey might have to budge over for a minute!