The Cutest Striped Jumpsuits!

Happy Monday everyone 🙂  I posted this jumpsuit on my Instagram a few weeks ago and got so many messages about it! I bought it when we were in Maui a couple of months ago because I had tried to pack my suitcase super light and quickly bored with everything I had brought… LOL! Does this happen to anyone else? I loved the colours and the cut out and knot details.  It is super easy to wear and can be dressed down like I am in these pictures or easily dressed up with a pair of heels.

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Tie Front Jumpsuit // Bow Espadrille Sandals

I have linked a few other striped jumpsuits that I am loving for this Summer and they are all under $100!

The cutest striped jumpsuits

 

One. Wide Leg Jumpsuit // Two. Smocked Neck Jumpsuit // Three. Tank Jumpsuit // Four. Tie Waist Jumpsuit // Five. Ruffle Hem Jumpsuit // Six. Wrap Style Jumpsuit // Seven. Strapless Jumpsuit // Eight. Cami Jumpsuit // Nine. Retro Cropped Jumpsuit // Ten. Smocked Bodice Jumpsuit

 

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

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The Cutest Red Pants!

I think it is safe to say by now that I am a huge fan of colour!  I definitely went through a stage where I was trying to be a little more understated and a large portion of my closet was all black, but ultimately that just didn’t last. I can’t help but be drawn to bright, bold colours and super fun prints.  I had to stay true to myself and my own sense of style!  When I saw these pants I had to have them.  First and foremost, I am a dress lover. So I guess for me personally, if I am going to buy pants they aren’t going to be ordinary! I think these fall into the fun category… LOL

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They are super easy to dress up or down.  I decided to wear them with a simple tank and heels.  I’m 5 foot 7 inches and they were long enough to wear with a 4 inch heel.  I would say they are true to size or if you are in between, then size down!

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Red Wide-Leg Pants // Studded Heels // Tassel Earrings // Marbled Sunglasses

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

Spotted: the cutest polka dots!

If you have ever seen my Instagram, you will know that I am a huge lover of polka dots! They are so cute and will never go out of style.  I always think this print has such a playful and retro vibe to them 🙂  I have a strong suspicion my Spring wardrobe might be accumulating a few more spots this season…. LOL!

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My: Knot Front Polka Dot Midi

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My: Black Polka Dot Dress

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My: Polka Dot Blouse

I have rounded up a bunch of the cutest polka dots for Spring and as always, they are all under $100 (most of them are under $50.00!)

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One. Pleated Scarf // Two. Faux Ruffled Wrap // Three. Cami Dress // Four. Flounced Dress// Five. Wide Leg Trousers // Six. Long Sleeveless Dress // Seven. Romper // Eight. Earrings // Nine. Calf Length Wrap Skirt // Ten. Sleeveless Jumpsuit // Eleven. Cold Shoulder Lace Hem Dress // Twelve. Wedge Sandals // Thirteen. Ruffle Wrap Dress

 

Which piece is your favourite? I would love to chat with any fellow polka dot lovers in the comments!

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

Trend I am Loving: Palm Leaf Print!

Palm leaf print was one of my favourite trends form last year and I am so happy to see that it is going to be super popular again this year! There is something so happy about these bold leaves… they always gives me that sunshine, vacation feeling 🙂

This dress was one of my favourites from last year and lucky for you it has been restocked for Spring!

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My palm leaf print dress HERE

If this is a look that you are loving as well, I have rounded up a bunch of more reasonable palm pieces below:

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One. Cuffed T-Shirt // Two. Knot Front Swimsuit // Three. Frilled Sleeve T-Dress //  Four. Strapless Jumpsuit // Five. Pencil Dress // Six. Polka Dot Pants // Seven. Button Front Dress // Eight. Earrings //Nine. Leggings // Ten. Beach Tunic // Eleven. Shirts // Twelve. Backpack // Thirteen. Fit & Flare Dress // Fourteen. Bell Sleeve Blouse // Fifteen. Bandeau & Shorts Set // Sixteen. Watch

 

If a head to toe leaf print maxi is a bit too bold for your comfort level, start with a cute palm t-shirt (number one above is only $6.00!) and denim shorts with sandals! It is such a fun print for Spring and Summer 🙂 What do you think of this trend? I would love to chat in the comments below.

 

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

Pretty in Pink!

Hello friends! I hope you all had a lovely weekend.  We are currently soaking up the sunshine in Maui, but I couldn’t wait to share this adorable dress with you 🙂  Pastel pink and delicate lace?! Two of my very favourite elements of Spring fashion 🙂 Added bonus, it was an absolute steal.  Can there ever be too much pink in your wardrobe?! I have a feeling this one is going to sell out fast.

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Pink Lace Dress // Pink Block Heels // Ball Drop Earrings

 

Wishing you all a great week and I apologize in advance for the vacation overload of photos on my Instagram  😉

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

The Prettiest Pastels!

I absolutely love Springtime in Vancouver!  It is also probably my favourite season for fashion.  The cherry blossom trees are starting to bloom and they make the streets around where we live look absolutely gorgeous.  Everything just looks so refreshed 🙂  I have been loving these clear and sunny days as of late.

There are so many gorgeous pastels out for Spring right now! I love the soft neutrals and all of the lace that I have been seeing. It takes a lot of self-control for me to not buy every beautiful floral dress or delicate skirt that I see.  I may have gone a little overboard collaging the items below, but I absolutely adore all of these colours!

 

Pretty Pastel Clothing

 

One. Blossom Silk Skinny Scarf //  Two. Purple Pleated Blouse //  Three. Scalloped Lace Top //  Four. Pink Embroidered Pleated Scarf //  Five. Floral Dress //  Six. Pink Lace Dress // Seven. Pinstripe Wrap Dress //  Eight. Lavender Button Dress //  Nine. Floral Cold Shoulder Top //  Ten. Pink Ball Drop Earrings //  Eleven. Bow-Tie Slides //  Twelve. Lace Romper //  Thirteen. Mesh Ruffle Detail Dress //  Fourteen. Mint Distressed Jeans // Fifteen. Floral-Print Belt //  Sixteen. Violet Crossbody Bag //  Seventeen. Adorned Drop Earrings //  Eighteen. Lace Midi Dress //  Nineteen. Blue Block Heel

 

I hope that I have been able to help you refresh your wardrobe for this Spring!

 

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

Currently Living in: Loungewear!

I don’t know about you, but I cannot get enough of cozy loungewear right now!  It most likely has something to do with the freezing temperatures outside or the surprise snow we have been waking up to…. but I am finding on my days off, all I want to do is be lazy with my boys around the house!  As much as I love my party dresses, they are not really the most practical choice for sitting on the floor playing duplo or for snuggling with sticky fingered little babes… lol. I have been living in my powder pink joggers and cozy pullovers.

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Pink joggers & sequinned shark sweatshirt

My Pink Joggers // Shark Sweatshirt is old- Similar HERE & HERE

 

I have linked a bunch of other cute loungewear that I am loving right now:

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One. Black “Wine” Sweatshirt // Two. Cafe Societe Sweatshirt // Three. Layered Thermal Top // Four. Thermal Button Front Top // Five. Floral Joggers // Six. Cream Terry Cloth Pants // Seven. Floral Sweatshirt // Eight. Pompom Slipper // Nine. Reading Socks // Ten. Polka Dot Pj Set // Eleven. Fleece Pullover // Twelve. Camo Print Sweatsuit // Thirteen. Black 2pc Pj Set // Fourteen. Sherpa-Lined Moccasin Slippers

 

I love anything that is super cozy while still looking cute 🙂

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

 

 

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Floral Midi Dress

Happy Family Day everyone 🙂 Hope you are enjoying some quality time with your loved ones today!

We have had so much rain here in B.C these last few weeks.  The recent sunny days have been few and far between, but when the blue sky finally peeks through, it makes me so excited for Spring!  One of my favourite trends of this particular season is floral dresses.  I am currently obsessed with this gorgeous green midi dress!  I love the colour palette and elegant length.  I am always a sucker for super feminine dresses.

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Green Floral Midi Dress // Pink Block Heels

I have found a bunch of other similar midi dresses if this is a look you are loving for Spring as well :

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One. Magnolia Bloom Midi // Two. Pocketed Button Down Dress // Three. Mesh Dress with Liner // Four. Fit & Flare Floral // Five. Shirred Detail Floral Dress // Six. Shirred Cuff Keyhole Back

What trend are you most excited about for this Spring? I would love to chat in the comments below 🙂

 

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

 

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High, Medium & Low Priced Dresses!

I consider myself to be a bit of a deal finder.  Whenever my girlfriends are looking for a specific item they want, I take great pride in being able to search it out and find it for them at a smoking deal!  I definitely own some investment pieces, and have so much appreciation for good quality and luxury items, but I am also a sucker for a bargain!  I have been obsessed with velvet this year and am making a conscious effort not to go overboard with this particular trend.  I had been seeing these gorgeous velvet wrap dresses everywhere and after losing the internal struggle with the more practical version of myself, I came to the conclusion that I needed one hanging in my closet… LOL!  I decided to shop around to see if I could find an option I liked at a lower price point.  Well, it was a successful mission so I decided I should share some of my various priced finds with you guys 🙂

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My grey velvet wrap dress HERE (such a steal!!) How cute is the gathering at the shoulders?!

Photo Credit: Alexis McGill Photography

Here are some of the other velvet wrap dresses I came across if we are like-minded and it is an item you were thinking your closet was missing as well…  😉

HIGH:

 

Ruby Velvet Maxi // Pink Plum & Black Wrap Dress // Smokey Velvet Maxi

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Holly Velvet Wrap Dress // Red Wrap Maxi Dress // Rose Velvet Maxi

LOW:

 

Golden Yellow Wrap Dress // Burgundy Velvet Twist Front // Dark Grey Velvet Wrap

 

What do you think? I felt my $30 grey wrap dress was just as cute as the $230 version!

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2018: Ultra Violet!

If you have been reading my blog for the last little while, you will remember I did a week-long feature of the Pantone Institute’s predictions for the top ten colours of this past Fall 2017.  If you missed it, you can read it here.  Well, a new year is upon us, and The Pantone Colour Institute has chosen their colour of 2018… Ultra Violet!

“The Pantone Color of the Year 2018, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet, is a dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade. It communicates originality, ingenuity, and the visionary thinking we are seeking to create a meaningful direction for our future. Complex and contemplative, this creative, reflective and magical blue-based purple suggests the mysteries of the cosmos and the intrigue of what lies ahead in a time that requires inventiveness and imagination.”  (Description courtesy of the Pantone website.)

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I have always loved rich purple hues.  I find it to be luxurious and a colour that everyone can wear.  I have collected some articles of clothing and accessories in this gorgeous shade if you are wanting to introduce it into your existing wardrobe for 2018!

 

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One. Floral Envelope Clutch // Two. Strappy Heels // Three. Gathered Jersey Top // Four. Rib-Knit Sweater // Five. Woven Scarf // Six. One-Shoulder Ruffle Dress // Seven. Lace Fit and Flare Dress // Eight. Laser-Cut Tank // Nine. Ankle-Fit Herringbone Pant // Ten. Patterned Midi Dress // Eleven. Sequin Drop Hoop Earrings

 

I will be curious to see if we start seeing this predicted colour everywhere 🙂

 

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx