HAPPY THANKSGIVING : GOODBYE SUMMER, HELLO FALL {LOVE OTTAWA BLOG LINK #1}

It has been QUITE a WINNING week and I couldn’t be happier, grateful and thankful. Which makes perfect timing as it is also this year’s Canadian Thanksgiving! I realized over the years I had to specify which Happy Thanksgiving as the US celebrates theirs after Canada. BLUSH AND MINT: GOODBYE SUMMER, HELLO FALL In all…

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FALL IN LOVE WITH LE CHATEAU OF MONTREAL’S NEW CONCEPT STORE AND $100 GIVE-AWAY

They say FALL is the Fashion Queen of all the seasons. While summer is light and easy, spring is all about the pretty and winter is well… winter. Fall is rightly the season that rules them all. With richer fabrics, warmer tones and more opportunities for layering up, which really just means more chances of…

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CALL FOR CHANGE: WE DAY CHALLENGE WITH TELUS, MTV CANADA AND FRANCESCO YATES

“I believe the CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside… Give them a sense of pride.” A legend once sang that (Whitney Houston, 1984). It rings true then and it still rings true now. Do you believe that the children are…

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SUMMER TO FALL BEAUTY: ELI’S BODY SHOP’S SHEA BUTTER AND BODY OIL

If there’s one thing I absolutely can’t live without… it’s body care and skincare products. There tends to be an army of face masks, lotions, potions and moisturizers on my bed stand and I slather them on repeatedly all through the night. Whenever I’m watching Netflix, reading a book or poring over a magazine, I…

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BLACK IS THE NEW BLACK: SIMPLE SUMMER TO FALL FASHION

By now you would have seen an endless barrage of blog posts and TV segments on summer-to-fall fashion how-tos and beauty tips and tricks. Aside from every fashion magazine’s September Issue or the Fashion Bible (as some would say), summer to fall wardrobe transition is indeed le sujet du jour. And I love me some…

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TAKE ME TO CHURCH OR NOT: PLANNING YOUR SEPTEMBER LONG WEEKEND

Nothing excites me more than long weekends! Okay, that’s not exactly 100% true as I like shopping, traveling, doing nothing… I can go on and on (which I suppose makes my first statement entirely untrue but you know what I mean!) but the point is, the September long weekend is upon us and it’s three…

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September Issue: Featured in ELLE CANADA’S #ElleCanadaOOTD Hall of Fame

Location: Le Grand Palais, Paris, Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibit. As you may all (presumptuous, much?) have noticed by now, I was gone. What wait, you didn’t notice at all? SMH. Kidding, not kidding. =) First of all, I’m so sorry I have not posted for awhile. I know some of you have been checking regularly…

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MASKERAIDE LOVE: REVEAL BEAUTIFUL SKIN BEHIND MASKERAIDE FACE MASK

What else am I loving this summer aside from traveling here in Canada and abroad? These magical sheet masks from MASKERAIDE that are drenched in serum that is based from highly concentrated Argan Oil. It is so jam packed with vitamins and nutrients that everytime I use it, I set aside some precious moments so…

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3 REASONS WHY YOU’LL LOVE THE NEW KONJAC SPONGE

I`ve been watching and reading a lot of beauty news and updates (you know… one must be knowledgeable of one’s world!) and if there’s anything that’s dominant is that Asia was and still is the leader in innovation and technology when it comes to beauty, cosmetics and skin care. Coming to North America by way…

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THE PERFECT SUMMER DRESS: LITTLE WHITE DRESS

As much as I love Little Black Dresses (LBD), I have a soft spot for the perfect Little White Dress (LWD) especially for the summer. When the sun is shining and the sky is blue, there’s no need to fuss over complicated  ensemble. It’s that time of the year when we shed the layers of…

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