@20YS HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING IN OTTAWA AND OTTAWA’S BYWARD MARKET

  While our neighbours to the South are in frenzy over their upcoming Thanksgiving Day Celebrations and of course, the highly anticipated BLACK FRIDAY , that doesn’t mean that we, the True North, are not just as crazy about this shopping madness! Stores in the nation’s capital has been busy in preparation for this Friday…

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BEST PLAID PLANS: 3×1 HOW TO INCORPORATE THREE TRENDS IN ONE OUTFIT

There’s something dreamy about fall, that sort of romantic touch that engulfs all around you as soon as the temperature starts to drop. Perhaps it’s that need for something luxe and cozy to keep one warm as the wind blows a bit colder but it’s also that slow transition of colours… the leaves turning orange…

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TWENTY YORK STREET AKA @20YS ON TV WITH CBC NEWS OTTAWA

After a front page head liner in the Ottawa Citizen where my photos and quotes were featured not only at the top banner but also inside the fashion section in a not so dainty fashion but a HUGE almost life size spread (in the story H&M Set To Make a Debut),  I am so incredibly…

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NO PARKING IN 1969

Aside from the aversion to skinny jeans, pants or skinny anything lately, I think one of my style challenges in definitely casual Fridays or dressing up for the weekend. Sometimes, I don’t have a smooth transition between corporate work outfits and casual yet cool non-work day ensemble. Truth be told, I can can get ready…

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COLOUR ME BLUE: COBALT BLUE

While the fall season has definitely made its presence known this week, I’m trying to cling on to the last bits of warmth and still refuse to wear tights and long boots. Mother Nature is quite a tease you see, the weekend before this was absolutely gorgeous that patios re-opened and summer outfits re-mixed! I…

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BACK TO BASICS WITH PENCILS AND LEATHERS

  Scream bloody murder! That’s exactly how I feel like in those mornings when I’m facing two closets full of clothes up to the brim and I utter these infamous words – I HAVE NOTHING TO WEAR! Big dilemma I tell you. Everywhere I look, it seems everybody else – be it bloggers online or…

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TWENTY YORK STREET’S PHILLIP LIM FOR TARGET GIVE-AWAY

According to Urban Dictionary, HUMP DAY is the middle of a work week (Wednesday); used in the context of climbing a proverbial hill to get through a tough week. The absolute BEST day of the week, the day of maximum hope that maybe, you might make it out of this week alive. If we go…

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FASHION HALLELUJAH: TARGET OPENS IN OTTAWA

There is nothing more exciting for us fashion lovers than finding out that your much anticipated store from South of the Border is finally opening in your hometown. Fast fashion, the latest in trends straight off the runway and of course, the occasional much feted designer collaboration. This fall, Ottawa welcomes the addition of the…

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INTRODUCING THE BANANA REPUBLIC ISSA LONDON LIMITED EDITION COLLECTION

  Photos courtesy of: SKYFALL BLUE I guess there really is quite something very exciting with designer collaborations, the coming together of big Fashion Houses or in this case, the fashion label whose name was launched when the Duchess of Cambridge donned the now world famous satin blue engagement dress in November 2010. Fast forward…

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