Sunday, January 15, 2012

Weekly Outfit Roundup



Whoooa blizzard week! We got a ton of snow in the city on Thursday and Friday and I had the joy of shoveling myself out of the driveway - not cool. Really wishing I had bought that snowblower now. Actually all I really need is some road salt, but it's sold out everywhere - of course. And Ottawa is terrible at snow removal. My street is reduced to one lane (and saying its one lane is fairly generous - my little celica gets through fine, but barely). Ah well, I won't bore you all with snow rants. I have been spending a lot of time indoors (haha when I'm taking breaks from shoveling or walking 4km to work...) so here's what I've been loving on the internets lately:

1//  Just discovered the blog Note To Self which pretty much made me decide to change my blog design - speaking of....what are your thoughts? I'm liking the simple design a lot better, I had a really hard time trying to figure out what my header should be...I made at least 20 header designs :P
2//  Getting super pumped for Lululemon's Warehouse Sale on Jan 20-22 :) I've got a list (and budget) but mainly am looking for running shorts for the summer. Maybe a pullover too. My best friend is also writing a list for me so I'll be shopping for her too since she's in Calgary. Any tips for Warehouse Sales? Anyone been to a Lululemon  one before? What kind of deals? (I'm assuming its about 40% and mainly stuff they're trying to get rid of)
3//  If you like to use the internet....you should watch this.
4//  Very appropriate for everyone in Ontario right now: How to keep warm in your freezing cold house.

Enjoy the Roundup :)

Joe Fresh sweater, Smart Set blazer, Gap jegging, Aldo boots,
J. Crew necklace + purse, UO belt, Guess watch, Oliver Peoples glasses

AE sweater,  Aritzia lace top, Zara jeans, Le Chateau purse,
J. Crew hat + miller boots, DIY necklace, Oliver Peoples Wacks glasses

Wednesday: Pearl  Jam
J. Crew sweater + miller boots, UO blazer, Zara pants, Suzy Shier blouse,
DIY faux Chanel necklace, Guess watch, Oliver Peoples glasses 

Thursday: Pretty in Plaid
J. Crew sweater + miller boots, skirt made by my mum,
Le Chateau tank, UO tights + purse, AE necklace, Oliver Peoples glasses

Friday: Is it Easter Yet?
J. Crew cardigan + miller boots + snood + belt, AE pants,
Dynamite tank, DIY necklace, UO purse, Oliver Peoples glasses

Saturday: Comfy Layers
J. Crew tank + melon cardi + miller boots + belt, Aritzia pants,
UO purse, Kensie heathered cardi, Oliver Peoples glasses

Sunday: Escaping from the City of Snow (inspiration)
J. Crew wonderland puffer + hat, Gap jegging, H&M turtleneck,
Aldo boots, Joe Fresh belt, UO purse, Guess watch, Oliver Peoples glasses




Xxxo,
t



38 comments:

  1. I love what you did in your Friday outfit in combining the bright top/sweater with the grey snood :) Also, I really like the new header (especially the little sequins)!
    -Liv

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  2. I was at the Lululemon warehouse in Ottawa a few years back. Lining up outside at -20 for 4 hours wasn't fun at all!! Heard this year going to be inside line-up so that's a plus. There were lots of great deals but don't expect to get a lot of basics, like hoodies and black pants there. Have fun!

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  3. Loving your new banner! I need to change mine soon too. Something fresh.

    Your outfits are fabulous, dear. I think my favorite is the navy blazer, gray J. Crew <3 sweater, and the awesome electric blue pants!

    xo.

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  4. My favorite is your Saturday outfit. I love your hair and glasses!

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  5. @Liv, thanks so much! I really thought the outfit was too bright for winter, but the snood helped tone it down. So glad you like the new design:D:D:D

    @Small Town Gal, thanks for letting me know! I figured it would be mainly the stuff that basically goes to loot or random uglies :P I was hoping for plain black items :(

    @The Midwest Muse, thanks so much :)

    @Larissa, thanks girl :) I've had the same one for a year and just really didn't know what to change it to! Thanks again! That was a fun outfit :)

    @Caity, thank you! you're too sweet :)

    thanks for stopping by ladies!

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  6. cute outfits! Simple and cosy :) x

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  7. I love your monday layers and your saturday colors - you look pretty pulled together for dealing with a blizzard!

    Chic on the Cheap

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  8. Love all your belted looks, especially that first one! The brown and navy are such a classic combination. And I've been needing some ideas on how to keep my apt warm without whipping out the space heater, so the link was quite helpful.

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  9. They opened one of those stores in my city... but never entered lol I think I should

    And your new blog looks so nice!! I also strangling about how to design mine sometimes, but the white and the peach loos so nice ^^

    very nice outfits specially Friday and Saturday!!

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  10. I just discovered your blog and I love it so far! You have a great sense of style and I love the way you incorporate more summery colours into winter outfits.

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  11. I love your round up. Great way to layer pieces.

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  12. I love the Wednesday outfit, especially the pants!

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  13. Love your outfit roundup and I that top outfit is so cute and looks really warm. Your colored jeans are perfect too. Hope you had a good weekend

    xoDale
    http://www.savvyspice.net/

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  14. You made me cold just *talking* about the snow... it's definitely almost 70 degrees here in Texas right now. Abnormally warm, even for us! Stay warm up there!

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  15. Hello these beautiful,
    have a magnificent space,
    if you like the poetry I wait on mine,
    happy week.
    a hug.

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  16. Thank you for your tips and support, dear. I just think I am a slow learner at danicng. I really need to practice a lot to get everything right.. Doh...

    I loooove that candy colored outfit! So bright! I like wearing bright colors in winter!

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  17. Lovethe sweater and blazer with coloured skinnies, cute surprise! Also very brave of you to wear leather leggings...jealous of your cute figure. Great styling every single day, dear, you're amazing!

    <3 Cambria
    jupefashion.blogspot.com

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  18. I thin we love the third one most <3
    X the cookies
    samecookiesdifferent.blogspot.com
    <3

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  19. @Malou, thanks girl!

    @LyddieGal, hahaha thank you! I find dressing fun or brightly can really lift your spirits in crummy weather :)

    @Jenn, thanks girl! I have always loved pairing brown with navy, I must do it more often. Glad that link could help!

    @Vel, hehe definitely check it out. Thanks so much - I'm glad to get some feedback on it. I had a hard time trying to find something that would work nicely, I'm really glad this color combo does :)

    @Jackie, thank you! So glad you did! You're too sweet, hope you stick around :)

    @Bella, thank you - I lovessss to layer :)

    @Harriet, thank you! those pants are sooo comfy too :)

    @Dale, thank you! haha most of my outfits are pretty warm, its pretty cold here now, and layering is the key :)

    @julie, hahahaha you're so lucky! I can't wait for the weather to warm up. I'm so over this freezing weather.

    @Ricardo Minana, thank you!

    @Sasha, you're welcome - anything to help a fellow dancer :) Good luck with it. And thank you! I'm adoring brights in the winter now!

    @The Jones, thanks girlie :) hahaha I can not get enough of these (faux) leather jegging, they are super comfy - more so than my regular jegging. I find my style is very "librarian chic" so I try to dress more casual/daring on the weekends :) you're too sweet <3

    @samecookiedifferent, aww thank you!

    thanks for visiting everyone <3 you're all so lovely!

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  20. Thanks for stopping by Fashion Truffles! I'm so happy to have found your blog :)
    fashiontruffles.blogspot.com

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  21. I especially loved the first and third outfits!!! I may use them as inspiration for work outfits :) Nice!

    I hear you on wishing your town was better at snow removal. Where I live, they don't use salt. THEY DON'T USE SALT. Where I am from (oh Midwest I miss you), they know how to take care of the roads. Here, I pretty much park when it snows and drive again in the spring. They just don't take care of the roads well enough to risk it!

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  22. I love your J.Crew wonderland puffer! You have great preppy style :) Always enjoy visiting your blog.

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  23. @Viviana, you're welcome! glad you're enjoying it :)

    @Lisa Lisa Lisa, thank you - glad to inspire :) hahaha I know exactly what you mean! Seriously, these cities need to clean how to take care of the roads!!

    @Katerine, thank you, I have always had a soft spot for all things preppy :) and the puffer is sooo comfy and cozy :D

    thanks for stopping by ladies!

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  24. Lovee all of your outfits! <3


    xoxo,

    Bonnie

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  25. All the outfits are super cute! My favorites would have to be the first and third though. Lovely blog! xo

    http://dreamingenfrancais.blogspot.com/

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  26. obsessed with your style. i think Monday's look was my ultra fave. great post, love. thanks so much for sharing. if you get a moment, I'd love to hear your thoughts on my latest. xo

    www.fashboulevard.blogspot.com

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  27. hey lovely!
    wow great outfit! such a beautiful blog :)
    would you maybe like to follow each other?
    have a nice day!
    xx
    melina from melina-lajolie

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  28. @Flashes of Style, thanks girlie :)

    @jess, thank you!

    @dreaming en francais, thank you, glad you're liking it :)

    @Fash Boulevard, thanks girl. I'll def drop by :)

    @Melina-Lajolie, thank you, I'll def check out your blog :)

    @Natalie Koltunovskaya, thanks! They are actually jegging, and not jeans at all :)

    thanks so much for visiting everyone <3

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  29. love your blue jeans dear!!
    kisses pretty=)

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  30. So excited that I stumbled across your blog this morning! These outfits are absolutely lovely! I love what you did with the plaid skirt, belting the cardigan over the top like that. Very adorable! Following you and can't wait to see more!

    Callie @ coffeeandcardigans.com

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  31. @lapetiteblonde, thank you girlie :)

    @Callie, awww you're too nice, I'm so glad you found me :) haha actually I was having a hard time at first with the plaid skirt, I must have changed that outfit 5 times :P

    thanks for visiting ladies!

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  32. You must be getting all our snow--we've had barely any this winter! I love all the looks, especially the cute, cozy belted puffer coat. And the new look is fab :)

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  33. @Shea, hahaha I think we're getting all the snow for Canada right now :P just joking! we didn't get much in December, so I think we're making up for it now :( thanks for stopping by girl!

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  34. hi , your aldo riding boots is so cute , could you tell me what is the name of it? i cant find it on the aldo online :(

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    1. Thank you! Unfortunately my boots are about 4 years old and I have no idea what they were named :( Sorry about that! They sure are lasting well tho :)

      Tasia

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