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the best of winter fashion essentials

Wide leg trousers, sweater vests, utility boots – some are quick to grab up some of the biggest fall and winter trends before the season begins. Then the snow comes. The cold sets in, and we gravitate towards the pieces that not only preserve a thread of what makes us feel like “us”, but also the pieces that work functionally into our everyday lifestyles. It’s mid January. There’s plenty of winter left, but it’s been long enough for us to establish just what is essential in our winter wardrobes. As such, here is the best of winter. A collection of pieces that are not only on trend, but ones that have proven themselves throughout the season to be wardrobe essentials. Wide leg pants For you lovers of skinny jeans, I’m sorry. This year, the vote is in and wide leg trousers are the pant of choice. In the minimalist fashion world, they’ve been well embraced for more than a couple of seasons. This season, they’ve made it to mainstream. If you don’t feel quite right …

why you need leather leggings in your wardrobe

Less isn’t always more, but in the case of those seeking to reduce to a capsule wardrobe, keeping pieces that count is key. One of the most versatile pieces that you’re not going to want to skip out on – leather leggings. If you don’t already have a pair or two in your wardrobe, be prepared to be convinced otherwise. If you do, here are a few perks you may not have thought of, and a few tips on integrating them into your wardrobe. Leather leggings go with everything From super casual ensembles like sweatshirts and tees to sexy evening attire in bodysuits and heels – leather leggings go with (literally) everything. If you’re trying to reduce space in your wardrobe or packing for a trip, leather leggings are a must, with tons of leather legging outfit ideas to wear all season round. Leather leggings are easy to pack If a destination is on your horizon, leather leggings are also super easy to pack, and take much less space in your luggage than your vintage …

finally a mascara worth rebuying | bite upswing mascara review

The dark, soul piercing stare broken only by the soft beating of luscious eye lashes – that natural wing from the perfect curl fanning out towards the tips of perfectly manicured eyebrows. Lashes captivate us. Mascara, not so much.  After being underwhelmed by mascara since the not-really-that great pink cover girl tube, I knew it was time to find a new love. Yet, tube after tube was thrown away in bitter disappointment. They clumped, the made your eyelashes fall out, they left panda circles under your eyes by 5pm, or they just didn’t really do anything at all. When Bite Beauty sent me one of their first types of Upswing full-volume mascara, I was skeptical to say the least. No doubt they are masters of lip scrubs, liners, glosses and lipsticks alike. And they’r’e made with clean, natural ingredients we can all trust.  But what does a lip beauty brand know about mascara?  Needless to say, it took me weeks before I even bothered to give it a try. But alas, after my most recent …

this + that: 13 effortlessly stylish outfit ideas for winter

We’re all busy. Our generation has lent to a society that packs our every moment with morning fitness routines, late night office hours, social rendezvous, and maintaining picture perfect homes. We’re always in a rush, and the moment we’re able to slow down, we try to squeeze in one last to-do that’s been dismissed on our list a few too many times. It’s not always easy to be effortlessly chic when you’re dashing out the door 15 min. from your last alarm in the freezing cold, or trying to juggle morning responsibilities before launching your first zoom.  Efficiency is key in a fast paced world where we don’t want to miss a thing. And, a key to efficiency is thoughtful planning. While one should never overthink the process, it’s good to recognized patterns that inevitably make our lives easier. If your slowdown in the morning is staring at your wardrobe trying to decide what to wear, these outfit recipes for winter are going to be your weekly deliverance.  You probably have a few go-to outfits …

workwear street style with Anne Fontaine

An air of confidence, a long temperate stride. She brushes back a loose wisp of hair and lets her hand fall unassumingly down the tailored lines of her suiting. You catch a glimpse of her slightly parted lips as she glances back at the cityscape behind.  The master of street style. Editorial worthy ensembles that look somehow effortlessly draped on as if completely unthought perfection could be truly possible. But what if it was? There are a few brands that create a story behind their pieces, delivering timeless luxury essentials season after season. Brands that collections which are elegant, graceful and seductive, yet simple and understated – allowing the details of the craftsmanship to speak volumes at just a glance. These are the brands worth investing in. The brands that bring effortless sophistication to our fingertips, allowing us to drip in grace without even trying. The brands we reach for every morning when we want to look and feel our best – for owning the streets in powerful confidence. Once such brand, Anne Fontaine. Delivering …