Friday, October 24, 2014

Pool playtime

If I had to pick just one thing that I love most about Las Vegas, it's the weather. I mean, 80+ degrees in October? Yes, please!

But as much as I love sitting poolside sipping piña coladas, I'm not immune to bouts of body consciousness — so I often look for a chic coverup that makes me look stylish without feeling fully exposed.

And this one from Pia Rossini does just that. 

It's flowy, fun and makes me feel totally fabulous! Now, who's ready for another round? :P

Check out more pics of my poolside shenanigans on Instagram.

Happy Friday and thank you for reading!

Coverup: Pia Rossini c/o Brunette Showroom | Bikini: Prabal Gurung for Target | Sandals: Bass | Sunglasses: Ray Ban

Pia Rossini beach coverup Brunette Showroom Las Vegas


Pia Rossini beach coverup Brunette Showroom Las Vegas
Pia Rossini beach coverup Brunette Showroom Las Vegas

Pia Rossini beach coverup Brunette Showroom Las Vegas
Pia Rossini beach coverup Brunette Showroom Las Vegas

Pia Rossini beach coverup Brunette Showroom Las Vegas


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Bench Canada #AdventureWithUs

Bench Canada #AdventureWithUs

Super-cool contests are one of my favourite aspects of this Internet-driven society of ours.

From a free T-shirt to a sweet vacay away — I'm always game to take a stab at a fun and free prize. 

That's why when the Bench Canada team approached me to help promote their new  #BenchAdventure and #AdventureWithUs contest, I happily agreed. 

Why not show some love for a brand that has been so supportive of me (thank you, Bench team!) — while also spreading the word about a fun social-media contest with an ultra-rad grand prize?

Getting in on the contest action by snapping a few photos seems like a total no-brainer to me.

Bench Canada #AdventureWithUs

The contest, which is going on now, is a photo-based challenge spanning Facebook, Instagram and Twitter that allows Bench Canada fans the opportunity to interpret challenges in various photo forms. (See the image above for dates and challenges!) 

And the prize? A trip for two to Whistler, B.C. #gimmegimme

Check out some of the submissions so far:

Happy snapping and good luck!

Post sponsored by Bench Canada 

Monday, October 20, 2014

Perfect plaid

Le Chateau plaid pants, Helmut Lang turtleneck, Celine Nano handbag

I'm loving all things plaid for Fall/Winter 2014 — and these trousers are no exception.

But as much as I'm mad for plaid prints this season, I am still picking the pieces I buy with extreme care and caution. Why, you may ask? Because, honestly, plaid is one seriously tricky print to pull off.

In my experience, it can go from chic to shocking — frighteningly fast.

That's why I chose to pair these printed pants with a dark, classic knit and similarly hued accessories for a more understated take on the trend. I was on a sartorial mission to skip any possible golf-pant comparison.

And overall, I think it came out looking like me wearing plaid pants ... rather than the golfer version of me. :P

Happy Monday and thank you for reading!

Pants: Le Chateau c/o (also love the ones here and here) | Sweater: Helmut Lang | Shoes: Zara (old) | Bag: Celine | Sunglasses: Ray Ban | Jewelry: Michael Kors, OhKuohl, Tiffany & Co. 

Red Celine Nano

Le Chateau plaid pants, red Celine Nano, Helmut Lang turtleneck

Le Chateau plaid pants, red Celine Nano, Helmut Lang turtleneck

Le Chateau plaid pants, red Celine Nano, Helmut Lang turtleneck


Friday, October 17, 2014

Black + white basics

BB Dakota sweater, Gap sexy boyfriend jeans and a Loeffler Randall Rider bag

There's nothing chicer than a basic black-and-white outfit.  

It's clean, stylish, always on trend — and oh-so easy to put together.

Thanks to a perfectly slouchy sweater and relaxed-fit jeans, this Oreo-inspired outfit couldn't be any simpler, which is much appreciated because my schedule has been pretty crazy lately. 

From work trips to vacations and collaborations, I'm feeling a little exhausted. So don't be surprised if my outfits are a lot like this one in the next few weeks. #easybreezy

Happy Friday and thank you for reading!

Sweater: BB Dakota c/o Brunette Showroom | Jeans: GAP | Bag: Loeffler Randall | Heels: Topshop | Aviators: Ray Ban | Jewelry: Dear you, Pretty things

BB Dakota sweater, Gap sexy boyfriend jeans and a Loeffler Randall Rider bag