With the heat we’ve been having lately it’s hard to think about fall fashion, but it’s time to start preparing your wardrobe for seasonal transition! The seventies are back in a big way this fall with playful bohemian prints, billowy shapes, earth tones, luxurious suedes and more. I was inspired to style a monochromatic seventies look when I found these coloured suede heels at DSW Canada.

6892Dress: Zara, Shoes: DSW Canada, Handbag: Le Chateau, Necklace: Jennybird, Watch: Cluse

To create a chic tonal look, I combined apparel and accessories in similar seventies-inspired earth tones. The playful paisley and floral print on the dress adds texture, which is important to keep monochromatic looks from falling flat.

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It’s hard to believe that the summer is almost over! I know, I nearly hissed at myself for saying it, but time flies when you’re having fun right?! I’ve been busy preparing for my fall wedding and taking as many weekend getaways as I can! Late last month, I knocked Oro-Medonte, Ontario off my list with a fun-filled summer getaway at WayHome Music & Arts Festival.

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My fiancé and I hopped in the car after work that Friday and we were relaxing on the lawn watching some our favourite bands by 7pm! Thanks to the reliable TELUS mobile network, we enjoyed #ConnectedMoments all weekend long.

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What are you doing tomorrow? Because I’ve got a pretty stellar reason to play hookie! Can’t skip work? What about a little lunch time treat? Perhaps a super happy happy-hour? You don’t want to miss this! To celebrate their 10th birthday, The Ten Spot will be offering FREE quickie pedis, manis and all waxing services from 11am to 7 pm in ALL 18 of their fabulous locations! Weeee!

FreeServicesI was living in the Queen West neighbourhood in Toronto when The Ten Spot opened their first location there. I remember going for a mani-pedi and being so impressed by their “anti-spa” mantra – the quick convenience of a local nail salon with the top quality standards and stringent hygiene of high-end spas. Looking at my gorgeous nails, I was hooked and have been a loyal customer ever since!

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With summer in full swing, we need to take advantage of this beautiful (and often short-lived) Ontario weather while it lasts! I like to save my international travel as an escape during the winter season – why leave Ontario in the summer when there’s so much to do locally?! This year, I’m saving all of my official vacation time for my honeymoon in Bali this fall, so it’s all about those quick weekend getaways this summer!

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Toronto offers a lot of great summer activities and we have our very own beautiful beaches, but I love hopping in the car to explore different areas of the province. Keep reading to discover my top 5 Ontario weekend getaways…

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This is a sponsored post in partnership with Colgate® Optic White®.

Festival season is in full swing and with all the thought we put into our festival style, it’s important not to overlook the beauty component. To me, festival beauty should be effortless…or at least appear that way! I like to keep my makeup natural, with glowing skin, water or sweat-proof mascara and a pink tinted lip balm. To achieve that flawless festival glow, there are two things that go hand in hand – sunkissed skin and sparkling white teeth!

DSC_2120We all know that white outfits enhance the appearance of tanned skin – well so does a bright white smile ladies, and I have Colgate* Optic White* Platinum TM/MC High Impact White TM/MC  toothpaste to thank for that! Whenever I travel for a music festival (such as WayHome this weekend and Osheaga the following weekend), I always pack my whitening toothpaste, sunless tanning lotion and of course sunscreen!

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