Merino Wool and Leather Layers

Categories: Fashion

When I spotted this sleeveless funnel neck sweater at Aritzia, I immediately fell for the super soft merino wool and the long length with exaggerated side slits. I was hesitant to pick it up because the concept of a sleeveless sweater in the winter seemed limiting, but it’s turned out to be a great layering piece in my winter wardrobe that I can continue styling into spring.

Merino Wool and Leather Layers

Over sized sweaters have been everywhere this season, but this one is striking with it’s dressy length and curve enhancing slits. The extra fine merino wool from Italy is warm and luxurious to the touch. I styled it with my favourite leather detailed leggings and a bold red cape coat.

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Top 5 Travel Skincare Tips

Categories: Beauty

I’ve travelled a lot over the past six months. Seven countries, nine cities, eighteen flights and I’m about to embark on three more business trips next month! I’ve experienced drastic changes in temperature, dryness, humidity, pollution and all kinds of water in various hotels (with recycled, over-air-conditioned air of course). Needless to say, travelling can be stressful on my skin!

Travel Skincare Tips

Taking care of my skin is very important to me so I take precautions to avoid dehydration, sensitization and breakouts while I’m travelling. I always drink lots of water while maintaining a consistent skincare routine wherever I am, but I recently asked my friends at Dermalogica for their top five travel skincare tips – keep reading for their expert advice!

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Couples Massage with WaySpa

Categories: Beauty

As a WaySpa Ambassador for the past six months, I’ve been fortunate to try many wonderful spas in Toronto. All of my spa experiences have been solo so far, but for my latest adventure, I decided to bring my guy along! In the spirit of Valentines Day, I booked us for a romantic and relaxing couples massage at Shizen Spa in The Pantages Hotel in downtown Toronto.

Couples Massage with WaySpa

The Shizen Spa has two locations in Toronto and the one at The Pantages Hotel features a gorgeous water therapies room (pictured above) that we enjoyed prior to our treatments. We washed away the stress of the work day and this frigid cold weather in their whirlpool, steam room and sauna before absolutely melting on the massage table. It was a relaxing retreat made so much sweeter by sharing it with someone special.

WaySpa gift cards are the perfect present for any occasion, or any recipient! Who doesn’t like the spa?! Treat yourself or someone you love (or like), to the gift of pampering or relaxation – they’ll love (or like) you back for it! Check out the other great spas I’ve visited with WaySpa HERE.

Must-Have: Over the Knee Boots

Categories: Fashion,Featured

Move aside Vivian! Over the knee boots aren’t just for Pretty Woman anymore! These sexy boots have stepped up in society over the past few years and I’m thrilled to see them as a hot winter trend. I’ve been on the lookout and I recently found the perfect pair at Le Chateau.

Must-Have: Over the Knee Boots

Sweater: Joe Fresh, Skirt: M for Mendocino, Coat: Zara, Boots: Le Chateau, Bag: Rebecca Minkoff, Hat: from Japan

These Italian-made over the knee boots are made of the softest suede and feature an almond-shaped toe and a comfortable 4-inch cone heel. I braved the snow for a quick photo shoot but I’m anxiously awaiting a less snowy opportunity to wear them out!

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The Kit One Minute Miracles

Categories: Beauty

My friends at The Kit (one of Canada’s leading fashion and beauty publications) review thousands upon thousands of beauty products and each year they highlight the best new-to-market products as One Minute Miracles. This year, the 2015 One Minute Miracles are broken down into three categories: Multi-Taskers, Game Changers and Impact Makers.

I was thrilled when The Kit sent me a pretty pink box filled with One Minute Miracles to try. CLICK HERE to see my favourite One Minute Miracles from last year.

The Kit One Minute Miracles

All of these products are amazing. They’re time-saving, game-changing, multi-tasking masters that work harder, faster and smarter – so I don’t have to! Keep reading to see my faves.

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