Tuxedo Stripes and Geometric Jewels

Categories: Fashion

Stripes on stripes! I’ve been all about 70’s inspired bohemian looks this fall, but for my latest look, I opted for something more polished. Both my pants and blouse feature sleek tuxedo stripes and subtle colour blocking – I love the pop of white on the blouse and the edgy leather accent on the pants. Perfect for dinner and drinks on the town!

6951Blouse: Joe Fresh, Pants: I Love Tyler Madison, Shoes: Le Chateau, Jewels: Michael Hill

To complement my subtle stripe motif, I chose bold silver pumps (my Le Chateau shoe pick for the month) and geometric jewels in sterling silver with diamonds from Michael Hill.

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2015 Woodbine Racing Recap

Categories: Lifestyle

It’s hard to believe it’s been six months since I kicked off the racing season at Woodbine Racetrack – time flies when you’re having fun and the sun is shining! During the 2015 racing season, I went #OffToTheRaces for four events at Woodbine.


I wouldn’t call myself a gambler by any means, but Woodbine offers your first bet free at many of their racing events and it’s always fun to pick a pony and see what happens!

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Fall Textures and Trollbeads

Categories: Fashion

Wool, leather and suede – oh my! I love to combine my favourite fall textures for eye-catching mixed media looks like this one. With a printed poncho, ribbed leggings and peekaboo cage booties taking my outfit to texture town, I decided to keep my accessories simple with a few classic yet complementary pieces from the Trollbeads Mythic Nature Autumn Collection.

Fall Textures and TrollbeadsPoncho and Tunic: M for Mendocino, Leggings: Dutch Blonde, Booties: Le Chateau, Handbag: Lancaster from Pursebox, Watch: Caravelle, Necklace & Bracelet: Trollbeads

What are Trollbeads? Trollbeads started in the 1970s in Denmark and they were the first company to offer customizable jewelry. Starting with a single troll-faced bead, the collection has grown to include designer hand-crafted pieces in sterling silver, gold, semi-precious stones or Italian glass. Check out the full story here and keep reading to see how I styled mine.

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#OffToTheRaces: Pattison Cdn Intl

What are you up to this Sunday afternoon? I’ll be heading #OffToTheRaces at Woodbine Racetrack for the Pattison Canadian International at 1pm. This event is one of Woodbine’s most prestigious, next to The Queen’s Plate – world-class horse racing, international food and a free scarf for everyone upon entry! As usual, parking, admission and your first bet are also FREE.

Pattison Canadian International Fashion, food, fun and freebies! Round up your friends and head to Woodbine Racetrack this Sunday October 18th for the Pattison Canadian International event and races.

Don’t forget, you also have the chance to WIN a $1000 Woodbine gift card for simply snapping a selfie of yourself at the track and posting it to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #OffToTheRaces! See you there?


Can’t make it to the track in person? Watch the Pattison Canadian International live on TSN5 and follow @DaintyGirl_TO and @WoodbineRacing on Twitter and Instagram for real-time #WoIntl updates – giddy up!

Shopbop Friends and Family Sale!

Categories: Fashion

Have you been saving up for some new fall/winter goodies? Guess what?! My friends at Shopbop are having a friends and family sale this week and I’ve got a special promo code to share with you!

Shopbop Friends and Family SaleFill your shopping cart with your fall faves from the fabulous brands available at Shopbop and check out using promo code INTHEFAM25 to enjoy 25% off! Need a little inspiration? Here are some of the brands I’ve been eyeing this season…

Free People: For the perfect 70’s inspired look – so hot this season!

Shopbop Friends and Family Sale

Cupcakes and Cashmere: Love Emily’s blog and her clothing line too!

Shopbop Friends and Family SaleThe Shopbop friends and family sale ends at 3am EST on Friday morning (Oct 16), so make sure to get your shopping done before you go to bed this Thursday night. Nothing like a little shopping after a long weekend – enjoy!