Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Cailli- 80's + 90's Patches + DIY

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The Look: 80's + 90's + Patches +DIY

  Fun Fact: I started this DIY as one of the things I check off my bucket list. It was to create a bomber jacket and a pair of jeans filled with my favourite patches from the 80's and 90's and it didn't matter how long it took to create. It took two years!!! Ahhhh! And I don't think I will ever be finished because the back and the sleeves of the jacket still needs some. It sounds insane because I didn't want the pressure of just buying a bunch of patches and throwing them on to fill up the jacket and jeans. I wanted it to mean something. I wanted to collect the patches slowly and figure out certain patches that are super hard to get and hunt them down on the Internet.
For example, the Nintendo controller patch is super hard to find and I had wait for another one to come up because I was in a bidding war on EBay and lost! Hahaha! Also, the Mario Brother patch.. but Mario as a racoon, is a difficult one too! But by far, the hardest one to find was the Archie comics circle patch and the Ghostbusters vehicle. So waiting for patches to pop up again and deciding the placement of them on the jacket and jeans, was the hardest part. I even created my own trolls for the jacket. I found vintage plastic troll faces from the 60's on Etsy and then added/sewed faux fur for their hair on the jacket. This is because troll patches don't exist. Or I have never seen them. I also found a bunch of patches at the flea market and my friends and designer friends started collecting them and making them and sending them to me as well because they knew about my on going project. The hand sewing also takes forever! (And a lot of screams from pricking myself). A ton of them started as iron-on's but what happend is, since a lot of the patches are old and vintage, the glue isn't as great as it used to be. So, I end up sewing them on, which is a challenge in itself, because these patches have a mind of their own! lol! So, even though I am technically still collecting patches..., this DIY is pretty much finished! YAHOOO!!!
I hope it's inspiring and hope that everyone tries to make one. They are super fun.. just don't limit yourself on time!

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Coach Spring 2016

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Cailli-
Orange Side Opening Floral Coach Blouse
Floral Quilted leather vest
Blue Saddle bag 23 (I diy-ed it with Marge Simpson)

Sam-
Applique Black leather biker vest
Floral Long front placket dress
Yellow Dinky Crossbody bag

The Look: Florals served with some Baddassery

Fun Fact: Once again Stuart Vevers killed it this season with the new Coach Spring 2016 Collection! We are soooo obsessed! The surf vests mixed with some micro mini flowers and leather. It's so delicate and beautiful but it is also super edgy and rock. So what did we do... we added even more color and patterns. Because... flowers, plaid and tiaras all go together, total 90's! This collection is our ultimate favorite. Make sure to check it out here, at the stores or online! P.S. They also have amazing charms! We hung the gold dinosaur charm off the zipper pull on the leather vest!

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Sam- Moschino Capsule + #itslit

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Coat- Isabel Marant (similar here)
Sweater- Moschino (similar herehere and here)
Jeans- H&M (similar here)
Bag- Moschino (similar here)
Sunglasses- Anna-Karin Karlsson
Necklace- Vintage choker (similar here)
Shoes- Vetements 
Hat- Vintage from Paris Flea Market

The Look: Moschino Capsule + #itslit

Fun Fact: I LOVE the Moschino Fall 2016 Capsule Collection #itslit It's an incredible, sizzlin' hot collection designed and dreamt up by our awesome friend Jeremy Scott! The matchstick tote is such a rad design. I love the hidden matchsticks under the front flap of the bag... and of course the glitter strike strip! It's still winter here in Toronto with snow and salt everywhere and this has been my go to outfit: a military jacket, white sunglasses and something Moschino!

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Cailli-Bee's +Butterflies + Powerpuff Girls

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Top- LF vintage lace up top
Jacket- Kenzo Moonmap Jacket
Jeans- Bliss and Mischief jeans
Bag- Powerpuff Moschino Bubbles bag from ShopSuperstreet
Shoes- Adidas vintage purple gazelles

The Look: Bee's + Butterflys + Powerpuff Girls

Fun Fact: Who doesn't love a good ol' pair of levi's! Especially when they are designed by my friend Hillary from Bliss and Mischief. Definitely check out her website out to get one of a kind vintage jeans made for you. She does incredible embroideries. I'm wearing a few of my favourite things today! The first is this Kenzo Moonmap jacket that I got in Paris. It looks like a mix of teddy bears and moon stones. I haven't taken it off since getting back. And the second is this Moschino Bubbles Powerpuff girl bag! I pretend to be "Bubbles" on a daily... this bag is everything!

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Sunday, March 13, 2016

Elle Boutique Collaboration in Paris

Paris Paris Paris! We had such a great trip and loved rocking our Elle Boutique jewelry and handbags at the Pont Neuf! (aka..the love lock bridge) Sooo romantic! We are seriously living that Parisian Lifestyle. This bag is everything! Especially with all of the chocolate croissants we were enjoying...lol! We love the ready to wear collection, hair bands, watches, cuffs and jewelry. It has such a Parisian vibe. Paris is truly a magical place especially when the Eiffel sparkles every hour on the hour. We can't wait to come back!
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Sunday, March 6, 2016

H&M Studio AW16 Collection in Paris

We saw an incredible H&M fashion show that was all about individuality, feminine strength and woman power. The #HMStudioAW16 Collection had very diverse models from every generation strut their stuff down the runway. It included: Amber Valletta, Anja Rubik, Natasha Poly, Pat Cleveland, Ashley Graham, Andreja Pejic and Jourdan Dunn in the Chamber of Commerce building in Paris. There were boho looks, thigh high snake cowboy boots, and rodeo hats! Our favourites were the suits dripping in chains! The chains moved back and forth down the runway as the choir sang in the background along with the dj spinning. It was harmonious cool! The looks were all about Swedish heritage and tailoring that could be seen in lots of pin stripe power suits (Rihanna approved). There was lots of folklore in the collection and we could see all the details, embroideries and fringes in the textiles at the press preview, the next morning. The red woven fabrics were soooo gorgeous and our definitely on our wish list. The Collection will be available September 8th in 200 stores worldwide.  We can't wait to scoop it all up! Click here to read more about the Collection.

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