Sunrise and Layovers in Paris

I had a bit of time during my layover in Charles de Gaulle (Parisian airport). Though I’ve been here many times, I don’t think I ever liked it as much as this time. The sunrise, paired with the window wall illuminated the waiting area, and let me tell you, it got hot. I took off my jacket and cardigan, and decided to walk around, wearing a black tank top, leggings, and Clark’s. In Canada, wearing leggings and a tank top is a norm, but it was interesting to see the looks I was getting from local Parisians. As I learned from my visit last year, ladies like to cover their hips, especially if they’re wearing leggings.
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Paris definitely deserves the title as one of the fashion capitals, because all the ladies are able to compliment their body types, cover their bums, and do it stylishly.
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Long shirts and cardigans did the trick, while also colour blocking and layering. Well done my Parisian ladies, well done indeed.
x, mother niche
Street Style in Paris

Oasis pocket jacket
$100 – oasis-stores.com

Jean shorts
$28 – ringsandtings.com

Office ankle boots
$130 – office.co.uk

Madewell
madewell.com

Circle scarf
modcloth.com

Giveaway is Still Running!

I just wanted to remind everyone that the giveaway is still running and there is less than a week left!

Prize: Dylan bracelet in Coral and White from Foxy Originals Jewelry

Deadline: July 30th!

What to do? Check out this post > https://motherniche.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/foxy-originals-giveaway/

Photos by Neda, Bracelet by Foxy Originals

Photos by Neda, Bracelet by Foxy Originals

The office is getting busy, but I’ve got great material coming out for everyone!

x, mother niche

Killin’ it with a little Phil Spector

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Photos by Neda

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Photos by Neda, Makeup by Jackie Fedorowicz

 

Hello my beautiful readers!

It was wonderful to wake up this morning and have 20 degrees Celsius at 8am after all of the rain that has been flooding Toronto. In all honesty, I never believed Toronto would, or even could, flood….Surprise, surprise. 

So how to celebrate this warm weather? I’m whipping out my, as I call it, minimalistic clothing – High waisted shorts (from Garage – bogo event, I am okay with that) and a t-shirt from my local Black Market that went under a little “DIY operation”.

I love the Black Market for reasons such as the shirt, with the infamous Phil Spector on it, was $1.99. Read that sentence again, I’m not joking. 

For this shirt specifically, I cut it as a crop with a tie at the bottom. It’s a perfect length with these retro high waisted shorts! The sunglasses are also from Black Market, where you can find other great styles, all for $10!

For those with a background on Phil Spector, perhaps the title of this post sparks a little “punny” in you, but go out and dress to kill with the wonderful weather out right now!

As a side note > My giveaway is still going so check it out for this Dylan bracelet from Foxy Originals > https://motherniche.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/foxy-originals-giveaway/

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Photos by Neda

 

x, mother niche

Foxy Originals – Giveaway!

That’s right, a giveaway!

I fell in love with Foxy Originals pieces and wanted to share the love. What’s the item? My favourite Dylan Bracelet in Gold with Coral and White – perfect colours for this summer’s trends.

What’s required? Read below

1) Like Foxy Originals page on Facebook to keep up to date with all of their fantastic pieces – https://www.facebook.com/foxyoriginalsfanpage?ref=ts&fref=ts

2) Share this post on Facebook to let your friends/family in on the giveaway too!

3) Like this post! If you comment with your favourite item from Foxy’s website, you’ll get double entry. http://www.foxyoriginals.com/

Also – Foxy Originals ships worldwide so don’t fret if you’re not from my area. Everyone has a chance to get in on this hot prize!

Use the coupon code FOXYANIA15 to get 15% off your purchases on all Foxy Originals jewelry!

http://www.foxyoriginals.com/

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Photos by Neda, 

 

x, mother niche

 

Not Leaving Prom Behind

As school has come to a close and everyone is avidly planning parties, roadtrips, and sleepovers for the summer, I, along with the rest of my graduating class, were  excitedly looking forward to our prom!

And just as quickly as the anticipation time flew by, so did the night itself, which of course, is quite saddening.

However, I wanted to give you ladies a way to remember your prom (whether just passed, from several years ago, or in the future) throughout the summer with these hairstyles!

At my own prom, I saw a variety of styles that defied the stereotypical prom hair. All I kept thinking was that these would be great styles for the summer on a night out or a way to make your overall look complete!

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Instead of doing the traditional bun, curl your hair first. It’ll give your hair more texture and volume. When putting it back into the bun, keep your grip loose so that the hair at the front falls naturally around your face. Leaving out a curly strand is super cute as well!

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This is me at prom, and although this is a complete act of narcissism, I thought it was appropriate for this page. This messy braid is the go-to summer hair look for this season and adding flowers with loose strands make for the perfect one.

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My friend Shelley definitely put a twist to the stereotypical prom hair with her look. What I like about this one is that wearing your hair to a dinner or drinks just like this works with any look. Of course messing it up, easing up on the curls, and letting them sit naturally do the same justice.

Hoping everyone’s summer is going great – which look was your favourite?

x, mother niche

Inspo Tuesday!

Put those tweezers down ladies, big eyebrows are still in style!

Whether you pluck your eyebrows or make them bigger with eyeshadow, do what you have to do because these sweat-stoppers are becoming hotter and hotter.

I am in love with the artistry behind this picture. So simple, but yet such a strong emphasis. Just what we ladies need this spring and summer –

Happy warm weather (if you’re getting some)!

x, mother niche

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Splash Into SS13 NY Fashion Week – Monique Lhuillier

Stay cool this season with Monique Lhuillier’s SS13 collection. Her aquatic theme showcased a variety of textures including, chiffon, scales, and sequences. Lhuillier used an array of patterns too – my favourite were those on her gowns. Her collection captured the essence of the serenity and fluidity of water.

Graceful. Elegant. In love.

Just a quick note: Because this is one of my favourite collections and spring is coming near, I decided to blog about it. I will be posting updates on NYFW Fall 2013 up shortly.

By far one of my favourite collections at New York Fashion Week SS13.

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x, mother niche