29.7.11

NYC












NYC was absolutely amazing! We did so many amazing things including the McQueen exhibit at the MET. Here are a few photos (more to come) of our trip. 

Photo credits: Veronica Marziale

Free people fall 2011: Venice unmasked






15.7.11

Look of the day!


DIY: Wrap Bracelet

Honestly WTF these DIY projects just keep getting better and better!
You’ll need (for a double wrapped bracelet) :
Fold the length of leather cording in half to form a loop. The loop should fit around the hex nut, which serves as the clasp. Run the tip of the waxed linen upwards along the leather cord and towards the loop. Then wrap around the base of the loop at least 5-6 times, working downwards in the opposite direction. This secures the waxed linen cord and is the start of the bracelet. Place the ball chain along the leather cording with the end of the chain meeting the end of the wrap. Holding the ball chain against the leather cord, wrap the linen around tightly.Continue wrapping while checking it for fit around the wrist.

When you have reached the end of the ball chain wrap the linen cording around the leather strands 2-3 more times. Tie a knot with all three strands.Thread the hex nut through the strands and tie a second knot.Trim with scissors and your wrap bracelet is finished!! The materials are listed for a double wrap bracelet. For a single or triple wrapped bracelet, divide the measurements by 2 and multiply by accordingly. Experiment with crystal or other types of chain

Current Obsession: stylemint.com


I recently discovered this amazing website created none other than my personal style icons Marykate and Ashley Olsen. Think of stylemint as a personal stylist minus the dent in your bank account it would cost for one. I have just purchased my first tee... Check out the how to tutorial video below!! Enjoy.

13.7.11

Road trip...

One of my favorite parts of my job is that during the down season (june & july) we get to hit the road in search of new and amazing clothing shops. Kayla and I are taking a two day road trip hitting up some small towns all across Ontario. See you all in a couple of days !!

12.7.11

Double Take


I'm currently obsessing over her style. She's absolutely flawless. 

Fashion Insider: RackToRack Fashion Funshops

Join fashion stylist Rachel Matthews Burton July 17th, 19, 20 for a fun fashion seminar where you will learn how to: 

·      Score fab clothes that will work for your body
·      How to spot a winner on the rack
·      Trade secrets to look taller, thinner and younger 
    
"Women make decisions based on their self esteem and that includes their wardrobe choices. At the FunShop I encourage women to turn down their inner critic and offer them practical tools and tips to look their best," says Burton.

At the end of the two hour FunShop, Burton will talk one-on-one with the group and answer any of your style questions. You can also bring in a troublesome outfit and get her expert advice on how to pull it off- or how to create new looks from your go to wardrobe pieces.

Because looking great starts with your health FIRST, a portion of proceeds from every
FunShop will be donated to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Cardiac Survivor and 2011 Becel Heart and Stroke Ride For Heart Spokesperson-Sheryl Gill will also share her incredible survival story.

To sign up, please email: 
      info@racktorack.com

11.7.11

So you think you can dance: Adam Lopapa

I don't usually do personal posts but this one was so special I just couldn't resist. So you think you can dance canada is underway and someone very near and dear to our hearts has made top 22. At only 19 Adam has taken the dance world by storm. He is an amazing dancer and I can't wait to watch his journey unfold on SYTYCD. Tune in tonight for there first performance show and don't forget to VOTE!

Look of the day!

Happy Monday!

Hope everyone had a great weekend!

6.7.11

Trend Report: Bight bottoms

Bright and bold fashion is a key trend for s/s'11 and has now extended itself to denim. We are seeing various shades of greens, reds and blues. I love this look and think its a great way to infuse any outfit with some color. 

1.7.11

Happy (Canada day) weekend!

Photo credit: Veronica Marziale 

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