Outfits File: Beaded Chevron Pockets

I got these jeans in December while in Miami and they have become my absolute favorite pair of jeans (along with a Joe Fresh Pair I own). I'm a huge fan of Madewell jeans, they fit really nice, the denim is high quality, they stretch enough without loosing their shape (even after several wears), and they don't sit low on your waist, not high to the point that they are high waisted, just right where you want them to sit. Soooo, if you're looking for new denim, I highly recommend them :) Oh and I should tell you that Madewell ships their denim for free (both ways) so you have nothing to loose ;)

Also, let's talk about this shirt (on major sale right now), nothing like a modern update to a classic to add some interest and flair right? I'm wearing a size 0 for your reference in case you decide to get it ;)

Wearing: Ray-Ban Mirrored  Original Aviators / BaubleBar Ear Jackets and Mini Cuff (c/o, similar) / J.Crew Chevron Popover / Madewell Skinny Skinny Jeans Knee-rip edition / Nine West Jaiden Pointed Toe Booties / Tory Burch Robinson Satchel (similar)

Great Finds File: Spots, Sneakers & Cool Decor Items

You can definitely say that I have a weakness for spots, sneakers, and the coolest oxfords I've seen in a while! Seriously dreaming about those beauties, aren't they super rad? Let's hope that by the time Spring arrives they go on sale ;)

1. Serena & Lily Paper Pendant Light: How cool is it that this pendant is made of paper?!
2. Dana Gibson Hand Painted Cream Leopard Tray and Pink Leopard Tray: Loving these trays, can't believe that they are hand painted! Would make such a great statement on a coffee table, right?
3. KG Kurt Geiger Lucca Glitter Sneakers: Super fun sneaks!
4. Ikea Ficus Microcarpa Ginseng: My sister in law has this and it's so gorgeous, I'm definitely copying her ;)
5. J.Crew Factory Basketweave Scattered Dots Shorts: Really liking these! (Winter? what winter?) ;)
6. Rebecca Minkoff Leo Clutch: I find the color of this clutch so pretty and calming.
7. Skultuna™ brass tea light holder: Brass, do I need to say more? ;)
8. Nahavand Rug: Just stumbled upon this rug and I'm obsessed!
9. Hero Ring: A delicate little thing :)
10. Aldo Lupia Boots: Love the stripes on the side, such  a great detail!
11. Babaton Leonardo Jumpsuit: Beautiful elegant piece, on sale.
12. Babaton Finnian Camisole (on sale too): Comes in white too, just saying ;)
13. Serena & Lily Cooper Leather Stool: Oh I wouldn't mind adding two of these to my living room!
14. The Social Type Killin' It and Get er' done notepads: How awesome? #ObsessedWithStationary
15. Anthropologie Rose Gold Eye Mask: What a gorgeous eye mask!
16. Coach Empire Leather Sneakers: Super obsessed with these!
17. Kate Spade chelsea square bennett: Nice size and shape!
18. Rebecca Minkoff Macy Cutout Tassel Loafers: Ever since I saw my friend Chassity wearing these I just can't stop thinking about them, to say that I'm obsessed is an understatement!
19. Maslo Jewelry Notched Cuff: Delicate cuffs can also make a statement ;)

Favorites File: BaubleBar

Happy Monday! Today I want to introduce you to a new series here on the blog filed under Favorites, a new category where I will be sharing favorite brands, shops, blogs, apps, you name it. I already have a long list of blogs/brands I want to share with you, and today I'm kicking off the series with one of my favorite shops for fashion jewelry: BaubleBar.

Not only do I love their products, but their packaging is seriously beautiful, I love love love opening their boxes and seeing that bright pop of pink with the black and white tissue paper inside (I should have photographed that!), I think I get as excited for the packaging as for the contents ;) Right now I'm obsessed with ear jackets and I love this set (3 pairs for $48) that they introduced not long ago (such a great idea). I'm also loving these earrings, which are trendy but very delicate and sophisticated.

I want to give you the heads up that even though I did receive some of these as gifts, this is not a sponsored post, I just felt really inspired to take some snaps last week and wanted to share my genuine love for the brand, which by the way, is exactly what I would do if this was sponsored as I only partner up with brands I truly love :) Did that sound confusing? lol

Anyway, wishing you all a wonderful week!

Crystal Ray Ear Jackets, c/o one of my favorites right now :)

Maharaja Necklace (no longer available), Crystal Feather Bib

Zig zag earrings c/o (no longer available)

Happy Weekend!

TGIF!!! I've had a couple of rough nights with Matthew wheezing (we ended up in the Hospital but all good!) so I'm looking forward to the weekend and being able to catch up on some sleep :)

Hoping you have a wonderful weekend! I'm finalizing some design tweaks and hopefully the blog will look cleaner next week. That is, if the html coding Gods collaborate with me ;) Here are this week's links:

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread
. Seriously loving these shorts. Would wear them now with tights ;)
. Buying more gives you less, focus on experiences :)
. 10 gmail hacks to make your life easier
. Weekend sales: Extra 30% off sale items at Madewell. These and these are incredibly soft :) / Extra 40% at J.Crew  /

Fashion File: Madewell Spring Preview

Madewell is probably my favorite store, and the latest looks from what's to come for Spring are making me even more excited for warmer weather. I love that the whole collection is filled with updated classics, denim (their jeans are among my absolute faves!) beautiful textures, and military inspired pieces, and of course, the muted palette (with some pops of reds and corals) is right up my alley ;) Let's take a look at my favorite outfits :)

* All images via Madewell

Effortless and comfortable, no doubt about that!

Loving this dress and the cut-outs, and how about those flats?

Denim on denim? yes plase! Even though I'm not a fan of flared jeans, that top is calling my name ;)

You can count on this: Criss-cross sandals will be everywhere ;)

Super super cute jumpsuit! Dress it up with heels and a blazer for a night out ;)

Loving this blush and coral combo!

Denim, oxfords, stripes...

You will never see me wearing overalls but that perforated top looks amazing to me ;)

Let's take notes on how to dress down jumpsuits. And, let's add that tote to our wish list, wouldn't it be perfect as a beach tote?

Great Finds File: This week's finds

A few things I'm loving this week:

1. Sole Society Black White Fabric Stripe Weekender : Loooving this weekender and the price tag :)
2. Sole Society Crystal And Metal Statement Studs: Pretty studs for a great price!
3. Furbsih Diamond Eye: I'm loving the work from Samantha Priddy on Furbish, aren't all these fab? Can you believe they are made of felt? Pretty cool!
4. Madewell gingham midi skirt: Gingham is a pattern I only like in a certain way, like in this skirt, so gorgeous!
5. BaubleBar Ice Bar Ear Jackets: I'm loving the whole "ear jackets" trend, especially the minimalist take on these earrings.
6. Kate Spade Saturday Initial Candle: Because everything personalized is much better ;)
7. Community Latro Bra: Great pop of color, and on sale :)
8. Sarah Martinez for Furbish Rug Watercolor: If you haven't checked out the latest pop-up shop from Furbish, you should, because there are some really pretty watercolors available :)
9. Kate Spade Saturday Sneaks by PF Flyers in Leather: These are on super sale! Available in white too!
10. Kertis White Gold Confetti Clutch: How cute is this clutch?!
11. Serena & Lily Awning Stripe Pillow Cover: Because black and white stripes are a classic ;)
12. Waiting on Martha Clever Pencil Set: An elegant set.
13. Ancient Greek Sandals Taygete Slide Sandals: Hey Summer, hurry up! ;)
14. Sole Society Oversize Vegan Clutch: For $50 this clutch looks amazing, and has a leopard print lining ;)
15. Kate Spade Saturday Initial Cutting Board: Swooning over this cutting board!
16. Anya Hindmarch Leather Letter Sticker: How cool are these? Instant personalization!
17. Madewell Sheer Midi Skirt in Rosebud Scatter: A beautiful skirt from my favorite store.
18. Kate Spade Saturday T-strap metallic sandals: Pretty sandals on sale!
19. The Aestate Furbish Red Coral Watercolor: Another pretty watercolor available from Furbish.
20. West Elm City Diner Salad Plate Set: Looooving this set!!
21. Kertis Black Gold Confetti Leather Pouch: This etsy store has some great pouches and clutches.
22. Madewell Shirred Organza Top in Gingham: Another gingham done right (in my book) ;)
23. Need Supply Pillar Gold link bracelet: Great for stacking!
24. Furbish So It Goes: Another piece of work from Samantha Priddy.
25. J.Crew Crepe pull-on shorts: Wear now with tights and booties, later with flats and a button-down ;)

Outfits File: Black and White Stripes

While in Miami I enlisted my mom to take some outfit photos for me because let me tell you, doing outfit photos in the freezing cold here in Toronto is not an easy task, ask my friend Jenny, we have lost our fingers several times (ok, I'm exaggerating, but it seriously feels that way) while doing so. So of course I had to take advantage of the beautiful weather, and I really wanted to share this outfit because those Spitfire sunglasses at $24 (regularly $39!) and that top from Forever 21 at $18, are seriously a good deal. I have received a ton of compliments on the sunglasses and I've witnessed a lot of surprised faces when I tell people that the top is from Forever 21 ;)

Wearing: J.Crew earrings (sold out, long version, similar, similar vintage option) / BaubleBar Ear clip c/o (from this set) / Spitfire Helix Cat Eye Sunglasses (on sale for $24) / Forever 21 Sateen Trapeze Top / J.O.A. laser cut faux leather skirt (similar) / Nine West Jaiden Pointed Toe Booties

My Life File: Photos from Disney World

Happy Monday!! On Sunday morning Matthew and I left the warm and sunny Miami days behind us and got back home to Toronto (thank Goodness the weather wasn't too bad yesterday). We arrived early in the morning and went straight to brunch, then rested a bit and I couldn't help it but clean the apartment, do some laundry, and get some groceries (nothing like starting the week off right!). I also went through the photos I took at Disney World and Miami, so here is the first part of a little re-cap, hope you enjoy it! :)

PS: The second week of January is perfect for visiting the parks, the line-ups (if any) were super short, and we were able to get on the rides 2-3 times each :) Our average wait was probably 10-15 minutes, with just two roller coasters with a 30 minutes wait, not bad at all :)

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