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Fashion Jobs – 5 Summer Essentials

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
We’ve all be taking advantage of the early summer heat lately but now that’s it’s official summer, it’s time to tuck away your knits and replace them with our top 5 summer essentials.
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1. Straw Hat

A floppy hat is definitely an essential for the season, the cute chiffon bow adds to your wardrobe and lets not forget, it can block the suns harmful rays. H&M, $15
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There is nothing more comfortable then running errands around the city in a breezy, loose fitting sun dress. The delicate straps will give appreciated tan lines. Dress this up or down! Aritzia, $50 – sale
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We love a bag that can handle a day of errands to relaxing at the beach. H&M, $14.95
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4. Flats 
A well spent summer day requires comfortable shoes that can handle just about anything. The ankle straps won’t stop you from getting things done. Aldo, $70
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Your summer outfit will always be incomplete without the perfect sunglasses. Here are the pair that has everyone wanting to have. With these you will forever be cool, not even bothered by the raising temperature. Sunglass Hut, Ray Ban Original Aviator, $249.95
By Melissa Rei @melissa.rei

Fashion Jobs Montreal – Beach Trends

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

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It won’t be long before we all begin migrating to the beach every chance we get. The next thought that comes to mind for us fashion lovers is how we can incorporate the latest beach trends into our look.

 

One of my favourite swimwear looks is the high wasted bikini. Flattering for all body shapes while remaining stylish and sexy, you can’t go wrong! If you prefer a bit more coverage, use a sarong as either a skirt or a dress for your walks on the beach, or some relaxing lounging.  Personally, I love my big and floppy hats! If you’re not sure that you’re up for channeling your inner Samantha Jones, a regular wide brim hat will keep you protected and fashionable at the same time. For extra coverage from the sun, a pair of aviator sunglasses will always be one of “those” items that just never go out of style. When it comes to flats, I am not a fan! Especially flip-flops! If I have to wear them, I like something fun and embellished. Lastly, to complete your beach trendy look you will need a good-sized bag to cram everything you need into it and off you go!

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1. Urban Outfitters, High Waisted Bottoms $42, Twist Knot Bandeau $36

2. H&M, Patterned Sarong, $14.95

3. Whistles, Wide Brim Sun Hat, $105.79, available at asos

4. Sunglass Hut, Ray-Ban Original Aviator, $249.95

5. Sophia Webster, Becky Gem Sandal, $398 available at The Hudson’s Bay

6. Aldo, Seacliff Tote Bag, $45

 

By: Marta Mankiewicz, Toronto, @marta_mayy

Fashion Jobs – Spring Fashion 2015

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

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Hello, Spring! It’s been a while.
Although, it doesn’t entirely feel like Spring because it’s still a little chilly. I can definitely deal with it because it’s far better than the bitter cold; in the meantime, I’ve been distracting myself with a lot of online shopping to transition into the season.

 

I’ve compiled a short-and-sweet list of this seasons’s must-haves that are suitable for chilly to warm weather without the typical floral patterns. The key here is to layer and remove pieces accordingly!

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Just a Jean Jacket


A classic. Pair it with (almost) anything in your closet and you’re already looking springtime fresh since it’s seriously time to ditch your parka. Gap Denim Jacket, $69.95 CAD

 

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A Little Fancier


If you want to top off your outfit with something a little less casual, a bright, textured and lightweight jacket will definitely do the trick. Zara Jacket, $99.90 CAD

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Wrap It Up


Scarves are perfect for Spring – especially in the mornings when it’s a bit chiller. The best thing about Aritzia’s blanket scarves are that they’re versatile enough to be styled in that regard or as a cape. Aritzia Scarf, $75 CAD

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Metallic Kicks

A pair of pointed oxfords can instantly add sophistication to any outfit and a silver pair screams Spring. Aldo Shoes, $100 CAD

 

By: Kyla Nobrega, @kylanobrega

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Fashion Jobs – Last Minute Meeting

Friday, March 20th, 2015

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I’ve been in situations where an amazing career opportunity presents itself and I’m not always in my most fashionable outfit. There are a few key pieces you can keep in your office, car or locker at the gym to keep your outfit chic and professional at a moment’s notice.

 

1. Black Blazer: H&M Figure-Fit Jacket, $39.95

2. Classic Black Pumps: Aldo Forquer, $120

3. White Button Down: J Crew Boy Shirt, $82.50

4. Statement Necklace: BaubleBar Deco Diamond Bib, $58

 

By: Jenn Piitz, Ottawa, @LoafersPolish

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Fashion Jobs – 5 Spring Must-Haves

Monday, March 9th, 2015

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With March in full swing, and the weather warming up on the west coast, spring is officially in the air. As a customary greeting to the season of new life and rebirth, it’s time to bid winter’s heavy knits and sombre neutrals farewell, and adopt a lighter, brighter disposition for the coming months.

There’s nothing more exciting than prepping your wardrobe for the new season. Whether that means swapping out cold weather favourites for the pieces that received the most mileage last spring, or purchasing new additions altogether – I’m willing to bet the following items will be making more than just a few appearances in your future ensembles.

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A Pair of Light Wash Denim:

Light wash denim is the perfect (and much less daunting) alternative to white denim for spring. Cropped, distressed, or boyfriend-cut styles in lightweight fabrics are all great options to consider when adding to your jean collection.

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A Strappy Block Heel

A strappy block heel is really the best of both worlds – offering the stability of a winter bootie, while giving you a chance to show off that fresh pedicure as the temperatures start rising!

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A Vibrant Crossbody

Neutrals may be the dominating palette when it comes to winter fashion, but spring is all about colour, and vibrant colour at that. Invest in a small to mid-sized crossbody bag, just roomy enough to fit all your essentials into, which can also serve as the exclamation point to any outfit.

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A Trench Coat

Unfortunately, the dawn of spring doesn’t necessary mean automatic t-shirt weather, as is the case in many places. If I had to choose one outerwear piece to wear all season, it would be a quality trench coat. This versatile piece will protect you against the spring breeze, all the while being anything but stuffy.

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A Go-To Button Down

Every girl needs a white button down. Whether you prefer cotton, linen, or even silk (for a bit of luxe) – this wardrobe staple will undoubtedly be working overtime this spring.

By: Anna Zhao

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Fashion Jobs – Fashion Gift Guide: Christie’s Picks

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

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Finding the right gift for the girl who’s picky about style is a daunting task — I know, because I’m that girl! Here’s some fashion gift ideas she’ll be excited to wear, use…and share on Instagram.

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 Oversized Cableknit Sweater, Aritzia, $285

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Gilded Rim Vintage Coupe Glasses – Set of 4, Chapters Indigo, $38

 

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Valentino Rockstud Leather Cage Slingback, The September, $945

 

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Fur Earmuffs, Danier Leather, $25

 

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Gold nail ring, Cartier, starting at $2000

 

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Cabin Socks, Roots, $18.50 for a 2 pack

 

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Knuckle Ring Set, Aldo, $12

 

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kate spade ‘hello sunshine’ iPhone case, Nordstrom, $48

 

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Suede Pointy Toe Cage Bootie, Le Chateau, $89

 

 

Inspiration photo by Taya Photography.

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Fashion Jobs – Briefcase Babe

Monday, September 1st, 2014

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Whether you’re going back to school or taking the long commute to work, a stylish bag that fits everything you need is essential. Thankfully, practicality doesn’t always have to win over style. When shopping for that perfect bag just keep some things in mind: Do you need to tote around a laptop?  Carry heavy textbooks? Do you want a classic, or stand-out look? Finding a bag that works for you without sacrificing style is easier than you think! Here are some sleek styles to inspire your next purchase.

 

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1. Cambridge Satchel, $290 available at cambridgesatchel.com

2. Aldo, Montaguto satchel, $65 available at www.aldoshoes.com

3. Asya Malhershtein  leather backpack, $325 www.boticca.com

4. Madden Girl Skool Polka Dot Backpack $38 www.dsw.com

5. Kate Spade, Park Avenue Beau tote $635 www.katespade.com

 

By: Cassidy Allan

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Office Style: The Pencil Skirt – #SNTFxRobson

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

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Fall is the time of year for new beginnings. Whether that means going back to school, seeking out your first professional job post-graduation, or transitioning into a new career path altogether, it is definitely the season of change for many. In Style Nine to Five’s new collaboration with Robson Street, I’ll be sharing weekly work-appropriate outfits that certainly don’t lack in the style department. DSC_0196-ddEdit

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September marks a new beginning, and with fashion week looming, there’s inspiration all around. The way you dress is the perfect way to make a statement. When it comes to your career, you don’t want to go overboard with the trends, even if you are working in fashion. While in-the-moment pieces can definitely be incorporated into your work look, I still rely on the basics to tone down any loud items.

 

This week is all about the pencil skirt. The silhouette of a high-waisted pencil skirt is flattering, accentuating the smallest part of your body- the waist. Not only does the length make it work appropriate, there are also many styles and fabrications to choose from. Since we’re heading into fall, I chose a white faux leather pencil skirt. While the basic piece is timeless, the white is a fresh take on leather.  Yes, you CAN wear white after Labour Day. In fact, rocking white during fall is a great way to make a statement.

 

I paired the pencil skirt with a black sweater, sticking to a theme of black and white (colour blocking). I love how the sweater has a built in leather collar, that ties back to the leather of the skirt. When choosing heels for work, I always recommend a lower heel for maximum comfort. These pointed, strappy pumps fit the bill, and the red was a subtle way to work in a pop of colour into my look. I kept my accessories to a minimum, opting for a pair of classic studs as the rest of the pieces already had quite a bit of attitude.

 

The important thing to note is that my finished look featured pieces from various price points. I’m a huge fan of mixing higher and lower price point items. It’s all about mixing the right pieces together to look like and feel like a million bucks.

 

Outfit details: sweater from Club Monaco ($159.50), skirt from Zara ($59.90), heels from Aldo ($90), bracelet ($5.80) and earrings ($4.80) from Forever 21

 

 

Photos taken by Laura McIntosh

 

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Fashion Jobs – Kickin’ Mules

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

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If you are looking for a transferable piece of footwear, that isn’t anything like you already own, then purchasing a pair of mules is exactly what you need.

Mules are an easy to wear shoe that will look good with most of the trends for spring. They will look especially great with menswear inspired pants and fitted blazers. What makes the mule truly versatile is the fact that it can be worn in both a heel and flat style. It is entirely up to you how dressy  or causal you want to look when you wear this shoe. This fact also makes the mule a perfect addition to your work wardrobe. The mule is available in a multitude of colours and styles, and can even sport a chunky or slim heel.

Since we are hoping the worst of winter is over, it’s a great time to start thinking about updating our spring wardrobe and mules are a must-have addition for the warmer months.

 

1. ALDO Frida, $90.00

2. Jeffrey Campbell Ft. Collins Slingback Mule, $170, available at Urban Outfitters

3. Call it Spring Niederman, $50

4. Free People Joanie Cut Out Shoe, $163

5. Unique Heeled Mule Shoe, $70, available at Topshop

6. Stella McCartney Wooden-Hell Convertible-Mule Pump, Rose, $881, available at Neiman Marcus

 

By:  Sarah St.Jules, @Ssj04

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Fashion Jobs Montreal – Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

Monday, February 10th, 2014

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Shopping for a stylish and original Valentine’s Day for your guy can be a little tricky.  We ladies tend to rely on socks, ties and agendas for last minute gift ideas, but here are a few ideas that’ll surprise your beaux this Valentine’s day. If you’d like to splurge a little, go for this dark brown Coach leather messenger bag. The stylish number is versatile and can match with just about anything in any man’s wardrobe. Next, head to Armani Exchange to check out the Unisex Reflective Lens Sunglasses, a perfect gift for the both of you to share. Tech accessories are always a great gift idea for men. This Fossil phone case is a must for your hipster chic beau. For more wardrobe accessories, check out this Polo belt and Aldo “Lucis” watch. Both pieces can also be paired with just about anything and are sure winners.  And of course, no Valentine’s day gift list is complete without red, so try this Chaps plaid shirt to create the look of love for your sweetheart.

 

1. Coach Brief, 498.00

2Armani Exchange Unisex Sunglasses, 85.00

3. Fossil Phone Case, 25.00

4. Polo Belt, 65.00

5. Aldo Lucis Watch, 35.00

6. Chaps Plaid Shirt, 34.99

 

By: Ann-Kim Lineus, Montreal, @annkimlineus

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