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Fashion Jobs – Ditch the Heels and Welcome the Mule

Monday, May 15th, 2017

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Women everywhere anticipate the moment when they can (literally) kick off their heels and feel their toes again.

With open toe season quickly approaching, let’s ditch the uncomfortable heels and go for a more unexpected approach to our footwear options. Mules are having a serious moment this year and the new ‘it’ shoe has created quite the stir.

We can’t get over the ease and comfort this shoe brings, and with all the different styles available, ditch the straps and six- inch heels and opt for a chic backless option that will have you strutting around town like the fashionista you are.

You will find yourself gravitating towards this style due to its eccentric and effortless style and because it will elevate your look for every outing. From ‘90s-inspired metallic to millennial pink, here’s the inspiration you need to stock up on a few pairs for the season.

1.Metallic

The Eye-Catching Mule

Metallic shoes are having a moment right now and silver mules are an easy way to add some serious edge to your look. This eye-catching shoe style will quickly become a wardrobe staple and will go with more in your closet than you may assume.

2.Dressy

The Elegant Mule

When choosing a mule for a special occasion you’ll definitely want to increase the heel height and go for something a bit more elegant. To achieve this, we recommend exploring luxe suede and satin fabrics with classy detailing like subtle bows and jewels.

3.Mesh

The Edgy Mule

For the girl who is low- key but still wants to show some edge to her outfit, a shorter, block heel with mesh is the way to go. This style is sleek and sexy and is perfect for a night out, not to mention you’ll definitely be comfortable the entire night.

4.Satin Fabric

The Flat Mule

We all need a great flat in our shoe repertoire, a go to when you have ten seconds to throw on a pair of shoes and get out the door. A satin mule adds a touch of fun to an outfit, but still says, “I have business to take care of.” Looking smart and polished is exactly what a satin or leather flat mule will give you.

5.Vibrant

The Vibrant Mule

A vibrant mule is perfect for the bold woman who loves channeling her inner Carrie Bradshaw by strutting her stuff in a statement shoe. If this sounds like you, a hot pink mule with floral detailing is all you need this season. This style goes with everything from a crisp white tee and jeans to a flirty, floral dress, easily making you the liveliest woman in the room.

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Product Info

1. Silver -Toned Mules with Vinyl Straps, $50, available at Zara

2. KG by Kurt Keiger Jessika Pink Suede Bow Heeled Mules, $245, available at ASOS

3. Faux Suede Block Heels, $40, available at Forever 21

4. Intentionally Blank Library Satin Slides, $178, available at Anthropologie 

5. Loeffler Randall Flower Mule, $641, available at Nordstrom

By: Ivana Pavkovic, Toronto, @iforeveronvacation

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Fashion Jobs – How to Refresh Your Spring Workwear

Monday, May 15th, 2017

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It might not quite be summer, but it’s definitely starting to feel spring-ish outside. When it comes to transitioning between seasons, it can be quite confusing trying to decide not only what to wear but also what’s office appropriate. To help make the seasonal transition that much smoother, here are a few chic ideas on how to refresh your workwear this spring.

1. White Mules

2. Mango Mules

Mules + Slides

Say au revoir to your normal black pumps and swap them for a pair of chic mules or slides. This season, it comes as no surprise that these shoes are the must-have trend for fashionistas everywhere and after slipping on a pair, we guarantee they’ll be yours, too. If you want to try this trend but don’t want to spend the dough, then fear not, you can pick up something very similar from one of your local high street stores, like these adorable slides from Mango.

3. Chinos and slides

4. H&M Trousers

Chinos

Step out of your comfort zone and say goodbye to those dreary grey and black work trousers. Swap your predictable workwear for a pair of hip chinos, a crisp white blouse and some cute slides for a fashionista-approved look. Not sure where to shop for on-trend chinos? H&M is currently killing the chino trend this spring and at prices that can’t be beaten.

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Statement Earrings

The perfect way to freshen up a wardrobe is to add some statement earrings to your accessories arsenal. And luckily for you, there are so many affordable places where you can stock up on statement earrings. Need Supply offers a wide selection of statement accessories with designers like Young Frankk and J Hannah on their site. 

Even if you’re wearing your usual workwear, and don’t necessarily want to invest in any new clothes, by simply adding bold jewellery to your look will immediately add an element of sophistication.

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1.White heels mules, courtesy of Pinterest

2. Mango Heel mules, $59.99

3. Lucy Williams, courtesy of Pinterest

4. H&M Lyocell trousers, $39.99

5. Statement earrings, courtesy of Pinterest

6. Need Supply Young Frankk Orb Earrings, $80


By: Genevieve Claire, Vancouver, @vieveclaire

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Fashion Jobs – The 5 Hottest Spring Sandals

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Style Nine to Five - Fashion Jobs in CanadaInspirational ImageNow that April’s messy showers are (hopefully) behind us, we can finally focus on what’s important: cute spring sandals. Spring is the perfect transition season to introduce those warm-weather pieces to your wardrobe, while still needing to layer up in the mornings and evenings with jackets and sweaters. Although it might not be warm enough for flip-flops just yet, who says you can’t start showing off your pedicure with a pair of chic spring sandals? Here are our top picks for the season!

1. Aldo Shoes Angilia

Vacation Mode

What screams “I’m ready for summer” better than tropical foliage? The monstera leaf print paired with a small heel and thin strap are a fun take on a classic style. We recommend these Angilla sandals from Aldo with a pant and blouse for work or your favourite boyfriend jean and tee on the weekends.

2. MA Skinz Fox Fur Slides

A Little Bit of Diva

We are totally obsessed with these dramatic fur slides by M.A. Skinz in this season’s must-have colour, blush. These cozy slides are the perfect thing to commute to the office in instead of your stilettos without sacrificing style. M.A. Skinz is designed and made in Canada so you can feel good supporting a Canadian brand!

3. Zara High Heel Mesh Sandal

No Meshing Around

This mesh mule from Zara is both elegant and edgy, without sacrificing comfort with this chunky heel and leather sole. Let it take you from the office to date night all season long, and well into the summer months thanks to its breathable design.

4. Sam Edelman TaiSlide

A Little Tied Up

Strappy shoes are all the rage right now, but colder mornings and evenings might make it a little hard to want to wear your favourite gladiators. The Sam Edelman Tai Slide Sandal has a fuller coverage slide and keeps on trend with a wraparound ankle strap to dress up the look.

5. Vince Camuto Fauna Suede Sandals

Casual Bohemian

We love a good all-day sandal and these suede sandals by Vince Camuto are a mix between style and comfort. The cut-out design, block heel and braided laces makes these sandals the perfect match for a good pair of jeans or floral dress.

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Product Info

1. Aldo Angilia in Light Green, $50 at Aldo Shoes

2. M.A. Skinz Fox Slides in Blush Pink, $190 at maskinz.com

3. Zara High Heel Mesh Sanal in Black, $190 at Zara   

4. Sam Edelman Tai Slide in Black Croc Leather, $130 at Nordstrom

5. Vince Camuto Fauna Suede Sandals in Brown, $175 at The Hudson’s Bay

By: M.J. Elle, Toronto, @TheMJElle

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Fashion Jobs – The 5 Colours You Need to Incorporate Into Your Summer Wardrobe

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

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Now that it’s May, it officially means it’s officially time to start preparing your wardrobe for the inevitable summer weather that’s on the horizon. The best way to prepare your wardrobe is to start incorporating warm weather-approved colours like orange, pink, yellow,  paradise blue, and tropical green. There’s really no better time than the summer to incorporate these vibrant hues into your wardrobe, and our guide will definitely lead you in the right direction.

1.Orange

Sunrise Orange

This colour has made a major comeback in the fashion world — from the perfect cocktail dress and tinted aviator shades to your fave beauty trends. This season, try rocking a pair of work pants in a light material for those scorching summer days. A ruffle cuff provides a sense of comfortability, while the tapered waist is chic addition.

2.Pink

Pink

Trust us, pink will definitely be a welcomed addition to your summer wardrobe! This season, light pink is the perfect nude for office wear as it’s on trend without making too big of a statement. For the office, try a strappy camisole with a navy or grey blazer tucked matching capris pants.

3.Blue

Paradise Blue

This season, we’re switching up the black work wear for a more colourful replacement. We recommend swapping your dark blacks for more vibrant hues of paradise blue. This is hue is a great way to bring some life to your otherwise predictable work wear.

4. Yellow

Yellow

This is definitely the colour that brings out your inner sunshine! This summer, treat yourself to a flowy mid-length skirt in a sunny hue and you’ll definitely manage to turn a head or two. We truly believe that yellow is the colour that stands out from the crowd and surely you will too! Pair this skirt with a crisp, white button-up or a pastel colour blouse and you’ll be instantly ready for après work festivities.

5.Green

Tropical Green

Add a little green to your step this summer, rather than just seeing it in the grass or trees! If you’re not a fan of playing with bold colours, try a more subtle green that will be easier on the eyes. We can’t get enough of these tropical green sandals, as they have a bock heel that will be sturdy enough for those long days at work.

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Product Info

1. MSGM elasticated cuffs tapered trousers, $366, Available at FarFetch

2. Strappy Crepe Top, $19.99, Available at H&M

3. Fendi 2jours Petite Leather Shopper, $2,350, Available at Net-A-Porter

4. Lela Rose Floral fil coupé organza midi skirt, $1,795, Available at Net-A-Porter

5. Studio Chofakian bock heel sandals, $485, Available at FarFetch

By: Carly Brascoupé, Toronto, @carlyyr0se

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Fashion Jobs – Sweats For Every Occasion

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

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There comes a time in every woman’s day when she drifts away in thought, fantasizing about the moment she can go home and jump into her sweats. The feeling of being liberated from your Spanks and skirts gives you a flash of encouragement and determination to finish off the day.

But what if we could take our sweats from the weekend couch to après work dinner and drinks? We aren’t talking about the grey track pants you wear to bed; we mean a sporty pantsuit to take you from running around the office to your evening events. Allow us to teach you how you can take your sweats to the next level and how you can sport this trend sophistically to every occasion.

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The working woman has her standard, professional Monday to Friday uniform that has her dressed in appropriate office attire. She doesn’t think it’s unfathomably possible to wear sweatpants to work, but we’re here to change her mind. You can get away with rocking the ‘sweatpant’ look by creating a monochromatic outfit in darker shades. This will prevent the pants from making too much of a statement. A blazer and pumps will sharpen and complement your discrete sweats.

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Brunch Babe

Any activity that involves copious amounts of food requires some form of sweatpants for all around comfort. Whether it is a casual gathering or a full-blown foodie event, this is the time to show your personal style and experiment with the casual, comfy look. Brunch and sweats go hand in hand, and pairing a soft pink pull-on pant with a relaxed blouse creates an effortless yet chic look in a matter of seconds.

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Girls Night

Who would ever think to wear slouchy, comfy pants to a girl’s night out on the town? A pair of leather sweatpant-inspired trousers will make you the center of attention as they’re a mix of comfy, edgy, and sex. For a night out, pair this style of pants with a simple strappy heel to dance so you can dance the night away. Paired with either a bodysuit or a button down blouse, you’ll be the ultimate cool girl in these luxe faux leather sweats.

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Weekend Warrior

Once the work week is behind us, we’re granted two days of freedom to do and wear whatever we want so why not ditch the heels and swap them out for hip sweats and sneakers. For a modern and chic weekend look, rock a culotte-style pant in a knit fabric and style with layering tops and sweaters.

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Style Maven

To all the women who are adventurous and always up for trying new things, we’ve got the pants for you. A pair of straight leg, high-waisted sweatpants will instantly make you forget about all the other trousers you have in your wardrobe and will leave you wanting to buy them in every colour. Worn with a blouse and heels, the straight leg sweatpant is extremely versatile giving off an elegant yet sporty vibe.

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1.Street Style, image courtesy of The Fashion Tag

2. Allant Pant in Cairo, $ 110, available at Aritzia

3. Aimee Song, image courtesy of Song of Style

4. Roxane Pant in heather grey, $98, available at Aritzia

5. Street Style, image courtesy of Pinterest

By: Ivana Pavkovic, Toronto, iforeveronvacation

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Fashion Jobs – Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Friday, May 5th, 2017

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Well ladies, now that May is underway, it means that it’s time to start thinking about the most important women in our lives.  And while the only thing our mothers want is to spend time with us, sometimes a little gift can really go a long way.  Whether your mom’s a fashionista or a woman who loves to relax, we’ve got a gift idea that’s perfect for her.  What’s even better is that each item is local and designed by a Canadian. Now, what mom wouldn’t love that!

1. Mug

For The Coffee Drinker

What’s sweeter than enjoying your favourite warm beverage from a millennial pink Mama bear mug? Nothing, absolutely nothing! For the coffee drinking’ moms, this is a no-brainer.

2. Phonecase

For The Tech-Savvy Mom

Designed by Toronto-based lifestyle blogger Stephanie Sterjovski in partnership with FACE by Phantom Glass, this adorable Bonjour phone case is perfect for the tech-savvy moms out there!

3. Earrings

For The Stylish Mom

If your mother is known for her chic and timeless style, we recommend surprising her with a pair of these beautiful aquamarine gemstone earrings from Vancouver-based jewelry designer Leah Alexandra. They’re perfect mix of chic and elegant.

4. Candle

For The Mom Who Loves To Relax

Help your mom unwind by surprising her with an aromatic candle that’s inspired by her favourite city.  Vancouver Candle Co. has designed to series of handmade candles that are inspired by sights and smells of Canada’s most vibrant neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Toronto.

5. Purse

For The Mom On The Go

Designed by Toronto-based handbag designer Amy Malcolm, this stunning blue purse is an absolute vision and the perfect gift for mom. If the colour of this bag wasn’t amazing enough, the bag also features a roomy interior and comes equipped with a detachable cross body strap that allows the bag to worn as a messenger or as a shoulder bag.

6. Slides

For The Fashion-Forward Mom

Canadian designer Aurora James launched her footwear brand, Brother Vellies in 2013 and is committed to sustainably producing all her footwear. This year, surprise your mom with a pair of chic slides, and if you’re lucky, she might just let you borrow them!

7. Eyemask

For The Mom Who Loves Her Beauty Sleep

What mom doesn’t enjoy a beauty sleep? These elegant masks will have your mom drifting off to dream land instantly.

8. Watch

For The Mom Who’s Never Late

A stunning rose gold timepiece is always a good idea in our books. This season we can’t get enough of this Piperwest number. It’s delicate and dainty, while still making a statement.

9. Flowers

For The Mom Who Enjoys Fresh Blooms

There’s no better way to bring a smile to your mother’s face than to surprise her with fresh flowers, especially if they’re from Vancouver’s very own Landeau. These gorgeous bouquets will be ddelivered directly to your doorstep in Parisian-inspired boxes that double as vases.

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Product Info:

1. Mama Bear Mug, $11.25, available at Indigo

2. FACE x SS Print Shop – Bonjour, $45, available at Face By Phantom Glass

3. Anni Aquamarine Studs, $175, available at Leah Alexandra

4. Rosedale Candle, $38, available at Vancouver Candle Co.

5. Pebbled Leather Handbag OPELLE Baby Ballet Bag in Washed Blue, $532.37, available at Opelle Creative

6. Whiskey Woven Slide, $515, available at Brother Vellies

7. Satin Sleep Mask ‘Clara’ Vintage Style Boudoir Blindfold Eye Pillow, $31.23, available on Etsy

8. Piperwest Classic Minimalist in Rose Gold/Blush, $169, available at Piperwest

9. Fleur-de-lis roses, $169, available at Give Landeau

By Ainsley Smith, Toronto, @ainsleysmith

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Fashion Jobs – Stylish Socks to Up Your Fashion Game

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

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Fashion socks are probably one of those trends you want to try and experiment with, but after a long and tumultuous debate, you decide you and your closet just can’t work with them. You convince yourself you can’t pull them off, but please, allow us to change your mind and help you find the connection between your footwear and closet.  Like everything else, it was only a matter of time before socks got a face-lift and began to be the new style trend. From fishnets to colorful socks, you no longer have to say goodbye to all your cute peep toe heels after the summer months. There is a sock for every shoe and every outfit you can think of. Here are some vibrating inspirations to get you pulling out all your socks for your next outing.

1. Monochromatic

Monochromatic

When testing the waters with socks and heels, an easy way to choose what looks right is to stick to a color scheme for your entire look. Creating a monochromatic outfit will add ease and comfort to your style and the socks will complement your effortless class.   

2. Fishnet

Fishnet

The ‘90s are back with fishnet stockings taking the spotlight and being the staple item you need this season. Whether styled with a feminine dress or layered under distressed denim, fishnets are a growing trend that will give your feet some well-deserved attention. Famously worn in black, be an expert and layer a thin ankle sock to display your confident style.

3. Colour

Colour

The trick to wearing colourful socks with heels is to match your socks to a focal colour in your outfit. Depending on how bold or subtle you prefer your socks to be, playing with texture and fabric will give you the knockout factor that everyone will be complimenting you on.

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Work Attire

While fashionable socks might seem only fitting for the super trendy adventure seekers, they are actually a chic way to bring some flair to the office. A pair of sheer black, blush pink or grey socks can be a welcomed addition to your skirts, dresses, and cropped pants. If you want to be bold, try a shoe in a pop of color or strappy detail to really show off the socks.

5. Party Time Socks

Party Time

This is your time to shine and take your socks on a night out on the town. Wearing shimmer and beaded socks might sound over the top; they are the perfect way to enhance an understated party outfit. An LBD with a pair of black-jeweled socks will take your style from simple to turning heads.

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>By Ivana Pavkovic, Toronto, @iforeveronvacation

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Fashion Jobs – The 3 Biggest Patterns of the Season

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

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Add some life to your closet this spring, by incorporating an assortment of printed pieces.

Gingham, Stripes and Floral prints are some of the biggest patterns we’re seeing this season, and they’re coming in the form of dresses, shirts, trousers, denim and so much more. While these three prints made a loud statement on the runway, they’ll easily transfer into your wardrobe.

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Floral

In true spring fashion, every girl needs some floral prints in her wardrobe. If you’re looking for something subtle, opt for a floral bag or accessories – like a silk neck scarf or a printed tote bag. This will allow you to add a touch of femininity to your work wear without being too bold.

You can also add a floral top to your work wardrobe, as it’s the perfect swap for a regular work blouse.

If you’re feeling brave this spring and your workplace has a more flexible dress code, we recommend rocking head to toe floral. Style print-on-print items for a bold look or paired with a black blazer and heels for a more traditional take.

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Gingham

Gingham is a fun and playful pattern that can easily be incorporated into you office wear. To make your outfit more on the playful side chose something with frills or extra detailing like the fabulous pants below.

If you’re looking for a more sophisticated look, we recommend wearing a structured gingham printed jacket to work. The gingham print will give your outfit a feminine and playful dose touch.

If your style is more subtle and you prefer staying out of the fashion spotlight, try on a pair of gingham printed flats or mules this spring. This is a great way to still try out the eye-catching print without going too over the top.

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Stripes

Stripes have always played a major role in office wear in the form of pinstriped suits, but this season if you’re feeling bold, ditch the traditional thin stripes and add some bigger eye-catching stripes to your work wear.

If you prefer dresses over pants, embrace the warmer weather and rock an on-trend dress, This season, we can’t get enough of deconstructed approach to traditional work wear and are eyeing up this beautiful fusion of white work shirt, meets classic oxford. Style with a traditional blazer for the day and then rock it on its own at night.

Stripes are everywhere this spring and are definitely worthy of taking up some space in your closet. Stripes are easily the most wearable trend of the season and are super easy to style and are transitional from day to night when styled with the right accessories.

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Product Details

1. Tory Burch Gemini Link Printed Chain Shoulder Bag, $525, available at Tory Burch

2. Floral Embroidered Shirt, $45.90, available at Zara

3. Embroidered Culottes, $89.90, available at Zara

4. Gingham Trousers, $69.90, available at Zara

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6. Jeffrey Campbell Ravis Bow – Gingham Mule, $163.74, available at Shop Style
7. Striped Crop Trousers, $69.99, available at Mango
8. Contrasting Dress with Cut-Out Collar, $49.90, available at Zara
9. Tularosa Reese Jumpsuit, $272.31, available at Shopbop

By: Genevieve Claire, Vancouver, @vieveclaire

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Fashion Jobs – The 5 Handbag Trends The Fashion World Can’t Get Enough Of

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

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Whether you are sporting a duffle bag to the gym, a clutch for those girls’ night outs or a satchel for the office, the perfect bag truly is a girl’s best friend. And better yet, a stylish handbag can instantly elevate your look, which is why a proper handbag is an investment that every working woman should make. Whether you prefer vintage or a style that is fresh for the season, these are the five handbag trends that the fashion world just can’t get enough of!

1. The Cross body

The Cross-body bag

This is the ultimate bag for the modern, everyday woman. The black Celine Nano cross-body purse provides a touch of elegance, while its structure and strap provide practicality for a woman on the go. If you’re looking to invest in an everyday purse that will go with just about everything, we highly recommend saving up for this must-have cross-body bag.

2. The edgy clutch

The Edgy Clutch

Whether your style is classic or experimental, an edgy clutch is definitely in this season and is the perfect statement accessory to vamp up your look. It’s no surprise that oversized statement clutches have been in the hands’ of fashionistas and bloggers everywhere, as they add an unwavering sense of cool to the otherwise classic clutch style. Rather than carrying a clutch for a night out, use an oversized clutch as your day bag for an instantly edgier look.

3. The hip leather backpack

The Hip Leather Backpack

In our humble opinion, we believe that the clean, minimalist look of a leather backpack is quite sophisticated and gives off a hip street wear vibe. Its comfort level is definitely a ten out of ten and will have you wanting to switch up the handbag for its sensibility and hands-free look.

4. The colourful tote

The Colourful Tote

When we think of tote bags, the first thought that comes to mind is an out-dated tote we use to carry around our groceries. But, in the recent years, chic tote bags have been popping up everywhere and every designer seems to be spinning out their own rendition of the classic carryall bag. For a serious pop of colour, try the Balenciaga patent-leather handbag that has a roomy interior that will hold all of your essential needs.

5. The top handle

The Top Handle

This bag is the epitome of polish with its simple structure and sleek silhouette, which makes it the perfect accessory for meetings at the office. The versatility of having an adjustable strap is perfect for your busy days, while the top-handle sets professionalism to a whole other level. We recommend rocking this trend in an eye-catching hue or adorned with quirky appliqués like this swoon-worthy Prada number.

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Product Info:
1. Micro Debossed Luggage Handbag in navy blue satin calfskin, $2,550, available at Celine
2. Rebecca Minkoff Leo Mirror Metallic Envelope Clutch, $105.81, available at Rebecca Minkoff
3. Phase 3 City Backpack, $111.45, available at Nordstrom
4. Balenciaga Bazar patent-leather tote, $1,395, available at Net-A-Porter
5. Prada Zig Zag Esplanade textured-leather tote, $2,710, available at Net-A-Porter

By: Carly Brascoupé, Toronto, @carlyyr0se

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Fashion Jobs – How to Wear This Season’s Biggest Trends to Work

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Style Nine to Five - Fashion Jobs in CanadaInspirational ImageWell fashionistas, we’re happy to announce that it officially feels like spring! And if the warmer weather isn’t something to be happy about, the season’s biggest trends most certainly are. While some of these trends are bold and daring, this post will show you how to incorporate them into your office wear so you can make a statement for all the right reasons.

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Gingham

This is a feminine trend will be seeing everywhere come summer.

To get away with wearing it to the office, try pairing a gingham coat with a wide black belt. Going for après work cocktails with your coworkers? Add a bit of an edge and wear it off the shoulders and pair with a bright bag.

2. Deconstructed Classics

Deconstructed Classics

While we’ve seen raw hems and deconstructed jeans everywhere these past few months, this season is all about the deconstructed, edgy shirts. Designers have revamped the button-down by shifting collars, altering sleeves, and taking classic silhouette to an almost unrecognizable territory. This spring, add some quirkiness to your workwear by swapping out your basic blouse for an interesting take on an old classic.

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Oversized Blazer

One trend we’re happy to see back in rotation is the ‘80s inspired oversized blazer. We love this trend because it’s extremely versatile and can be worn to work and styled with your favourite workwear staples, but also worn over a faux leather skirt or an LBD and stiletto heels for a night on the town. This season, try this smart but casual trend, by layering an oversized blazer over a white blouse or t-shirt. If you’re planning on going out for drinks after a long workday, vamp up your look with a bold lip and pointed heels.

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Micro Bags

If one thing’s for certain, street style stars have dubbed the micro bag as the ‘it’ bag of the season. Our favourite trendsetters like Olivia Palermo and Aimee Song can be seen rocking these cute micro bags, and while they can’t necessarily fit a laptop let alone any other workday essential, we have to say, micro bags are here to stay.

Bold Seasonal Prints

From graphic, oversized, and running in every other direction, this seasons prints are breaking all the rules. While your first instinct is to keep your dress code safe, we fully encourage incorporating a variety of seasonal prints into your traditional work wear.

If you work in a more casual office environment, you can afford to play around with bigger and bolder prints. If you’re not able to do that, then stick with subtle colours and oversized oxfords.

Inspirational Image:

Inspirational image courtesy of Pinterest

Product Info:

1. Sylvia Haghjoo, image courtesy of Pinterest
2. Striped Blouse, $49.90, available at Zara
3. The Reformation Valero Jacket, $228, available at Reformation
4.
Bianca Shoulder Bag, $52, available at Need Supply
5. Olivia Palermo, image courtesy of Pinterest

By: Genevieve Claire, Vancouver, @vieveclaire

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