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Fashion Jobs – Winter Toques to Keep You Warm & Your Hair Office Ready

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

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Two of winter’s biggest struggles have to be staying warm and good hair, and funny enough they somewhat go hand in hand. There is often a love-hate relationship with winter hats when it comes to style, fighting between hat hair and accessorizing with a winter beanie to stay warm. We know that Monday morning meetings don’t need a dash of bad hair, but who wants to spend all that time curling their hair only for the snow to totally ruin it? That’s why we picked out our favourite hats to keep you dry and warm, but your hair office ready!

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Mackage Dori Hat
This cashmere knit toque adds a touch of luxury to a classic style with its fur pom-pom that we just can’t get enough of. It comes in a total of four colours including black and this on-trend army green. The Dori hat doesn’t fit snug which means it won’t ruin your hair either!

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HBC Hand Knit Toque
We love the iconic Hudson’s Bay stripes and think everyone needs at least one of their toques. This handknit hat is a great choice as it’s 100% wool, which means this will keep you not only looking super cute but super warm too!

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Free People Beanie
This soft and fluffy beanie from Free People is perfect to lighten up your winter look with its Lilac tone. It’s made from nylon so it might not keep you as warm as one of your wool toques but it’s fun and fuzzy, and at its affordable price point it’s a must-have in your winter accessory arsenal!

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Bickley and Mitchell Beanie
Everyone needs a good old simple winter toques in their closet, or two, and we love this Bickley and Mitchell beanie! It’s knitted in a great salt and pepper colour which is a great alternative to your typical black but if you want something different it also comes in a light grey and blush pink!

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Woolrich Knit Cashmere Hat
Woolrich is a newer name to the outwear scene in Canada, but this American Heritage brand has a long history and loads of experience with outdoor apparel. This knit cashmere is an exaggerated take on your traditional toque with its slouchy fit and oversized pom-pom, bringing an edge to this classic style.

 

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Product Info:

  1. Mackage Dori Hat with Fur Pom Pom, $129.50
  2. Hudson’s Bay Company Hand Knit Wool Toque, $39.99
  3. Free People Head In The Clouds Beanie in Liliac, $23, available at Nordstrom
  4. Bickley and Mitchell Mixed Beanie, $60, available at Zane
  5. Woolrich Ribbed Knit Cashmere Hat, $340, available at farfetch.com

 

By: M.J. Elle, Toronto, @TheMJElle

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Fashion Jobs – The 5 Items Every ‘It’ Girl Will be Wearing This Winter

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

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For winter, everything on our fashion radar solely revolves around pieces that are both functional and fashionable. From chunky coats to keep you cozy and warm to statement boots so you can stand out from the crowd, you’ll definitely be seeing a lot of these 5 cold-weather pieces all season long.

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Teddy Bear Coat
A jacket that’s as soft as your favorite teddy bear, a double-breasted faux fur will keep you warm and cozy all season long.

 

Shop this Look: Lost Ink Faux Fur Coat, $322.27, available at Nordstrom

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Chunky Hoop Earrings
Whether worn dressed up or down, a pair of chunky hoops is the perfect accessory to instantly add some flair to your look.

 

Shop the Look: Chunky Hoop Earrings, $36.49, available at Madewell

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Chic Black Turtleneck
A thin black turtleneck is perfect for winter because it’s light enough to be worn on its own but will also easily layer under a cardigan, slip dress, or jacket on chillier days.

 

Shop the Look: Splendid Turtleneck, $65, available at Net-a-Porter

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Statement Booties
Just because the weather is dark and dreary doesn’t mean your outfit has to reflect this. This winter, opt for a pair of chic statement booties that will have you standing out from the sea of head-to-toe black.

 

Shop the Look: Jefferey Campbell Zosia Low Heel Metallic Boots, $170, available at ShopBop

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Baker Boy Hat
This hat was everywhere in the ’60s and ’70s and now thanks to celebs like Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid, it’s back in the fashion spotlight

 

Shop the Look: Isabel Marant Evie Wool-Blend Felt Cap, $155, available at Net-a-Porter

 

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Product Info:
Lost Ink Faux Fur Coat, $322.27, available at Nordstrom
Chunky Hoop Earrings, $36.49, available at Madewell
Splendid Turtleneck, $65, available at Net-a-Porter
Jefferey Campbell Zosia Low Heel Metallic Boots, $170, available at ShopBop
Isabel Marant Evie Wool-Blend Felt Cap, $155, available at Net-a-Porter

 

By Ainsley Smith, Toronto, @ainsleysmithy

Fashion Jobs – Trend Alert: Oversized Suits

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

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It looks like the noted line “fit is everything” has become obsolete. Avant-garde fashion is continuously growing and oversized clothes are officially the new thing as it has been affirmed by a number of luxury brands such as Alexander Wang and Balenciaga. While many still choose to be old school and lean towards the perfect fitted look when going to a night out, stylists and fashion goers today are encouraging everyone the fashion principle of less emphasis on the human figure but rather, appreciating the garment as a whole and embracing the harmony between comfort and style. The trend has caused mixed reactions however we’ve compiled a few oversized suit looks that will potentially make you appreciate it better.

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Oversized Suit With Fitted Bottoms
Leg-hugging trousers or pencil skirts will complement the oversized suit making the whole outfit balanced and pleasing to the eyes. Jeans may also be worn for a more casual look.

 

Shop the look: Oversized blazer, $89.99, available at MANGO

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Oversized Suit With Oversized Trousers
Talk about comfort! You may look casual to some but just remember to pick the right fabric and style to successfully pull off this look. Wearing a pair of swanky high heels will instantly glam up the whole outfit.

 

Shop the look: Oversized Double-breasted blazer, $99.90, available at Zara

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Oversized Suit With Belt
Putting a belt on accentuates your figure and diminishes the boxy look of the blazer. You may choose to layer underneath with a basic tee or turtleneck or if you’re ambitious, treat the blazer as your primary top. Make sure to pair it with fitted bottoms to complete the outfit.

 

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Product info:

  1. Oversized blazer, $89.99, available at MANGO
  2. Oversized Double-breasted blazer, $99.90, available at Zara

 

By: Franz Tabora, Mississauga, @phranzzzz

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Fashion Jobs – 5 Cool Ways to Wear Polka Dots

Friday, August 11th, 2017

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Polka dots have forever held a place in our closets, sometimes in the spotlight or by taking a backseat as a retro ’60s flashback. Just like stripes, it’s a chic Parisian way to sport a cheeky print as it oozes cool girl street style. The classic print has moved on from being a simple modest button down and has been recaptured as a timeless print amongst men and women in a wide range of designs. From silk dresses to bright pops of colour, here are our favorite polka dot styles to inspire your next shopping trip!

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Print x Print
There’s nothing more polished then a fluid print on print look, making your wardrobe choice that much easier. Polka dots are one of the easier prints to play with because you can mix small polka dots with larger ones as long as you stick to one colour scheme, leaving you with a look that’s both effortless and classy. 

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Shop the Look: House of Harlow 1960 Bree Top, $140, available at Revolve

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Colour
Experimenting with colour is a fun way to show your own personal style while wearing polka dots. Trying a bold red or a soft pink is feminine and versatile enough to wear under a blazer or a flirty dress for a night out.

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Shop the Look: Sioness Caliente Dress, $79, available at Lioness

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There’s something sexy about a woman wearing ruffles, especially in delicate textures. A ruffled blouse in a silk fabric is a great alternative to the classic button down collar blouse and makes a statement with just a simple red lip and a pair of jeans.

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With the many pant trends available to try, polka dots are definitely at the top the list. There are a wide variety of styles from denim slacks to silk pajama pants and we must say, they are the most fun to wear. A wide leg pant in the print is a chic way to ease into polka dots as you can mute the print with a solid top.

oscar dela renta polka dotsShop the Look: Oscar De La Renta Printed Polka Dot Pants, $567, available at Net-a-Porter

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We love a cool retro accessory that livens up an outfit whether a platform shoe, a scarf, or a bag. Polka dots are the perfect way to add a playful and vintage touch to an outfit while still being modern and cool.


polka dot shoesShop the Look: Charlotte Olympia Iiona Polka Dot Mules, $365, available at Saks Fifth Avenue

 

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Product Info:
1. Inspiration image courtesy of The Fashion Tag
2. House of Harlow 1960 Bree Top, $140, available at Revolve
3. House of Harlow 1960 Gwen Culotte, $162, available at Revolve
4. Street Style image courtesy of Vogue Arabia
5. Lioness Caliente Dress, $79, available at Lioness
6. Miroslava Duma, image courtesy of Where To Get It
7. Polka Dot Flowy Blouse, $70, available at Mango
8. Street Style image provided by Raghunter
9. Oscar De La Renta Printed Polka Dot Pants, $567, available at Net-a-Porter
10. Camille Rowe, image courtesy of Vogue
11. Charlotte Olympia Iiona Polka Dot Mules, $365, available at Saks Fifth Avenue

 

By Ivana Pavkovic, Toronto, @iforeveronvacation

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Fashion Jobs – Trend Alert: Gingham

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

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Now that summer 2017 is well underway, we wanted to take a serious look at the trends that are popping up everywhere — from the streets to the feeds of our favourite fashionistas and street style stars — and one trend we couldn’t help but love is gingham. It not only gives us a feeling of nostalgia — instantly reminding us of our childhood, but it also looks flattering on all body types, especially if you’re not a fan of summer stripes. Regardless of your taste or price point, there’s a gingham piece suitable for everyone! Get on the gingham bandwagon with one (or all) of these summer picks.

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The Bather

When you’re not lounging at the pool or beach, a gingham printed bathing suit can easily be worn with a pair of high-waisted pants for an on-trend look.

Shop the look: Warehouse Bardot Ruffle Gingham Swimsuit, $64, available at ASOS

2. Gingham shoes

The Shoes

A pair of gingham printed shoes is perfect for those who don’t want to fully commit to the gingham style. We can’t get enough of these ankle-wrap heeled sandals; they are far too chic to stay hidden under long pants, so make sure to wear them with a flirty summer dress or skirt.

Shop the look: Sam Edelman Odele gingham canvas sandals, $120, available at Net-a-Porter

3. Gingham Playsuit

The Playsuit

Nothing reminds us more of summer than a cheeky gingham playsuit. Perfect for a picnic or BBQ, you’ll stay cool in this playsuit with its Bardot style top and cropped ankle.

Shop the look: ASOS Off Shoulder Jumpsuit with Tie Sleeve in Gingham, $56, available at ASOS

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The Top

Here you’ve got all of summer’s top trends covered with just one piece: gingham and off the shoulder. This top can be dressed up with a pair of white cropped or flared jeans and heels or down with a pair of denim cut offs and mules.

Shop the look: ASOS Cold Shoulder Tie Cami, $45, available at ASOS

5. Gingham Dress

The Dress

A curve-hugging gingham dress is definitely a wardrobe staple you’ll wear for summers to come.  This blue gingham print is perfect for those who aren’t a fan of the traditional black and white gingham style.

Shop the look: J.Crew Smocked off-the-shoulder gingham beach dress, $104.50, available at J.Crew

6. Gingham Pants

The Pants

Ditch your traditional work pants and opt for a pair of stylish gingham trousers! These cropped skinny pants have a flattering fit and can be dressed up with your favourite heels or down with a pair of flats.

Shop the look: Altuzarra Henri gingham cotton-blend skinny pants, $398, available at Net-a-Porter

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Product Info:

1. Warehouse Bardot Ruffle Gingham Swimsuit, $64, available at ASOS

2. Sam Edelman Odele gingham canvas sandals, $120, available at Net-a-Porter

3. ASOS Off Shoulder Jumpsuit with Tie Sleeve in Gingham, $56, available at ASOS

4. ASOS Cold Shoulder Tie Cami, $45, available at ASOS

5. J.Crew Smocked off-the-shoulder gingham beach dress, $104.50, available at J.Crew

6. Altuzarra Henri gingham cotton-blend skinny pants, $398, available at Net-a-Porter

By Ainsley Smith, Toronto, @ainsleysmithy

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Fashion Jobs – 5 Sneakers Men Need On Their Radar This Season

Monday, June 26th, 2017

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Now that the warm summer weather is finally here to stay, it’s time to toss your old, worn-out shoes and make room for some slicker options. Sleek sneakers are here to stay and at Style Nine To Five, we’re here to help you accommodate yourself with the hottest new trends to breach the fashion world of men’s footwear. Whether you’re looking for an office-approved sneaker, something wear when you venture on evenings out or simply something for meeting up with friends to grab a bite to eat, here are the top five sneakers you need to keep an eye out for this season.

1. Yeezy

 

The Laidback Streetwear


You’ve probably seen these sneakers in every fashion blogger’s articles from NYC to TO.  These are the hype sneakers that keep finding their way back into your timelines. Despite the hefty price tag, Kanye West’s flagship design collaboration with Adidas has surely made an impact on men’s streetwear. The newly designed Adidas Yeezy Powerhouse “Calabasas” looks perfect when paired with a straight leg dress pant or green, tan or maroon chinos on casual days.

2. Ted Baker

The Dress Shoe Sneaker
This Ted Baker low-rise leather sneaker gives off a polished yet edgy look for men and is perfect for those who are not a fan of colours. The detailed trim of the shoe gives off simplicity but sophistication for every scheduled meeting you may have this week! It’s the best of both worlds, comfortability and style all in one shoe. If you don’t prefer black, this shoe is also available in tan, light brown, and red. Pair these shoes with a pair of tailored shorts and button-up short sleeve for the hot work days.

3. Mesh

The Athletic Sneaker


This sneaker is made with a lightweight mesh material that is perfect for the high temperatures that will be rising throughout the work day.  If you want to wear an office-appropriate sneaker but want to get some comfortability in your step, this Deross sneaker will be it. Pair these kicks with a black or white long sleeve button-up and cuffed jeans or navy trousers.

4. Slip-on

The Slip-On and Go Sneaker


If you’re a no shoelaces kind of guy and prefer not having to worry about your laces coming undone throughout the busy workday then these Vince Conway slip-ons are meant for you.  These slip-on sneakers are best paired with a straight leg pant denim or tailored and cuffed at the ankles to keep extra cool this season.

5. Vans

The Hi-Top Sneaker


Believe it or not, but Vans were first released almost 40 years ago, but they’ve never been cooler than they are today. These hi-top sneakers will add a vintage vibe to your workwear, whatever you decide to wear that day. These sneakers are definitely more appropriate for casual days or to a BBQ with some close friends!

 

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Product Info:
1. Adidas Yeezy Powerhouse “Calabasas”, $250, available at Flightclub.com
2. London Ted Baker, Kiing Classic Sneaker, $271.31, available at Nordstorm
3. Deross Sneaker, $180,76, available at Nordstorm
4. Vince Conway Slip-on, $312.85, available at Nordstorm
5. Vans Sk8-Hi Sneaker, $104.21, available at Nordstorm

 

By: Carly Brascoupé, Toronto, @carlyyr0se

 

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Fashion Jobs – Statement Pieces to Revamp Your Wardrobe

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

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There’s nothing more exciting than the anticipation of a new season and all of the changes that it brings. The start of a new season typically has us at the conclusion that we need an entirely new wardrobe. As exciting as this might sound, it often results in frustration and a serious lack of funds. It takes a lot of planning between work wear, casual wear, and evening attire to figure out what is necessary for our closets and what is worth investing in. Rather than buying an entirely new wardrobe, we wanted to share with you a few key statement pieces that will have you looking effortlessly chic throughout the year so you can still look fabulous without breaking the bank.

1. Jumpsuit

Jumpsuits

Like all things resurrected from the past, the jumpsuit is a key piece for every woman’s wardrobe. Not only will it be the easiest and most comfortable piece you own, but it will have everyone feeding you compliments on all occasions. It’s the definition of effortless and a year round staple as it serves as a great base to layer jackets and tops underneath, and can be styled with everything from a heel to a sneaker. The key is all in the tailoring; you want the proportions to fit you like second skin and flatter every asset. 

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Kimono

Trying to figure out the middle ground between fresh out of the shower and elegant sophistication can be a little difficult with the kimono, but it makes a fabulous statement with its long line bodice and wide sleeves. There is an element of luxury when wearing the kimono jacket, and choosing a rich black or soft blush can take your LBD to another level.

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The Booties

Booties are no longer just for fall and winter; they are a year round staple. From mini skirts to dresses, the versatility this style brings will revamp every outfit for any occasion and have you making a serious statement. The bootie has far surpassed its classic black color since it has been introduced in various colors, prints, and textures to reflect all styles and personalities.

4. Metallics

Metallic Everything

Metallic is no longer just a holiday go to but is seen as the new closet essential. It’s a fun way to be fashion forward whether your style is polished and classic or edgy and vibrant depending on the colour and texture you work with. From classic silver to eye-popping metallic pink, having a piece like a shoe or a pleated skirt in this fabric will bring a fresh element to your style.

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Embellished Bag

Whether it’s jewels or an animal print, the embellished bag is a must-have closet necessity. Don’t categorize it strictly for fancy evenings out, the embellished bag is meant to add a splash to the simplest of outfits for the ultimate fashion-forward look.   6. Oversized Blazer

Oversized Blazer

Stealing your dad, brother’s or boyfriend’s clothes has become a trend again and we are all hunting for the perfect oversized blazer. It’s all about the effortless idea of throwing on an oversized jacket to add a touch of structure a la cool French girl. Starting with a gingham or check print will get you excited to wear blazers outside of work.

7. Wrap Dress

The Wrap Dress

Cooling off in a lightweight wrap dress is giving us all the feels for the warm months ahead. Choosing a cotton or linen fabric is a great replacement for the t-shirt dress and will be your go to from running errands to running the office. The wrap dress will last you through the seasons by layering t-shirts, blouses, and turtlenecks underneath to show versatility. If you’re really into the wrap dress, grab one in silk for evening attire. 

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Product Description

1. Zip Long Jumpsuit, $129, available at Mango

2. Kimono Street Style provided by Pinterest

3. Steven by Steve Madden, Bollie Booties, $112, available at Shopbop

4. Topshop Satin Frill Skirt, $85, available at Topshop

5. Dolce & Gabbana, Velvet Embellished Bag, $4800, available at Endource

6. Oversize Blazer Street Style provided by Pinterest

7. L’Academie, The Sleeveless Wrap Dress, $268, available at Revolve

By: Ivana Pavkovic, Toronto, @iforeveronvacation

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Fashion Jobs – Your 101 Guide to Vintage Shopping

Friday, November 25th, 2016

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Do you love that thrill of finding a truly unique vintage piece? Yup, us too. There is nothing like digging through treacherous piles of clothing, driving from yard sale to yard sale, and finally finding the holy grail you’ve been searching for. After years of wandering consignment boutiques and sketchy markets, we’ve become pros and some might even say true collectors. Herein we share our takeaways, with the learnings that only experience can bestow.  Here are our top tricks and tips for successful vintage shopping.

1.Discard the list

Vintage stores are riddled with garments and accessories that know no bounds of seasons. This means that you might walk out with the perfect pair of denim shorts in the mist of winter. So do yourself a favor and walk in with an open mind, you will thank yourself in the future.

2. Don’t expect perfection

This one should be a no brainer. Vintage stores are rife with slightly loved clothing that hold special memories of their previous owners, and as such will come with slight imperfections. Learn to love these small flaws and make sure you read tip number 4.

3. Find a tailor

Touching on tip number 3 comes the trials and travails of vintage clothing. Nothing, with the exception of that rare unicorn, will fit perfectly.  Therefore, it’s standard protocol to find a tailor to modify the garment with specific measurements to your body.

4. Unleash the barter beast

With vintage shopping comes the ancient art of bargaining. You should ask in a sweet and polite manner “Can you do a little better on this?”. In most cases sales associates are open to cutting the price down a couple of dollars if it results in a sale.

5. Be adventurous

Vintage shopping is amazing for finding unique and daring pieces that aren’t offered in mainstream department stores. Have fun styling with different colour palettes and patterns but don’t forget to balance it out with some basic pieces as well.

6. Patience is key

It goes without saying that the hunt for the perfect vintage piece takes dedication and more importantly, patience. You run the risk of searching through racks and racks of musty clothing and possibility leaving empty handed. But for routine vintage shoppers, finding that one rare piece every once in a while makes the chase all the worthwhile.

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By: Jennifer Wilcox

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Fashion Jobs – 7 Winter Coats You Need

Friday, November 25th, 2016

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The most wonderful time of the year is officially here — when you nearly freeze to death walking to work, you ruin your favourite pair of boots in the winter snow, and your skin is dull and dry from the harsh winter air. But thankfully, at least you can throw on a killer coat to keep the rest of you warm and stylish.

Get those credit cards ready ladies; we’ve rounded up seven stylish and practical winter coats that won’t actually cost you your rent and still look like it came from a high-end runway show.

Aritzia Parka

Short Parka

TNA nailed the perfect short parka this year, especially with this fierce shade of red. We love how you’ll be able to keep your hair looking fly with its winter-proof, over sized hood.

Long Parka

Long Parka

Parkas don’t have to be puffy and bulky in order to keep you warm. We love this Soia and Kyo coat as it fuses function and fashion. If you’re looking to stand out with your winter coat this season, we highly recommend a coat that’s as sharp as this one.

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Faux Fur

Nothing will make you feel more ladylike and elegant than a (faux) fur coat. We love this chic navy one from Zara, as it’s a fun update on predictable black.

London Fog

Maxi Coat

We’re loving this super-long maxi coat from London Fog as it will make you feel like a serious #BossLady as soon as you step into the office.

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Military

Military coats are a huge trend this season and this navy peacoat from GUESS is just perfect with its authentic buttons and double-breasted shape.

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Feminine Coat

Rather than opting for a winter coat in black or grey go for something unconventional like dusty rose.  This will leave you standing out for all of the right reasons this season. We’re swooning over this wool and cashmere blended pink theory number.

River Island Camel Coat

Camel

Nothing is more timeless than a classic camel coat. We love this camel number from River Island and think it would look best paired with a cozy tartan scarf.

Product details:

1. TNA Denali Parka, $325, available at Aritzia.

2. Soia and Kyo Coyote Trimmed Coat, $590, available at The Bay
3. Zara Short Faux Fur Jacket, $139, available at Zara

4. London Fog Wool-Blend Maxi Coat, $195, available at The Bay

5. GUESS Fit and Flare Military Coat, $219, available at Nordstrom

6. Theory Double-Face Wool-Cashmere Trench Coat, $477, available at Theory

7. River Island RI Plus Belted Camel Coat, $180, available at River Island

By Ainsley Smith, Toronto, @ainsleysmithy

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Fashion Jobs – Wearing Pastels at the Office

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

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Now that the cold weather has diminished and winter is coming to an end, its time to retire those dark shades for a soft, romantic, and cupcake obsessed look. With Easter just wrapping up its easy to visualize the pastel hues that I will be sharing for your new office ready look; velvety peach, powdery mint, guava, milk caramel, pale pink, lavender, baby blues, and of course Pantone’s Spring 2016 color of the year ‘Rose Quartz’. You don’t want to look like you’re going to an Easter parade, but these colors are shockingly easy to wear with a just a few simple tips.

Pastels work cohesively together, creating a flow between each color, allowing us to mix and patch these beautiful cotton candy shades. Watching models strut down the runway in head to toe printed pastels looks great on top models. However; realistically for any everyday look, its better to stick on a minimalistic scale. Especially in relation to wearing it to the office. Solid color blocking is more professional then a bohemian floral print. It’s classic, sophisticated and playful all tied into one ultimate spring look.

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Product Details:

1. Lulus Black Swan Liana Peach Dress, also in Mint, $71.00

2. Lulus Quite Spectacular Blush Midi Dress, $54.00

3. Pretty Little Thing Kenna Powder Blue Knot Front Midi Dress, UK $6.00

4. Lulus Sweet Pleat Peach Top, $36.00

5. Lulu Forever More Light Blue Peplum Top

6. Lulus Good and Plenty Light Blue Sweater Dress, $66.00

7. Pretty Little Thing Wendy Nude Front Seam Trousers, UK $20.00

8. Pretty Little Thing Theodora Chiffon Wide Leg Trousers, available in Mint, Peach and Powder Blue, UK $8.00

9. Lulus Standard of Elegance Blush Nubuck Dress Sandals, $34.00

10. Boohoo Holly Fringe Trim Patent Loafer, $52.00

 

By: Jordan Sangster

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