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Fashion Jobs – Embroidered Jackets for Spring

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

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Embroidery is coming in hot for spring, as the trend continues to be seen on everything from outwear to handbags and even shoes. Jackets are a huge must-have for spring and a favourite item of most style enthusiasts as unlike winter coats or summer shorts, jackets get a wide range of use in later winter through to spring, and then again in the late summer until the last days of autumn. What is fun about embroidery is there are so many different materials to play with like beading, sequins and stitching. If you’re looking to bring the embroidered trend onto your spring outwear, our embroidered jacket picks are sure to get you swooning!

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Subtle Denim
For those of you who like to rock trends, but still keep it classic this subtly embroidered denim jacket is great choice! The oversized but still flattering fit is available in both their regular and plus sized ranges in the perfect shade of denim! The collar is trimmed with faux-sheepskin and the cute Lovers/Liars embroidering on the inner cuff can be flipped up or down depending on your mood!

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Embroidered Cuffs
Another embroidered cuff pick, Zara faux-suede jacket is great to take from office to after-work drinks as it can be worn both formally with trousers or dressed down with a tank and jeans. The high collar and beaded embroidery on the cuff is add a regal, luxurious look to this otherwise minimal jacket. Overall, it’s a classic look that will sure to be a favourite in your wardrobe!

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Biker Chic
With denim continuing to reign for yet another season, we couldn’t help but include another jacket to our list and this one is definitively to die for. This BLANKNYC jacket is oozing edgy with nearly every detail from the distressing, to the studs and even overall cut which is softened with a lighter coloured denim and feminine floral embroidery.

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Work of Art
Looking for something a little more exclusive, like a work of art? Well this limited edition military spring parka by Woolrich is definitely for you. Woolrich took their Prescott Parka and created a unique limited-edition version that encompasses their Spring/Summer 2018 collection inspiration. The Embroidered Prescott Parka is available exclusively at their Flagship locations and exclusive retailers worldwide including their Canadian flagship store at Yorkdale in Toronto.

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Flower Power Suit
You can take this spring-approved trend into the workplace with this feminine embroidered blazer from Forever 21. Plus, you can totally throw this over a cute slip dress on the weekend when you head out to meet your girlfriends for brunch.

 

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Product Info:

  1. Liquor N Poker Girlfriend Fit Jacket with Embroidered Hem Detail, $92, available at ASOS
  2. Zara Embroidered Faux Suede Jacket, $79.90
  3. BLANKNYC Sea of Flowers Studded Denim Moto Jacket, $226.50, available at Nordstrom
  4. Woolrich Limited Edition Embroidered Prescott Parka, available at flagship locations and retailers worldwide, including Yorkdale
  5. Forever 21 Floral Embroidered Glen Plaid Blazer, $63.90

 

By: M.J. Elle, Toronto, ON (@TheMJElle)

 

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Fashion Jobs – Trend Alert: Sheer Pieces

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

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Transparency in clothes has been significantly contentious in the world of fashion for many years. However, thanks to millennial stylists and the avant-garde movement, the sheer style has become more universally acknowledgeable and is now conventional in high and general fashions. In addition, providing glimpses of the skin is not only perceived as artistically sensual by some people, but it’s also a manner in which an individual expresses great appreciation of their body. By incorporating chic elements and features, sheer pieces have become a staple in almost every known retail store! Check out some of these popular sheer pieces that have been greatly cherished by both commons and fashion enthusiasts!

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Sheer Tops
Sheer tops have become increasingly in-demand due to their sensual yet sophisticated vibe. Perfect for summer, these pieces will never let you down no matter what event or gathering you’re attending. Just make sure you’re colour coordinating with the undergarment!

 

Shop the look: Sheer Eyelash Lace Top, $30.90, available at Forever 21

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Sheer Bottoms
Bottoms that are transparent can be intimidating depending on style or colour. You may consider wearing a sheer bottom that provides more leg coverage if you’re worried about showing too much skin.

 

Shop the look: Pleated Tull Skirt, $22.99, available at H&M

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Sheer Dresses
Like bottoms, people may shy away from sheer dresses depending on their overall silhouette and colour. The undergarment may also depend on the length and colour of the dress. For long dresses, people usually choose to layer a slip dress or a bandeau and skirt combo underneath.  For shorter ones, cycling shorts or a shorter slip dress are recommended.

 

Shop the look: Embroidered Dress with Perforations, $49.90, available at Zara

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Sheer Outerwear
Here’s something you don’t see a lot anymore! Sheer coats are perfect for those who dislike having their outfit concealed especially in the colder seasons.

 

Shop the look: Semi-sheer Raincoat, $49.90, available at Zara

 

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Product info:

  • Sheer Eyelash Lace Top, $30.90, available at Forever 21
  • Pleated Tull Skirt, $22.99, available at H&M
  • Embroidered Dress with Perforations, $49.90, available at Zara
  • Semi-sheer Raincoat, $49.90, available at Zara

 

By: Franz Tabora, Mississauga, @phranzzzz

Fashion Jobs – 5 Easy Outfit Formulas to Build a Workday Uniform

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

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Choosing an outfit on a hectic morning should ideally be as quick as possible so you can begin your day with ease. This may or may not always be the case, so if you’re looking to simplify your mornings, you might want to consider a “workday uniform”. In my time in the fashion industry, many of the women I’ve encountered have had their own version of a workday uniform, whether they’re in a creative or a conservative field. Knowing that you can pull pieces from your wardrobe and they’ll all work well together is a time-saving way to streamline your mornings. Just think of all the extra brainpower you’ll be able to put to use instead of figuring out what to wear!

 

To begin putting together a work uniform, start by going through your closet to find the pieces that you own and wear most often. Chances are, you already have the basics of a uniform in place already, without even realizing it! Once you know what works for you, think about possibly investing in similar pieces to build up the “uniform” part of your wardrobe. Having multiples of things you love wearing will make it easy to put together outfits in no time, and will make getting dressed for work so much simpler.

 

For my own work wardrobe, I’ve begun investing in quality denim in timeless washes so that I can wear them for years to come. I work in a casual environment and I’m able to wear denim regularly, but if your work requires a more elevated dress code you can opt for a pair of well-cut trousers or a pencil skirt in a neutral colour as the basis of your outfit. Once you have your favourite bottoms sorted out, finding tops to go along with them is just a matter of personal style.

 

I like to shop for two or three kinds of shirts that I know I’ll wear and will provide plenty of versatility. I look for either solid coloured button-downs (usually in blue or white), t-shirts with a little bit of visual interest, or simple turtlenecks. I’ll finish my look with a lightweight third piece, like a denim jacket, a blazer, or a thin sweater. Getting creative with accessories is a great way to change the feel of an outfit, and can update your work uniform to stay on top of the latest trends.  

 

If you think a work wardrobe could be the solution to your mornings, here are five sample outfits to get you inspired!

Outfit 1

Jeans + Cami + Jacket

Outfit 2

Wide Trousers + Feminine Top

Outfit 3

Pencil Skirt + Turtleneck

Outfit 4

Modern Suit

Outfit 5

Khakis + Knit Sweater

 

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By Kate Mendonca, Toronto, @kate.mendonca

Fashion Jobs – The Party Bags Worth Investing In

Monday, February 12th, 2018

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For the nights when we don’t want to put effort into our clothes, show a lot of skin and most likely be underdressed, there is a bag that will veto your entire outfit choice and still make you the standout star you know you are. It’s not just about having the perfect dress or standout outfit these days, but your accessories, especially the bag, has to have a voice and it better scream “SLAY”. The party bag compliments but is regarded separately to the outfit and carries its own confidence and attitude. This is where you would be at a work function dressed very demure, but the bag is breaking all the rules and making sure you are seen and heard. We have done the work and rounded up our favourite breakout party bags everyone must try.

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Velvet Crush
We’re starting the list off with a bang with this show-stopping purple velvet bag.  This is for the sophisticated, classy party where one hand is solely dedicated to your party bag and the other hold your glass of champagne while you mingle with guests.

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Marble Feels
If you’re going for that futuristic sleek look, this is the bag for you. Pair it with your favorite girls night out dress and don’t be afraid to wear colour; you will definitely be a standout with a splash of drama.

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Vintage Vibes
There’s something about wearing something from the past in the present that gives you ultimate street cred. We love this retro throwback wrist bag, giving all the disco diva vibes.  Throw on your LBD, sky-high heels, and gold hoops for the ultimate party look.

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Boho Babe
The easy breezy boho babe is versatile and ventures out in her style while still keeping true to her relaxed roots. This is the perfect party bag for her with stone accents and a brass metal exterior giving a regal look and cool-girl vibes.

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Edgy Gal
We couldn’t end the list without a fun and outrageous bag for our edgy babes. We believe there is no such thing as too much, and this clutch definitely speaks for itself. It demands attention and the spotlight everywhere it goes, and it is one to have in your closet.  

 

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Product Info:
Durosty bag, $23, available at Aldo
Sunset Lucite Clutch, $98, available at Anthropologie
Whiting & Davis, Two Tone Handbag, $345, available at Saks
From St Xavier, Elmie Clutch, $80, available at Revolve
Gedebe, Boxy Pave Eyes Bag, $965, available at Shopbop

 

By Ivana Pavkovic, Toronto, @iforeveronvacation

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Fashion Jobs – 5 Cold Weather Statement Knits

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

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Oftentimes, we rummage through our closet looking for that one top to go with this particular outfit we had in mind for a girls night out to find out it doesn’t even exist. It’s frustrating that in the midst of winter you don’t have anything wearable for a night out or an event. You would think living in Canada would mean we would be on top of the cold weather essentials, but my excuse is we are so accustomed to hibernating that a night out in January seems far-fetched. In worst cases, we take that summer going out top and throw a cardigan over it, but it’s just not the same. Knits play a huge part in our wardrobe and sometimes we get carried away with the casual pullovers and cardigans, we end up having a slim to none selection for the days we want to look put together. Here is a list of our top statement knits to inspire your next attempt to brave the cold.

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The Turtleneck
Not only do I love a turtleneck sweater, but I am instantly attracted to cable knits especially in a bright hue. It brightens your mood and your outfit and it’s so cozy for those winter days. Pair this with a high waist skirt for the office or a pair of leather pants for a night out.

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The Sweater Dress
We tend to drift away from the creams, whites, and beiges because winter is meant for black and light black, but there is something soft and feminine when wearing white in the winter months. A sweater dress is a great go to when wanting to be cozy yet chic and effortless. Paired with a long coat and knee-high boots, who said you couldn’t get ready in ten minutes?

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Girls Night Out
Girl’s night out is always a struggle during these times. It’s cold, you have nothing to wear and you rather just Netflix and chill then get all dolled up. This affordable sexy piece from Zara is fun and flirty and will look killer over a pair of jeans. It’s simple but we guarantee will turn a few heads.

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All Wrapped Up
A wrap sweater is the perfect all year round staple. It shows off all your curves, very feminine, and has the versatility to be worn according to your style. From skirts to pants, the wrap is a closet must have and looks great on its own or layered over a long collar shirt.

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Shoulder Show
We have seen the off the shoulder top but an off the shoulder sweater is just oh so elegant. Great for tucking into a skirt for a sophisticated work event, this classy look is wintertime chic all around. Throw on some statement earrings and a fabulous clutch to make the ultimate statement.  

 

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Product Info
Asymmetric Sweater, $23, available at Zara
Boohoo Soft Knit Cable Jumper, $45, available at ASOS
Wrap It Sweater, $128, available at Lovers + Friends
Be Mine Sweater, $209, available at Free People
Twister Sweater, Majorelle, $184, available at Revolve

 

By Ivana Pavkovic, Toronto, @iforeveronvacation

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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 – Cozy & Stylish Cardis For The Office

Monday, November 20th, 2017

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The minute those leaves start falling and that air gets crisp, it’s cardigan season! A classic layering piece that never truly goes out of style, cardigans come in so many different cuts, lengths, and materials. Cardigans make the best type of layer sweater for the office as they’re easily taken off and don’t need to be pulled over the head, often causing static (a.k.a one of the biggest style faux-pas known to mankind) once those heaters go on. We plan on staying, cozy, cute and static free this year at the office with our favourite cardigans of the season!

 

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The “Jackardigan”
Especially on a cold Monday morning, who wouldn’t want to wrap themselves pretty much head to toe in comfort? Yes, this cardigan is THAT long. It’s got a great belted back that adds some style and structure to this cozy piece, and pockets which are always key when you’re at work. We love this number from Oak + Fort in brown, but it’s also available in black and khaki.

 

Shop the Look: Oak + Fort Cardigan 1553, $128

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Patchwork
Opening Ceremony definitively did Varsity right this season and this 50/50 blend wool sweater is no exception. It’s a classic cardigan style which really goes well with everything from slacks to skirts and even jeans or a dress. Again, this style also has pockets which are super handy when you’re running to meetings with pens, phones and whatever else you’re scrambling to balance. Just be careful not to get any coffee or pen marks on you!

 

Shop the Look: Opening Ceremony Off-White OC Varsity Cardigan, $395, available at ssense.com

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Trendy & Cozy
Leave it to Zara to take one of this season’s hottest prints – grey herringbone – and bring it to us in ultimate comfort. We love this cardigan for so many reasons but mainly for its belted waist and thick but structured and not bulky knit. We see this cardigan going great on its own with a basic Tee, leggings, and thigh-high boots, or over a blouse with dress pants for a blazer look.

 

Shop the Look: Zara Herringbone Cardigan with Belt, $99.90

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Easy Does It
Everyone needs at least one chunky knit cardigan, in whatever style you choose. We thought this BDG one was perfect to leave at the office as your go-to cardigan when you forget one at home, or on those surprisingly chillier days. It’s simple enough that it’ll go with almost anything and available in a total of 5 colours, we’re sure you’ll be getting at least more than one.

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Shop the Look: BDG Charlie Dolman Cardigan, $72, available at Urban Outfitters


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A Canadian Classic
If you’re a cardigan aficionado, you probably either have this or need this in your closet. This Hudson’s Bay Company Wrap Cardigan has a pin closure front and is a wool/nylon/cashmere blend. We love this Canadian classic worn with either joggers at the cottage in late fall or at work with a great slack and loafer.  

 

Shop the Look: Hudson’s Bay Company Wrap Cardigan, $128

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Product Info:

  1. Oak + Fort Cardigan 1553, $128
  2. Opening Ceremony Off-White OC Varsity Cardigan, $395, available at ssense.com
  3. Zara Herringbone Cardigan with Belt, $99.90
  4. BDG Charlie Dolman Cardigan, $72, available at Urban Outfitters
  5. Hudson’s Bay Company Wrap Cardigan, $128

 

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

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Fashion Jobs – Fall Fashion Inspiration for Any Office Culture

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

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Fall is such a fun season to dress for thanks to the endless options in textures and layers. Consider yourself lucky if your workplace allows for some fun and freedom when picking your weekday wear, because some careers require classic professionalism when it comes to putting together outfits. No matter your office vibes we’ve got you covered with our take on this season’s trends, appropriate for any corporate culture!

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The Pant Suit
An obvious choice for the office, pant suits are so hot right now! We’re seeing well-cut suits in deep, bold colours from teal to cranberry and everything in between. We love pairing the look with a sleek black bootie for fall, and if your office is a little more casual you can swipe the blouse out for a graphic t-shirt for an edgier look.

Look One:

Dolce & Gabbana White Bow Shirt, $555, available at ssense.com
Zara Double Breasted Tailored Jacket, $129
Zara Flared Flowing Trousers, $69.90
Zaful Square Toe Chunky Heel Boots, $60
Loewe Oversized Leather Clutch,  $425, available at therealreal.com
Daniel Wellington Women’s Classic Petite Sterling, $179

Culottes in Fall Office

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Culottes have decided they are not going anywhere for fall/winter, and we’re more than okay with that. Darker shades and thicker materials like wool will keep you seasonally appropriate throughout the colder months. Pair with pantyhose or tights as it gets chilly, or a taller slim ankle boot like we did here.

Look Two:

American Vintage Vacaville Dark Olive Wool Blend Cardigan, $220, available at harveynichols.com
A.L.C Everly Striped Tee, $119, available at intermixonline.com
Kenzo Tailored Culottes, $562, available at farfetch.com
Steve Madden Satisfied Corset-Lace Bootie, $180
Proenza Schouler PS1 Medium Suede Satchel Bag, $2,290 available at Bergdorf Goodman
J.Crew Layered coin necklace, $52.50

Dress in Fall Office

Dress To Impress
Just because it’s getting colder doesn’t mean dresses are out of the equation. Keep your inner girly-girl alive by pairing your fave dresses with your favourite childhood accessory: pantyhose and knitted tights! Complete the look with a cardigan and loafers to channel your inner Blair Waldorf (or Serena VDW).

Look Three:

BCBG Ginnie Collared Dress, $99
Comme Des Garcon Play Embroidered Logo Cardigan, $760, available at farfetch.com
Monki Tights, $10
Gucci Princetown Fur-Lined Leather Slippers, $1340, available at Nordstrom
Tory Burch Juliette Top Handle Satchel, $725, available at shopbop.com
Marc Jacobs Wrist Watch, $410, available at yoox.com

Casual Day in Fall Office

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No matter where you work, you probably get to have at least one casual day every so often. Jeans are the obvious pick to wear, and we love them put together with this season’s hottest items, clean white sneakers and a houndstooth blazer. If raw hems are a little too edgy for your workplace keep the look refined with a classic hem denim.

Look Four:

Joe Fresh Boyfriend Tee, $16
Mango Prince of Wales Blazer, $120
Levi’s Wedgie Icon Jeans, $99, available at Jean Machine
Common Projects Original Achilles Leather Sneakers, $600, available at ssense.com
Stella McCartney Falabella GO backpack, $1125, available at net-a-porter.com
Topshop Baker Boy Hat, $30, available at Hudson’s Bay

Knits in Fall Office

Kozy Knits
We’re a sucker for a good knit sweater, or like five. Especially on a chilly Monday morning, there’s nothing better than being cozy and comfortable at work. Play around with patterns, cuts and colours to keep rotating your workpiece basics throughout the season. We love our favourite knitwear paired with a tailored pant or pleated skirt to take on the day.

Look Five:

T By Alexander Wang Faux fur-striped sweatshirt, $154, available at theoutnet.com
Sandro High Waist Side Stripe Tailored Trousers, $425, available at Harrod’s
Boohoo Sophie Pointed Stiletto Court, $30
Louis Vuitton Neverfull Canvas Tote, $1610
Alexander McQueen Printed silk-chiffon scarf, $300, available at net-a-porter.com

 

 

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

Fashion Jobs- Style Nine to Five Weekly Recap

Monday, October 30th, 2017

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Now that October is coming to an end, we wanted to kick off the new week and month by recapping all our favourite Style Nine to Five articles from the week prior, just to ensure we’re all on the same page when it comes to the world of SNTF fashion. From how to get your career back on track to styling a power suit for the office, here are the top articles from last week.

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Men’s Fashion: 5 Ways to Layer for the Cold Seasons
As we are slowly crept by single-digit temperatures, layering has become the hot talk amongst the general public and fashionistas once again. Apart from providing us with warmth and protection from the cold weather, this essential method also helps with outfit flexibility and assures that we are still on par with current fashion trends. As stated before, the upcoming seasons should not inhibit us from what we want to wear as long as we’re coordinating with the right styles and choosing the appropriate fabrics. There are basic ways to layer but numerous fashion labels today have also endorsed different creative ways to do this without sacrificing their practicality. We have compiled five ways to layer for the fall and winter seasons that are not only sensible but also modish enough to keep you distracted from those bone-chilling temperatures. Read the full post here.

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How to Wear the Colour Red for Fall
There is no doubt we all await for fashion designers and influencers to show us what the seasons most coveted pieces and colours will be and anticipate for the cooler temperatures to arrive to finally show it all off.  The streets of New York, Paris, London, and Milan all screamed one colour this season: RED. The fiery bold hue has deemed itself to be the colour of the year, and instead of using it as a pop of colour to your everyday look, it’s clear that red is going all in with head to toe colour blocking and monochromatic looks. Though some of us might not be too into the head to toe red, we’ve rounded up our must-have looks that will inspire you for fall. Read the full post here

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5 Power Suits for In and Out of the Office
Looking to purchase a suit sounds like an investment and is often intimidating especially if you are a first-time suit buyer. From the cuts and the lengths to the fits and fabrics, it’s all quite confusing and there is nothing worse than going shopping and feeling lost and overwhelmed. Because fashion evolves so quickly, so does office attire. We no longer have to stick to the all-black uniform; we can wear colour, texture, and prints showing off our personalities and fashion swag while still looking professional.  Here are our most coveted suit inspirations to give your work wardrobe the face-lift it needs. Read the full post here.

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5 Ways to Get Your Career Back On Track
Life is full of highs and lows, and the same goes for your career. You’ll have times where you feel you’re exactly where you want to be and have a sense of accomplishment. In other cases, you might be at a part in your career where you feel stuck or need more of a challenge to continue growing. Whether it’s looking for that next opportunity, or finding ways to grow with a company you love, having to refresh your career is nothing to be ashamed of. If you’re looking for that je ne sais quoi for your career check out our advice for getting back on the right career path! Read the full post here

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By Ainsley Smith, Toronto, @ainsleysmithy

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Fashion Jobs – Style Nine to Five Weekly Recap

Monday, October 16th, 2017

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Now that October is well underway, we wanted to kick off the new week by recapping all our favourite Style Nine to Five articles from the week prior, just to ensure we’re all on the same page when it comes to the world of SNTF fashion. From a Q&A with the founder and designer of Poppy & Peonies to the hippest hats for fall, here are the top articles from last week.

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5 Hat Trends To Try This Fall
The most favoured season has finally arrived and we can hardly wait for all the stunning fall fashion looks we’re going to try. With cooler temperatures comes better hair days and more opportunities for our sense of fashion to shine, and we have rounded up a few must-try hat trends to add street cred to all your fall looks. These aren’t hats to wear when you have a bad hair day and need something to cover up- on the contrary, hats are a major staple for this season, and must be worn as you would a coveted accessory. Keeping warm while still looking on trend will be effortless for you after you get some inspiration for your next shopping trip. Read the full post here

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Trend Alert: Oversized Suits
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. Read the full post here.

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5 Fall Trends on Instagram Now
Fall is such a big season for fashion, between the September shows and all the extra layers we get to wear as it gets colder we’re pretty busy keeping up. Staying on top of the shows, scouring the magazine shelves and hours of pinning your favourite looks can pretty much become a part-time job. Our favourite way to get outfit inspiration hands down has to be Instagram!  We’re breaking down our must-have trends for fall with the help of some of our fave style muses! Read the full post here.

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Q&A with Natalie Dusome founder of Poppy & Peonies
If you haven’t heard of Toronto-based handbag brand Poppy & Peonies before, you’re going to be really glad that you did. Created and designed by Natalie Dusome, Poppy & Peonies offers trendy, affordable and versatile bags that can be worn multiple ways. Style Nine to Five had the chance to chat with Natalie, who has not only built and grown the business by herself, but she has done so while raising a family. Read on to learn more about Natalie and how she started Poppy & Peonies and where she sees the brand headed in the future. Shop the full post here.

 

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Image courtesy of Poppy & Peonies

 


By Ainsley Smith, Toronto, @ainsleysmithy

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