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Now that February is in full swing, we wanted to kick off the start of 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 review of the stunning new Chanel boutique in Toronto to  cozy winter knits, here are the top Style Nine to Five articles of the week.


Tips for Finding a Job in the Slower Months
January through March are known as the quieter months both in retail and in the workforce when it comes to hiring. Slower business, winter vacations and new year planning usually mean employers aren’t really looking to grow their teams right now in contrast to the busy hiring season just before the holidays. With all that being said, it doesn’t mean this isn’t the time for you to get out there and look for your next step in your career. Whether you’re looking to enter the workforce or a new opportunity there are many great ways to be resourceful and find employment even during the slow months. If you’re looking to make a move, check out our recommended tips to help you find the right job for you! Read the full post here.


A Review of the Chanel Flagship Store in Yorkville
From a small modern glass-enclosed corner plot to a two-level Parisian style heritage building, the incredible upgrade for the Chanel flagship store left us with significant feelings of inspiration and astonishment. Designed by architect Peter Marino and Toronto-based firm dkstudio, the new location consists of a remarkable array of artworks and furnishings as well as one of kind interior elements that undeniably separates itself amongst other luxury stores downtown. Read the full post here

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5 Pieces to Make Your Winter Looks Standout
Let’s face it – Canadian winters can be harsh. When it comes to winter dressing, it’s easy to fall into a pattern of chunky sweaters and jeans on a daily basis. While there’s nothing wrong with a comfy casual look, it can be nice to look for standout pieces that will add some personality to a cold-weather look. To combat the winter blues, here are 5 standout accessory pieces to create Insta-worthy winter outfits. Read the full post here

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5 Cold Weather Statement Knits
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. Read the full post here


Weekly Retail News Recap
Each week we will highlight all the major retail news stories from coast to coast. This week’s roundup included Aritzia’s massive Toronto expansion, Miniso’s newest store openings, and the Victoria Shine Show to name a few. Read the full post here.


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By Ainsley Smith, Toronto, @ainsleysmithy

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