Author: nadia

Dolce Mama!

Photographed by: Daniella Guzzo Photography Distressed Jeans: Gap | “Dolce Mama” T-Shirt: NadittudeTM Label | Sandals: Zara | Leopard Belt: Winners | Clutch and Cardigan: Value Village Karameller Vancouver brings “Take me to the candy shop” to a whole new level!  Located in the heart of Vancouver’s Yaletown neighborhood, this Swedish born sweet spot is a must-try for adults and kids alike.  I mean seriously, the candy is imported from Scandinavia and made from high-quality ingredients, free of GMOs, trans fats, and high-fructose corn syrup.  I mean, it’s practically a health food store, right?!  The space is small but it’s...

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Nadia’s 40th at L’Abattoir in Gastown…

Photographed by: Union Photographers It was a night of crazy shenanigans and laughs, as my closest friends and family gathered together at L’Abattoir in Gastown, to celebrate my 40th birthday.  I wanted to create a casual, yet elegant experience for all of my 45 guests and was thrilled with my decision to host my event in the private dining room at L’Abattoir.  The space is completely separate from the actual restaurant itself, and the Private Dining Manager, Nathan Collins, was a delight to work with and handled everything with great care.  The staff, service and attention to detail that went...

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This is Forty!

Photography: Daniella Guzzo Photography Floral Dress and Necklace: Value Village | Backless Ankle Booties: The Latest Scoop | Public Art Mural: Kristofir Dean Well kids, it’s official — I’m 40!  The big 4-0… WOW! It’s hard to believe it, let alone say it.  But I don’t feel a day older than 39 – haha!  It’s amazing how time passes, and I have to say that the past ten years of my life have been incredible.  My 30’s were a decade of building dreams and achieving big goals; in business, relationships and/or personal development.  I’ve learned so much, and luckily have...

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Plaid Love, baby!

Photographed by: Daniella Guzzo Photography Plaid Shirt: Value Village | Distressed Jeans: JBrand at Winners | Platform Oxford Shoes: The Wishbone Collection at Brown’s Shoes | Hashtag Necklece: Jeweliette Jewellery I’m a sucker for love.  I mean seriously, I can fall hard for a pair of shoes, a pretty piece of wall paper, and even a good piece of cheesecake!  And once I fall in love with something/someone, it’s like… FOREVER! The cycle of love is funny.  At first it catches you off guard (from the corner of your eye), and when you least expect it, it reveals itself.  You then turn and...

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Heavy Metal…

Photographed by: Daniella Guzzo Photography Rosegold Leather Jacket: Zara | “All is Calm” Shirt: Sugar Plum Sisters | Adidas Original Stan Smith Sneakers: Foot Locker | Jeans: Winners | Accessories: Jeweliette Jewellery | Clutch Purse: Croatia | Chrome Manicure: Joyride Vancouver Kung Hei Fat Choi, Everyone!  According to the Chinese Lunar Calander, 2017 is the year of the Rooster.  And in Chinese astrology, each zodiac is not only associated with an animal sign, but also with an element, ie: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire and Earth.  This year happens to be a Fire-Rooster year, which has got me singing,...

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