Author: nadia

The 6 and Mix Packing Guide…

Photographed by: Daniela Ciuffa Photography It’s T-minus 8 days  until we board a plane and make our way to Croatia and Italy for two and a half weeks of R&R!  I can’t believe how quickly the time has passed and it’s starting to feel legit now!  We’ll be kicking off our vacation in Croatia, where the weather will still be warm and sunny, and then we’re making our way to Italy, where it might get a little cooler toward the end of September and into October. So what does a girl bring to get her through almost three weeks...

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Euro Chic…

Photographed by: Daniella Guzzo Photography While many of you are getting ready for the Fall’16 season to arrive, I’m gearing up for a much needed vacation in Europe!  Ahhh, I am so looking forward to spending some quality time with my husband and relaxing as we enjoy our 10 year wedding anniversary in the Mediterranian.  I have the tendency to over pack anytime I travel, and am pulling together a solid capsule wardrobe with the essentials to get me through three weeks of traveling.  I’ve been testing out my outfits before we leave to ensure everything I’m bringing is comfortable,...

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White en Blanc…

Photographed by: Daniella Guzzo Photography White Peaseant Dress: Barefoot Contessa | Tan Leather Sandals: Winners | Straw Tote Bag: Value Village | Ear Jackets and Bracelete: Leah Alexandra | Compass Pendent Necklace: Jeweliette Jewellery  Gearing up for Diner en Blanc on August 18?  I had the pleasure of attending DEB a few years back, as media, and this year I wil be attending as a guest with my wonderful wedding industry friends and family.  To get you excited about the event, I pulled together an outfit from some of my favorite local and international retailer to inspire you and...

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Makeup Tutorial – Summer Evening Makeup…

Photographed by: Union Photographers We’re full-on into the summer season and with so many weddings and summer events happening all around the city, I thought I’d show you how to play up your summer look with a few of my favorite long-wearing products.  This week’s look features a softly contoured shadow with a defined eyeliner and a beautiful, bold and bright matte lip – LOVE!! 1. Cleanse, moisturize and prime the face. I started by moisturizing my face with Mereadesso All-in-One Moisturizer, them primed the skin using Make Up For Ever Nurishing Primer, to prepare the skin for foundation. 2. Even out the complexion with foundation I...

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Barefoot Contessa Boutique…

Photographed by: Daniela Ciuffa Photography Where do you go when you’re looking for a fantastic outfit and accessories that are unique, on budget and will make heads turn?  You go to Barefoot Contessa Boutique, naturally!  We spent the afternoon playing and shopping with our friend and boutique owner, Eva De Viveiros, at her charming little shop on Main Street, in Vancouver. Eva and I have admired each other’s businesses from a distance, through word of mouth and via social media for years!  We have several mutual friends and recently become friends after finally connected in person over coffee at Matchstick Cafe...

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