Author: nadia

MAKEUP TUTORIAL – Classic cat-eye and bold red lip combo.

Photography by: Union Photographers The holidays are upon us, and in this week’s makeup tutorial, as seen in The Province and The Vancouver Sun Newspaper,  I’m showing you how to achieve a classic cat-eye and red lip combo; ideal for any festive occasion! You’ll want to start by evening out the complexion with foundation and contouring the face with a light dusting of bronzing powder. For get a soft and supple glow on the skin, lightly sweep the cheekbones and peek points of the face with a skin illuminating powder like the MAC Mineralized Skinfinish in “Soft and Gentle”....

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Hello December…

Photographed by: Daniella Guzzo Photography Hello December!  Yay — the holiday season is finally here (!!).  There’s a lovely feeling  in the air and I’m totally obsessed with the gorgeous foliage surrounding our beautiful City.  And lucky for me, the holiday plan this  year is to be a tourist right here in Vancouver!  I want to kick it with my friends and family, just like we used to back in the day, and enjoy great food, nice drinks and good company.  I hope to celebrate the festivities in a simple and stress-free way by popping in to see friends...

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Smooth Blowout with KMS Haircare…

Photography by: Union Photogtraphers Here are some easy to follow techniques on how blow dry your hair like a pro, using KMS Hair Product!  KMS has an intuitive styling regime which is very simple; START, STYLE, FINISH! START: Jumpstart your look with the proper cleanser for your hair needs. STYLE: Bring your look to life with the correct styling product. FINISH: Define your style statement with the ultimate finishing product! Start by shampooing your hair with a cleansing product that suits your hair texture and color needs.  I used KMS “Color Vitality” Shampoo and Conditioner for Blondes, to maintain the...

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Kits Wings…

Photographed by: Daniella Guzzo Photography October was quite the month!  There was a strange turn of events and it felt like I was winging it the entire month just to stay afloat!  We experienced many wonderful high moment and some seriously dark lows.  We laughed, cried, feared, mourned and definitely reflected.  And through reflection we were able to pause for a moment and be enlightened; giving us the strength and courage to rise above the fog (Phew!). Soooo, this week’s style post couldn’t come at a better time.  I spotted this massive 40 x 25 foot “Kits Wings” mural on...

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My Ikea Pax Wardrobe Makeover…

Photography by: Daniela Ciuffa Photography I’ve been a fashion consultant for almost 15 years now and in that time, I’ve seen some closet hits and some definite misses!  It often starts with clients saying “I have nothing in my closet” meanwhile, their closet is bursting at the seams with clothes they’ve had for waaaay too long.  They’re using wire hangers from the dry cleaners or folding everything up because they have zero hanging space; which makes it hard find anything!  Sadly, most of the standard closets out there are not very functional and require a little creativity when it...

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