Author: nadia

Makeup Tutorial – Everyday Makeup!

Photographed by: Union Photograpers Good morning!  I hope you had a wonderful Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend.  It’s been a while since I posted a makeup tutorial on my blog.  You may have noticed that we’ve been incorporating makeup tutorials in my weekly Makeover Column in The Province and The Vancouver Sun Newspapers and I hope you find them helpful. Everyday beauty is all about simplicity and minimalism and doesn’t have to cost a fortune!  Soooo, I wanted to show you a step-by-step tutorial on how to create an even and natural look using drug store products. To get started, I applied a Maybelline...

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Cool in Croatia…

Photographed by: Christine Williams When I was planning a seaside vacation to Croatia, I knew I needed to bring a great summer dress.  And when I found this little treasure, I naturally had to share all the juicy details with you! Outfit Details: I was scanning the sale rack at Winners and spotted this navy, cold-shoulder dress.  It was only $22 and it had all the makings of the ideal “LBD” (little blue dress) for keeping cool on a seaside vacation in Europe.  This cotton number is perfect for dinner and an evening stroll along the marina, a boat trip...

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DYI Denim Skirt…

Photographed by: Christine Williams Well kids…it seems that Summer has come to an end.  Our peak wedding season is winding down, the tan lines are slowly disappearing, and the memories of the iconic PNE are a thing of the past.  But, while many of you are gearing up for back to school and cooler Fall weather, I’m going to be stretching out the Summer vibes as long as possible; at least until October!  That’s right, Summer is only getting started for me and Europe is calling!  In two weeks, my hubby and I are packing our bags and heading to London and...

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For the love of Blanc…

Photographed by: Nadia Albano Last night was Vancouver’s 7th annual Diner en Blanc event, and together with our wedding industry friends, we celebrated ‘al fresco’ in true style!  The event was held in two different locations this year; Harbour Green Park and Devonian Harbour Park; both near Georgia Street, at the mouth of Vancouver’s Stanley Park.  Our table was beautifully designed and decorated with large white sun umbrellas and green and white florals, which enhanced our lovely setting for a perfect outdoor dining experience.  Here’s a peek into how we celebrated… Our friend and Designer, Lele Chan, of Debut Event Design was...

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White Linen…

Photographed by: Christine Williams Photography White Linen Dress: Winners | Leopard Sandals: Gaimo, Winners | Black Shoulder Bag: Alexander Wang , Holt Renfrew (no longer available) | Necklaces: Jeweliette Jewelry Summer white is so my jam these days!  And this lovely linen number is definitely going to be on repeat this season, especially with Diner en Blanc AND my Euro trip coming up… Outfit Details: I purchased this dress from Winners in late July, and not only do I love the light-weight linen fabric, I also fell in love with the loose and easy shape of the cut and how it floats...

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