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H&M splashed with Water Aid

Don’t all of these items make you a little thirsty? Maybe a little thirsty to give more!! For the 9th year now H&M has collaborated with an amazing organization called Water Aid, helping the poorest countries receive clean water and sanitation! This summer H&M’s blue water hues will donate 25% of all sales including women’s, men’s and children’s collections directly to Water Aid! How fabulous does that sound!? Buy yourself, and everyone in your fam (yes the wee ones too!) a bright blue print and feel awesome that you can help such an amazing cause! What’s Summer without a splash of water!!

Check it out at H&M!

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May 31, 2011   1 Comment

Playing Warmer Days

 

H&M: Jean Jacket, Romper, Belt, Sunglasses & Genuine leather bag. Zara: Shoes, Jewellery: H&M, Tifffany&Co., Tory Burch, Kate Spade, Aldo, Stella and Dot. Watch: Marc by MarcJacobs. Nails: Essie- peach daiquiri

 

Each day seems to be getting warmer and warmer ( a tiny bit warmer). Don’t you hate it when the weather man teases you like that! Just tell us Hot or Cold!? ….Are we suppose to bring out the summer dresses and rompers or not? right?! The truth is, the moment I see the sun, feel the sun, I want to get into my summer clothes right away! Especially when it’s flowy OR  bright OR floral!!

|Wait one sec as I go outside to check the chillo-meter| Sigh… still cold! My solution to ‘almost’ summer weather is a great Jean Jacket! A great investment and staple item for years to come! Trust me, you’ll be seeing a LOT of this jean jacket this summer… on second thought hopefully not!

::Dreaming of warmer days::

 

 

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May 31, 2011   10 Comments

Wall of Frame


I’ve been looking for inspiration for the perfect  ”Wall of Frames”, and WOW! there are so many amazing ideas!  I’m a little overwhelmed! I’ve come to the conclusion that the best way to create a feature wall in your home it to work from a picture! Here are some of my favorites. Now time to hunt for the perfect frames, details and photos!

I’ve also included an easy “how to” demo at the bottom of the page! Have fun!

All photos taken from Pinterest! Click on Photos for sources!

 

 

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May 30, 2011   5 Comments

pink leopard

 

H&M Varsity Jacket, Zara Leopard skirt, Aritzia black tank, H&M clutch, Aldo black pumps, Marc Jacobs Watch, Jewelry: Tiffany & Co, Kate Spade, Stella & Dot, H&M

 

Well, this is officially my second outfit post! I’m still getting used to this… Thank goodness for my dear friend Yaisa who took these photos for me. Now I just have to pass on the job to my hubby (plus buy a swanky camera), and I’ll be well on my way as a “real” fashion blogger. Stressful? I think so! ;)

I absolutely love this leopard “party” skirt! Choosing to pair it with this fun varsity jacket made me want to drive out to the University (UBC)! So we did!… Taking some fun vintage like varsity shots!  I adore all the old architecture and history behind the university campus. Definitely made these outfit photos come to life!

Here are some more ideas for Varsity Jackets! Loving this trend, so perfect to throw on at a late night summer bonfire!
1) ASOS pink  2) Blue and Cream 3) ASOS Navy

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May 26, 2011   11 Comments

Bikinis Under the Sun!

Time to hit the gym and start thinking about “that” bikini! I love swimwear! I could seriously walk into a mall and come out with a new shade of lipstick and a new bikini every time! HOWEVER,  I do have a hard time spending over a $100 on just one! I would rather have a dozen fun colourful bikinis that I can mix and match, and not be completely broke! Here are some of my favourites! All in a nice price range, leaving you with some extra coin for a new pair of shades and a fun beach tote! … Don’t forget the sunscreen! :)

Don’t forget to enter to win The KateSpade gold Foiled Pouch… perfect to throw in your beach bag!

H&M Black and white Checkered
H&M Banana Boat Bikini
Navy Polka Dot Ruched Padded Bikini $60
Pink Top- TopShop $24
H&M Neon Western Bikini
Black Lace Bandeau Bikini $68
Tribal Prink Bikini $17.97 each
Black & White polka Dot bikini top $17.00 each
Red Rope Bikini TopShop $55

 

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May 26, 2011   2 Comments

Kate Spade Giveaway!

By now I hope you’ve gotten to know my love for Kate Spade NY! Sooo this Giveaway is extra exciting, I almost want to enter myself kidding! This beauty is for you to win!!  A gorgeous gold foiled medium sized Leila. Perfect for a makeup, travel, lipstick pouch! With 14 -karat light gold plated hardware and katespade signature license plate!
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I think it would look perfect in your oversizes handbag!  Wouldn’t you agree?
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2. While you’re there click  ”share/re-post” the giveaway post and that you want to win!!
3. Leave a comment below (here at thedoctorscloset.com) including your Name and where you’re from, along with your email so I can contact you if you are the lucky winner! (Your email will not be posted on the comment and will remain private).
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Tell me what you would fill it with! lipstick? candy? Emergency kit?
The Random Draw will be on June 1st!
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Want more chances to win??
1.Follow The Doctor’s Closet on Bloglovin’,
2. Follow on Twitter & Tweet: “I Just entered to win a Gold Foiled “Fill it with Love” Kate Spade pouch from @doctorscloset http://bit.ly/kaqXNp “
3. Google Connect and receive one extra entry for each!
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Good Luck!!
Mon xox
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May 24, 2011   57 Comments

Summer’s Staple Item

My love for wedges grows stronger and stronger as summer approaches! I love the height, the comfort and the versatile style! One of this summer’s staples items is definitely a pair of wedges… specifically espadrilles! Style them like this or like this or this!  So many different ways to get full use of your favourite pair! A great investment for this summer’s wardrobe! :)

1.Tory Burch Yellow lucian Crochet Wedge  $395
2. Jessica Simpson Chesto Sandal $88.95
3. Volatile Sheridan Sandal $49.95
4. Seychelle Arden Sandal $89.95
5. Chinese Laundry Destinee Sandal $68.95
6. Nine West Braxton Wedge Sandal $65.90 (sale)
7. Stuart Weitzman Wedges $365
8. Aldo Shampine Wedges $80
9. Steve Madden Fantasic Wedge $80
10. Sam Edelman Lana Sandal $140
11. Aldo Halozen Wedges $60

 

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May 24, 2011   3 Comments

Finally Friday!

Hope you all have a fantastic weekend!!
It’s May long weekend here in Canada! The real kick off to summer!!! Hope you all have a great time catching up with loved ones and enjoying any trips away! :)

Be Safe! XO

 

Photos found on Pinterest.

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May 20, 2011   6 Comments

Doctor’s Orders call for some Vitamin D!

There are two items that I am currently looking for.

1) An amazing beach bag, that will not only hold everything from sunscreen to a large towel! But will also look great with last minute dinner plans, after a long day at the beach!

2) A great pair of cat eye’ed sunglasses!

Now if you know me, I of course will start looking for both these items left and right AND make sure that they some how complement each other!

I think I’ve found them! Gorgeous oversized straw bag from Michael Kors &  the perfect angled cat eye’ed shades from D&G.
Have yourself a nice little click on the photos if you are engaged in this look or want to browse for more!

It’s Sunny! FINALLY!

 

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May 19, 2011   2 Comments

office space.

One of my favourite rooms in our place is our office! It’s one of the rooms where  you can be most creative, bringing in your personal style! Office work/ homework/ taxes can get so stressful, might as well make your environment around you comfortable and nice to look at! Lonny Magazine nailed the “how to” design your office, in their May/June issue! I absolutely adore the clean whites, blacks and creams with punches of colour! I think I might just need to pick up a bright vase or lamp and incorporate some colour into our office! Love it!

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May 18, 2011   5 Comments