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Posts from — June 2012

Its time to sip some cocktails & relax!

Hope you all have a safe relaxing long weekend, celebrating Canada Day and to our neighbours down south Happy 4th of July!

Why not make a yummy cocktail, soak up some sun and just relaaaaax! I found this yummy and adorable cocktail chart thanks to loku! Cute and practical! All you need is your favourite bottle of champagne and an additional ingredient of two! Perfect for your long weekend bbq’s while sitting out in the sunshine!

Happy Long weekend to you all! Cheers! xo

Full Version HERE.


June 29, 2012   5 Comments


When it comes to my purse, my coin pouch, my wallet and my suitcase; I tend to always stick with the basic black. Black is safe, won’t get dirty and goes with everything! At this pointe I pretty much have my black staple ‘everything’, I feel like I need to be a bit more adventurous and grab some bright colours! So many cute options, I think I’m ready to invest in bright neons and funny patterns and designs. I might just start with a new coin purse to ease in! ;)

Receipt Pouch in dot. | J. Crew $40
Color Block Clutch | C Wonder $28
PS1 Wallet | Proenza Schouler $585
Party Girl Coin Purse | Rebecca Minkoff  $55
Neon Yellow Costmetics Case | Tory Burch $55
Polka Dot foral Ipad Case | Dolce & Gabbana  $212
Geo Print Kisslock Clutch | C Wonder $38
Neon Clear Clutch | Kate Spade $228


June 26, 2012   12 Comments

hello to a new week!

Happy new start to the week!

I’ve been a little MIA here on the blog and I’ve missed you! My husband and I headed down south (California) to celebrate my birthday and to find the sun! We haven’t really been getting any summer weather here in Vancouver, desperate times call for desperate measures! ;)

We had a great time soaking up the sun in LA, Sonoma and San Fran! It was my first time in San Francisco,  I fell in love! What a beautifully unique city. If I could just get up and move I would be relocating! No, no, no, we are not moving there… one of my instagram photos caused a little bit of confusion.

But… It’s good to be back in Vancouver continuing some more birthday celebration. And it looks like the sun might have followed us home! Fingers crossed it stays!


June 25, 2012   4 Comments

The Floral Blazer

Good morning Monday! Another day and another week to accomplish something amazing. Time to work hard and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Fruits of your labor… hmm, maybe a new floral blazer? Yes, I know there are far more important things to worry about first, but  summer shopping always fits in there too!

I’ve been eyeing a few floral blazers, but haven’t quite crossed the line yet. I’m all over the floral pants, now I think it’s time to move to the blazer. They are so adorable and add such a splash of colour and uniquness to any outfit! Not to mention, it makes it so easy to turn any blah look into something more eye catching!

Any thought or suggestions to lure me over to the other side? ;)… On second thought, I think I’ve just convinced myself!

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June 11, 2012   9 Comments

Today is a VERY exciting day! My bracelet line, BFREND is celebrating it’s first Birthday today! Boy, does time fly fast!! I’m so thankful and blessed for all the amazing opportunities and relationships that have grown because of BFREND! Thank you all so much for all your love and support, for making this past year such a blessing! Who would have thought that that little friendship bracelet giveaway would have exploded into something like this! And over 2500 bracelets made this year! So Thankful, you are all amazing! xo

To celebrate we’re finally releasing our Bfrend behind the scenes video! Hope you enjoy it, it’s pretty adorable- I have to admit! ;)

BFREND | LIVE with LOVE from Monika Hibbs on Vimeo.

Oh, and I must not forget all weekend long enjoy 35% off everything in the BFREND etsy shop! Time to “stack up” on some bracelets! Happy weekend!


June 8, 2012   7 Comments

ToyWatch Velvety Giveaway

It’s seems like every fashion magazine, celebrity and my favourite style icons are talking about ToyWatches! ….And wearing them too! So, you can just imagine how excited I was when ToyWatch contacted me  to show me their new Velvety Pastel collection.  I nearly fell off my acrylic ghost chair!

I am crazy about pastel colours right now, especially with the new BFREND pastel bracelets just released! Not only was I able to get my hands on one, one of you have a chance to snag one of these velvety watches too! Pretty exciting right?

Description: Watch Case: 41 Millimetres, Smooth Texture Profile, Water Resistant: 5 ATM, Movement: Quartz, 3 Hands, Dial: Guillochè, Strap: Smooth Texture Profile, Butterfly Closing Value $260

Here’s How to Win your ToyWatch:

Leave a comment below letting me know which is your favourite Velvety TOY WATCH color! 
Please also indicate all additional entires! ie: followed on twitter, bloglovin etc.

1. “Like & Share ” The Doctor’s Closet on Facebook. Say a little friendly hello!
2. “Like” ToyWatch on Facebook

Extra Entries:

3. Follow and tweet on Twitter! @doctorscloset @toywatchCAN

Tweet: “I want to win a Pastel Velvety ToyWatch from @doctorscloset & @toywatchCAN thedoctorscloset.com

4. Follow The Doctor’s Closet on Google Friends Connect/ Blogger

5. Follow The Doctor’s Closet with Bloglovin’

Winner will be chosen next Wednesday, June  13th.


June 6, 2012   319 Comments

White Patio

Even though it’s still raining here in Vancouver I’m believing that summer is just around the corner! My favourite part of summer is the patio, I could sit out there alllll day long! Even though our  patio is not all white, this all white theme definitely makes for a cool oasis for the upcoming warm weather. It doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg to create a relaxing outdoor environment. Try IKEA, West Elm, Target and your local grocery store for trendy bottles of water and yes even fresh cut flowers for your side table!!

Patio Umbrella West Elm $136
White Arm Chair IKEA $89.99
Table Tray IKEA $34.99
Metallic Silver Flower Pillow Case C. Wonder $58
Angled Beverage Tub Target  $14.99
Paper Straws HeyYoYo on Etsy
Beverage Dispenser $19.99
White Planter $24.99



June 5, 2012   7 Comments

Welcome June!

Happy First Day of June!!! This is by far my favourite month out of the whole year! AND not only is it national Kids Day today but ALSO national Donut Day! Now that’s a lot to celebrate! Grab your coffee and donut and have a fabulous day!

Bfrend is joining in on the June fun and offering our fans 15% off this weekend! shopbfrend.com


June 1, 2012   3 Comments