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Posts from — October 2012

The Leather Legging

One of my favourite looks for fall is the leather legging. Since I so dearly love my cotton black legging (comfy is chic), I thought it would be time to graduate to something a little more stylish! There are so many amazing options that don’t make you look like you’re wearing cheep pleather leggings -or tight garbage bags around your legs. Yes, real leather can be pricey, starting at around $500 PER LEG! However more affordable options are available too.. just takes a little hunting around.

Here are some of my favourite finds:
Club Monaco faux Leather Legging $140
Michael Kors faux leather legging $100
Paige Paloma Leather Legging $300
Paper Crown Leather legging $160

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October 30, 2012   12 Comments

Paint the town gold.

Gold is the word. I’m such a sucker for anything that comes in gold. Wins my heart. Here are some of my favourites that I am eyeing right now.

1. Gold Land Syne Dress $105
2.  Party Totem Balloon via Etsy $27
3.  Fox Head Stud Earrings | Tory Burch $68
4.  Gold NARS Nail Polish $18
5.  Gold Mirrored Metallic  Essie Polish $8
6.  Nail Art Pen in Fools Gold | TOPSHOP $14
7.  Harlequin Gold Mug $30
8.  Kate Spade Bow USB $50
9.  Chain Bow Drop Earrings $10 .50
10.  Gold Cambridge Satchel $155

 

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October 23, 2012   8 Comments

Smoking Slipper

No Smoking here! But when it comes to the “it shoe” for fall, the smoking slipper is what you should be looking for! I’m slowly moving into this trend, as it wasn’t my first pick for a fall shoe! But the more glittery, polka dot, capped toe options I see, I find myself falling for this must have shoe!

On that note- I should make my mind up soon!  The rain has started to fall POUR in Vancouver, I might just have to stick to the rain boots from now on. Boo!

1. ASOS LIMIT Slipper Shoes With Metal Toe Cap $66
2. Nude Polka Dot Smoking Slipper $12
3. Sam Edelman Alvin Smoking Slippers $180
4. D.V. by Dolce Vita Lunna Smoking Slipper $95
5. Vince Camuto Loria Smoking Slippper $118
6. Carissa Glitter- dot Smoking Slipper $255
7. Vince Camuto Lilliana Smoking Slippers $80

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October 14, 2012   10 Comments

New for BFREND

I’m excited to announce that the black and grey flora bracelets are now available on my Etsy Shop! I’ve been waiting for the right time to sell them.. and waiting on photos- BUT it’s all said and done! Pretty photos are up and so are the black and grey versions of the flora bracelet!

Due to the longer wait then usual, today store wide I will be offering 20% off. Please enter code: BFRENDLOVESYOU

Hope you can snag one… or two!

Photos by: Jamie Lauren Photography

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October 10, 2012   4 Comments

The Leather Sleeves

Jackets and Coats- my favourite items for fall! Having a statement coat is a definite must for a chilly day! This season it’s hard not to notice the statement leather sleeves are bringing- do you love them?

I can’t seem to get enough of the leather sleeves! The perfect addition to any blazer, fancy coat and laid back jacket!

Here are some of my favourites available at the moment: ALL with leather sleeve detail…

Michael Kors Trench
Michael Kors Tweed Jacket
ASOS black coat
Sam Edelman Army Coat
Maison Scotch Parka
Urban Outfitters Jacket

Photos from above: 1.  2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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October 9, 2012   5 Comments

OH, what fun!

Kate Spade for Paperless Post!?!?!!

When I heard about this I got a tad bit too exited- finally a cute e-card!! I honestly would send out so many more e-cards if they were as cute as these Kate Spade signature stripes, playful prints  AND sparkly polka dots!!

Now available over at Paperless Post you can let your little heart choose from 75 (…yes 75!!!) save the dates, happy birthdays, quick hellos and dare I say it?? CHRISTMAS CARDS!! Get ready, I’ll be sending these left and right!

Happy card writing!

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October 4, 2012   5 Comments

October? What?

First off, thank you for all the thoughtful messages and comments about our big news! We are so excited for our little baby Hibbs to arrive! It’s finally becoming oh so real! I will try my very  best not to flood my blog with baby items- but a few baby fashion items here and there won’t hurt right? Okay.. and maybe a little nursery brainstorming might be happening! But, all exciting things that I’m sure you can apply to an adorable baby in your life! ;)

On to the next! Can you believe it’s October 1st!? Wow, time if flying by fast!  I don’t know about you, but fall is definitely my favourite when it comes to fashion! My hubby and I were already all bundled up yesterday… we stepped outside annnnd yes indeed we felt a fall breeze, which only meant one thing! Bring out the fall clothes!

Lots of you have been asking what are my top trends/must haves are for the fall. This year is a little tricky, only because there isn’t anything NEW this season. Which is good for your wallets- since you can bring a lot of your last year’s items out to play. So for any real new trends this season I can’t really lead you into the right direction. HOWEVER.. there are lots of trends that are returning with full force. Here are my top 7 favourite trends which I hope you can embrace this fall:

A. Leather details- sleeves, edges, pockets…
B. Ankle booties
C. A cozy sweater/jacket or cape.
D. Leather Square Shopping Bag/Tote
E. Lots of gold chunky jewellery
F. Touched of animal prints and fur.
G. Dark manicured nails!

1. Denim Trail Shirt $80
2. Faux leather-sleeved twill trench coat $240
3.  Essie Fall Collection $18
4.  Tory Burch Suede Angle Boot $425
5.  Ankle Boot Cowboy $219
6.  Skinny Animal Print Belt $31
7.  Suede Studded Shopper Bag $112
8.  Brown and Back Coatigan $72
9.  Lauren Ralph Lauren Modern Equestrian Bracelet $58
10. House of Harlow 1960 – Sunburst Button Earrings $30
11. Leather Bow Gloves $20

 

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October 1, 2012   10 Comments