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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Product Review: Dermalogica Precleanse Wipes

Dermalogica Precleanse Wipes

I'm a huge fan of makeup remover wipes, so when I heard about Dermalogica precleanse wipes ($27 for 20) in the spring I was definitely intrigued. Think the same bestselling formula (which contains aloe and apricot oils, rice bran, and vitamin E) but in convenient wipe form. What's not to love?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Oliver + Lilly's Fall 2014 Media Preview

Vancouver boutique Oliver + Lilly's fall 2014 preview media dinner table setting

At Vancouver boutique Oliver + Lilly's, the name of the sartorial game is evolution, not revolution. Oliver + Lilly's hasn't strayed very far from its classics-with-a-twist roots since owner Leighann Boquist opened shop in 2008, all while subtly forging new directions each season. On Monday evening, I was reacquainted with their offerings in the best possible way: an intimate multi-course dinner by The Farmer's Apprentice served at the shop, followed by delectable French pastries from neighbouring Beaucoup Bakery.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Lise Watier Fall 2014

Lise Watier fall 2014 Féline collection

The Lise Watier fall 2014 collection takes classic shades and beauty bag staples, then gives them a fashion-forward twist. Think rose gold and animal print motifs, combined with formulas with innovative longwear finishes. It's enough to make you want to reboot your makeup routine, stat. Ready for a closer look?

Monday, September 15, 2014

Latest Outfit: Buffalo Plaid & Bootlegger Giveaway

Summer to fall transitional style: buffalo plaid, heather grey tank, red lips
Bootlegger 'Everett' wrap (c/o) | Stillwater x Style by Kim XO tank (c/o) | Banana Republic shorts | Madewell boots (similar) | Ray-Ban cat-eye shades (similar) | WENDYB squirrel necklace |
Lips: Chanel Precision Lip Liner 'Rouge' & AERIN Rose Lip Conditioner |
Nails: Dior Vernis Gel 'Carré Bleu' & Anna Sui Gel Top Coat

I already have two red plaid shirts in my closet, but that didn't stop me from coveting this wrap from Bootlegger the instant I saw it in their fall/winter lookbook. The draped front lends a feminine vibe to an otherwise tomboyish style, and the soft cotton is just as cozy as any borrowed-from-the-boys flannel. I'm pairing it with summer staples and ankle boots as we ride out the last of the warmer temperatures; so perfect for crisp evenings and long hours spent working at home.

More photos (and a chance to win a $100 Bootlegger GC) after the jump!