Accessorize Your Life

Accessorize Your Life

I never used to spend money on shoes or bags.  Don’t get me wrong, I have always liked clothes, and shopping, and being put-together.  I just never saw the value in investing in my accessories, and the truth is, I have no idea why.  Maybe it was because I wasn’t investing in quality accessories – I was buying cheap shoes, and cheap bags, and was then disappointed when they were uncomfortable or fell apart after only a few uses.

Now, as I have grown-up and gotten wiser with age (ha ha), I have come to realize that accessories are often the most important aspect of a well-styled outfit, and that investing in quality accessories really makes all the difference in the world.  Now, I would far sooner invest in an amazing pair of boots, or a gorgeous bag that I’ll use all season than to purchase four or five different sweaters that I might only wear a couple of times each.  Truthfully this philosophy does cross over into my clothing purchases as well, and I’ve really embraced the concept of “quality” over “quantity” in every aspect of my wardrobe.

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It’s Finally Spring TIME!

It’s Finally Spring TIME!

This post contains sponsored product from Tense Watches Canada.

One of my favourite things about the changing seasons is preparing a new capsule wardrobe.  The last capsule wardrobe I blogged about was nearly a year ago!  I created a pregnancy capsule for the spring and summer.  I had great intentions of following that up with a post-baby fall and winter capsule wardrobe, but with everything that happened – Nora being born two months early, and then my open-heart surgery in December – my “capsule wardrobe” basically just consisted of sweat pants and rompers!

So – with the spring season finally upon us – after one of the most difficult winters of my life, I am so looking forward to everything this new season brings with it, including a new capsule collection.

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