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Movember & Menswear

I can't believe that tomorrow will be December! Where has the month year gone?? I'm equal parts stunned and excited because I love the winter holiday season. One of my favourite things to do is holiday shopping. A lot of folks get stressed out by holiday shopping but I really enjoy it! The malls are all decorated and festive and I treat it as a treasure hunt finding meaningful and fun gifts for my loved ones.

In the spirit of Movember (awareness month of men's health and moustaches) and to help prepare for the gift shopping ahead, I've put together some gift ideas for men as my product shoot for this month.





If these shoes look familiar, they are indeed my vintage Batas featured in previous outfits here and here. Both the shoes and gloves pictured are actually mine/women's and not Nick's/men's because Nick's shoes are too big to fit in frame. And this matters because my photo shoot set is super ghetto -- see setup photo below:


The black wood surface is …

2018 Fall Fashion Trends

Ahhh I'm so glad I'm finally publishing this post! I've been planning and trying to work on this for so long (basically right after 2017 Fall Fashion post) but following more of the intentional structure of my 2018 Summer Fashion Trends post. So again, I have three trends that I've enjoyed through the varying stages of fall -- and actually, I believe would work well into winter too! Just pop on a thicker coat or parka and done. So without further ado:
Trend 1: Mad for Plaid All plaid is pretty trendy but I've been seeing glen plaid (grey monochrome plaid) in particular everywhere this fall. From blazers to dresses to skirts to pants, I've been seeing this pattern in all mainstream stores (Zara, Dynamite, Forever21, etc.)

My pants are actually from last year December, another one of those purchases that sat in my closet for a long time until it's debut. Given the super high-waist, I had trouble wearing tops tucked in cleanly. Two tricks I eventually found w…