I Wish You Would.

You know, sometimes I take a look at Pinterest and wish there was specifically a Canadian Cold edition. I don’t know about you, but they have so many cute outfits to look at… yet are they warm enough for our Canadian Fall and Winter? Usually no.

Funny enough, as I am writing this, I am reading November 2014 issue of Fashion Magazine and the Editor’s Letter says, “Welcome to our polar vortex prep issue”. This is what I am talking about! I am SO excited to wear a pretty vintage fur coat I found at a yard sale while on vacation on Manitoulin Island. I have my down coat still, but now that I am allergic to feather, I had to figure out some options. Why wouldn’t I want to be warm, wear a recycled fashion and feel fancy in some fur?

I realize more than ever, after attending the Dress for Success event at Wilfrid Laurier University that I LOVE fashion and that I know that I am talking about.. which has been all self taught. I also learned that there are SO many ways to do something. Many ways to get skills or be a pro at something. It doesn’t need to be the traditional way. But regardless, you have got there and you have yourself and your determination to thank.

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Just like experience, your fashion visually may tell a different story than what is actually the truth. You don’t have to spend a fortune to look like you have. I love helping my clients feel confident and look fabulous with pieces from Le Prix.

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Clockwise from Top Left: Wine Wool + Feather Hat ($25), Knit Circle Scarf ($10), Kenneth Cole Wool Coat ($15), Joseph Ribkoff Dress ($24). All from www.leprixclothing.com

There is something so classic about the deep tones and monochromatic palette of Fall fashion. You can easily make a statement with an accessory, like this wine + feather hat, and a pretty berry lip color. I like Wet ‘N’ Wild MegaLast Lip Colour in Sugar Plum Fairy (totally affordable.. it’s $3!) and it is a dupe of MAC Rebel. You will still get long wearing color with great pigmentation.

A Le Prix Tip: Experts say the best lip colors vary by skin tone. Pale complexions look best with a sheer wash of color; darker complexions can handle a thicker, more opaque finish. BUT I don’t always follow this. I am palest of the pale, and I love opaque colors… so as I believe, do what YOU like not what you’re told.

Now for a funky song, to give you a good groove for the day:

That is all I have for you today! xoxo

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