Author archives: AmyYew

LOTD: Balanced Black

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An all black look is one of the strongest statement one can make when it comes to style. It's also one of the versatile looks you can pull off. We all have black in our closet and styling an all black look has more to do with finding balance. Frame this look with a long trench or coat for a sleek look.

10 Last Minute Gifts Under $50

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Photo above: Drybar “Escape Plan” Travel Set from Nordstrom ($43.22) Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Just two more sleeps till Christmas! If you're behind on your Christmas shopping, you're not alone. The malls are buzzing with shoppers checking off their lists before the big day. The advantage to shopping last minute (if you can deal with the anxiety)[...]

5 ways to decrease stress during the holiday season

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Even though the holidays are suppose to filled with parties, family and celebration, it's not always the case. Between Christmas shopping and hosting dinner, it leaves little time to enjoy and decompress as the year comes to a close. My list of holiday to-do(s) are quite comprehensive and includes: sending out cards, baking[...]

The "Can't Go Wrong" Holiday Gift Guide

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Finding the perfect gift for someone can be really difficult, especially if you know they have a very particular taste. I've always gone for gifts that have utility in someone's life. While I'm making my list, I also check on social media to see what each person on my list is currently into to get a good sense of what they [...]

#LOTD: Holiday Play

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Texture is a great way to make a look more interesting. This season, go for a playful look with tulle and chunky heels. Go easy on accessories when you go for a bold look. The clothes will speak for itself.

What To Wear And Where To Brunch This Weekend

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Weekend is brunch is there perfect way to unwind and catch up with friends and family. My weekend wear is usually more casual and comfortable since I like to do a lot of walking around. When it comes to what to wear to brunch, there's a secret trick I use: your look should be two thirds casual and one third dressy. Now that you have what to wear settl[...]

#LOTD: Seeing Red

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A classic coat is a great way to layer color onto a look. You can also dress a red coat with denim or a fancy dress. Versatility is the name of the game.

#LOTD: Winter Blues

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The weather is getting chilly out there which means I'm opting for long dresses or skirts. Separates are a great way to play with creating different looks. Pair your top and bottom with the same hue and add in prints for that extra pop while tying everything in.

#LOTD: Finishing Touch

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When it comes to holiday sparkle, it's all about the accessories for me. You can edit and reach a nice balance with accessories using chandelier earrings and a statement bracelet. With holiday parties in full swing, you can maximize the utility of what's currently in your wardrobe by adding festive colours using accessories.

Eating In: 4 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Cashew Butter Cups

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Anyone who know me knows I have a sweet tooth. One of my guilty pleasures is peanut butter cups. I use to have a huge addiction to peanut butter cups until I found out how unhealthy the store bought ones were. They were loaded with additives and sugar which we all know isn't great for our health. Since I've been experimenting in the kitchen lately, I deci[...]