Girl’s Night In

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I don’t know about you guys, but Vancouver was just hit with a MAJOR windstorm that made a bunch of trees fall, power was out everywhere, and the city went a bit mad. Obviously, my girls and I dealt with the situation like it was a cakewalk and considered ourselves blessed that we had a “girl’s night in” planned. 

With the sun dwindling down and electricity suddenly non-existent, we cozied up in the backyard and had bonding time without any distractions. We also had the best survival gear possible—sweets, beats, Palm Bay treats, and an instax mini to document the night. Continue Reading

Not Your Awkward Denim from 2000

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Denim skirts are back in action! And not like the awkward short denim skirts of the early 2000′s, but the flattering high-waisted, pencil cut, distressed kind. I’ve paired this skirt with a white sheer top w/butterfly sleeves (great transitional piece into Fall), white sneakers, and gold accessories.

Keeping it simple, casual, but never plain as vanilla.


Skirt: One Teaspoon / Top: Aila Blue / Sneakers: Spring / Earrings: H&M


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Silver Lining

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August–when we reflect on Summer’s annual demise. The silver lining? Transitional dressing.

The transition from Summer to Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of the year, and a favourite of mine when it comes to dressing. We start wearing deeper/richer hues, layering, and considering materials.

This look?  I’m playing around with deeper purples and trench-coating (the waterproof and transparent kind). Also, little crossbody bags are still here in full force, and this circular pink JUJU bag is just the cutest.


Raincoat: Topshop / Dress: Motel / Shoes: T.U.K. / Bag: JUJU Continue Reading

Motel Rocks x Nylon Mag

IMG_0814xvsmFinally, I’m getting a post up and finished! I have at least 13 posts waiting to be edited and published. Finally, the storm has calmed a tad, and I can get back to it!

Motel Rocks and Nylon Mag collaborated on a two-piece set, and they did a fantastic job sticking to the energy of both brands. Get it here! Also, I made my Regal Rose head-piece into an armlet! Quite happy with how it turned out.

Nylon Mag actually featured this look on “How to Style Like an Instagram Girl“, check it out here!


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Win 2 VIP Passes to Squamish Fest!

SquamishGiveawayI’m hosting an awesome giveaway on my Instagram account!

I get to send you and a friend to the Squamish Valley Music Festival in VIP style this August 7-9! For your chance to win 2 VIP passes (camping and parking included) for the festival, tag a friend in the comment section (CLICK HERE) and don’t forget to follow @SquamishFest!

Contest ends this Friday, July 30 at 10PM PST.


VIP Tickets are valid for the duration of the festival and include the following benefits:

  • No line-ups! Exclusive access to the festival site through dedicated VIP gate
  • Raised viewing decks and unique social areas at the three largest stages (limited capacity during peak times). Elevate yourself above the crowd and enjoy the best sightlines to your favorite artists
  • Exclusive VIP bars with dedicated VIP mixologists serving premium beverage products at reasonable prices
  • Flushing, air-conditioned luxury washrooms at locations around the festival
  • Crowd free and priority access to festival merchandise
  • All the regular amenities and experiences of General Admission tickets

Good-Luck

A Wanderess in Free People

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“She is free in her wildness, she is a wanderess,

a drop of free water. She knows nothing of

borders and cares nothing for rules or customs.

‘Time’ for her isn’t something to fight against.

Her life flows clean, with passion, like fresh water..”

-Roman Payne


A journey complete with a few of my Free People friends:

 Titan Shield Collar / Prapti Off the Shoulder Maxi / Outerbanks Jumper / Sacred Valley Blanket Flare / Prima Lace Up Wedge / Tully Lace Up Sandal / Lacey Denim Cutoff Shorts Continue Reading

‘Style Through The Decades’ with Glasses.com

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Let’s take a moment to think about style. I immediately think, ‘individual’ and ‘self-expression’. Whether we like it or not, the way we choose and piece together an outfit highlights our personality and speaks loads about our persona before we utter a sound.

 The way we accessorize—especially with eyewear—can completely transform our entire style and complete an overall look. Glasses have come a long way; selection of eyewear is boundless, so style is never compromised. Whether that be eyeglasses or sunglasses, the perfect frame can do wonders for any style and can be used for ‘self-expression’ rather than just an instrument for sight.

Style and eyewear strike a beautiful balance and this post is all about how #stylehasnoperscription. While traveling through Europe, I put together a lookbook showcasing my favourite eyewear from Glasses.com, with the theme ‘Style Through The Decades’—50′s, 60′s, and 70′s style.


Giveaway Winner: @smyliieee

Congrats @smyliiee! Email your shipping details to xandervintage@gmail.com. xo

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