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Wardrobe upgrades: 10 must-haves to take your closet of classics to the next level

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Wardrobe Upgrades

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By a certain age, it’s safe to assume that any fashion-minded woman would own at least a few wardrobe staples. The little black dress that takes you from day to night? Check. The quintessential It bag you’ve dreamed about since childhood? Check (if you’re lucky). But now that you’ve got ‘em, what’s next? With summer in full swing (and sales going on everywhere), there’s no better time to upgrade. From fun statement heels to chic varsity jackets to this season’s much-coveted ’90s slip dress, we draw up a list of 10 new classics every woman should have in their wardrobe. Still hankering for a breakdown of practical buys? We’ve got a solid list that will last a lifetime, too. Read more »


Afternoon Delight: Gap’s colourblock button down has spring’s pastel trend on lock

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Gap Colourblock Button Down

Gap‘s really got its game face on lately, with the brand’s storied American vibes being seriously modernized under the direction of newish hotshot creative director Rebekka Bay. This colourblocked button down is just one example of Gap’s stellar steez, and speaking from recent experience, it’s actually sold out in many stores right now. Lucky for you, the web is a trove of sizing and a 25% discount too!

Gap colourblock button down ($60, gapcanada.com)


Summer sandals under $100: 50 styles as easy on the eyes as they are your wallet

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Summer Sandals Under 100

50 summer sandals under $100 await »

It’s almost “toes out” season and we can barely hold our not-even-slightly pedicured digits back. After months of polar vortex brutality, toes want out from their cage, and can you blame ‘em? To help segue them back into society, we’ve gone scouring for the best summer sandals under $100. Easy on the eyes, easy on the wallet! From on-trend athletic sliders to killer stilettos, we’ve got 50 styles so good, you’ll even be wearing them during next week’s rainstorm.
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How to dress for freelance life: 5 wardrobe tips that take the homebody out of working from home

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How to dress freelance

If you’re one of the almost 20% of Canadians working from home, you’ve likely faced what we like to call the “Outdoor Dilemma:” Part-timing it as an entrepreneur, mommy blogger or cam girl (just kidding) all day long and realizing at some god-forsaken hour that you need to exit the house. You’re out of groceries. The Pringles stash must be replenished. You reach one hand up to your ratty, tangled nest of hair and one hand down to your no-pants and realize this is impossible. Hungry and cold, you settle into bed without dinner, starved by your own lack of world-ready attire.

No more. I’m here to tell you: You can dress like a comfortable human while easily transitioning from “reclined in my office space/Girls viewing theatre” to “elegant coffee shop patron.” Here’s how to dress for a chic freelance life:


Busy weekend for Kate Middleton: She debuts new items from Erdem, Emilia Wickstead and… Gap?

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Kate Middleton wine tasting

Photography by Samir Hussein/WireImage

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It was a very busy weekend for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge—but busy is always welcome for those of us obsessed with the royals, especially when you consider that Kate Middleton had 5 outfit changes! We have photos of every single look in our massive Kate Middleton style gallery, but here’s a rundown of what the royals got up to in New Zealand.

On Saturday, the Cambridges went to Cambridge! The couple toured the town and met with locals who lined the streets. Kate debuted a new coat by Erdem—a bright green, knee-length coat with front zip from the Pre-Fall 2013 collection. She paired it with a floral print tea dress by Suzannah, though only the hemline was visible. Knowing Kate, we’ll likely see this dress in full at some point in the future. Since when doesn’t she wear an item more than once? Read more »


All new Gap: Inside the retailer’s Spring 2014 collection with powerhouse creative director Rebekka Bay

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Gap Spring 2014 Lookbook

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There’s nothing the fashion world loves more than a new style muse and when Gap hired Rebekka Bay as its creative director last year, our sartorial spidey senses went into overdrive. The mastermind behind upscale H&M sister brand COS, the soft-spoken Danish designer has already achieved cult standing among editors, bloggers and cool kids alike for her sophisticated approach to modern minimalist dressing.

Spring 2014 marks Bay’s first collection with Gap, and if insider reactions at the presentation in New York back in October were any indication, she hasn’t lost her Midas touch. Featuring a summer-ready lineup of acid-wash jeans, bleached pastels and perfectly slouchy sweatshirts, her spring collection is a lust-worthy first look at a re-imagined Gap and a new American style that’s refreshing, relaxed and seriously cool. We sat down with the newly minted creative director after her spring presentation to talk icons, Americana and giving Gap its mojo back.
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Valentine’s Day gift ideas: 30 cheap and cheerful ways to say “Hey, girl” under $30

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Valentines Day Gift Ideas

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If you’re looking for something more than a heart emoji to express your feels this February 14, the Internet is abound with options. From barely-there lace getups to feather-embellished whips, there’s plenty of sexy out there. But since you knew that already, we’re going the cheap and cheerful route with 30 Valentine’s Day gift ideas that prove thoughtful and hella cute for $30 or less.

For the DIY lover (or your DIY-loving lover), check Anthropologie’s love note bottle, which includes a teensy papier mache flower and an array of cards. For that special someone with a funny side, a foul mouthed teddy bear should do the trick.
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Coat must-haves: 43 on-trend toppers and the perfect accoutrements to wear them with for Fall 2013

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fall fashion 2013 coat trend

Our take on Fall 2013′s coat trends »

Coats on coats on coats. Fall’s necessary evil has turned especially trendy with Fall 2013’s many very cool takes on the must-have weather protector. Whether pink and girlish is your thing (and this season it most definitely should be) or borrowed from the boys items run rampant in your closet, we’ve got 43 coats and their essential accoutrements.

Jump to trend: CAPES | OVERSIZED | PINK | PLAID | TAILORED
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