Shades of Spring

Mint…it takes on tints of aqua and turquoise, but always maintains its uniqueness; it brings to mind tropical waters, egg shells and spring and leaves behind its fresh taste in your mouth.

Items pictured: Candy Stretch Skinny Jean, Poly Georgette Pleated Blouse, Auburn Pyramid Bracelet, Molly Flower Sheer Top, FP One Floral Lace Tunic, Geo Enamel Cuff, Thunderbird Belt, Totally Tape Graphic Tee, Colored Denim Cutoff Shorts.

Also pictured – Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Nail Color in Mint Sorbet – the color used in our February lookbook :)

Shades of Spring

Lemon… a ray of sunshine, a light at the end of winter’s tunnel, daffodils and daisies poking their heads out of the ground and the fresh scent of citrus flower… a color associated with joy, happiness, intellect, and energy.

Items Pictured: Girlie Greaser Top, Colored Denim Cutoff Shorts, Babydoll Swing Long Sleeve Top, Auburn Pyramid Bracelet, Neon Spacedye Boot Sock, Printed Long Bed Jacket, Laguna Coast Pullover, Love of Gingham Bodycon, Long Colorblock Cardigan, Scallop Edge Lace Crop Top.

Shop the February lookbook.

February Lookbook Behind the Scenes

Our February lookbook is so full of light and soft colors, it’s hard to believe it was shot on a chilly day in New York City in an abandoned building… our team shot at 5 Beekman St (more on this location to come) with photographer Anna Palma, who you may remember from this amazing video. Here’s a peek behind the scenes!

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Photos by Thomas Northcut.

View the February Lookbook!

Shades of Spring

Last week we told you about the pastel trend we love for spring, and today we released our February lookbook, a pastel story.  This week we’ll take a closer look at some of the pretty hues we love for spring, starting with rose… the color of delicate petals, sun-kissed cheeks and grapefruit, symbolic of gentleness, grace and sweetness.

Items pictured: Emma Too Fer Dress, All Over Lace Babydoll Top, Lace Up Skinny Cord, Neon Tide Layering Necklace, Colored Denim Cutoff Shorts, Muddy Waters Sneaker, Neon Nugget Friendship Bracelet, Auburn Pyramid Bracelet, Climbing Vines Blouse, Midtown Mini Dress, Side Slit Cami.

We also love the shade peach on the face right now – check out what’s in our makeup bag.

View the February lookbook!

February Lookbook Video

Spring is coming, I can feel it… you start to notice a little change in the air, it carries with it a scent of the warmth that is on its way, flowers poke their heads out of the ground to see if its safe to bloom yet, and the sun fights to stay out a little bit longer. Read More

Store Style: Blue Jean Baby

In case you couldn’t tell by looking at our website, we’re pretty into denim right now – even the good old Canadian tuxedo!  But even if head to toe denim is a little too much for you, we love finding ways to incorporate pieces of it into every outfit, and it feels so fresh for Spring. Here’s some styling inspiration from our always-lovely store girls!

The denim bustier dress is definitely our dress of the moment – change it up a little by adding a slip underneath!

The perfect cutoff denim short – wear them now with tights and boots; wear them later with bare legs and sandals – and of course the laguna coast pullover!

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A sweet Meadow look: the fp high rise flares, flower smocked tube top and suede floral headband.

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I love how she paired the denim bustier dress with a belt in a contrasting shade of blue – the dress also looks great with the caballero tall boot and jane wide brim hat.

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Denim on denim! The cutoff denim short, riding with cowboys tank and traveler denim jacket.

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The denim bustier dress looks absolutely adorable with boots or converse!

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And lastly, we love the denim bustier dress with the traveler denim jacket!

Shop the Blue Jean Baby collection.

Hot Trend: Ponytail Cuffs

I don’t think I’ve used anything other than standard hair ties for ponytails since I got rid of my (extensive) collection of scrunchies, so when I saw that we were getting all of these cute ponytail cuffs in, I was really excited for a fresh take on the ponytail. It’s my go-to hair style, but it gets so boring… I am all about these cute cuffs, especially the brightly colored cut-out geometric cuff and the suede lasso pony holder! They are such a great way to add a little unexpected pop of color or texture. We had some fun trying them on today – what do you guys think, are you into this trend?

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Beaded Ponytail Cuff

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Lasso Pony Holder

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Beaded Ponytail Cuff, Stingray Ponytail Cuff, Cutout Ponytail Cuff

Shop all Ponytail Cuffs and Hair Accessories.

FASHION trend: Colored shirts and high neck jewelry!

As of late I’m pretty much all about shirts, I feel like I’m back in my school days again but I like it. I button them right up to the top, wear them under dresses or sweaters with the collar peeking out or just on their own with jeans. My new obsession is collar detail and finding ways to jazz up the collar and make it stand out a little. High neck necklaces are perfect for this; I like to wear them under the collar so it achieves a lovely centre piece. It’s sophisticated but with a bit of fun.  To wear with these shirts to finish the look off I’m addicted to cobalt blue nail polish just like in our December book!

Would you wear this look?

 

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Here’s the items: Casbah Necklace Joplin Necklace Tarnished Rose Collar Shirt: Sheer Buttondown Tunic

Trend direction from our seniors

Our December book has just dropped and fashion trends have twisted from a high-spirited, festive way of dressing to a much cleaner, cooler 80’s and 90’s vibe.

We’re pretty excited about the styling going into the New Year. we’re feeling cool and boy-like with an edge…a soft attitude that isn’t too overpowering.

 For you to get a clearer understanding of our trend direction we asked three of our seniors to define what they are chasing after this month!

Sophie

“I’m absolutely dying over our easy throw-on, slouchy sweaters. Super cool but laid back patterns and texture that go with anything and will see you through to spring…”

 the shot I love best in the book is the black and white fairisle sweater with denim cut offs against the wall with the braid… that shot is like heaven for me”

 

 Cotton Fairisle pullover Amoudi stripe pullover denim cutoff short palazzo pant

 

Kristal

“My favorite trend of the Dec book is the whole late 80’s/ early90’s Babe vibe it has. The Crop muscle knit paired with the extreme flare is outrageous and the shortie-short shorts and high slits are out of sight.. The Hair is soooo good for this look too! Everyone has a care-free total babe in them somewhere!”

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Sheer button down shirt Classic denim jacket o town muscle tee extreme textured knit flare

Ana

“I’m very excited about the variety of bottoms in the January catalog. From high-waisted shorts to long and full pants, there is a great look for everyone. I personally plan on adding the denim and vegan leather shorts to my wardrobe and am excited knowing about all the other versions we have in the works”

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washed vegan leather short cropped vegan leather jacket Printed palazzo pant

Trend Spotting: Abbey Lee

Abbey Lee is running through our minds a bit too much lately and with the launch of our Baroque trend, which is full of rich velvets, clashing textures, and beautiful jewel tones, we thought why not experiment with some looks up in the studio. We printed out some inspiration tears and got styling; here are our Abbey Lee looks!

We love Abbey Lee, and we love our new trend Baroque!

Items Pictured: Provincial Embroidered Maxi Skirt, New Romantics Chiffon Capelet, Slouchy Velvet Blazer, Roaring Bead Collar, Large Amulet Necklace, Ramsey Oxford, Jenny Floppy Hat.

Velvet Burnout Bodycon, Boucle Jacket, Opaque Tights, Platform Ankle Boot, Seville Pendant, Deco Choker.

Pillowtalk Romper, Josephine Ruffle Slip, Seville Pendant, Cord Buttondown, Opaque Tights, Painted Distress Boot.

Metallic Lace Bell Bottom, New Romantics Chiffon Capelet, Printed Kimono, Seville Pendant, Deco Choker, Ramsey Oxford, Jenny Floppy Hat.

Shop the Baroque Trend.

Trend: Snow Angel

When I think of a snow angel I think of a soft wanderer, she walks quietly and oozes curiosity.
Our Snow Angel trend derived from all things soft and pretty, beautiful cozy textures hang softly
while pastels shades capture the nostalgic feeling of a dream like world. Snow Angel is about comfort,
comfort in the most beautiful light.

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Trend Spotting: 1920’s Je t’aime Pari

If I had a time machine I would go back to the Birth of Bohemian Paris Just like Gil (Owen Wilson) did in Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris.
Reeling from the folly of World War I, Paris was the centre of the artistic universe then. Bohemians were exquisite and romantic – it was an elegant soiree, with artists and writers holding a passion that was so intense it created magic. 1920’s Paris is my era of love. I would trade anything to go back and spend some time with Surrealists in Montparnasse!

Who wants to come?

 

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 New Romantics Embellished Romper New Romantics Tailored Dress