Thursday, 28 June 2012

Stampede Style Studs

Now for the details of those Stampede Style Studs that were on Breakfast Television with me on Tuesday for The Core.

Norm is wearing; Shirt: Hugo Boss from Harry Rosen | jeans: Hugo Boss from Harry Rosen | belt: very western belt with buckle (not seen in pictures) is from Harry Rosen | boots: Frye available at Holt Renfrew. 

Alex is wearing; Shirt: Selected from Urban | jeans: Diesel from Urban | belt: leather woven (not seen in pictures) is from Urban| braclet: leather wrist wrap from Brooks Brothers

Thanks again to Breakfast TelevisionArtists Within Make-up Academy, The CORE, Anstice PR and Kaeli.

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Stampede Style Ladies ~

I have received a lot of great feedback and interest from yesterdays Breakfast Television appearance! Thanks so much for all of the support! Here are the outfit breakdowns for the ladies that I promised you from The CORE Stampede Style segment. Will recap the guys for you tomorrow.

Kim's stampede style: dress: Club Monaco | jewelry and belt: Club Monaco | bag: The Cambridge Satchel Company at Holt Renfrew | hair and make-up: Artists Within Make-up Academy

Lori's ensemble: dress and belt: Aritzia | jacket and bracelet: H and M | shoes: ZiGiny moccasins @ Towne Shoes | bag: J.J. Winter from Jack and Elliot | ring: Tally Devine from Jack and Elliot | hair and make-up: Artists Within Make-up Academy

My ensemble: jeans: Zara | tank tops: Aritzia | jacket: Aritzia | shoes: Modern Vintage @ Holt Renfrew | hair and make-up: Artists Within Make-up Academy

Happy Shopping! ~xoB

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Styleista on Breakfast Television

Well today was an amazing day! Had my Styleista television debut today on Breakfast Television Calgary. Outfitted 4 amazing models in Stampede Style and bit of the old in with new. Will post about the outfits in detail tomorrow!

The models Norm, Kim from Harry Rosen @kimberleymegan, Lori Andrews @designertweets, and Alex. Lori is also one of The CORE's 100 Days of Stampede Style Contest finalists, you can go and vote for your favorite at their Facebook page.

Everyone waiting to go on set for the Stampede Style showcase.

Me talking Stampede Style from The CORE with Tara Slone @taratheslone from Breakfast Television.

 Me talking about how much I love Jack and Elliot at The CORE (excuse my face - I am passionate)

And that's a wrap! Special thanks to the ladies from Artists Within Make-up Academy for the hair and make-up! The lovely ladies and stores at The CORE and Anstice PR

Monday, 25 June 2012

Seersucker Stud ~

Name: Jay Skelly

Occupation: Handbag Sales Consultant at Holt Renfrew. AKA "Prada Jay" "Handbag Jay" follow him on twitter @handbagjay

Style Inspiration: pays attention to the trends in his environment and when he travels to fabulous cities and makes them his own.

Describe Your Style: Prada esk with an edge

Favorite Stores/Brands: Holt Renfrew, Levi's, Brass Monacle (glasses), Uniqlo (NYC), Paul Smith - Jay says "it's not how much it costs, it's how you put it together." I agree!

Wearing: pants: Levis | blazer: Uniqlo  | shirt: Banana Republic | shoes: Louie Vuitton from Holt 
Renfrew | jewelry: Ippolita, Tiffany, John Hardy and Links of London all at Holt Renfrew | glasses: Brass Monacle

PS - watch for me on Breakfast Television Calgary tomorrow morning around 7:45 for some Stampede Style!

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

City Slicker ~ Spring Bomber ~

The nylon bomber jacket is the perfect spring layer, a balance of form and function. Water resistant and wind proof you can stay dry while still being fly. Whether you're wearing jeans and a tee to the grocery store or skinnys and heels out on the town,  wear a city slicker with pretty much anything.

The Spring Bomber Jacket

The Mackage style is on sale now at
Happy shopping! ~xoB

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Get the look ~ Coral, Mint and Grey ~

While in LA we attended a fabulous event in which Jeffery Sachs spoke at and he gave a shout out to my good friend, "hero", Amanda Lindhout for her work with The Global Enrichment Foundation. The party was a hit, put on by Mary Fanaro, A listers, great wine and amazing food provided by Fig at the Fairmont Santa Monica. This is what I wore...

dress:  Parker from Intermix | bag: Prada @ Holt Renfrew | shoes: Zara | Jewelry: Stella & Dot | lips: Revlon "tutti frutti" | nails: GOSH "miss minty" with GOSH "miss grey"

Get the look ~ Coral, Mint and Grey ~

The lovely and talented ladies Beth Doan, Michelle Magnan, Amanda Lindhout and myself.

Monday, 11 June 2012

Scarf Print ~ LA ~

I was just recently in Los Angeles for business and pleasure. Partaking in a few of my favorite things; shopping, eating, visiting with girlfriends, sipping wine on patios and styling for a fabulous event. Here is outfit one of the 3 day trip, which I wore to the exclusive Chateau Marmont hotel for dinner and drinks and the best people watching in LA.

dress: Zara | bag: Louie Vuitton @ Hotl Renfrew | shoes: Rosegold (last season) | ring: Belle Noel - Kim Kardashian's jewelry line available at Jack and Elliot my favorite new store in The Core | lips: Revlon "kiss me coral" with Joe Fresh lip tint "mango"

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Mint Momma


At 33 weeks pregnant, this Vietnamese beauty is glowing in one of this seasons hottest hues, mint green, and hottest hems, the mullet dress. Proving you can be comfortable and trendy with baby on board.

Name: Cathy Huynh
Style Inspiration: Jennifer Lopez
Describe Your Style: classy, sexy
Favorite Stores: Zara, Bebe, Forever 21
Wearing: dress: Forever21 | bag: Prada from Holt Renfrew | shoes: Gucci from Holt Renfrew | jewelry: Links of London at Holt Renfrew

Monday, 4 June 2012

Manicure Monday ~ Nails ~

A little collection of some of my latest mani's

 GOSH "Miss Grey" with Essie "a lot of shekels" tips | Essie "merino grey" with GOSH "cute" | 
 Essie "a crewed interest" with GOSH "Miss Minty" | American Apparel "factory grey" |
 Essie "a crewed interest" with Essie "action" |  GOSH "light nutmeg" with GOSH "orange splash"