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Getting Winter Chic With Lyst

Winter chic outfit

The one thing that is true among all women, is that they love to shop. Now, what if you can shop all your favourite retailers in one place, without moving from your couch and your shopping experience is personalized for you? Do you feel intrigued, yet? Let me introduce you to Lyst, a popular fashion marketplace that lets you browse and shop the world of fashion all in one place (aka, my new obsession).

Lyst lets you create wish lists from your favourite brands and stores like Alice + Olivia, Alexander McQueen, Victoria Beckham, Barneys, Saks Fifth Avenue, ASOS, Zara, Topshop, etc., and then alerts you when the items on your wish lists go on sale and/or are back in stock, brilliant right?

Lyst Women's Clothing Category

 

It’s super easy to sign up (it takes seconds), once you do it then lets you select brands to follow. Once you follow all your favourite brands, you can start creating your lists. It’s really that simple.

A preview of the fashion marketplace webiste Lyst

Since winter is upon us, I decided to create a winter chic outfit, to show you all how easy it is to create a wish list. Let’s be honest, just because it’s cold outside, it doesn’t mean your style has to suffer, right? My main focus was the pop of colour from the Michael Kors messenger tote, I love the blue colour of the bag and the sueded-snakeskin texture.

With the holidays right around the corner, I also created a Holiday Glamour list, a wish list of holiday party outfits, which you can check out here.

For those of you always on-the-go, Lyst also has an app, which you can download on your phone/tablet. So my beauties, are you ready to start lysting?.

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Disclosure: This post was created in collaboration with Lyst. All opinions expressed are my own.

 

Best Cyber Monday Beauty & Fashion Deals 2014

Two women in shop looking at clothes.

If you’re not a fan of standing in outrageous lines on Black Friday, then Cyber Monday is for you.

I’ve come up with a detailed list of all the best beauty and fashion deals happening on Cyber Monday. Happy shopping!

BEAUTY

Avon: 30% OFF of any purchase $30 or more. Free shipping on all orders. Special gift with every order of $50 or more.

GHD: 25% OFF most hot tools.

LOARC Cosmetics: 25% OFF Pro Palette. Free eyelash curler with every purchase.

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics: 20% OFF site-wide.

Sigma Beauty: 20% OFF everything site-wide with code CM2014

Shu Uemura: Spend $50 and receive 20% OFF, spend $100 and receive 25% OFF. Free shipping on orders over $50, site-wide.

The Body Shop: From 12/1 to 12/2, 50% OFF everything site-wide. Free shipping with any $30 purchase.   

Too Faced: 50% OFF of sale items. Plus, get mystery grab bag for $35.

Urban Decay: The Electric Palette is on sale for $35, comes with a bonus sample of the 24/7 Velvet Glide-On Eye Pencil in Black Velvet. Free shipping on all orders.

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Fashion Spotlight: Interview With Shop For Jayu Designer Sally Han & Giveaway!

designer sally han shows off pregnancy style in blush pink dress

Sally Han, a Toronto based jewelry designer found her passion for making jewelry at the young age of 19. Since then, she has launched two jewelry brands, Shop For Jayu along with its sister brand Pslams 91:1 Accessories.

Han’s Shop For Jayu collection, which offers fashionable, trendy and bold designs at super affordable prices is currently being sold at numerous stores across Toronto and was recently picked up by Anthropologie in the U.S.

One thing that really inspired me about Sally is that she takes the opportunity to give back, with her Pslams 91:1 Accessories line, she creates jobs for widows and marginalized individuals in Africa, Korea, Canada and beyond.

I chatted with Sally about everything from her pregnancy (she’s expecting her first child, a baby girl!), fashion and of course she dished on her new holiday collection.

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8 Must-Have Plaid Scarves For Fall

Must-Have Plaid Scarves For Fall

Have you been on the quest for the perfect plaid scarf? It’s all about layering this time of the year and one of my favourite trends is plaid scarves.

I came across a fabulous plaid scarf by coincidence at Forever 21 back in August (it was just laying randomly on a pile of clothes) and it has been a Fall must-have of mine ever since.

I scoured the web for some of the chicest plaid scarves, so get ready to warm up with these eight fabulous finds!

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