Month: July 2014

Eye Sandal by Pierre Hardy

i want: Eye Sandal by Pierre Hardy

I’m not big on the Evil Eye trend in fashion from an aesthetic point of view. That being said, I’m falling for these Pre Fall 2014 Pierre Hardy Eye Sandal and Pumps. They are obviously influenced by the talisman but I like the quirky and anime like take he’s used in the design of these shoes. I love that the eyes are the most dominate feature on the shoe. The size of the eye and its placement make these shoes look so freaking cute on. In the kitten heel, there is just the perfect amount of toe point showing. It makes me want to squeal with delight. There are a lot of variations on the shoe. You can see there are kitten heel and regular heel sandal varieties. Pierre has also switched up the materials and colour combinations. He mixed leather, pony and suede. I’m particularly taken with the pony hair sandal in dusty pink, it’s absolutely spectacular. I haven’t seen any Canadian retailers with the shoes yet but you can find a variety of …

geekigirlStyle - Week 24

geekigirlStyle – Week 24

Welcome to my new weekly outfit of the day (OOTD) column called geekigirlStyle. I’m just playing some historical catchup with the month of June and Week 28 will see the column debut in its weekly format. geekigirlStyle – Week 24 Philip Sparks Top Vintage Liberty London Skirt Philip Sparks Kilted Mock Shoes Gap Tank Top Gap Cardigan Vintage Skirt Rodin Derby Shoes Summer Dress – Can’t remember the brand and can’t remember where I bought it. RetroSuperFuture Sunglasses

Leaves of Trees Deodorant

geekiviews: Leaves of Trees Deodorant (It’s the Best!)

I figured that short lasting and under-performing was status quo in the natural deodorant world. I tried different brands and delivery methods over the years. eventually I learned that I didn’t have much of a choice and gave up searching. Then I stumbled on the holy grail when introduced to Leaves of Trees deodorant. Leaves of Trees is a luxury skincare line based in Toronto that uses all organic products. Brand founder, Roohi Qureshi, MD uses her extensive background medicine and chemical engineering to choose the best natural fair-trade ingredients that produce healing benefits. Leaves of Trees products are formulated using a base of the highest quality unrefined argan oil sourced from a woman’s cooperative in Morocco. The argan nuts are crushed and then cold pressed by hand which results in a higher concentration of antioxidants which prevent and repair skin damage caused by free radicals. All products are handmade in small batches at the Leaves of Trees Flagship store at 177 Queen Street East. Products are free of artificial fragrances, colours and preservatives. I …

geekigirlStyle - Week 22

geekigirlStyle – Week 23

Welcome to my new weekly outfit of the day (#OOTD) column called geekigirlStyle. I’m just playing some historical catchup with the month of June and Week 28 will see the column debut in its weekly format. geekigirlStyle – Week 23 Philip Sparks Seersucker Dress Lacoste Oxfords * Gap Tank Top Sarah Stevenson Skirt Jacob Cardigan Nine West Sandals Bevel Sunglasses * Eliza Earrings Rag and Bone Blazer Reitmans x Eve Salvail tshirt Lacoste Oxfords * Gap Pants Bevel Sunglasses * Zara Floral Bomber Jacket 3.1 Phillip Lim Chelsea Boots Jeremy Laing Top Gap Pants Carven Pants TopShop Top Aldo Sandals Jenny Bird Earrings * indicates gifted item

Alcoff Shirtdress by Trademark

i want: Alcoff Shirtdress by Trademark

I was creeping on a twitter conversation between a couple of friends who were talking favorably about this new American sportswear company based out of New York City called Trademark. I decided to check them out and I fell in love with the Alcoff Shirtdress. The Alcoff Shirtdress is a perfect metallic shirt dress that looks as if it was poured on. The design details are perfect minimalism for the bold lamé fabric. The straight relaxed fit makes this dress super easy to wear to the office or  a party.  Of course, all great dresses have pockets and the Alcoff Shirtdress keeps them hidden by using side seam pockets Alcoff Shirtdress at $228 is a great price and nothing in the Trademark line will be over $500. The Alcoff Shirtdress is available ordered online at but unfortunately they only deliver to the US at the moment. I hope you deliver to Canada soon ladies! I need this dress. Trademark started in 2013 by Alexandra and Louisa Burch. Yup, the former step-daughters of Tory Burch. …

I want - I got on Cityline July 4, 2014

Holy Crap, I was a Guest on Cityline

Random forces rule my life sometimes. A really great example of this resulted in an appearance on Cityline. How did I go from minding my own business to being a guest on major morning show? Well, it all started at a party, one that I was initially waffling on. La Société had a little anniversary party in early June. I didn’t know many people who were going but they have one of the best patios in the city. I also wanted to congratulate Charles Khabouth on the anniversary. If you are a reader from way back, you’ll remember that Charles took me to NYC when he launched Bisha to go furniture shopping. It’s still one of my favourite blogging experiences. I learned about to the furniture side of New York City and discovered some amazing brands. We even had lunch at Balthazar. So, I enter the party and I’m seeing no one I know. I spot Charles on the stairs to the upstairs patio and move in to quickly chat. I keep walking up to …

geekigirlStyle - Week 22

Welcome to geekigirlStyle – A Weekly #OOTD Update

I’m not having much success in finding a really great way of automatically incorporating my Instagram content over here on the blog. I love Instagram and I like to post a lot of random fun things there. Since there isn’t an automatic solution that meets my needs, I’ve decided to do it manually. So to make it easier, I’ve decided to create a new weekly outfit of the day (#OOTD) column called geekigirlStyle. I don’t do a lot of personal style posting here (feels a bit weird to be honest) so I’m happy to ease into it with this weekly format. I’ve decided to post looks all week from the month of June and next Monday well see the beginning of the weekly rotation with Week 28’s #OOTD offerings. geekigirlStyle – Week 22 Levi’s Denim Jacket * Blank Denim The Clash x Converse * H&M Sweater Joe Fresh Dress Shelly’s London oxfords * Stolen Riches laces J. Crew Skirt Zara Blazer Nine West Shoes Equipment Sleeveless Shirt Danier Leather Custom Dress 3.1 Phillip Lim Chelsea …