Friday Favs

Today’s Friday Favs will be a little different because I will just be talking about one item in particular because I have been wearing them almost everyday. Drumroll please… this item is a lace bralette. I have quite a few different styles and colours in these and I LOVE wearing them. I wear them around the house, if I don’t feel like putting a real bra on (we’ve all been there) and I wear them when I’m going out. They are so comfy and add a super feminine touch to your outfit. It also looks really cute when it’s peaking through your top. All of mine are from Aerie because they seem to sell the largest product range. There are so many stores that sell lace bralettes so I suggest you grab some!

I’ll share a couple pictures of the ones I have but I’ll leave some links below on where to find some other really cute ones. The great thing about Aerie is that they sell these bralettes through every season and they come in so many colours, bright neons for summer and darker hues for fall/winter. They have some with padding for days where you are wearing it out or if you just want the support and ones without padding for lazy days or for smaller chested women.

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Some other stores that sell too cute to be real bralettes are Aritzia, Urban Outfitters, Nasty Gal and so many more. Let me know where you have bought you’re fav bralettes from in the comment box below! Happy Friday!

Casual Friyay

Guys, it’s Friday, it’s payday, it’s 19 degrees outside (celsius) and it’s sunny. DO YOU KNOW WHAT THIS MEANS???? Life is great, that’s what it means. I am temporarily blocking the fact that I have five exams next week from my brain and enjoying today. I hope you are all doing the same, especially my fellow college student friends!

I wore a very casual outfit today; black skinnies, converse and a tee. I feel like I need to go shopping and buy a few more pairs of pants and some Spring layering shirts. Let me know if you have any suggestions. It feels so good to be able to get nice pictures taken outside in the GORGEOUS sunny weather. Hope you like and TGIF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ps. read down below for the delish recipe for the frap I got from Starbucks.

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OMG, so during class I was lurking the ‘secret menu’ at Starbucks because I was really and I mean really craving a frappucino. So I got a java chip frap with 2 pumps toffee nut, maple syrup and mocha syrup drizzled on top. YUM. IMG_3879 IMG_3881 IMG_3883 IMG_3891 IMG_3907 IMG_3912Coat: Forever 21 | Tee: Express | Jeans: Express | Converse: Soft Moc | Backpack: Call it Spring | Sunglasses: Forever 21

Pattern Daze

 Mixing patterns can be tricky to pull off, but once you get it, your outfit looks amazing. I went for more subtle pattern mixing, with a plaid flannel and leopard print sneakers. Since both pieces are at opposite ends of the body, nothing clashed. I also haven’t worn my wool hat in a while and I felt like throwing it on, one of those last minute decisions. Have a great Friday!! IMG_3391

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Shaker

Let me start off by saying that wearing these jeans on a day where the weather was like -100 degrees, was a horrible idea. I do it for the fashion and I’m sure many of you can relate..lol (especially my fellow Toronto/NYC bloggers).

Lately, I’ve been liking the idea of wearing oversized layers, and it helps when the weather is extremely cold. It’s fun to mix up patterns, fabrics and textures to create a look with depth. I’ve worn this tank and sweater combo before, with leather leggings, but this time I wanted a more grunge/loose/casual style. And what bottoms came to mind? BOYFRIEND JEANS.. DUH!! The bagginess of the jeans and the size of the rips played into the style I was going for. I had to throw on a hat or else I think my head was going to freeze off so I hope you like my ‘salt and pepper’ matching.. ha..ha…

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Casual Friday

I think I am starting to become a believer in the ‘casual Friday’ phenomenon that has hit the world by storm for the past however many years. Especially since I start my day at 7am and don’t get home until late afternoon, making me want to dress comfy and casual. So I’m saying to myself “Wow Lilly, you are such a hypocrite for saying this” and “Are you sure you want to do this?”. I always wanted to think that there shouldn’t be one day out of the week where you ditch your style instincts and basically wear your PJ’s out. Right?

I have always believed that you shouldn’t sacrifice style for comfort. Lets be real, sweatpants and a hoodie is not ‘your style’ and they will never be ‘a style’. These days, you can find fashion that screams your name and is still comfy, wow, what a world we live in! I wanted to show you some basic pieces you can style to create that ‘casual Friday’ vibe but still look put together and that you didn’t wake up 5 minutes before you had to leave (even if you did). The amazing thing about the items I chose is that you can mix and match them together. I hope you like this post and that it inspires your next casual Friday outfit! As always let me know what you think and visit my social media page to follow me on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

Here are a few ‘casual Friday’ outfit ideas:

  1. Vneck tee, black skinnys, sweater wrapped around waist, sneakers, watch
  2. Tank (bralette layered under), button-down (unbuttoned), cargo pants, timberlands, blanket scarf
  3. Sweater (button-down underneath), jogger pants, ankle boots, rings
  4. Vneck tee (tucked in), skirt, button-down wrapped around waist, converse

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