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    Spring picks from Sevenoaks

    Spring is on its way (at least I hope so!), and with that comes new styles and pretty colours! I had the pleasure of going to my local mall and picked up a few pieces for spring!

    Sweater: Garage
    Jeans: Hudson’s Bay – Noisy May
    Shoes: Footlocker – Adidas

    In BC our springs are kind of a whirl wind of sun, rain, blossoms and of course a storm or two! My spring picks reflect that in that they’re light weight, but also a little snuggly!

    Sweater: Garage
    Jeans: Hudson’s Bay (Noisy May)
    Hat: Lids

    My first outfit is super casual and perfect for a school day, or running errands on the weekend! This sweater is thin but also super soft inside! I love the nude colour of it and I feel like it’s easy to wear with multiple outfits.

    Sweater: Garage
    Jeans: Hudson’s Bay (Noisy May)
    Backpack: Hudson’s Bay (Topshop)

    Another piece I found at the bay was this really cute sweater that has a wrap detail on the front! I think that this is so flattering, and would also be super easy to dress up, or even wear to work!

    Shirt: Hudson’s Bay (Noisy May)
    Jeans: Hudson’s Bay (Noisy May)

    I paired it with high waisted jeans, and my Steve Madden slip ons for a casual day time look. This is something I would totally wear to work, or out on a date night with my husband.

    Backpack: Hudson’s Bay (Topshop)
    Shoes: Soft Moc (Steve Madden Gills)

    My last pick was this super cute cardigan from Garage. I can’t say no to a grey sweater, and this one was too cute with the loose knit. I feel like this is a staple for spring because it is so simple but easy to pair with nearly everything.

    Cardigan: Garage

    Shoes: Soft Moc (Converse)

    I’ve styled everything pretty casual just because that’s how I like to dress, but each of these pieces could easily be dressed up a bit! Sevenoaks also has a ton of dresses and skirts if you’re the type to brave the rain and cooler temperatures in a BC spring!

    If you have time definitley go check out the new arrivals at Sevenoaks and tag them on social media with #styleatsevenoaks!

    Until next time,

    J

    The Ollie Quinn Experience

    So if you follow me on social media you already know I own a lot of glasses… and I’ll probably keep getting more, because why not?! They’re an accessory I actually need, and wear every day. Having different frames is a great way to switch up my look or add a little pop to a simple outfit (plus they make me look smarter, right?).

    Recently I had to pleasure of going into Ollie Quinn in Gastown to get the “Ollie Quinn experience”. As someone who chooses glasses online this was new to me! Like a traditional optical there was a ton of frames to try on, but the environment felt super relaxed and no one was pushing me to buy anything or up-sell me. The staff were so helpful, and even pulled a handful of frames that would suit me!

    They have every kind of frame, and the price point is great! After trying on a bunch of glasses (and nearly buying some pretty dramatic ones) I settled on a pair of deep tortoise ones with the prettiest rose gold arm accent called Clemes!

    Overall the experience was awesome, and I would highly recommend checking them out next time you’re downtown, or even browse their collection online!

    If you want to see how I style these frames check out my Instagram page!

    Until next time,

    J

     

    Weekend Wear With Montrose + George

    Seeing as spring likes to take its time here in BC, I love anything with layers for this time of year. Cozy + light is the way to go! If you’ve followed along here, or on my Instagram you know that I’m a lover of simple + casual outfits so obviously I fell in love with these pieces from Montrose + George as soon as I saw them!

    This outfit would be perfect for the weekend! I would wear it to go to the city or just hangout with my husband around the house! Its casual, and incredibly comfortable (seriously everything is so soft). It’s the perfect combination to transition into the warmer spring days – hopefully they come soon!

    I love the look of this long, open front cardigan, it’s buttery soft, lightweight but still incredibly cozy. It also has cuffed sleeves and front pockets which is always a win in my books! This would look great with almost anything under it, but for myself I couldn’t resist pairing it with a crisp white t-shirt.

    Then to add a little bit of extra flair I paired the cardigan and t-shirt with these distressed skinny jeans and leopard print slip on sneakers.  I love adding a pop of colour or a fun pattern to mix up an otherwise neutral outfit (and I’m a sucker for anything leopard).

     

    In addition to being perfect for day wear, this outfit would be super easy to transition to a date night outfit! Just swap the cardigan for a leather jacket and add some booties + a red lip!

    Do dress up, or dress down on the weekend? Let me know in the comments!

     

    Until Next Time,

    J

     

     

    *All of these pieces can be found at Montrose + George in Abbotsford BC!

    *Photo Credit: Lori Swaan