Friday, April 21, 2017

All the Frills: Hitting the Florals Hard

Nothing beats adding some fresh flowers to your living space (even more so when one arrangement is a classy gift from your significant other and the other is a centerpiece you took home after a work event).

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Gloriously Done

You can’t tell from these photos but, underneath my sunglasses, there is a look of utter serenity and contentment in my eyes. Why? Because I’ve finished with the review of the page proofs for my book and also with the massive project of the index! I’m done guys, gloriously and blissfully done!

leggings: maternity leggings all the way! / shirt: F21 / jacket: Joseph Ribkoff / shoes (and, yes, in retrospect, I do see the socks sticking out...stupid socks): Zigi / necklace: Simons

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Work Functions/An Excuse For All Black

Worn to a recent work function…can you tell that black is my favourite?

leggings: ASOS / dress: F21 / jacket: Wilfred / necklace: Stella and Dot

Friday, April 14, 2017

All the Frills: Florals

For someone who usually shies away from most patterns (tartan/plaid and leopard prints not included), I’ve somehow managed to wind up with three floral print dresses in my closet. Maybe I’m more inclined toward prints than I imagined.

Weekend Reading

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Fancy Pants

Look who got herself some maternity jeans and is now revelling in comfort? This gal! And on that note, I’m obsessed with Old Navy’s amazing collection of maternity wear – seriously, I bought three pairs of jeans and they are all stylish, well-fitted, very comfortable, and at a perfect price point for pants that are meant to be transitory.

jeans: Old Navy / boots: Steve Madden / top: Old Navy / necklace: Stella and Dot / blazer: Aritzia

Monday, April 10, 2017

The Coziest of Non-Maternity Dresses

As mentioned in my last post, I’ve officially “popped” and am quite obviously pregnant now. While some days I’m not just feeling it and prefer not to emphasize that, other days I weirdly revel in displaying my fecundity, which is when this dress gets pulled into service. It also helps that, despite not being a maternity dress proper, it’s insanely comfortable for that purpose – the material is so soft and stretchy!

dress: Philosophy / jacket: Wilfred / necklace: Jenners / bracelet: Stella and Dot / boots: Kamik

Thursday, April 6, 2017


I wore this to the opera a couple of weeks ago with my dad – Richard Strauss’s Electra, inspired by the Oresteia of Sophocles and a favourite episode in Greek myth of mine (seriously, I dressed up as Clytemnestra for Halloween one year….it’s safe to say that I basically spent most of the night explaining my costume). Anyways, the thing I love about this outfit is how not pregnant I look in it! As you’ll be able to see in an upcoming outfit post, I have most definitely “popped” and so I sort of felt like I was hiding in plain sight in this outfit in terms of how well it camouflaged things.

leggings: ASOS / dress: Zara / necklace: Banana Republic / jacket: Joseph Ribkoff

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

I'm Doing My Best....

Worn out to a friend’s birthday party. I’m pretty sad at most outings these days, especially those that involve going to bars at 10 pm. I can usually make it until about 11 pm and then I need to crawl home because I’m thoroughly exhausted. Hey, I’m doing the best I can!

leggings: ASOS / shirt: Dynamite / necklace: Stella and Dot / bracelet: Stella and Dot

Friday, March 31, 2017

All the Frills: Dining Room Redo

This week I’m featuring my dining room, which has undergone a rather dizzying number of decorating tweaks since we moved into our condo less than three years ago. We originally had a different chandelier, a round glass table, and different flooring in here but, gradually, worked towards modifying all that into the more minimal clean lines that characterize the space now. I’m personally really happy with how it’s all come together!



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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

I Always Knew I Owned So Many Leggings For a Reason

Now that my stomach has really “popped” (please, can we all agree to never, ever call it a “baby bump” or any iteration of that ghastly term?), I’m wearing a lot of leggings, loose fitting tops, and longer jackets or cardigans. It’s a combo that works well for me at the office but, that said, it will be nice to be able to wear my old clothes again ... or at least, hopefully, most of them.

leggings: ASOS / shoes: Primark / shirt: Oak + Fort / jacket: H&M

Monday, March 27, 2017

Anniversary Celebrations

Worn out to dinner with my helpmeet to celebrate our 11th wedding anniversary. I wish I’d gotten some better photos but we actually only just decided to dash out for dinner at the last minute (I’m basically tired and fatigued all the time and we’d spent the last two days straight working like crazy to get our nursery all set up; whether or not we’d even make it out to dinner this year was a bit of a question mark until the very last moment) and it was totally dark by the time I’d pulled myself together and we ventured out.

dress: Dynamite / leggings: ASOS / vest: Tom Tailor / choker: Stella and Dot