Jane
www.torontoshopoholic.com

I have been lusting after the neon rhinestone necklaces that are popular with the style blogger set ever since I first layed eyes on them a few months ago. Dannijo (featured in the inpiration set below) are too expensive and getting your hands on a Spike the Punch necklace is next to impossible. 

But I recently found a Painted Rhinestone necklace DIY I want to try. It looks incredibly easy; all you need is some Sharpie markers (for the sort of see through coloured rhinestones) and some spray paint (for the opaque coloured rhinestones). Would you try this look yourself? 
 
 
I am constantly inspired by Jessica Alba's mommy style. She has mastered looking casual but not sloppy. You would never catch her in sweats at the park! Get her look with high and low priced options. My favourite are the super sweet polka dot jeans.
Get the Look Jessica Alba

White tee
$87 - coggles.com

VPL cocoon cardigan
$495 - lagarconne.com

T by Alexander Wang muscle tee
€74 - youheshe.com

Current/Elliott cropped jeans
€240 - montaignemarket.com

TOMS flat shoes
£40 - houseoffraser.co.uk

Storksak quilted bag
$105 - nordstrom.com

Black scarve
$15 - target.com

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Jane

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Whether you have a little diva or dude, green is definitely the colour of the season! From lime greens, to pea, to muted army, let your little one stand out and have fun! What better way to celebrate the coming of spring as well as, St Patrick's day?

For my Canadian readers, all these items were found on www.gapcanada.com and www.oldnavy.ca for affordable prices delivered straight to your door! Items with the green background are Gap Canada items, while the white are Old Navy. Just in case you don't know, Gap Canada items, and Old Navy Items ship together, that means you can shop at both places with combined shipping!

Don't you just love the 'Lucky' undies? adorable, fashionable, and affordable.
 
 

Jane
Torontoshopoholic.com



I fell in love with Paris a long time ago. I was lucky to visit when I was 17 and again when I was 25. But I haven’t been back in, well, let’s just say a while. So the next best thing is to dress like a Parisian. Ines de la Fressange has made it even easier with her tips in her book. I picked up this book while I was still pregnant in the summer and devoured it while waiting to get one of the many tests they do while with child. My favourite section is the simple style tips that will ensure you too can dress like a Parisian.
French Dressing

Jigsaw striped shirt
£45 - jigsaw-online.com

Duskin button down shirt
$94 - shoplesnouvelles.com

J Crew navy blue blazer
$198 - jcrew.com

Trench coat
$136 - topshop.com

Aubin & Wills skinny pants
£85 - aubinandwills.com

D&G straight leg jeans
£180 - vanmildert.com

Red flat
$79 - lebunnybleu.com

Yochi emerald necklace
$145 - maxandchloe.com

Zara flower brooch
$9.90 - zara.com

According to the book there are 7 basics every woman needs, young or old; a blazer, trench, navy sweater, denim, layering tanks, a little black dress and a leather jacket. But it is the simplicity of the outfits in the book that make them fantastic. There aren’t any crazy over the top embellishments or layers of jewellery. The outfits are classic and beautiful. The pictures give you an idea of how to take these basics and make chic outfits that don’t look like you are trying too hard. Ines de la Fressange goes on to talk about the must have accessories (we don’t need sky high heels to look good!) and talk about what goes into styling outfits and what not to do as well. If you are planning a trip to Paris any time soon it is also a great guide for shopping as Ines lists all her must shop boutiques and they aren’t all high end designers like Chanel. Parisian Chic should definitely be added to your guide books. This is the type of book that mothers should pass to their daughters for fashion advice. And moms should read to ensure that they are keeping it chic.
 
 
1 blazer 3 looks

Cream sweater
70 AUD - forevernew.com.au

Theory sweater
£265 - net-a-porter.com

Topshop polyester shirt
$64 - topshop.com

Pleated skirt
$56 - topshop.com

TIBI lightweight jeans
$285 - net-a-porter.com

Current/Elliott cropped skinny jeans
$200 - net-a-porter.com

Poetic Licence oxford shoes
$129 - shoostore.com

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