• Advice,  Outfits

    Seasonal Transition

    I’m born and raised in Toronto, Canada, but I don’t like the cold. Never have! No matter how much time passes, you never get used to it. So summer is my favourite season for weather. But autumn is my favourite season for fashion! Why? There is SO much you can do with fall fashion! It’s the season for boots and booties, suede and leather, scarves, layering, and rich colours… xxx Let’s start with my top 5 DISH Tips for transitioning summer to fall. 1. Layer, baby, layer! Don’t hibernate your short sleeves and skirts/dresses just yet. Keep the all-season fabrics around and layer. This! This is why fall is my…

  • Advice

    Outer Wear

    Outer Wear Outerwear is not only intended to keep you warm. I mean, yes that’s the primary purpose but it can be fashionable as well as functional. Remember that sequence in The Devil Wears Prada when Miranda tosses fabulous coat after fabulous coat on Andrea’s desk as she walks in every morning? I mean HELLO!  Outerwear is an important part of the wardrobe. At the start of 2018, I decided I needed to upgrade my outerwear wardrobe and so I did.  I have accumulated a few coats and jackets now, including items for transitioning between seasons. I have included some colour here too. Take note: they don’t all have to…

  • Advice

    Dress with the Season

    Dress With The Season Dress with the season refers to many things. Seasonality of fabrics: linen is strictly reserved for summer, while leather is usually a winter fabric. Seasonality of style: no cutoff sleeves in January unless layered under/over another garment. And one of my most sacred rules: pantyhose must be worn in the winter (October through March)! Dry goosebump-y legs are just not a cute look when it’s -20 degrees. Seasonality also applies to footwear, meaning no sandals during winter and no boots during summer. Why would you want to trap your feet and legs in socks and boots at +30 degrees? Spring/Summer Everyone’s favourite season! Myself included. Of…