Last Minute Gift Ideas

Don’t know what to give to your friend? Are you running out of ideas for stocking stuffers? I’ve compiled a list of items that will bring cheer to anyone on your list. Jingle G – This is without a doubt, the cutest stocking stuffer. This little doll ornament from the Harajuku Lovers collection is also a tiny perfume. With notes…
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Hola de Puerto Morelos

Hola! As I write this, I’m sipping a vanilla latte, as I usually do, instead that this time, my afternoon cup of java is in a tropical garden in a resort near Cancun, Mexico. I’m a snowbird, and I can’t wait every year until my family goes south on our annual Christmas pilgrimage. Thanks to this iPad and free wifi…
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Gothic Romance

This look was inspired by nature.  Combining birds, flowers and insects into a look that is dark and glamourous. I did a photoshoot for my friend Andra yesterday.  The concept was to have three girls in dazzling makeup and white fabric as a teaser for her year-end collection that will be shown at Mass Exodus 2012.  I kept the makeup…
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MuchFACT Year-End Screening

Last night at the Century Room, Canadian musicians came to the year-end screening of MuchFACT.  The organization has funded many Canadian artists over the years, and 2011 was one of the most successful yet.  With 8 MMVA Awards, 11 Juno Awards, a Polaris music prize that was awarded to the Arcade Fire- who also won a Grammy on top of…
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All in Aubergine

Today’s look was inspired by my latest bag obsession – Modalu London’s Olivia bag. I’ve only had her for two days, and I’m already in love with this petite and functional city bag.  To compliment this aubergine beauty, I went monochromatic with matching purple jeans, suede booties and a silk printed shirt. My silk printed shirt is a vintage piece,…
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All that Glimmers is Gold – My Christmas Wishlist

Every year, I draw up a wishlist for Christmas, and eagerly wait for Christmas to arrive.  Since I’m Russian, I have to wait until January 7th to see what Santa has in store. But If you’re still looking for a gift for that special someone, here are some of my picks…       They’re golden. The Cambridge Satchel is a sartorial staple for…
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