Showing posts from July, 2016

The Pearl of the Adriatic

details I Top: Lulu's  I Skirt:   Free People - ( similar here ) I  Shoes: Primark ( similar here ) I  Earrings: H&M  I  Bag: Gifted ( similar here ) I  Sunnies: New Look (UK)  On the southern coast of Croatia sits a small city of Dubrovnik. Often referred to as "The Pearl of the Adriatic", Dubrovnik's maritime history goes back to pre-historic times, being the third largest Navy in the Mediterranean. It also holds strong Roman and Greek influences due to it's vast history.  Dubrovnik became part of Croatia after the first World War, and then part of Yugolosvia after WWII, finally becoming part of the Republic of Croatia in 1991.    Much of the city we see today was completed in the 13th century. Therefore, Limestone is the main material used for the columns, walls, churches and other buildings that make up most of Old City.  Many Game of Throne fans visit this gem due

Stampede Style Essentials

details II Top: Primark  I  Shorts: Zara (UK)  I  Necklace: Doo-Dads  I  Boots: Aldo  I  Bag: Gifted  I  Sunnies: New Look (UK)   I can smell mini donuts and elephant ears deep frying already! Stampede kicks off today, and as a stampede veteran, I put together a list of five style essentials for a modern take on celebrating Calgary's western heritage.   1 I  The Western Style Ankle Boot - This style of boot has been a wardrobe staple for the past several seasons. Moving away from a traditional cowboy boot, these ankle height booties with a wood stacked heel are comfortable for walking on pavement and dancing the night away. Click here for a similar style.  2 I  The Cut-Off Short - Denim cut offs are a staple every summer. They are easy to style with several colours and complete the perfect casual "thrown together" look for summer. A mid - high rise allows for tops to be tucked in for a more fla