What an incredible week! From discovering new eateries (the Pie Comission), to going to concerts (Catfish and The Bottlemen), attending house parties and catching up with friends, this was an eventful week. We are in the month of May but it seems like Toronto missed the memo. It has not been the best weather with cold and rainy temperatures. And sometimes it creates a mood of laziness that is physically draining.
But with friends coming back from vacation and finishing school, I have been out of the house for most of the week. Saturday was reserved for a long awaited date night catching up with a friend over sushi (yum!). I love this flowy red-lace top from Dynamite that I paired with simple black leggings from Garage, and my black booties by Clarks.
On our date night, we got talking about our summer memories and how much we’re READY for beach days again. And you know for most girls who like shopping for shoes or beauty, I LOVE shopping for swimwear (I own like 7 swimsuits). And especially now when there are so many styles to choose from!
Adore Me is a great place to begin as they have extensive collections that have an array of sizes for every body type. I personally love the Dallys two piece swimsuit- its so flattering and sexy! Another favourite is this fiery red bikini!
If you are a swimwear addict like me- check out Adore Me! You can get $10 off by using the code SWIMSET10 on any Swimwear (VIP/PAYG orders).
April was an exciting month this year. It was my birthday, graduation and moving month. Not reasons for being away from this blog, but life happens sometimes. In the month of May, I am hoping to settle in the big city and get some warmer weather. There is one thing I love to shop for more than anything (other than food), and that is swimwear. To be honest, I am not sure why I liked bikini shopping so much, I just do! I am growing a collection of swimwear pieces and thought it would be fun to start off the month of May with some bikinis.
This is my most recent bikini that I purchased at Urban Planet. Each piece cost $5! So this bikini was just under $12. It has that Bay Watch vibrant red colour that is perfect for the beach.
The next one I have worn so many times because it just makes me feel like Barbie. This swimsuit is from La Vie En Rose, my favorite place to buy swimwear. It is bright pink and fits so well. This was on sale at the time I bought it for $25.The last suit is from La Vie En Rose as well. I got many compliments on this swimsuit while I was in Miami on vacation this past March.It has a high neckline that makes it somewhat sporty meets modern chick. This was a full priced item, but I forgot how much it was.
Those are my suits. If you have any suggestions of brands or websites to buy cool swimwear let me know!
What is underneath all the clothes and makeup? Just you and your style. We define style as so many things but, what could be more stylish than being you. I have been a fan of stylelikeu‘s What’s Underneath project ever since it began. The project documents people who care about fashion and asks them personal questions. They always end each video with this question:
Why in your body is it a good place to be?
If I were asked this question I would say something along the lines of this. My body is a good place to be because it encapsulates who I am, without it I would never get the opportunities I have been given. To work on my health, to love, to become a better me.
In this social-world we often forget to appreciate the people around us but we may forget to appreciate ourselves and who we have become. My mind, soul and body have changed numerously, with that being said, I have grown immensely.
How do you feel in your body, and what does it mean to you?
Spring break was so fun! I visited the Bahamas and Turks &Caicos over the break. I purchased this sporty two-piece swimsuit from La Vie En Rose Aqua. I was pleased with it since it was a perfect suit for watersports! Diving, kayaking and jumping into the ocean, everything keeps together with this swimsuit. A few women had asked me where I purchased the suit, so I thought I would review. I purchase so much swimwear from la vie en rose. I find it is good quality for a fair price and they have styles for everyone!
Back to Mexico where the sun is still shinning is where I would love to be. I miss the outdoor activities and sunshine! I love shopping for swimsuits, I am not sure why I just love it! I remember when I got this swimsuit from La vie en rose. I tried it twice before buying it because the price tag was higher than I would of liked. But for my body type it proves to be difficult to find one piece suits for my long torso where my boobs are fully covered. It was worth the price tag of $70! This week I posted this photo on instagram and who knew that La vie en rose would reblog it to their insta profile! It was a cool surreal moment of the week!
For all of you that may not know, I have a youtube channel where I post videos sometimes. I made this all black lookbook this summer and thought I would include it on this blog. Check out the lookbook here, Until next time, xoxox Jess