Stylin' with Bulova + a giveaway!

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 | 67 comments

top: club monaco // pants: club monaco // shoes: zara // watch: c/o bulova 

Over the past couple years I've gone from accessories overload to simplifying and choosing quality over quantity. As I've gotten older I've wanted to focus on investment pieces that will last for years to come. I've become quite the watch collector and there isn't a day that goes by that I'm not wearing one! 
Cue in this beauty of watch from Bulova! I've always thought of Bulova to be quite the unattainable luxury watch but as I did some research I've noticed that there are a lot of them that are affordable and just as luxurious. I love the simplicity of this one and how it's modernized with a rose gold touch!  

My friends at Bulova want to generously gift one of my readers with a watch of their choice valued at $500 or less! Please note: This contest is open to Canadian residents only! Contest ends September 8th! GOOD LUCK!


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sneakers and minimal makeup

Friday, 28 August 2015 | 4 comments

top: club monaco // jeans: zara // sneakers: c/o ecco shoes // bag: banana republic // watch: michael kors 

I've really been into comfort and minimalism this summer and I love it! It's kind of nice to declutter your life a bit and start with the basics. I'm not an expert when it comes to makeup in the slightest but I love the idea of a fresh face in the summer with a pop of colour! It's effortless yet put together and you don't have to worry about your makeup melting off your face on those hot days!

I wore this particular outfit running a few errands before my trip home to Toronto. It's hard to believe but I'll only be in Calgary for grand total of one week in September! I'm home for a bit to celebrate some weddings and visit family and friends then i'll go back to the Wild West and then EUROPE! I am beyond excited and pretty nervous to be honest. Why you ask? WHAT DO I PACK?! I'm terrified to pack for 3 weeks. Seriously, how does one pack for 3 weeks!? teach me your ways all mighty travelling gods! 
What I do know is that I'll need comfy shoes for the trip and I think I found them thanks to Ecco. Seriously, not only are these high tops effortlessly cool but they are probably the comfiest shoes I've ever worn. I spent an entire day thinking I'd need to break them in and it wasn't necessary, it's like walking on clouds! I dig it! 


the dress that almost got away

Monday, 24 August 2015 | 3 comments

dress: free people // heels: le chateau // bag: c/o: old navy // sunglasses: karen walker // watch: marc by marc jacobs 

The moment I saw this dress it was truly love at first sight. 
Naturally in Mel fashion I purchased it and it sat in my closet for a little while not knowing if I should keep it or not. After much debate, I decided to keep it but I told myself that I'd save it for my trip to Portugal and Spain in September but I just couldn't wait... can you blame me? 
How amazing is the colour though? I know it's super bright but its so fun and easy to throw on for a day of sightseeing or the beach! 

It comes in a really beautiful cream colour as well but as you can see I'm whiter than Casper himself! In other news, I'm going home this Wednesday for two weeks and I cannot wait! WOO HOO! 

Happy Monday!