Keeping it Cozy in Chichwish Toronto style

posted on: Tuesday, January 31, 2017













After a much needed break , and one surgery later I am back! I apologize for being completely off the radar , but health always comes first! 

Toronto will always be home, and hold incredibly special place in my heart. A developing city full of life, culture and versatility. 

  I finally got outside after almost two weeks of bed rest, it was my time to shine again, so I threw on a cute little outfit before heading to lunch with one of my oldest friends Tran, in Yorkville.  One of the most immaculate neighborhoods in the city that has a touch of historic charm and modern seduction. Not to mention all of the high end fashion stores are situated along Bloor St. If you are ever visiting Toronto - I would highly suggest adding this to your bucket list!

Layering is an absolute  must this season especially up north. Most find it hard to express their fashionable side when the weather is below 0 degrees!  I snatched this super cozy Ivory two sided Sweater via Chicwish.
The criss cross detail is astonishingly eye catching and shows off the perfect amount of back cleavage. It can go with just about anything....... jeans , tights even denim shorts for those of you in warmer climates.  This little army green corduroy skirt believe it or not is absolutely ideal for the winter time when paired right! 

 Never be afraid to bare your sexy side with some fish nets stockings, thigh high boots and an Oversized Coat to complete the look!

Have a fabulous week loves !

xo Racquel 

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New Year New Me with Express

posted on: Monday, January 9, 2017










From a numerological standpoint, 2017, when you add the numbers up: 2 + 0 + 1 + 7 = 10 and that is then distilled down to: 1 + 0 = 1
So, in 2017 we’re in a 1 year!

According to numerology, ONE is the number of beginnings. Something brand new that expresses uniqueness. This year is incredibly important to me. In order for things to change, I am making a promise to myself to break old habits and start fresh!
I’ve partnered up with Express to bring to you some of my new year’s resolutions, and a fresh clean look to go along with a very clean slate!
Number 1 on my list is to focus on myself, which has been a struggle of mine this past year especially when work becomes extremely overwhelming.
Number 2, heading to my Pilates and barre class at least 2-3 times a week is an absolute must! If you feel great on the inside it will always show on the outside! Being more positive, and loving myself - ultimately I believe this brings oneself to true happiness! 
Last but not least I made it a priority to spend more time with my loved ones. My life is so fast-paced, you can easily get caught up and sucked in - but I will never allow it to takeover me! This resolution was inspired by this super cozy look. I will be spending the whole month of January back at home in Toronto to reset and recharge.
I paired this super comfy grey off the shoulder oversized sweater that matches perfectly with these light-washed destroyed denim. I am obsessed with this pair via Express they fit to perfection and will match just about anything, you can also wear them during the day or dress them up for the night. This cross-body bag gives that chic classic touch to the look. Sneakers are the new high heel, at least in my books! so don't be afraid to slap on a pair of sneakers to an outfit that is dressy ;) Hope you all had a beautiful NYE!

What is your new year’s resolution?

Outfit Details: Sweater, Jeans, Cross-body bag (similar), Sneakers (similar)

Thank you Express for partnering with me on this post!
xo Racquel
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