Locked Out of Heaven

December 6, 2012

Club Monaco dress, gloves & silk scarf, H&M booties, scarf & sweater,
Marc by Marc Jacobs bag, ring c/o Brooklyn Designs, earrings c/o Poshlocket

My laptop has officially finally puttered out. It’s been on its last legs for awhile now, but I was really hoping it would pull through this week for Deck Your Closet preparations. Thankfully, I have a very techy and kind boyfriend who not only happens to have an unnecessarily large amount of computers hanging around, but who’s also nice to share some of the excess with me.
Anyway, if I’m a bit absent on some of your blogs, that’s why! That and the fact that we are crazy busy and also on our last legs of The Style Common‘s Deck Your Closet journey…can’t believe it’s already this Sunday! We were packing up gift bags and sorting through gifts with purchase goodies last night and let me tell you, I almost wish I could take the shopper’s role for this event. And by that I mean I definitely wish I could switch spots with one of the event’s ticket-holders…not only would I get a ton of great swag, but I wouldn’t have shed like…8 tears (I counted) the other night after saying goodbye to some of my favourite pieces. Clothes really bring out the maternal side in me (not really kids though…especially not the one who nearly spilled her purple “grape” drink on me the other day…you know who you are).
It’s 2 a.m. as I write this so I’m not going to bother going through my emails to steal Jen T’s username and password to check sales, but last I heard, the first time slot was nearly gone and the second time slot was going quickly too – make sure you buy in advance because tickets won’t be available at the door (unless we get really holiday-cheermeister-ish and decide to release a few extra for major procrastinators, but I can’t guarantee benevolence). In other words, buy now Vancouverites!
PS does anyone else have this Bruno Mars song stuck in their head and/or does anyone else have a compulsive need to bounce (like physically bounce, not peace out playas) when you hear it? I wasn’t crazy about him until this song, but then I saw the live performance on SNL and now I’m creepy weird about Bruns. I’ll probably be sick of it in a day and a half from over-play.

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  • Reply Ginny December 6, 2012 at 2:50 pm

    You look beautiful and I'm not surprised your event is filling up quick! I'm sure it
    L be a huge success!

  • Reply Citrus - Refreshing Fashion December 6, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    beautiful! love this scarf and the elbow patches! precious!


  • Reply Styleclouds December 6, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    Beautiful photos – you are glowing! xo, Christina

  • Reply Small Town Gal December 6, 2012 at 3:47 pm

    Love your outfit. I'm in love with the elbow-patch trend. So chic!

    I watched the Victoria Secret Fashion Show the other nite and that song has been playing non-stop in my head. What a great performer Bruno Mars is 🙂

  • Reply Kimberly December 6, 2012 at 5:09 pm

    You are seriously the queen of layering – somehow when I try to put this many pieces on, I end up looking dumpy…but you pull it off so well. Those earrings are gorgeous 🙂

  • Reply JennaStevie December 6, 2012 at 5:12 pm

    I am loving all the layering here, you are the layering queen I must say!! The soft colours are gorgeous on you!
    I bet it's been super stressful preparing for that event, it sounds like it will turn out amazingly though 🙂 Sorry to hear about the laptop, that's the worst, but maybe you'll get one for christmas?

  • Reply KenzeLee December 6, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    Good luck at the event! I hope it goes well!

    xo, Kenzie

  • Reply Chelle December 6, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    You look stunning my dear! Loving the elbow patches on that cozy sweater. And I saw your post title and now the song is totally stuck in my head…. And I'm overplaying it as well after his performance on the VS Fashion Show. I'm so sad that I won't be able to make it to your lovely event to shop you & the girls closets, but I'm sure it will be just amazing. Hope to attend something else in the future by Style Common 😉 Have a lovely day!

    Xo Chelle

  • Reply Shannon December 6, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    Gorgeous! What a pretty scarf.

  • Reply Manda December 6, 2012 at 7:31 pm

    I was feeling so bad neglecting my blog recently- so glad to see that others are super busy as well!

    So sorry about your computer! I hate it when that happens.

    Love From,
    Eat Cake

  • Reply Haylie December 6, 2012 at 7:32 pm

    I love this look! The cardigan is adorable especially with the elbow patches. 🙂


  • Reply pretty little things December 6, 2012 at 8:10 pm

    that sweater looks so warm and cozy — love it! xo

  • Reply Heather December 6, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    I have such a sweat spot for elbow patches. I love love love the layered scarves. Also love the colors in your look.


  • Reply Petra December 6, 2012 at 10:27 pm

    Beautiful. love the scarve and the whole style. The colors matching perfect together.
    xo, Petra

  • Reply t December 6, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    Love the elbow patches! I love Bruno Mars too! 🙂

  • Reply sweet harvest moon December 6, 2012 at 10:38 pm

    you always have the most beautiful light (and outfits) in your pictures!

  • Reply Well... December 6, 2012 at 11:25 pm

    Love the lighting and soft, pretty colors in this outfit <3

    Trendy Teal

  • Reply Marie-Eve December 6, 2012 at 11:51 pm

    You are the best at layering without it looking bulky or frumpy ! This is amazing !
    My Blog – A Pretty Nest

  • Reply ~MUSE ~Me and u styled for eternity !!! December 7, 2012 at 4:37 am

    I love that song !!

    I might be moving to Toronto very soon we must catch up 🙂


  • Reply December 7, 2012 at 11:56 am

    Loving the layers here!
    xo K

  • Reply Annie December 7, 2012 at 1:58 pm

    Oh no – sorry to hear about your computer! But I LOVE all your layers…you look so cute & cozy 🙂

    The Other Side of Gray

  • Reply Stefani December 7, 2012 at 2:22 pm

    You're great at layering! Nice outfit,looks so cosy! And I love that song!

  • Reply Anya December 7, 2012 at 11:02 pm

    I absolutely love this look! Especially that white sweater on top is amazing!

  • Reply Marisa December 8, 2012 at 12:09 am

    Your outfit looks incredibly warm and cozy. I love now your cardigan is like a snuggly blanket and the way you layered two scarves is genius!


  • Reply Chioma December 10, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    what a cute and cozy look! love the layering and that scarf 🙂

    C's Evolution of Style

  • Reply Whitney Cosgrave December 11, 2012 at 4:39 am

    what a perfect sweater – i love that it's cozy but has a bit of an edgy feel with the elbow pads.

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