Day ‘n’ Nite

January 25, 2012

When I received my Raven Denim Remy skinnies in Bordeaux, I was pretty over the moon. Not only is Raven known for its impeccable tailoring and quality, but the rich wine tone of these skinnies is one of my favourite colours of the season. I have been absolutely loving warm tones this winter and knew this Bordeaux shade would work seamlessly into the rest of my wardrobe. Sure enough, they’ve worked so well that I was able to pair them with both a cabin-chic outfit and a casually elegant look for my boyfriend’s work party in a single weekend.

Badgley Mischka bag, skinnies c/o Raven Denim, Sam Edelman wedges,
H&M scarf & sweater, belt from Mexico, vintage parka, Club Monaco headband

While up at Mount Baker, my lovely friend and PR girl about town Emaan took two minutes from our permanent station on the couch to snap these pics for me. I had been living all weekend in both my Raven skinnies and my mum’s goose down parka from the 70’s, so I just added wedges, a delicate scarf, and a femme headband to complete the look.

Wilfred blouse, Rebecca Minkoff bag, Michael Kors pumps, Club Monaco 
wrap bracelet, bag c/o Social Experiment, skinnies c/o Raven Denim

Once we got home from our trip I had to drag my sick self out to Matt’s work party, so I reached yet again for my skinnies. The punch of colour and texture from the corduroy really anchored the rest of my look, which consisted of a sheer silk blouse, grey suede pumps, and a pearl and gold chain necklace. I’ve been loving the combination of purple with blue-green tones so my Rebecca Minkoff teal croc bag was a must. I can’t say I felt all that great throughout the excruciatingly boring/long party, but at least I felt comfortable and put-together. And obviously, looking good is the most important part. Obviously.

All right, need to run to class! Hoping all of you are having a great week so far! To Vogue or Bust

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  • Reply JennaStevie January 25, 2012 at 5:30 pm

    I am absolutely loving both look! You paired the perfect colours with these skinnies, I love these pants!! And your scarf if gorgeous, as is the silk blouse in the second look. You look great for being sick!! Hopefully you're feeling much better now 🙂

  • Reply alison*elle January 25, 2012 at 5:33 pm

    I love both looks, the colour of those skinnies is great! And how picturesque is that cabin?! So jealous.

    xo, alison*elle

  • Reply Erin January 25, 2012 at 5:38 pm

    SUPER stylin'. these colours look lovely on you, alex. x

  • Reply Jen January 25, 2012 at 5:39 pm

    Love the night look!

  • Reply Shannon January 25, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    I love both looks! Really great job styling each. I love those pants! The color is fantastic.

  • Reply Small Town Gal January 25, 2012 at 5:49 pm

    Both looks are gorgeous. Love the wine/berry color. Can't believe you said it is your Mom's jacket from the 70's. Parka these days are not made that warm and cozy. Lucky you!

  • Reply TheMadTwins January 25, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    You look so beautiful! Love your amazing outfit as well! Love how you combined the colors! 😀

  • Reply January 25, 2012 at 6:21 pm

    Wow you are so beautiful! I just discovered your blog, I love it!

  • Reply Leah January 25, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    Love the pants! And that blush colour is just beautiful on you.

    xo L.

  • Reply Judy January 25, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    Two great looks! & The color is lovely.


  • Reply Casey January 25, 2012 at 7:57 pm

    Oh my goodness these pants are so lovely, and you styled both looks so well- beautiful job!!!!

  • Reply Marmalade January 25, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    So nice to see a pair of cords out on show. I've wanted a pair for ages now but never quite mustered the courage / saved the money. These are a gorg colour, outfit looks fab xx

  • Reply All Things Beauty Makeup and Shopping January 25, 2012 at 8:53 pm

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    Please check mine out and follow if you like it. 😉
    Don't forget to check out my nail polish giveaway.

  • Reply DailyGlamour January 25, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    Cute pics

  • Reply Beauty Follower January 25, 2012 at 9:37 pm

    You always wearing such an extraordinarily scarf!

  • Reply Laura January 25, 2012 at 9:40 pm

    Love both of these looks! Especially the layering in the 'day' look with the really big scarf, so prety!

    L x

  • Reply Veronica P. January 25, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    beautiful colors

  • Reply Ash Louise January 25, 2012 at 10:13 pm

    I always love your outfits, and the colors are always so sweet 🙂 I love your new pants dear! I hope you really enjoy them and I can't wait to see you pair them with other outfits 🙂

  • Reply Selene January 25, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    i'm planning to come to canada this summer! thank you for the comment even if in the photo with the scarf i've a very stupid face! <3

  • Reply Sam January 25, 2012 at 11:11 pm

    Aw you're so lucky that your mum kept her lovely vintage things for you to wear. This parka is a classic winter staple. I'm admiring the rich berry tone of the jeans, you're so right about working it into a day and night look.

  • Reply two birds January 26, 2012 at 12:30 am

    i don't know what i love most…they are both such great looks. but then again, you look great in pretty much everything!

  • Reply Marisa January 26, 2012 at 1:10 am

    The colour of those pants are as rich and warm as a glass of Bordeaux 🙂 Your day and night looks are both beautiful!

  • Reply Living in Color // Larissa January 26, 2012 at 1:18 am

    Oh, aren't you cold with all that snow on the ground!? btw, this is a good idea for a post. Fashion 101 is always good material 🙂


  • Reply Hannah January 26, 2012 at 1:52 am

    They are so amazing!!!

    xoxo, H

  • Reply Cee January 26, 2012 at 1:57 am

    Those skinnies are perfection, pally. They fit you like they were made for you! I love both of the ways you styled them, but the party look has a special place in my heart because I'm oh-so-fond of that pretty pink Wilfred blouse. Plus, gray suede heels? Pretty much my favourite ever, as you might imagine, considering how obsessively I wear my own pair 😉

    Cannot wait to see you this weekend, my love!

  • Reply Am2Pm January 26, 2012 at 3:51 am

    A jean has such a cool color, you did a good job of styling it. My fav is day time, I love the palette there and how you layer it. Simply beautiful

  • Reply Aarti January 26, 2012 at 4:33 am

    love the pants.. love all the colours and loved both ways you styled them! I definitely need me some coloured pants for sure! 🙂

    xx Aarti

  • Reply Gillie January 26, 2012 at 5:34 am

    I love both your day and night looks, the color of those pants is perfect! Your blog is lovely, if you want to take a look at mine it’s at, if you’d like we should follow each other! 🙂

    xo Gillie

  • Reply Chococcuro January 26, 2012 at 6:18 am

    Beautiful photos! I'm totally in love with your style, so I'm following you!

    Btw you know you look exactly like Liv Tyler?

  • Reply M.E January 26, 2012 at 6:43 am

    Nice outfit and that scarf really fits with the whole outfit!

  • Reply angela.matina January 26, 2012 at 6:56 am

    gorgeous pants, Alex! i like both the day and night outfits. no outfit posts for a little while from me, i'm so sick… 🙁 i jinxed myself by telling everyone i hadn't been sick in years… and now here i am… 🙁

    anyhow, beautiful photos. x

  • Reply Jackie January 26, 2012 at 6:56 am

    I love burgundy and pink together! You look lovely!

  • Reply Leonie January 26, 2012 at 8:57 am

    Love both of the outfits, Alex! Those pants are awesome, obviously I like the color a lot! Oh and thanks for putting that one song (Day n Nite?!) in my head, it's been stuck ever since I saw your post title this afternoon 😉

  • Reply Nikki @ The Ginger Diaries January 26, 2012 at 12:46 pm

    aah, this jeans is so lovely! i am a big fan of red toned jeans ^^ I love how you paired it with other shades of red like the blush top and scarf! xo Nikki

  • Reply Megan January 26, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    I love both your day and night looks! Those pants are SO cute and versatile 🙂

  • Reply Jenna Hughes January 26, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    love the color! the mix of blush and red wine is perfect!

  • Reply Ellie January 26, 2012 at 3:58 pm

    These skinnys are awesome. You're right the color is gorgeous.


  • Reply Krysten @ Why Girls Are Weird January 26, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    Those are such cute jeans, I love the change you made from day to night!

  • Reply vintage process January 26, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Nice pictures! I love it!

  • Reply Jess ♡ January 26, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    Such gorgeous looks!The colour palettes and mixing of different textures looks fantastic!

    I definitely need to get my hands on a pair of those cords. I can't seem to find any that are very petite friendly (since I'm way too lazy to hem).

  • Reply Cara January 26, 2012 at 5:35 pm

    So cool to see a day/night post, always nice when you can change up your outfit but still be comfortable-Love that wilfred blouse, so pretty! And the "night" necklace is just so pretty,
    xo Cara

  • Reply By Sara Romero January 26, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    You are so pretty and I love how you styled your night look, I might even wear it during the day hehe.


  • Reply Paula January 26, 2012 at 8:01 pm

    Love the scarf and pants! The colours are fab as usual and look great on you!


  • Reply pinkandplum January 26, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    These color combinations are perfections!!

  • Reply Lucia Del Pasqua January 26, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    the blouse is beautiful 🙂

  • Reply danica January 26, 2012 at 11:58 pm

    Love the outfit! So pretty. 🙂

  • Reply Natasha January 27, 2012 at 1:41 am

    These pants are such a great colour…and I absolutely love them with the peachy pink tones!

    Natasha ~ Required2BeInspired

  • Reply Mica January 27, 2012 at 2:44 am

    Love the peach colours in the first outfit! Great pants, nice day and night outfits you made with them 🙂

  • Reply Sandra Leiva January 27, 2012 at 8:04 am

    Amazing outfit!
    I love your pants, and that scarf is really cute!
    Check out my new post! <3

  • Reply Wynne Prasetyo January 27, 2012 at 11:49 am

    you have a great style. this outfit is gorge, the layering is not too much in fact it's awesome!


  • Reply Walk This Way January 27, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    I love both looks so much! The pants looks so good, I want a pair too!! 😀


  • Reply cecilie andrea torp January 27, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    defiently agreeing with that colour!! How beautiful isn't those two outfits?!

    Great post 😀

  • Reply SIENA.STYLE January 28, 2012 at 8:14 am

    you look so pretty!!I just found your blow and I am your newest folower!!
    kisses from prague and have a wonderful Saturday!!

  • Reply Sara Alwan January 28, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    Looove your outfit and the color! <3


  • Reply Lynn {hearted girl} January 28, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    oh Alex, they're great!!! you're so right, completely transitional from day to evening, especially when styled so brilliantly as you've shown us here. LOVE the color and omg, how fab do they look when put close to a snowy backdrop and that turquoise railing?! sensational.

    girl, i couldn't detect one bit of sick at all, you sure put up one hell of a lovely front. bet no one could tell at all. i've had to pull it together for Sean's social gatherings before, sure isn't the most ideal sitch but glad you made it through unscathed and looking awesome the whole darn time. xo ♥

  • Reply Mich and Kris January 29, 2012 at 12:47 am

    Such a great post !!! Both outfits are adorable and you look really cute in them ! =) xoxo.

  • Reply thekellytang January 30, 2012 at 1:19 am

    Its so easy when you can just transform your day look to night! Love it!

    <3 Kelly

  • Reply Pins, Needles & Fashion January 30, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    I love this outfit and how you transformed it from day to night. You look gorgeous! plus i love those pants!

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