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May 18, 2012
What I wore yesterday for dinner with our friends – they’ve both been living in Toronto for a couple of years and to our huge relief and gratitude, already managed to find the best sushi spot in town. Saved us some leg work for sure! 
Club Monaco dress, belt from Mexico, H&M booties, Marc by Marc Jacobs bag, ring c/o Social Experiment, F21 cuff
I’m off for the last day of my first full week now! I’ve had a great time so far and more than anything, I’m loving the fact that I get to write so much…building up a portfolio is obviously never a bad thing when you’re a young writer.
Hope you all have an amazing weekend, and for my Canadian readers, a great long weekend!
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58 Comments

  • Reply Buzz May 18, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    Lovely*

  • Reply Courtney Erin May 18, 2012 at 1:53 pm

    I'm glad you're enjoying it so far and getting to bulk up your portfolio – that's great! And I love this casual sophisticated look.

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

  • Reply JennaStevie May 18, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    I love this look, this shade on you is wonderful and I love the easy fit of this. Perfect for a sushi dinner! Glad to hear you're enjoying your internship!
    xJennaD

  • Reply Erin May 18, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    Ah I love this dress and those adorable booties! You look so stunning in neutrals!

    -Erin-
    onetwosummer.blogspot.com/

  • Reply sbl May 18, 2012 at 2:12 pm

    oh my goodness. you are so STUNNING. I love army green on you, you look amazing and beautiful. xo!
    http://www.thehautecookie.com

  • Reply Faith May 18, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    love this outfit! you are beautiful. you look incredible with a tan!

  • Reply Rachel May 18, 2012 at 2:21 pm

    I love it! Very safari chic 🙂

    xo Rachel

    http://www.glamhampton.com

  • Reply claude May 18, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    the weather seems to be wonderful over there, I'm happy for you that everything went so well and that you like your job 🙂
    xx claude

  • Reply Yuliya ♥ May 18, 2012 at 5:07 pm

    Love your look ! It's perfect, on dirait une baroudeuse 🙂
    Bisous
    Yu'

  • Reply Mrs C ♥ May 18, 2012 at 5:25 pm

    I gotta say…girl you are gorgeous!! Don't mean to sound creepy or anything but really! :o) Love the dress & looooove the booties!

    Have a great weekend in your new city!

  • Reply Beauty Follower May 18, 2012 at 7:52 pm

    Lovely outfit!

  • Reply Cee May 18, 2012 at 8:14 pm

    I love the contrasting shades of green in this ensemble, my lovely pal. As you know, I'm a big fan of your ability to make a silk dress look effortless and sophisticated at the same time, and this one is definitely no exception. It's just about lunch time here at my office and the thought of you enjoying sushi in Toronto is making me extra hungry 🙂 Can't wait to ehar more about your adventures!
    xox,
    Cee

  • Reply Ramona May 18, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    I absolutely adore this khaki and tan combo.It just so chic take on casual look.and gold cuff with ring is just perfect touch of accessories.
    Have a wonderful weekend!

    xoxo Ra

  • Reply Small Town Gal May 18, 2012 at 9:05 pm

    Have a great long weekend in Toronto! Great fireworks, enjoy!

  • Reply Judy May 18, 2012 at 11:22 pm

    Ah this dress is lovely! I'm glad you're getting back into writing 🙂

    Judy
    SecondGlimpses.blogspot.com

  • Reply Shes Dressing Up May 19, 2012 at 12:05 am

    Oh I love this dress, it is the perfect amount of slouchy without being dressed down (if that makes any sense)! 🙂

  • Reply Ashley Aspinwall May 19, 2012 at 12:13 am

    love this look! so effortless and cute : )

    xo SideSmile,
    Ashley

  • Reply Well... May 19, 2012 at 1:57 am

    That is such a chic olive colored dress!
    Love how you styled it too. The belt, bag, and boots are perfect <3
    So stylish and effortless at the same time. Something to strive for!

    PS: Win a $50 voucher for Dark Horse Jewelry on my blog!
    Trendy Teal

  • Reply Violets and Cardamom May 19, 2012 at 2:07 am

    I love how you styled this outfit. And lovely lighting in all the shots!

  • Reply Katie- Hems for Her May 19, 2012 at 2:20 am

    Awww, I loved getting to read your stuff. You are going to have such a great summer!! And your afternoon photo shoots are killing me with their beauty. For real!

  • Reply amuseume May 19, 2012 at 4:47 am

    Oh I love the natural colours of this outfit! The silhouette makes summer look so easy and chic. It looks like you're creating a great portfolio for yourself and for the future!

    – Laina

  • Reply MizzJ May 19, 2012 at 6:03 am

    Beautiful outfit! These photos look stunning with that sun backdrop.

  • Reply Tracy Davis May 19, 2012 at 6:04 am

    Love this dress! It looks effortlessly chic

    Tracy
    TheRightShoes

  • Reply Kelly Dillon May 19, 2012 at 6:43 am

    love this look! awesome bag 🙂

    http://www.kellydillon.com

  • Reply b e a t r i c e May 19, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    wow! I love that sunny outfit and dear -those pics are so pretty!
    Take a look at my blog in your spare time and follow if you like it, ofc I'll do the same!

  • Reply The Key To Chic May 19, 2012 at 5:27 pm

    I'm so excited for you! Love the boots and dress combo, it's totally my style! Have an amazing weekend Alexandra!

  • Reply yiqin; May 19, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    you look fantastic <3

  • Reply Kaitlin May 19, 2012 at 6:18 pm

    wow that dress is certainly a beauty on you.
    i love that neutral color.

    xo kaitlin
    kaitgirl

  • Reply Gabriele May 19, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    Love the dress so much it looks lovely on you! Perfect outfit, I would so wear this myself. 🙂

    xx

  • Reply Julye May 19, 2012 at 8:12 pm

    your dress is so pretty – love your pictures!!

  • Reply theM.A.D.creationist May 20, 2012 at 12:10 am

    Cool look!

    http://themadcreationist.blogspot.it/

    Giuseppe

  • Reply Alice Oliveira May 20, 2012 at 1:51 am

    Your look is amazing!

    http://rebucomcafe.blogspot.com.br

    beijinhos

  • Reply Shawna Hynes May 20, 2012 at 3:03 am

    Toronto is looking good on you girl! Sounds like you're having a fabulous time, & I really enjoyed reading each of your articles for Fashion Magazine so far – can't wait for more! 🙂

    <3 Shawna
    Serpentine Streets

  • Reply Sandwich de Dinausore May 20, 2012 at 8:38 am

    Nice dress!

    xoxo

  • Reply Tria Zaluska May 20, 2012 at 9:12 am

    lovely outfit! look so effortless

  • Reply Kate May 20, 2012 at 10:32 am

    Beautiful outfit, you look so effortlessly chic! That dress is gorgeous!

  • Reply Lotus Blossom Design May 20, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    beautiful look! xo

  • Reply Estilo Hedónico May 20, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    hi,
    you are realy beautiful and stylish!!
    Great outfit!

    http://estilohedonico.blogspot.pt/

    xoxo

  • Reply Sarah May 20, 2012 at 3:30 pm

    This outfit is gorgeous! Can't wait to see your guest post 🙂

  • Reply Chezka May 20, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    This is a very stylish outfit! Love your boots 🙂 Yumm…I love sushi!
    – Che

    style-che.blogspot.com

  • Reply Alexa May 20, 2012 at 11:44 pm

    I'm obsessed with your dress! I need to find it!

    http://www.brightandsassy.com/

  • Reply Sarah Stright May 21, 2012 at 12:49 am

    You look absolutely gorgeous. I love this dress and the belt with it. I've just found your blog and I'm totally into your style. I'm your newest follower and I'll definitely be back!
    Sarah
    http://www.comingunstitched.com

  • Reply t May 21, 2012 at 8:04 am

    Nice outfit! I like this colour palette.

    http://initialed.blogspot.com

  • Reply Michelle's Style File May 21, 2012 at 9:05 am

    Gorgeous dress and these pics are beautiful!!

    x
    Michelle
    http://www.michellesstylefile.blogspot.com

  • Reply Annie May 21, 2012 at 11:08 am

    L-O-V-E that shirtdress – such a gorgeous color on you!

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

  • Reply Naghmeh May 21, 2012 at 1:37 pm

    LOVe the outfit and that gold bangle is so pretty!
    xx

  • Reply Erin @ Currently Coveting May 21, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    You look stunning as usual, love the light in these photos!

    XO,
    Erin
    http://erinscurrentlycoveting.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Giovanna May 21, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    Cute look! Loving that shirtdress!

    xx
    Giovanna
    http://www.oliveandanarrow.com

  • Reply Fydez May 21, 2012 at 7:11 pm

    Nice outfit and you look gorgeous. X

  • Reply Megan May 21, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    How awesome that you get to do a lot of writing 🙂

    You look so pretty – love that classy dress, and I also always love the lighting in your photos. SO magical !

  • Reply Chelle May 21, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    You look absolutely stunning! I love these sunshine-filled photos that you've been posting lately. And that is just amazing about your internship, congrats!! It seems like you're having the time of your life… Enjoy it!

    Hope you had a lovely weekend 🙂

    Xo Chelle
    discoveringelegance.com

  • Reply Alison May 21, 2012 at 10:55 pm

    I love this Club Monaco dress on you! I used to shop there all the time, but haven't been in the store in over a year. Maybe I should give it another chance 🙂

    http://www.stylingmylife.com

  • Reply Marisa May 22, 2012 at 12:44 am

    So excited for you and this internship! Your writing is impeccable and it must be exciting for you to see your name published on Fashion Magazine's site. Plus, you seem to have been graced with really fantastic weather since arriving in Toronto. All your outfit posts have the perfect glow!

    Marisa
    http://style-rhapsody.blogspot.com

  • Reply Hattitude May 22, 2012 at 1:06 am

    Hattitude Style Blog

    where is the best sushi place!? i've been afraid to go ANYWHERE for sushi since we got back from vancouver…it just won't be the same….sigh.

    talk soon wild child
    -Hattie
    Hattitude Style Blog

  • Reply becks May 22, 2012 at 1:55 am

    i really like your dress + belt!

    http://www.beckspick.com

  • Reply Huda May 22, 2012 at 4:08 am

    welcome to my hometown…hope you are enjoying Toronto and exploring it as much as you can.

  • Reply beats by dre May 23, 2012 at 9:44 am

    love this outfit! you are so beautiful. See you again.

  • Reply Fashionable in Montreal May 24, 2012 at 5:19 am

    Olive green suits you great! xoxo Danina

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