Brad’s Basics for Normcore Living – Lubriderm

Normcore is described as a unisex fashion trend characterized by unpretentious, normal-looking clothing. While I adore standout fashion sometimes you just have to chill out and be “normal”! “Brad Goreski’s Basics for Normcore Living” are featured below including two of my faves — Adidas Superstar sneakers and Birkenstock sandals. Comfort and style. Brad Goreski is a world renowned stylist and television personality, not to mention a fellow Canadian!

I was asked to sample Lubriderm lotion which is one Brad’s Basics. Lubriderm is awesome. It provides so much moisture but doesn’t leave your skin feeling coated or sticky. It’s also perfect for the entire family. No heavy scent means everyone can use it. Try it! You’ll like it! I do! Check out Brad’s essentials and my favourite normcore pic with my adorable “little” nephew! We can’t get enough of our Adidas!

Brad's Basics For Normcore Living

How cute are we in our normcore state?

Amy_Justin Normcore

Sneakers – Me, Him
Pants – Me, Him

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Tunic Versatility

Every once in a blue moon we get a nice cool summer evening. Enter the tunic. Offering versatility in seasonal and styling options it’s a must have in my closet. For summer, I chose to wear it with white distressed jeans and slip on loafers for a laid back, chic vibe. I can see it working for fall with perhaps leggings and an awesome pair of boots. (BTW can’t wait for fall!) Oh.. Don’t forget your accessories! Really. They can make an outfit. That age-old rule of taking off one piece before you leave the house. Forget it! An amazing pair of sunglasses will complete the look. Essential!

Miu Miu 51RS Cat Eye Sunglasses, 52mm • Miu Miu

French Connection Louis Patent Leather Loafers • French Connection

Free People Womens DESTROYED SKINNY ANKLE • Free People

Free People Shake It Printed Mini Dress • Free People

Alex and Ani ‘Charity by Design – Prints of Love’ Expandable Wire Bangle • Alex and Ani

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The Best $25 I’ve Ever Spent

The Best $25 I’ve Ever Spent

Ever buy one of those items that just proves to be awesome even if you didn’t spend a lot of money on it? Every time I wear this dress I get so many compliments! It’s crazy. I found this dress at Forever 21 and though I don’t buy a lot there, I couldn’t resist. I fell in love with the shape. It’s like someone turned a huge scarf into a dress. It’s light and flowy and perfect for those hot summer days. Those of you who have been following me for a while know that I’m not such a fan of summer months and therefore don’t spend so much money on my spring and summer wardrobe. I really don’t like to be hot so lightweight, breezy clothing is essential in my book. A maxi is such a great way to keep cool and still look chic. I paired the dress with flat metallic sandals by Kate Spade and sparkly jewellery making it appropriate to wear out for supper. Enjoy!

Dress – Forever 21 (Not Available Online)
Sandals – Kate Spade  (Love These)
Sunglasses – Etnia Barcelona
Necklace – Lola & Grace
Watch – Apple

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It’s Official

It’s Official

You know it’s summer when I step out in white jeans. OK. I’m old school. I cannot wear white pants or shoes before Memorial Day. Everyone says it’s a fashion rule to be broken. I disagree. That said once Memorial Day does hit I can’t stop rocking the white jeans. I have “nice” ones that are work appropriate and destroyed ones that are weekend appropriate. The key to white jeans? Don’t pair them with anything that will make you look like a nurse! Unless you are one of course. Here I paired my first foray with a breezy Free People dress and my new rose gold Birkenstock sandals. Love them! Oh… you know those sunglasses with flat lenses that are so hot now? Check out these Kate Spade!

7 For All Mankind Jeans
Free People Dress (No Longer Available)
Rose Gold Birkenstock Sandals
Kate Spade Sunglasses
Apple Watch
Alex and Ani Bracelets

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Coolway and 25% Off!

Coolway and 25% Off!

As of late I have become quite the sneaker girl. Love that the sporty trend is in because it is oh so comfortable! When Coolway asked me to try out some of their styles from their brands Coolway and Musse and Cloud I was really excited. Both brands have fabulous trendy styles including amazing must have spring booties, sandals and sneakers.

This is the first pair I’m going to share with you. These kicks are so incredibly comfortable. The canvas is breathable and the platform makes them so soft to walk around in all day. No breaking in here! Comfy from the get go! I paired them with a casual weekend outfit for a day of running around. I couldn’t resist sharing my smiling little Lubi happily out for a walk with me in my new shoes.

The best part? Not only are they reasonable but if you use code #glassesgrl on the Coolway site or Sole Identity site you can get 25% off your purchase!

Sneakers – c/o Coolway – Get 25% off with code #glassesgrl
Sleeveless Henley – Free People
Destroyed Skinny Jeans – Free People
Sunglasses – Etnia Barcelona
Lubi the Chihuahua

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Balthazar

Balthazar

I’ve been dying to go to Balthazar Restaurant in SOHO for sooooo long. Finally the hubby and I went for our anniversary. It’s so quintessentially French. If I hadn’t driven there I would have thought I was actually in Paris. It reminded us so much of places we’ve eaten in there. Loved it! If you’re in New York it’s a must!

Anyhoo… NYC outfits are so much fun to come up with. Sophisticated, trendy, edgy. Anything goes. While you can go to almost any restaurant in jeans I like to get a little more creative when I venture in. You would think that living such a short distance from the City we would go more often but it doesn’t happen so much. You can never go wrong with black leather anything. I had kind of envisioned a slip dress over the pants, but I just couldn’t find the perfect one. This tunic, however, jumped out and said “Buy me!”. I adore the blush colour and it added some lightness and femininity to the outfit. Have I ever told you how much I’m obsessed with scarves? They’re taking over the coat cupboard but I can’t help it. It’s that 3rd piece you add to your outfit for ladylike completion and there’s just so much variety and so many ways to wear them! Not sure how many more times this year I’ll get to wear my favourite Prada ankle boots. So sad!

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Wrap – Tunic – Pants – Boots (Similar)
Sunglasses (Locals message me!) – Bracelet (Right) & Necklace – Bracelet (Left) – Watch

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Torn

Torn

What is it about ripped up jeans that’s so cool? I can’t stop wearing these. Not only are they cool, but they’re so comfortable! Perfect amount of stretch. I know Abercrombie & Fitch isn’t having the moment it did some time ago, but their jeans fit and they look good and they’re reasonable! The rest of the outfit? Free People on top — of course. I’m attempting to incorporate some colour into my spring wardrobe! And the adorable little booties with the fringe are by Ash. Love that brand. Cool styles and comfortable. Don’t forget your accessories people! They can really make an outfit and complete the vibe! Mirrored sunglasses in a complementary colour are a start. They always say not to overdo it on the jewellery. I get it, but don’t necessarily agree. If it works go for it! Layer your necklaces and pile on the bracelets. No worries!

Wrap – Great Option!
Tank
Jeans
Booties
Bar Necklace

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