While I’m on the topic of Giving Thanks, I simply must share that you can now shop the Friends & Family Sale with ShopBop and East Dance all this week using the code ‘FAMILY25′. You’ll receive 25% off all purchases (some conditions apply).
I don’t know what could be more beautiful than being thankful for an amazing sale!
*ShopBop sale ends October 16th // East Dane sale ends October 18th
I had the most wonderful Thanksgiving weekend! After a gorgeous wedding, I headed north to meet my mum, sister and the pup of course, in Collingwood for a short Thanksgiving getaway. The leaves were absolutely stunning and my sis quickly snapped some photos of my casual weekend look. This outfit is a definite go-to during the fall season and I love how cozy this throw is (I own a TON of them, but this is a personal fave).
We had such a great time, I think we’re going to head back up for the Christmas holiday with my pops who was away this Thanksgiving. It was such a wonderful time away and I am so thankful for my family, friends and the great people in my life, especially all of you, my readers!
I know I’ve been on a serious hiatus lately (I am sorry for that!) but I have shot a collection of photos that I’m ready to share, as we move in to fall and continue to finish up the year. How fast has the time gone by?! This weekend definitely reminded me, how excited I am for the holidays!
I’ve recently rediscovered my addiction to Target. Whether it’s the incredible brand collaborations or the insanely fab finds you can score, it’s really quite a treat to pop in and see what they have to offer. I think my friends over there recognized my passion and they’ve tipped me off on a great new beauty brand, available exclusively at Target!
Pixi was created by makeup artist, Petra Strand, who launched Pixi Beauty in Soho London 15 years ago and has been helping women achieve gorgeous skin ever since. With a goal of creating flaw-fixing cosmetics, Strand was set on making a line of makeup that not only enhanced a woman’s natural beauty, but that was also nourishing for her complexion.
With ingredients including vitamins A, C and E, and grape seed and cucumber, it’s no wonder the brand has had success all over the world, and been used on famous faces like Oprah Winfrey and Helena Christensen, to name a few. The Pixi range, which includes awakening and skin-loving complexion, eye, lip, and cheek products (see above!), is the perfect blend of naturally radiant daytime wear-ability and nighttime oomph! Taking time-saving and multi-purpose ideas into account for the woman on-the-go, the products often come as duos, palettes or with built-in mirrors, making life a little simpler.
I can’t wait to test this out, as on-the-go is my middle name, and share my beauty review with all of you!
I’m off the California for a few days and I cannot wait to share my latest travel adventures with all of you! Be sure to follow me via Instagram @LEXNIKO.
Have a blessed rest of the week and a happy weekend xo!
*This post was sponsored by AOL & Target.
Honestly I am loving that summer does not want to let up! We are only a few days away from October and while I know we’re being teased before the upcoming Polar Vortex 2.0, I am simply not complaining about this weather. Don’t get me wrong, I am looking forward to cozy sweaters and layers and the crispness that fall brings, but I’m just as satisfied sporting summery items til the cows come home!
That’s why I’m happy to partner with American Eagle to show you how to create a casual boho look that’s fit for a warm fall. It’s certainly been my go-to uniform as of late and I’m happy to continue the trend with this comfy, loose fitting top, denim shorts and my favorite booties! This triple threat creates the perfect look for the girl on-the-go, trying to squeeze in every last moment of this endless summer.
Head over to the American Eagle blog for more pics and style tips!
And be sure to follow me on Instagram @lexniko and share your endless summer looks with the hashtag #AEOStyle
HAPPY FIRST DAY OF FALL!
I’m thrilled to announce a special shopping opportunity my ladies from the Burgundy Brick Foundation are hosting. Tomorrow evening from 5-7 PM head over to Intermix on Bloor Street in Toronto to kick off fall and shop the best looks of the season.
I was in the store over the weekend and I have to say, there are some AMAZING items to update your wardrobe and get you fall ready. 10% of all sales will benefit the Burgundy Brick Foundation in support of Habitat for Humanity Toronto. If you haven’t been reading the blog for a while, the Burgundy Brick Foundation is a not-for-profit organization my girlfriends and I run in Toronto. We work in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Toronto to assist in raising funds to support building low income housing in the city. You can read all about it on our site and if you’re interested in learning more feel free to reach out!
Would love to see your pretty little faces there!
I took a walk down memory lane last night, as I was curious to decide if I was ready to go back to brunette. I have really been missing my long brown locks but as I was looking back at old blog photos, I realized that I am SO EXCITED FOR FALL!
While it was a brutal winter, I actually cannot wait to layer thick sweaters, rock neutrals and warm boots and cozy up on the couch with fuzzy throws. So in an impromptu post, today I share a few of my favorite looks from last fall. I swear I am truly inspired to shoot for the new season this weekend!
Which look is your favorite and also what are your thoughts? Is it time to get back to brunette?
Leave a comment below and be sure to follow my weekend shoot via Instagram @LEXNIKO
It was another fun weekend with a quick jaunt to Chicago. I am seriously addicted to weekend getaways, so my birthday created the perfect excuse to head to the good ol’ U S of A. While I spent my days curled up at The Godfrey Hotel (it was cold!) I had such a fun Friday night checking out House of Blues with my girlfriends and then had an insanely delish dinner at RPM Italian and met up with one half (hi Brittani!) of my fave petite treats from the blog, Pleasantly Petite.
I had a lot of lovely comments about my outfits via Instagram, so I wanted to share them with y’all on the blog today.
I wanted to thank you all for the amazing support on the blog and Instagram, I absolutely love sharing my outfits and offering fashion inspiration and advice to you, so if you ever have a question just leave a comment below or on the ‘gram. I know it takes me a while sometimes but I will respond always, always, always.
It seems like Fall is finally here, so I’m off to shoot for the season and look forward to sharing soon!
This skirt is available at Anthropologie (also comes in Petite).
You can find this outfit at Goodnight Macaroon. These shoes are old but here’s a similar Jessica Simpson pair.
Last Friday I experienced what I think may be every girl’s dream…lunch with an amazing group of cute boys, gushing over life, love and beauty products, at Toronto’s Miracle10 Skincare Bar. The lovely guys of Bachelor in Paradise were in town for TIFF and stopped by for a little facial treatment, some sushi bites and to chat all about what else? Love.
They were seriously so sweet…I was genuinely surprised as I would assume the mobs of fangirls would get to your head at some point, but they were so down to earth, funny and basically tons of fun! It was cool to get the inside scoop on the latest Bachelor season (umm paradise was not so glamorous) and just to see how much they got along and have created a Bachelor family.
At the end of the day all these boys wanted was someone who was funny, fit & healthy and just as happy to chill couch bound at home, as to get dolled up for the red carpet. It was great to hear they still believe in love and I have no doubt when the time is right these guys will find it!
They were even kind enough to snap some pics for my girlfriends, who were extremely sad they couldn’t be there…but hey that’s how it goes ladies, and I guess it was my lucky day because I received the final rose .
Happy Friday! I’m off of an adventure for a little R&R but blog will be running as per usual next week! Be sure to follow my little weekend jaunt via Instagram @LEXNIKO.
Hope y’all have an amazing weekend!