Ask Alex: Call of the Wild

February 28, 2014 10:08 am
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Q: Alex, I’ve been seeing animal prints everywhere lately. Is it too late buy into this look? A: Animal print is not going anywhere any time soon. It’s just one of those trends that won’t go out of style. So what are you waiting for? If you haven’t already been […]

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In search of Style

January 29, 2014 2:36 pm
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New Year, Fresh Skirt If there’s one key piece of clothing to update in your 2014 wardrobe, it’s the skirt. From A-line and pencil to trumpet and fit and flare, there’s a skirt silhouette to flatter every figure. Take your pick and pair it with a sweater or cardigan for […]

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Year in Review with Lisa Tant

December 18, 2013 3:00 pm
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It’s without question that Lisa Tant is a fashion insider. With over 16 years of publishing experience at Rogers working as the Editor-in-Chief at Flare and Chatelaine and as the Publisher at Hello!, Tant has become a recognizable name and one to follow. Tant has made the leap from magazines […]

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Mad for Mod

August 20, 2013 9:16 am
Photography by: The Fashion Group International

Want an edgier look? Stylize your final weeks of summer with a nod to the mod squad. This trend originated in London, England, peaking in the early to mid-1960s, with multiple resurgences since. There’s no denying why this trend continues to pop up on runways and this season, there’s no […]

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Q and Alex

June 4, 2013 11:32 am
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Q: I’m a woman in my fifties and I’m trying to navigate the new styles. I’m hearing that white & black is going to be popular and that it’s appropriate for all ages. Is this true? A: You can rarely go wrong when opposites attract. The black and white trend […]

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Ask Alex: Break from Black

January 23, 2013 11:55 am
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Q: My closet has morphed into 50 shades of grey, but I’m reluctant to take part in the bright colour trend.  I usually wear all black but I’d like to purchase one statement piece in the New Year. Can you suggest something that will update my all-black wardrobe? A: Black […]

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ASK ALEX: Trend Report

November 28, 2012 1:00 pm
STUDDED LEATHER GLOVES As seen on the Burberry runway, studded leather gloves provide subtle style substance to any ensemble. Available at Holt Renfrew

Q: What three items should I add to my wardrobe this season? A: Be bright, be bold and stand out in the cold! Invest in some quality winter accessories that will make a fashion statement and function to keep you cozy. Modern updates can make over an entire look and accessories are a […]

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Ask Alex: What’s Hot for the New Year

January 6, 2011 4:46 am

What’s hot for the New Year? Alex shares her expert style advice and tips on how to create a new and improved you for 2011. Q. Alex, I’m looking for a spa that I can take my husband to that offers male-specific services. Are there any spas in Ottawa that […]

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Ask Alex: What's Hot for the New Year

4:46 am

What’s hot for the New Year? Alex shares her expert style advice and tips on how to create a new and improved you for 2011. Q. Alex, I’m looking for a spa that I can take my husband to that offers male-specific services. Are there any spas in Ottawa that […]

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