Chambray & Houndstooth

May 20, 2016

The last few weeks in Ontario have been confusing to say the least. It may be May... sorry for that... but it's been freaking cold! Slowly but surely we're seeing little bits of summers beautiful head peaking through but until than I'm going to keep rocking tights and booties if I have to.My sense of style really isn't everyones cup of tea. I don't own a lot of clothing or accessories but I always try and create something that will make me feel good. At the end of the day, that's all that matters right? Nice sneaky shot Joe! ;)Couldn't open that latch for the life of me! This whole outfit was just thrown together with items I've had in my closet for years. Chambray Shirt: Forever 21 | Houndstooth Skirt: Mango (years ago) - similar | Crossbody Purse: Coach (years ago) - similar | Tights: Dollarstore (because why not) | Booties: Call It Spring (years ago) - similar | Earrings: Bittersweet - similar I dig it...

OOTD: Garden Party!

July 24, 2013

Last weekend my family went to my cousins after wedding garden party. He got married and had a nice wedding in Edmonton and than came back to Ontario a week later for another celebration.I hoped the whole time while traveling to it that it was okay to wear white, both my mom and I did. We weren't sure how casual or fancy it may be but we both played it pretty safe.Jacket -  Hautelook (2011) - No Tag?Dress -  American Eagle (2012)  Sandals - Target (2010)Bag -  D'lish? Winners (2010)Earrings - Forever21 (2011)Sunglasses - Runaway by VonZipperNail Polish - Jamaica Me Crazy by Cuccio NaturaleEven though many of these things were purchased years ago and probably aren't available, I loved the look of this outfit and wanted to share!xoCarly Jean!...

Wantable: Jewellery Box May 2013!

May 29, 2013

The official launch of Wantable in Canada has begun. May was the first month in which Canadians could purchase the monthly subscription of a Beauty or Jewellery box. A few months back Wantable opened up a sign up page for a couple hundred Canadians to join and get their first box free of charge. The cost of the box as a subscription is $36 and individually $40. I was charged $56 due to shipping and taxes and was reimbursed $36. Though this box was not technically free, it was cheaper than the full subscription itself. I can not see myself subscribing again right away but I will keep the option open for sure. Like the previous month, I chose the Jewellery box again. I destroyed the packaging and wasn't able to take a nice photo but I show the un-boxing in the video shown below. The packaging of the items was a...

OOTD: Casual Meeting

April 29, 2013

Last week, Joe and I went to a meeting with some clients we've had for years. It was a little chilly and I'm not prepared to whip out my legs this early in the year so I wore some pantyhose. I've had many of these items for years but I will try and find pieces similar if the exact ones are no longer available. I used Joe's phone for these photos so the quality is not the same as usual, sorry!Jacket: Dynamite Blazer: Value Village (No tags)Shirt: H&M Skirt: Jacob Pantyhose: Multi-Pack WalMartShoes: JustFabWatch: Michael KorsNecklace: Wantable.coPurse: Forever21I think I need some new clothes so I'll have some links available!What do you think of this outfit? xoCarly Jean!... Jewelry Subscription Box: April 2013!

April 23, 2013 is a brand new monthly subscription out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. By browsing the website it seems it is only in the US for the time being but I know they have plans to launch in Canada very soon. Stay tuned to their Facebook for updates!There are two options to choose from when you sign up, makeup or jewelry. Since I usually subscribe to beauty boxes I thought this would be a fun change of pace and I chose the jewelry box. I am so pleased I did!Here is a breakdown on how this service works according to their website."- Baubles or Beauty? Choose a category and answer a few questions so we can match you with the perfect products.- Forever or for now? Subscribe for $36 a month or buy a single box for $40. Subscriptions are shipped automatically each month and can be skipped or canceled anytime.- Discover a new you. Each box is packed with full-size products hand-picked from unique, specialty...

OOTN: Date Night!

February 25, 2013

This past weekend, Joe and I went on a little date night. It wasn't too cold so we went for a little walk and had dinner and some drinks at a local bar. I felt great all night because I was pleased with my outfit so much! This is Joe's favourite photo! Blazer: H&M  (2011, can't find anything similar!)Shirt: H&M (2011, can't find anything similar either!)Skirt: eBay (not the best quality)Belt: Le ChateauTights: WalmartBag: Glymm Monthly BagRing: Forever21 (2010, can't find anything similar either!)Necklace: FCUK (2011, can't find anything similar either!)Watch: Michael KorsBoots: Call It SpringI plan on experimenting with my outfits a bit more like I did with this one. This post is basically my personal style in a nutshell, at least it's what I want to dress more like! What do you think of my outfit? xoCarly!...

OOTD: Denim, Polka Dots & Chelsea Boots

January 9, 2013

In my "What I Got for Christmas" video I showed this Denim, Chambray top. I have worn it so much since! On this particular day, Joe and I headed to Chapters, Tiger Direct and Sherway Gardens. We did a bit of shopping and than just lounged around at his house. Once the weather is nicer, I'll start taking some of these photos outside.. stuck in a corner is really not ideal for OOTD shots!Cardigan -  Ultimate Crewneck Sweater - Merona for Target (No longer available)Top - Stone Wash Denim Shirt - Forever21 Watch - Runway Twist Goldtone Stainless Steel and Tortoise - Michael Kors Purse - Mini Boston - Forever21 Sorry for the awkward angle!Leggings -  GRG Super Soft Legging - GarageBoots - HRODWYN Chelsea Ankle Bootie - Call It SpringI'm in need of some new black leggings and pants! These leggings are piling terribly. This outfit was super comfortable and I'm loving these boots!The only problem is...

Fossil Watch Giveaway!

December 31, 2012

This is very exciting! I've been wanting to start a second channel for a while so I figured, new year, new channel!Anyway, thanks for Joe and I get to give one lucky person a beautiful Fossil watch!Not the best photo but here is the beautiful Heather Mid-Sized Resin Watch in Pearlized White!I love the skinny bracelet style this has!We chose this watch because it would pretty much go with anything! The silver isn't even too prominent so you could definitely wear it with gold accessories if you wish!In order to win this, there are a few things you have to do below in the Rafflecopter widget. The more you do, the more chances you have!a Rafflecopter giveawayThank you for a great 2012 and all the support throughout this year! We look forward to uploading videos and blogs multiple times a week in 2013 :)xoCarly & Joe!...

A Berry Merry OOTD!

December 12, 2012

I thought I would share the outfit I wore to a party I attended last weekend. I will have a tutorial and blog post on this makeup look soon but I really wanted to get this outfit up here! I focus more on each piece in the video, which will be linked down below!My camera was on some funky settings for these photos apparently! Sweater: Forever21 in CreamLayering Top: Forever21 in IvoryPants: American Eagle in BerryShoes: Old Navy Ring: eBayNecklace: Forever21 (Similar)Nail Polish: Brandt by JulepAnd something I did not show in the video is what I wore on top for going to and from the car.Jacket: Soia & Kyo (Similar, got it at Winners)Purse: Forever21What do you think of this very quick and simple outfit? Would you wear this to a holiday party?xoCarly...

OOTD: Joe's Birthday Celebration!

December 7, 2012

Yesterday was Joe's 25th birthday, what an old fart! Like most birthdays, it was spent with the family. We had some after dinner snacks and dessert with his family and it was a very lovely chill evening.This outfit, like many of mine, is quite casual. I have a lot of basics in my wardrobe so the majority of my outfits are quite simple. I'm hoping to explore a bit more this upcoming year with my style so look forward to those posts!It may sound incredibly vain to say, but I absolutely love this photo of me haha. Don't mind the random shadow on my face! What I'm wearing:Cardigan: Urban BehaviourI love the detailing on this! I got it for $10 and I wear it all the time!Tank: Forever21 in IvoryJeans: AeropostaleBag: Forever21Boots (not shown):  JustFabI love this cardigan, I wear it a lot near the Holidays because I feel it can look...

My New Favourite Purse!

November 27, 2012

On Saturday I ordered a few things from Forever21 for my "holiday" outfit! I didn't really get anything on sale but I got pieces I will definitely wear more than once. That blog post and video are coming up in December, keep your eyes peeled!One item I bought I am seriously in love with already! It looks more expensive than it is and I have been eyeing it since it came onto the Canadian site.It is the perfect size and colour and a pretty good price for the quality if you ask me!  I had no idea bags would be so hard to take photos of!Mini Boston Bag - $27.80 CADIt also comes in white!I am in love! It is so structured and the faux leather is thick and actually doesn't feel very fake. It is quite roomy as well. I stuffed it pretty good last night and it remained it...

Carly looking at camera.
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