Home for the Holidays

Home sweet home is my favorite place to be! Although I do enjoy a beach, new city to explore or an unplanned adventure, there is no place I would rather be for the holidays than home. Admittedly last year I did not enjoy the holidays to the fullest. My focus was elsewhere and I left […]

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A Secret Worth Sharing

I am lucky enough to love what I do professionally. But running a small business and blogging means I rarely spend much time not thinking about glasses. It can be hard to carve out time away from the shop, time I sometime forget is essential to refresh and reset, and most importantly time to spend […]

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Falling…

  Although the fall change in season comes with a great excuse for some new fashions and some shopping, I have found myself most excited to re-wear and re-style some of my classic pieces that have been tucked away since last fall. You know those favorite items, the ones that never go out of style? […]

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Fall Transitions

  I am finally ready to embrace fall, I cannot live in denial that the seasons have changed, and the warm weather and long days of sunlight are over. The air is cool and crisp, the leaves are transforming colour and my favorite part about the change of season, a switch in wardrobe is no longer inevitable, […]

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Eyes on Las Vegas

I am excited to once again surround myself with Optical junkies, get together with industry friends and meet new industry insiders as optical enthusiasts unite in Las Vegas for Vision Expo West 2017. This is west coast stop for Vision Expo, the event showcases the newest trends in eyewear and optical innovations. Regardless of which […]

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Sipping away summer Sundays

Summer’s not over yet! and Summer Sundays are meant for adventure and exploring new places. Sundays are my favorite day, the one day a week I am guaranteed a day off work. A day to spend any way I please! On this hot August Sunday easy and breezy was on the outfit agenda, so I […]

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Spring Sparkle

The long grey days of winter have finally given way to spring. It’s time to put away the dark winter wardrobe and switch to softer colours and lighter layers (no more tights! #freethelegs). A spring wardrobe refresh is in order, and there is no better place to start than a fresh pair of glasses. Pattern and texture […]

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A Spot on Trend

Trends in fashion go round and round, and eyewear trends are not excluded. Round glasses are having a resurgence, not just for the artist or academic anymore, round glasses are on runways, celebrities and stylish people everywhere. I love how this classic eyeglass shape has been modernized by combining it with color trends like black […]

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An Optimal Fall Facial

It could be one of Vancouver’s best kept beauty secrets. You’d never stumble across it, and you may have walked past dozens of times. But if you have been lucky enough to hear about it, usually from someone who has experienced their services, you will return, and likely become a loyal supporter. Optaderm is a […]

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Transitions when travelling

A lifelong chronic over packer, only as I reflect on my last travels, one where the airline lost my suitcase, leaving me with nothing but the clothes on my back (for an trip where I would be meeting a lot of new people in my profession and making first impressions). It forced me to ask…. […]

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