How To Style Slogan/Band Tees

Slogan tees/ band tees, have been around forever, but they have increasingly become popular fashion pieces, and the days of them only being worn at concerts are over. Taking one look at the street style during fashion week, you will see this trend popping up everywhere, with tees paired on their own, or underneath a leather jacket or blazer.

I thought I would give the look a try, and I will definitely be styling my band tees like this more often. It’s a great way to add a little edgy style to your everyday look.


These tees can be worn any season, paired with a jacket or blazer if its cool, or on its own with jeans or distressed denim shorts in the warmer months! Adding a leather element to this piece instantly amps up your rock and roll status!


Pairing the slogan tee with a pair of black pants and pumps instantly amps up a casual look.


Add polish to your easygoing tee look by adding a blazer.  I loved the pop of red that tied together the red slogan on the tee.



If you’re not into the whole tee look, here’s the red, ruffle-sleeve blazer paired with just a plain black tank.



Clothing- c/o: Suzy Shier


La-La-Lavender Land

Goodbye millennial pink, HELLO lavender. Okay…maybe not goodbye forever, but so long for now, because shades of purple are taking over in 2018! 

When Pantone announced  Ultra Violet as 2018’s colour of the year, we began seeing it, along with different swatches of purple popping up on Spring/Summer runways, decor, etc. I for one am loving every minute of it, it’s it’s such a refreshing shade for Spring! 

When Bench Canada asked me to partner up with them, and I saw these lovely lavender pieces, I knew I had to have them and style them! The soft fleece zip-up sweater and bouclé jacket were perfect for a chilly day in Montreal. I topped the look off with my favourite winter accessory (a pom-pom hat)– in the matching lavender shade to boot! 

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Head to toe lavender, I LOVE how this look came together! I’ve styled it 3 different ways to show you how versatile the pieces are! 




The standing collar worked great as a neck warmer, and was perfect for the cold! I loved the asymmetrical zip, added a little different element to the jacket! It also has thumb holes on the cuffs (bonus WIN!)


Don’t mind my big winter boots- it was cold, and snowy and we walked around ALL day!



Not only perfect for outside, but it was the perfect coat to throw over inside this adorable café


Safe to say I’ll be living in this sweater for the rest of Winter into Spring!


When your sweater matches the sunset (SWOON!)



I hope you enjoyed this look and hop on the purple bandwagon for Spring, you won’t be disappointed!

Clothing c/o Bench Canada: Jacket, Sweater , Pom Pom Hat (Similar).  Pants- Banana Republic, Sunglasses- Quay Australia 

Love Is In The Air

This past Sunday I met up with local photographer and blogger Krenare! She did an amazing job not only capturing my Valentine’s inspired outfit, but also caught some adorable moments with my fiancé I can now cherish forever. We initially planned on shooting inside Sweet Philosophy, but they unexpectedly had to close for a few days due to a family emergency. I can tell you however, it is even cuter inside than it is outside (if that’s even possible), and I definitely want to go back to get some shots!

The weather may not have been on our side that day for outdoor photos (welcome to Canadian winters), but we managed to get a small break in freezing rain for Krenare to do her magic! After all, love is all about making sacrifices right?!


What girl wouldn’t swoon over a boy holding the most beautiful floral bouquet? A huge thank you to Blossom Moments Flowers for making dreams into a reality! Be sure to follow along with them on Instagram for the most beautiful bloom feed and inspiration!


Grab your sweetheart, put on something red/pink and do a cute little photoshoot, you won’t regret it!


Okay…so maybe I picked up this adorable scarf and thought it would be the perfect focal point for a shoot all about love! Either way, the outfit turned out almost as cute as the photos themselves!


Sorry in advance to my fiancé, I’m painting our house and door pink!




Windy, cold, freezing rain day= shrinking balloons…luckily we managed to get some good shots in!


Photography: c/o  Krenare Ali  Floral Bouquet: c/o Blossom Moments Hair: c/o Hair Addictz Studio , Makeup: c/o: Facetime With Daniela , Pants: c/o: Suzy Shier , Scarf: H&M (similar)

xoxo, Staffordable

Show Your Stripes

Nothing like brightening up those brutally cold winter days with colourful outfits!


I saw this sweater on a couple of Instagram accounts that I follow, and I loved the huge pop of colour that came with it! Lucky for me, when I decided to finally give in and buy it, it was marked down BIG TIME!


With so many colours in the sweater the accessory combinations are really endless! I decided to pair it with a bright blue pom pom hat, and added just that much more colour, with cherry red Hunter boots!


I paired it with a metallic silver bubble jacket over top. This style has come back HUGE and I’m so happy about it! I grew up wearing Gap bubble jackets, so wearing this one reminds me so much of my childhood! I found this one on sale for only $25, it’s actually extremely warm too! It comes in a variety of colours but I decided to go with a colour that wasn’t too out there, but wasn’t just plain black like my everyday winter jacket.


My fiancé likes to call it my space man jacket, and asks when I’m going to the moon whenever I wear it lol!


The sweater comes in two different styles, I opted for the one with all over sparkles (because sparkles are life) that, and it was the cheapest of the styles. The exact style I’m wearing is available here.


I picked up my jacket on the sale rack in stores, it’s available online, but is showing  for full price.


Pom pom hats have been super popular the past few years, so you can get them just about anywhere . This particular style I loved because of the bright blue, it really brings out my eyes! This was on sale last season from Obsessions Fashions .



Let’s Go Pearls!

Don’t let the cold, snowy weather stop you from feeling fabulous. Don some pearls anyway you choose, and you will feel like you can run the world (LET’S GO PEARLS!)


I’m so happy that pearls have made such a huge comeback in 2017/2018, they’re popping up everywhere (on everything!) To create this look I pulled together a few of my favourite pearl embellished items from my closet.


The great thing I love about pearls is that you can wear them and pair them with just about anything, not to mention, they add elegance to any look!



Go out and buy yourself something with pearls, trust me, these aren’t your grandmother’s pearls, you won’t regret it!

Top: H&M Skirt: H&M Clutch: Banana Republic Booties: Urban Planet

Flamingos & Frills

Just for the (frill) of it, I decided to mix two of my favourite things: flamingos, and frills. The result…a super adorable girly look that can either be dressed up or dressed down!


Yet another flamingo print top! I just can’t stop, and I couldn’t resist the urge to scoop this one up from J-Crew (similar styles available). I always size down in clothes from J-Crew as I find they are very generous with their sizes. Since this is a comfy tee, I went with an xs, it’s loose yet still perfectly fitting! The fuchsia pink watercolour design and flamingos that form into a heart sold me right away. Priced at just $20 on sale how could I say no? I paired the top with a matching flourscent pink button down cardigan also from J-Crew (old style, similar here) to really tie together the look! With it being so warm outside and cold inside the office, adding a light, matching cardigan is the ultimate summer dressing hack!


These gingham print frilled trousers from Top Shop were also spotted on Miley Cyrus during the One Love Manchester benefit concert.

I have received so many compliments on them and with their loose fit and high waist, they are comfortable for everyday wear! I managed to score them, and the matching jacket (not pictured) majorly on sale during a promotional period online at Hudson’s Bay I got both pieces for under $50 (regular $80+ each).


What’s a flamingo themed outfit without matching shoes? I ordered these online from ASOS for half price ($27.00)! I love the little detail of the flamingo with the sparkly gold hearts! It has a small heel so they’re comfortable but also gives you that little added height.


Since I had both a loud print pant and top, I went with minimal accessories. I opted for a marble cat-eye lens sunglass (Quay Australia). The cay-eye, a popular trend in the 50’s and 60’s has made a big comeback in a very big way, and I’m loving it! These are my favourite brand of sunglasses right now, and while I usually order them online from ASOS when they go on sale, I managed to score these from my local Winners for only $16 (they’re listed at $81 on ASOS.) In keeping with the bright pink theme, I went with a matching Kate Spade purse for an added pop of pink (because you can never have too much pink, ever!)


And of course, the cutest little addition to my outfit- my new Iced Tea Press from David’s Tea. This style is sold out online, but you can call your local store to have them check the irstock! It’s currently marked down from $30.00 to $19.00 and I’m already obsessed!



Flamingo Friday

Today’s edition of Flamingo Friday features all things Zara!



I had my eye on this bag for a while, it’s the perfect Clare V dupe without breaking the bank. I actually managed to scoop it up  before it sold out when the Zara summer sale started! It’s so spacious and goes with just about anything. The bag has a removable long shoulder strap, or it can be worn as a tote.


My sister picked out these Zara shorts and t-shirt and shorts for my birthday (she knows my flamingo obsession really well!)



I mean, come on, a giant fuzzy flamingo, this shirt couldn’t be any more me if it tried!


I finished off this look with a pair of pale pink mules (Winners- $29.00)- these have seriously become my go-to shoes, they go with everything and are the perfect height! I added a  pair of clear, cat-eye Quay Sunglasses (asos- $24- now sold out- also available here)

Thanks for visiting!


xoxo Sara