My Style featuring Jim

What’s with this weather, Lethbridge? I don’t even…

So, here’s an oldie of Jim that Joanne sent me some time ago. I completely forgot about it until now. Think summer!

Occupation?
Florist/Student

Where’d your outfit come from?
My t-shirt is organic cotton from the California Brand SUB URBAN RIOT which I got at EDIT. The shorts are DYI cut-offs from the GAP. Shoes: Converse, Hat: Goorin, Bag: G-Star, Glasses: Armani.

Style icon?
David Stewart

Something about me?
Confidence=Style offs

My Style featuring Shaylene

Truth be told, I don’t know all that much about Shaylene. I vaguely remember the first few times I noticed her at work (years ago). And every once in a while I run into her in the hallways, so I stop to say hello.

What I do know: she’s got that well-dressed, smart girl with glasses look down. And I like it. Sorry there’s only one photo this time around!

Occupation?
General Studies Instructor & NIT Coordinator/Advisor at Lethbridge College

Where’d your outfit come from?
I bought the dress from Joanne at Edit. The brand of the dress is “Individual for iclothing co.”

The boots are from “Spring.”

Style influences?
Different environments often inspire a new direction of style. My style influences come from the streets of various places I have traveled. When I come home I am motivated to create a new outfit, it’s like taking on a new challenge, where I have to fit someone else’s look into my own style. The key is to make it so that this new look is an expression of my own unique personality and nobody else’s. Style is truly an expressive form of art.

With this particular outfit I was inspired by the juxtaposition of a dressy yet casual look with the incorporation of a classic fitting dress that makes a statement all on its own, and raw boots with a little funky edge!

Something about me?
I am a huge fan of clothes and quotes. Sometimes a well presented outfit can have the same effect as a well stated quote! There is much power in what we see…

My Style featuring Paul

I first “saw” Paul on a visit to Lethbridge a few years ago. I distinctly remember the plaid Diesel shirt that he had on. Flash Forward to a year later, when I actually moved to Lethbridge; I first “met” Paul at a costume party, he was dressed as an angel, and I was dressed as my interpretation of “the devil wearing Prada”. Paul and I are now friends!

Occupation?
Paul-Incredibly Stylish Person!

Where’d your outfit come from?
Vintage jean jacket, Naked an Famous Jeans (Edit), J. Lindberg t-shirt (Leo Boutique), H by Hudson boots (Gravity Pope), Missy Industry necklace (Edit).

Style influences?
Friends, people on the street, my family.

Something about me?
I’m a huge fan of comfortable and durable clothing & I LOVE shoes!

One more photo after the jump! Continue reading ‘My Style featuring Paul’

My Style featuring Sarah

I met Sarah a couple years ago at our local video store. In a town with very poor customer service, Sarah was a diamond in the rough. Over the past couple of years I have had the pleasure of getting to know Sarah; and now, have the pleasure to call her my very stylish friend.

Occupation?
Sarah, soon to be graduated Stage Managing/Costume Designing Student!

Where’d your outfit come from?
Shirt & Broach: Value Village Shoes: Catholic Charities Skirt: I MADE IT!!! Belt: Joanne’s

Style influences?
Marc Jacobs, Zooey Deschanel, Audrey Tatou, Nylon Mag. I love the many of the fashion eras, specifically the forties and fifties!

Something about me?
I love finding clothing that no one else has and putting my own spin on
it. My favorite and first place I go to in thrift stores is the jewellery case, I like to think I am great at finding beauty in the obscure and random. I also LOVE making my own clothes, as clothing is the way I try to express myself. Also, I am a natural red head.

More photos after the jump! Continue reading ‘My Style featuring Sarah’

My Style featuring Julia

Julia, whom I’ve mentioned recently, is one of the bestest waitresses ever. She has served me lots and lots of beer. I mean, a lot. I’m drunk right now actulsaffasy.

One reason I like her is that she always looks great, even when I am sober. This past Sunday I had my camera on hand and asked if she’d oblige to be featured on the blog. So here we go:

Occupation?
Student/Bartender/Waitress

Where’d your outfit come from?
100% Winners

Style influences?
Myself! I like to be comfortable, and if I find a piece I think is interesting I find a way to make it work. I am a big fan of layers. I don’t really have one style… I do what I want.

Something about me?
I can hyper extend my elbows and spread all of my toes.

More photos after the jump! Continue reading ‘My Style featuring Julia’

My Style featuring Lynol

So I am finding that even though we live in a city, sometimes it feels more like a small town. That being said, I now assume that everyone I know, somehow knows everyone else that I know.

In that six degrees of separation, I met Lynol.

Lynol was introduced to me through Paul (who will be profiled in My Style in a couple of weeks), and I couldn’t stop staring; amazing style. When Lynol came in for the shoot, it turns out that he knew Jaime (our photographer), and the story doesn’t end there.

I could go on…but instead you need to see for yourself:

Occupation?
Lynol Lui Photographer/Post-Production

Where’d your outfit come from?
Chimala denims, Vintage boots, T-Shirt by Custom Made, Tailored Jacket by Unconditional, glasses and ring bought in a market.

Style influences?
I like to look at latest editorials from such magazines like: i-D, Dazed, Numero, Arena, 125… designers/stylists, friends, blogs and fashion week.

Something about me?
I still have a teddy bear that sits on my bed.
Continue reading ‘My Style featuring Lynol’

My Style featuring Meghan

I am frequently thrilled and inspired by the people who walk through the doors of my shoppe. I met Meghan and her mom over a year ago, and look forward to their visits. I love how Meghan is always accessorized, even if it is just a tiny detail; so, I am happy to share her style with you!

Occupation?
Student and amateur fashion blogger.

Where’d your outfit come from?
Dress – Aritzia, tights – Target, shoes – Urban Outfitters, bag – EDIT Vintage Finds.

Style influences?
My main influences are people on the street and many fashion bloggers that I look to for advice. Others would include Mia Wasikowska, Carey Mulligan or Zooey Deschanel.

Something about me?
I love to shop vintage and accessorize a lot with my outfits. My style is very different from people my age but I am perfectly fine with that because I get to show my real personality. I have a fashion blog that you can check out HERE!

Continue reading ‘My Style featuring Meghan’

My Style L.A. featuring Jessica

I met Jessica randomly one day on my way back from lunch. She was sitting with an acquaintance of mine, drawing  patterns for her fashion class. With her cool tattoos and a dress made from a found skirt, I saw that she had a great style (and an even better smile). She’s pretty natural behind the camera too.

Occupation:
Fashion Design Student, Creative Thinker.

Where’d your outfit come from?
Nearly each layer came from a different place. The shoes were a gem found at Value Village, legwear from Ardenes, shorts from somewhere in California, cardigan and scarf from Wal-Mart, jacket was from Ricki’s and I got my t-shirt when I saw the Vancouver-based band The Jolts play…and then I cut it up.

Style Influences:
Everything: my mood that day, the season, friends, strangers, what music I’ve been listening to, magazines, vintage, comfort, self-expression…I was asked today how I picked my outfits in the morning and I didn’t really know how to answer. I just try stuff on until I’m happy, which is also why I can’t keep my room clean.

Something about me:
I cut my own hair. I like vinyls. And tattoos. I’m good with animals and children. I’m a BC girl, born and raised. I’m pretty weird, but people seem to like it. I like individuals and quirks.

More photos after the jump! Continue reading ‘My Style L.A. featuring Jessica’

My Style L.A. featuring Kat

For some time, I’ve seen this cute “cat-eared girl” about the hallways of the college. After some sleuthing via my Lethbridge connections, I was finally able to track her down and get in touch with the girl, who’s coincidentally named Kat.

Occupation:
Student, coat check/beer tub girl.

Where’d your outfit come from?
My cardigan and dress both came from Sapporo, Japan.

Style Influences:
Style influences are Harajuku street fashion mixed with gothic/punk/sweet lolita.

Something about me:
Something about me is that I am obsessed with cats, and zombies. I collect zombie movies, and my favourite zombie director is George A. Romero.

Hit the jump for a couple of other shots! Continue reading ‘My Style L.A. featuring Kat’