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Mapleview Loves Moms!

POSTED May 1st, 2015

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we know you’re looking to pamper that special lady in your life. It doesn’t matter what ‘kind’ of mom you’re celebrating, she’s sure to love something on the roundup of items we’ve gathered below. With items ranging from chocolates to perfume or jewelry, these ideas are sure to spark momentum in anticipation this special day. Wishing all the Mom’s out there a fabulous holiday!

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Good Food, Good Life, Indigo, $35 Garden Pouch, Indigo, $16 Origins Mother’s Day Set,  Sephora, $61 Chanel No. 5, The Bay, $112 Alex and Ani Birthstone Bangle Collection, Barry’s Jewelers, $32 Godiva 8 pc Ballotin, $15 Kiehl’s Aromatic Blends Trio, $58 Bonita Scarf, Banana Republic, $62 Rose Gold Bracelet, Michael Kors, $115 Large Rose Ring, Pandora, $155

Mother’s Day with GlamaMama

POSTED April 27th, 2015

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and as a mom…..actually a GlamaMama, I expect to be spoiled extra special that day! And a new outfit for Mother’s Day brunch is a wonderful way to start off the day. I’m currently obsessed with anything floral and this pretty halter dress by BCBG is just right for a patio and sunshine. Pastel colours in baby blues and pale pinks are also on my radar and these fabulous blue strappy high heeled sandals are just the thing with my new dress or dressed down with the perfect pair of jeans. Every mom needs a new purse for the season and this pretty pale pink Coach Mini Carryall will carry me (no pun intended) over for the summer season. This stunning rose-gold watch from Michael Kors would be my one piece of statement jewellery until of course I unwrap my Mother’s Day gifts! A little blue Birks box with this gorgeous Borealis™ Blue Topaz and Pavé Diamond Ring, my signature fragrance Allure by Chanel and my two adorable girls would make for a picture perfect day! Happy Mother’s Day!

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CROSBY MINI CARRYAL, COACH, $298 Cambria printed halter dress, BCBG, $285 Birchell High Heel Sandal, Aldo, $160 Chanel Allure Perfume, Hudson’s Bay, $136 Borealis™ Blue Topaz And Pavé Diamond Ring, BIRKS, $1,195 Wren Rose Gold-Tone Watch, Michael Kors, $475

Are You Prom Ready?

POSTED April 23rd, 2015

With spring break behind us and the end of school in sight, it’s time to start thinking about the next major event on your calendar: prom. Since saying ‘yes’ to your dress is generally the pinnacle moment in planning the rest of the evening’s festivities, we’ve sourced 4 great frocks from the retailers at Mapleview Centre. And we know it doesn’t stop there, so we’ve also coupled these prom prefect dresses with accessories and pumps to make a stellar statement at this year’s prom.

 

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Two Piece Ball Gown, Xscape, Hudson’s Bay, $279 Faux Pearl Bow Studs, Forever 21, $3.80 Rosette Satin Evening Clutch, Town Shoes, $49 Dellarocca Shoes, Aldo, $80 Tahari Florette Gown, Hudson’s Bay, $379 Pontolo, Aldo, $12 Sardegna Clutch, ALDO, $25 Paules Shoes, Aldo, $80 Cachet Pleated Gown, Hudson’s Bay, $279 Feroleto Earrings, $18, Aldo Cronkite Clutch, Aldo, $50 BCBG Generation Catalina Shoe, Hudson’s Bay, $175 Vera Wang Gown, Hudson’s Bay, $279 Eroen Earrings, Aldo, $12 Parcines Clutch, Aldo, $40 Barbie by Town Shoes, Town Shoes, $139

Style Statement Tees for Spring

POSTED April 21st, 2015

As the weather warms and we’re beginning to ditch the cocoon coats, thick cardigans and chunky turtlenecks, it’s the perfect time to add spring’s statement tee to your wish list. Flowing trench coats, pastel-hued blazers and sleeveless waistcoats are all the rage this season leaving any patterns or embellishments for the wardrobe staple: the t-shirt. Here’s a round up of some statement tees that are sure to inspire your next outfit:

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Stay Golden, AEO, $25 Jeune et Belle, Forever 21, $9.90 Maison Scotch Sunglasses Tee, The Bay, $79 Made in the 80s, Zara, $9.90 Jacquard Stripe Tee, Zara, $35.90 Topshop Paisley Print Tee, The Bay, $68 Pardon My Francais, Banana Republic, $50 No Photos Please, Banana Republic, $50 Topshop Mathlete Tee, The Bay, $38

Spring 2015 Denim Trends

POSTED April 10th, 2015

Denim is one of those fabulous fabrics that we Canadians love to wear year round (Canadian tuxedo anyone??) and this spring is no exception. We thought we’d break down the various ways you can incorporate denim or chambray into your wardrobe picks for the season while keeping in line with the over-arching trends.

1. The Boyfriend Jean
This style of jean has always varied over the years but again – we are definitely straying from the skinny jean for all you trend lovers out there. This pair from the Gap look great paired with a tucked in blouse and chunky heels.

2. The Wide Leg Pant
That’s right, skinny is out and flared is back in. While we wouldn’t suggest ditching your skinnies just yet, we’re loving this sleek option from Banana Republic

3. The Jean Skirt
Perhaps of my favourite trends this season, the jean skirt is back. Look for embellishments, distressed versions or frayed hems for a fun take on a classic trend.

4. The Romper
Another silhouette you can expect to see in different variations this spring and summer, we love the casual effect that chambray brings to this style.

5. The Distressed White Jean
If you didn’t invest in a pair of distressed jeans for the quintessential winter white look this past season, consider grabbing a pair of these for spring and summer.

6. The Shortie
Festival season has officially kicked off and bohemian fashion inspiration can be found everywhere as a result. Consider these distressed shorts a wardrobe staple for spring and summer.

 

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Banana Republic, $110, Gap, $79.95 One Teaspoon 2020 Skirt, Artizia, $125 Forever 21, $41.90 Topshop at the Bay, $68 One Teaspoon, Aritzia, $90

On our Radar: Scents for Spring

POSTED April 2nd, 2015

With a recent change in seasons, you’re likely looking to freshen up your beauty routine. Changing up your scent is one of the easiest ways to embrace spring and refresh your outlook.  Zesty notes of lemon, cherry blossom and florals are popular picks among this season’s fragrance launches. Here are some of our picks of the latest, greatest and unexpected scents worth considering for your spring beauty routine.

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Oahu Coconut Sunset, Bath & Body Works, $19.50 Girl by Pharrel Williams, Sephora, $155 Chanel No. 5, The Bay, $112 Marc Jacobs Honey, $85 PINK by Victoria’s Secret, $45 Michael Kors Glam Jasmine, $55 Chloe Eau De Perfume, $110, Sephora Japanese Cherry Blossom Perfume Oil, $16