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Stacy London x EXCEL – Own Your Confidence

Stacy London Excel

What makes you feel confident? Is it a form fitting dress, a flattering hair cut or even a good eyebrow day? How about fresh breath? Everyone knows how embarrassing it can be to speak with someone with onion breath and how life-saving a piece of gum can be in situations like these. That’s why Excel has teamed up with Stacy London, a woman who has worn many hats as past co-host of “What Not To Wear”, author, editor and all around awesome human being with an amazing shoe collection.

Stacy London Excel

Chocolate croissants, yogurt bowls and packs of gum were on the menu at the Soho House where we discussed how to dress after a sweaty gym session, Stacy’s biggest fashion misses (lime green head to toe), and her insane trivia knowledge on films. Our biggest takeaway was her tips on how to be truly confident in your personal image:

  1. Preparation. Keep your bag stocked with travel sized goodies: hair spray, lip balm, ear phones, lip stick and of course, minty gum!
  2. Posture. Shoulders back and head high for a tall, upright position to say hello to the world.
  3. Comfort. If you’re playing around with your bra strap and scratching your back every few minutes, people will notice your discomfort. It’s important to love what you’re wearing but also keep in mind that being comfortable shows, if you feel great, you’ll look fab too.
  4. Accessories. Whether it’s a shaper, a touch of gloss, or a hat to tie the outfit together, there’s no need to hold back. Everyone needs a little help from time to time because let’s face it, no one’s perfect.
  5. Experiment. Being trendy and stylish means knowing what you’re doing works for you. Don’t be scared to try new pieces or get a little grungier or girlier than you’ve ever been. Stacy has a pair of hip platform booties she keeps hidden in her closet as a guilty pleasure.

 

Stacy London Excel

Stacy London Excel

I had hearts in my eyes after hearing her animated retell of personal experiences and enthusiasm for life. Her words of wisdom are still riniging in my head and gives me no doubt why she’s so accomplished. “Style makes no mistakes; you try it and if it doesn’t fit, you move on to the next“. Touché.

Can’t wait to see your Catwoman costume for Halloween,

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Minnie Mouse Inspired Design Contest with Mercedes-Benz Startup

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For the first time, Disney Living‘s Minnie Mouse teamed up with the Beckerman Sisters to host a design contest in partnership with the Mercedes-Benz Startup Competition. The top 6 finalists of the MB Startup challenge had to create a Minnie Mouse inspired look and showcase it at the Studio cocktail reception on Day 2 of World Mastercard Toronto Fashion Week.
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Nothing like Stadium Lunches

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Mm, mmm mmm.

If you’re a kid in New York like myself, you’ll find it a challenge to do basic things like running out to grab lunch. Forget anything that’s healthy or gourmet, the habit is to run out and grab a mix of fried food / something that will make your day better.

Imagine my surprise when I saw this contemporary, fresh bag show up on my desk. Filled with goodies from different cuisines, Stadium combines the offerings from many different delicious restaurants, to present a fine, a la carte, absolutely mouthwatering meal.

Summer rolls, indian food, and a to-die-for dessert. There were no words with how full and happy I was that day. Mix and match everything in the same order, and see it packaged to perfection.

The best part? No delivery fees and no tips. How do they do it? Witchcraft. And Sparkles.

Learn more about Stadium.

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Heel Hacks with Tanya Heath Paris

Tanya Heath Paris

Tanya Heath Canada brings women something we have all been waiting for. A high heel that is not only comfortable but gives us all the creative freedom we want in a shoe. Introducing the removable heel, a brilliant way to change the height and style of your shoe in a click, literally.

Tanya Heath Paris

Tanya Heath Paris

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#OOTD – Fall Outerwear Trends

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I have rounded up three trendy Fall outerwear looks that you can wear now that the leaves are falling and weather calls for some thicker layers. Whether you’re a minimalist or someone who likes a bold statement, we can bet you’ll find a style (or two, or three) to love this Autumn.

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