Style Profile – 15 More Outfits to Inspire You for FALL!

Here are 15 MORE Fall Outfit Ideas featuring our gorgeous and talented ladies from our Style Profiles.  Did you miss the last 15 outfits earlier this week?

If you’d like to be featured in a Style Profile, get in touch.  We’d LOVE to hear from you!

Our Style Profile is PACKED with style ideas and inspiration, all modelled by women from our community!  Our customers have a certain something- they’re busy, and awesome and inspiring – and that’s how our Style Profile was born!

Siobhan Collage

Name: Siobhan Özege
Occupation: Communications Strategist
Age: 28
Lifestyle: Everything all at once

Look 1: Lou Lou Dress by Oom Ethikwear
Look 2: Leigh Dress by Mandala Design in 40’s floral.  Also available in rust nitelite, pink nitelite, navy holes, aqua holes and teal nitelite
Look 3:  Two way cardigan by Brenda Beddome in charcoal, teal, light grey and wine. Graphic tee by Yasmine Louis, Gloria flip skirt by Mandala Design available in purple, red and brown online.  More colours in store.

Nina Collage

Name: Nina Gilmour
Occupation: Actor
Age: 29
Lifestyle: Champagne

Look 1: Tunic by Desserts and Skirts, Essential Spanx Leggings available in umber or black.
Look 2: Sumika Dress by Annie 50.
Look 3:  Top by Helene Clarkson and skirt by Michelle Carey. Sold out.  

Kara Collage

Name:  Kara Isert
Occupation:  Owner of Sparkplug Coffee, fresh roasted coffee delivered to your door!
Age: A few well-earned grey hairs
Lifestyle: urban adventurer

Look 1: Dania floral tunic by Desserts and Skirts and Essential leggings by Spanx (comes in black and umber
Look 2: Dress by Studio Fresh – this style sold out.
Look 3:  Jo Slouch top available in purple, lime, black, navy, red and royal.  Sara flip skirt available in nitelite, lace floral and rain.

Leslie Collage

Name: Leslie McKeown
Occupation: Owner of The Bookkeeping Redhead
Age: 28
Lifestyle: Animal Lover/Movie Buff

Look 1: Zig Zag top by Mandala Design, Yoga Jeans and Snap Cardigan by Elena Wang.
Look 2: Legendary top available in teal, blue and black by Melow; Geeky Deer Skirt by Desserts and Skirts.
Look 3:  Leigh Dress by Mandala Design in aqua holes.  Also available in rust nitelite, pink nitelite, navy holes, 40’s floral and teal nitelite

Shannon Collage

Name: Shannon Lee Simmons
Occupation: Financial Planner/Founder of The New School of Finance
Age: 30
Lifestyle: Urbanite and secret hippie (shhhh)

Look 1: Banks sweater by Gentle Fawn in burgundy or grey. Essential leggings by Spanx (comes in black and umber
Look 2: Leigh Dress by Mandala Design in teal nitelite.  Also available in rust nitelite, pink nitelite, navy holes, aqua holes and 40’s floral.
Look 3:  Grace Dress by Kabuki in burgundy or grey.

Style Profile – Fall Style and Inspiration

If you’d like to be featured in a Style Profile, get in touch.  We’d LOVE to hear from you!

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Our Style Profile is PACKED with style ideas and inspiration, all modelled by women from our community!  Our customers have a certain something- they’re busy, and awesome and inspiring – and that’s how our Style Profile was born!

Rebecca Collage

Name: Rebecca Earl
Occupation: Sleep Consultant, The Sugar Plum Sleep Co.
Age: 37
Lifestyle: Organized chaos

Look 1: Klatt Genesis top and Yoga jeans.
Look 2: Zigzag top by Mandala Design (comes in blue and red) and Gloria Flip Skirt (comes in red, purple and brown online) by Mandala Design. (More colours available in store). 
Look 3: Dania floral tunic by Desserts and Skirts and Essential leggings by Spanx (comes in black and umber)

In our stores, we often hear how well our clothes fit “real bodies” (as opposed to mannequins) – how they move and stretch to allow our customers to DO all the things they’re up to in our clothes!  So we show those outfits on women with a variety of fabulous shapes and sizes.  And women with real busy, fun and crazy lives to live in the clothes!

Alexandra Collage

Name: Alexandra Guerson
Occupation: Lecturer at the University of Toronto
Age: 40
Lifestyle: colourful, creative, urban

Look 1: Jo Slouch Top in lime (as shown).  Also available in black, purple, red, navy, and royal.  Sara Flip Skirt in Nitelite as shown.  Also in Rain and Lace Floral.  Top and skirt by Mandala Design.
Look 2: Brenda Beddome 2 way cardigan in charcoal (as shown).  Also available in wine, light grey and teal.  Shown with Yoga jeans.
Look 3: Dania floral tunic by Desserts and Skirts and Essential leggings by Spanx (comes in black and umber)

At the same time, our clothes are for women who want to look great, polished and professional while feeling like “themselves”.  (That’s what we hear every day in our stores: “I want to feel like ‘myself’ at work!”)

Susanna Collage

Name: Susanna Redekop
Occupation: Communications Coordinator for the West End Food Co-op
Age: 29
Lifestyle: Eco-conscious, passionate local foodie, type A personality trying to live a laid-back and low-maintenance lifestyle (it’s a daily challenge!) –

Look 1: Brenda Beddome 2 way cardigan in wine as shown.  Also available in light greycharcoal and teal.  With Essential leggings by Spanx (comes in black and umber) and a graphic tee from Yasmine Louis.
Look 2:  Deer head Dania Tunic by Desserts and Skirts. With Essential leggings by Spanx (comes in black and umber)
Look 3: Neighbourhood tee by Candi Factory (in-store exclusive) and Yoga jeans.

We’re so excited and inspired by our customers that we wanted to showcase (OK, show OFF!!) what they’re all about!  So Style Profiles give women in our community to promote their business, cause, project, blog, art, music or whatever it is that they want the world to know about!

Sarah Collage

Name: Sarah Couture McPhail
Occupation: Artist/Student/Community Organizer
Age: 41
Lifestyle: Creative urban mom with a streak of Riot Girl

Look 1: Alexia Top by Oom Ethikwear in grey and purple. Gloria Flip Skirt (comes in red, purple and brown online) by Mandala Design. (More colours available in store).
Look 2: Graphic Pullover by Yasmine Louis, Dressy Sweats by Encircled.
Look 3: Tatsumi dress in red, black and green by Annie 50

Do you have something you’d like the world to know about?  If you’d like to be featured in a Style Profile, get in touch.  We’re LOVE to hear from you!

Joanna Collage

Name: Joanna Warden
Occupation: Teacher /Blogger
Age: In my one part of my mind I’m still 17
Lifestyle: Now that my kids have grown up, I’m enjoying living like a student again.

Look 1: Brenda Beddome 2 way cardigan in wine as shown.  Also available in light greycharcoal and teal.  Gloria Flip Skirt (comes in red, purple and brown online) by Mandala Design. (More colours available in store).
Look 2: Top from a past season, Sara Flip Skirt in Nitelite as shown.  Also in Rain and Lace Floral.  Top and skirt by Mandala Design.  (Other prints of the skirt available in store.)
Look 3: Tunic by Desserts and Skirts.  Only available in store at this time. With Essential leggings by Spanx (comes in black and umber)

Style Profile – Leslie McKeown

Name: Leslie McKeown
Occupation: Owner of The Bookkeeping Redhead
Age: 28
Lifestyle: Animal Lover/Movie Buff

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Dress: Mandala Design; Necklace, Lauren Spencer

 

Shop for this dress in aqua holes print (as shown) here.  It’s also in floral, navy holes, pink nightlight print, teal nightlight and rust nightlight prints.

What’s a typical day like for you?

I don’t feel like I have a typical day; it is usually dictated by my clients. Beginning of the month is usually busy due to month ends and then towards the middle and end of the month I tend to have more time to work on my business and sales calls. Payroll weeks also tend to be much busier than non payroll weeks. Although I try to keep a fairly regular schedule, it’s never a dull moment working in finance and I tend to be busier than I anticipate!

 What in your life is really important to you?

My family and friends are the most important part of my life. They are the ones that encouraged me to go out on my own and start my own business. Their never ending support is what allows me to keep going despite any challenges I face.

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Top: Melow by Melissa Bolduc; Skirt: Desserts and Skirts; Necklace: Bloomin’ Brilliant

Shop for the top in teal (as shown), blue and black.

Shop the skirt here.

What would you like to be remembered for?

I would love for clients to view my work with them as a positive and easy experience, especially when numbers can be the most stressful part of running a business for many entrepreneurs.

 What role does fashion play in your life?

I love to wear outfits that portray my personality and professionalism, all while feeling comfortable.

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Shop for this top here in blue or red.

What do you love about shopping at Fresh Collective?

I like how you can leave the store with so many unique finds, as opposed to typical trends you’d find elsewhere.  I also like the idea of supporting local designers and businesses!

What do you have that you want to promote? 

For any new inquiries into the Bookkeeping Redhead, I would love to offer a free financial check up of your books to help you better understand your financial statements and to also make sure they are accurate. If any discrepancies are found or you just need to get caught up we can work out a plan to get you there.

Where can people find you on social media?

You can find us at:

Our websitewww.thebookkeepingredhead.com

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bookkeepingredhead

Twitter – @BookkeepingRed

Linkedinhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/the-bookkeeping-redhead/  

Style Profile – Joanna Warden

Name: Joanna Warden
Occupation: Teacher /Blogger
Age: In my one part of my mind I’m still 17
Lifestyle: Now that my kids have grown up, I’m enjoying living like a student again.

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Sweater: Desserts and Skirts Tunic $110; Pants: Essential Leggings- SPANX, $99; Scarf: Black and White Infinity scarf, $35

What’s a typical day like for you? Teaching, student appointments, planning meetings, (when I can fit them in) — walking around the city, writing, hot yoga.

 What in your life is really important to you? Family (of course) but also a job that gives me the chance to express who I am every day.

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Top: Ruby Tank – Mandala Design, $64; Skirt: Sara Flip Skirt – Mandala Design, $78; Shoes: Elaine (Black), Miz Mooz, $190

(Above) – Joanna talks about what she’s passionate about: teaching and writing about teaching in her blog Teacherpants.

 What would you like to be remembered for?  Helping people see the world in a new way.

 What role does fashion play in your life? Fashion is fun as a spectator sport, but it is also one item in my professional tool box  I love to give the impression that I put that extra bit of effort into the way I look: it’s a way of standing out but also showing respect —  for my students, my co-workers, and my profession.

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Sweater: Two Way Cardigan- Brenda Beddome, $129; Skirt: Gloria Solid Flip Skirt- Mandala Design, $88; Shoes: Elaine Black- Miz Mooz, $190; Necklace: burfurtART, $56

What do you love about shopping at Fresh Collective?  The clothes give me the ease of mobility that I need to do my job well, but they still look amazing. I find that the clothes fit my body in a realistic way, that I’m not forcing myself into garments that weren’t designed for my body shape.  I’m much more comfortable physically, but shopping at  Fresh Collective has also greatly enhanced my self-esteem.

What do you have that you want to promote?  My blog Teacherpants –it’s a very personal exploration of the experience of teaching.  I’m not a big educational theory person:  I’m trying to get at how teaching feels as an emotional, even physical, experience. My goal is to write posts that have relevance beyond the classroom, so you don’t have to be a teacher to relate.

Where can people find you on social media?

My blog, Teacherpants https://joannalw.wordpress.com/

Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Google+

 

 

 

Style Profile – Whitney Dowers

Name: Whitney Dowers
Occupation: Event Manager
Age: 28
Lifestyle: Flexible

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Dress: Boho dress floral -Studio Fresh, $179; Shoes: Stella – El Naturalista; Necklace: Curious Oddites; Bracelet: BurfurtART

 

What’s a typical day like for you? It completely depends on the projects that I’m managing. It will usually start with a 7 am wake up, a bowl of protein enriched cereal and a mad dash to finish hair and make-up so that I can get back to my beloved laptop. From there I check my calendar and head off to any site visits or client meetings I might have that day. You can usually find me glued to my laptop between meetings at The Spoke Club on King West to get in some research or tend to emails.

What in your life is really important to you? It’s probably frowned upon if I say my laptop so I won’t….without a doubt my husband is really important to me. He inspires me to be more creative and to master my craft like he has mastered his (he’s a professional Barber in Yorkville at Axe & Hatchet).

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Top: Blouson top – Brenda Beddome, $79 ; Skirt: Dandelion Skirt – Desserts and Skirts, $105, Ring: Curious Oddities; Shoes: Stella – El Naturalista

 

What would you like to be remembered for? Client Service. A past CEO of mine once gave me the best advice. He said you are nothing if people don’t think you really listened to them. Clients might walk away from a project and say Whitney was prepared, Whitney never wasted my time, Whitney was truly creative but when they say Whitney really listened I know I have achieved their vision and met their needs.

What role does fashion play in your life? It plays a huge role. Fashion is a way to express your identity and in the world of events we are constantly dressing to the occasion. Working an event is very different from attending one and I have outfits that cover everything in between.

What do you love about shopping at Fresh Collective? The clothes are functional. For my industry we have to be able to load in every kind of decor but still look presentable when clients pop in to check on things. Fresh Collective gives so many options for comfortable fashion.

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Top: Spirit top- Advika $95; Bracelet: BurfurtART; Shoes: Stella – El Naturalista

 

What do you have that you want to promote?  My company DianeSinclair Events is a full service boutique event planning firm that currently services philanthropic fundraisers, marketing agencies and private celebrations like weddings and milestone parties. Check us out on instagram: @dianesinclairevents or twitter: @WeddingsDS or shoot me an email at whitney@dianesinclairevents.com

Is there anything else we should know about you? Random fact. I designed and produced carnival costumes for 10 years for the annual Scotiabank Toronto Carnival. I now use those design skills to produce creative events.

Where can people find you on social media? Already above…

Style Profile- Samantha Hurwitz

Name: Samantha Hurwitz
Occupation: Chief Encouragement Officer of FliPskills; author, speaker, Leadership & Followership coach
Age: 49, enjoying it & excited about my fifties

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Dress: Gayle Dress, Mandala Design, $128; Purse: Willem- Matt&Nat $124

 

Lifestyle:  Embracing a work/play lifestyle and loving my new downtown Toronto condo and life: lots of walks, bike rides, yoga, yummy food, dates with my husband, and connecting with new people. It’s lively and dynamic! One thing that has exceeded my expectation about Toronto is how friendly people are and how easy it is to meet new people.

I skype and travel often for work and play. We have 5 kids around the world – London U.K., Brazil, Halifax, Montreal and Port Credit.

What’s a typical day like for you? That’s part of the fun! My schedule is fluid with lots of variety. Most days involve connecting with people, meeting new people, collaborating, creating, coaching, writing and learning.

What in your life is really important to you?  My family & friends.  Expanding my horizons: new things, knowledge, experiences and people.  Living a healthy, active, compassionate life.

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Top: Charlie Slouch Tee – Mandala Design, $58; Scarf: Ambrosia Scarf – Jennifer Fukushima, $69; Skirt: Sara Print Jersey Flip Skirt- Mandala Design, $78; Bag: Schlepp Bag- Matt&Nat, regular price $115, now 20% off at $92.

 

What would you like to be remembered for?  I’d like to be remembered for being warm, encouraging and engaging!

What role does fashion play in your life?  I love clothes and accessories!!! Always have. For me it’s much more than a uniform – it’s a creative expression of who I want to be out in the world: colourful, cheerful, eye-catching and interesting while still being comfortable and practical.

What do you love about shopping at Fresh Collective?  I love the values, entrepreneurial spirit and creative flair that FC espouses. I love that the merchandise is beautiful, functional and unique. I love the engaging, easy-going service approach to help customers find the exact right piece or outfit not simply make the sale. Shopping at FC is a relationship not an event.

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Top: Carli Print Jersey Slouch Tee – Mandala Design, $68; Purse: Akibo Clutch- Matt&Natt, $79; Skirt: Denim Pocket Skirt- Desserts and Skirts $88; Bracelet: Colleen Poitras

 

What do you have that you want to promote?  I’d love people to buy and read Leadership Is Half The Story: A Fresh Look at Followership, Leadership, and Collaboration available at bookstores and online bookstores all over. It’s our new book, published March 3rd by the University of Toronto Rotman Press. It’s a very contemporary conception of how to be highly collaborative and most effective when you are leading AND following in your partnerships and organizations.

 It’s really different than what’s out there. People are saying it’s “timely, refreshingly quirky, absolutely practical, important, a must-read”.

 Is there anything else we should know about you?

I met my awesome and brilliant husband, business partner and co-author 10 years ago. We began researching and developing the ideas for the book, and dating. So this book is very personal and passionate, anything but the usual, especially for the leadership genre.

Where can people find you on social media?

We launched a new website and facebook page for events to complement the book: leadershipishalfthestory.com or flipskills.com and facebook.com/LeadershipIsHalfTheStory and we’re Sam&Marc@FliPskills_com on Twitter.  Connect in!!!

 

 

Ms. Haselgrove’s Picks and Tips!

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In my role as Product Coordinator for Fresh Collective, I’m responsible to find great design and quality and bring it to our racks for our wonderful customers. Sometimes I’m looking for statement pieces- that bold print or cool asymmetrically cut sweater-  and other times, I’m looking for great basic style and design that’s simple, but never “plain”.

These pieces from the Desserts and Skirts Spring 2015 line are those great basics. These are wardrobe builders that you can accessorize all kinds of ways to make them dressy, business casual or just everyday casual, while always looking polished and cute.

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Jane Haselgrove models her picks from the early Spring Arrivals at the Queen Street store.Top: Panel Tee- Desserts and Skirts, $58
Skirt: Denim Pocket A-line, $88
Necklace: Rhode, Bloomin’ Brilliant, $67

In this picture I’ve topped the outfit off with a statement necklace, but a colourful silk scarf, a bold pendant or a blazer are just three of the many possible ways you could style this outfit.

When choosing the wardrobe building pieces, I always look for the subtle style details that make the piece a blank canvas for accessories and your personality.

There’s nothing “plain” about the simple pieces we look for at Fresh Collective!

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Fresh Collective Style Profile – Kat Shura

I have had the pleasure of working with Kat for several years now.  Her jewellery line Curious Oddities is one of the most popular lines at our three locations, and Kat is a fabulous person to know and to do business with.  Season after season, she puts so much work and thought into her business and designs and the results speak for themselves as customers come back time and again to add to their jewellery collections.  Let’s learn a bit more about this creative powerhouse!

- Laura-Jean Bernhardson, CEO and founder of Fresh Collective

Name: Kat Shura
Occupation: Collector, curator, dreamer, story teller and creative mastermind behind Curious Oddities jewelry
Age: Ancient soul, young at heart
Lifestyle: I live a passionately creative, colorful, sensual and expressive life, with lots of pie.

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Top: Dania Tunic – Desserts and Skirts $125
Necklace: Floral crescent – Curious Oddities $ 35
Jeans: High Rise Skinnies -Second Denim Yoga Jeans $120
Boots: Model’s own, no longer available

What’s a typical day like for you?

My day begins when the cats decide that I’ve slept long enough and it’s high time that I feed them breakfast. Generally I shoot for a leisurely morning, especially when I know it’s going to be a long day in the studio. I work for myself and really enjoy what I do, so I’ve found it essential to block in some non-work, self-centre time, for coffee, yoga, breakfast and even a little reading. Most of my days are spent in my studio, making jewelry or photographing pieces; I love listening to Old-time radio detective stories and audiobooks while I work. Mid-day I usually take a break to walk to the farmers market to pick up things for dinner and get a little sunshine, then back to the studio till evening! I love checking out live bands at night when I’m feeling social, a bath and a good book when I’m not.

 

What in your life is really important to you?

My health, vitality and imagination, the close connection that I have with my mum even though she lives so far away, my caring and supportive community of family, friends and fellow crafters, good food, a garden, lots of personal space and of course, my cats!

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Top: Evolve Top – Encircled $92
Necklaces: Quartz and Czech glass – Curious Oddities $45; Turquoise drop – $36
Skirt: Jo the Elk – Desserts and Skirts $95

What would you like to be remembered for?

My creativity, my passion, my spirit and my ability to help people see and value the beauty and magic that surrounds them.

 

What role does fashion play in your life?

I love watching fashions and trends emerge from street level and grow to mainstream, I find it absolutely fascinating. As well, I find it wonderful to see how younger generations pick and choose looks from earlier periods- mixing and matching pieces into completely new styles. Some of the results are a little frightening, but I have always loved fashion as a display of art and creativity, social challenge or personal expression.

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Blouse: Silk Blouse – Tetiana K $150
Top: Crop top – Desserts and Skirts $68
Earrings: Filagree Brass Earrings $26
Necklace: Pinecone – Curious Oddities $30
Jeans: Boyfriend Jeans – Second Denim Yoga Jeans $138

What do you love about shopping at Fresh Collective?

I love the great selection of Yasmine Louis shirts, I’m a huge fan of her work! Lots of other fantastic Canadian designers as well and the staff is very knowledgeable about the brands which is really helpful.

What do you have that you want to promote? 

I’m going to start writing in my blog again, check it out! curiousoddities.wordpress.com

Where can people find you on social media?

 

Fresh Collective Style Profile – Pip Bradford

Pip Bradford has been a superfan of Fresh Collective for a few years now, and we adore her.  We adore her so much, in fact, that we used a picture of her for a document we created to describe our target market to educate new designers who join us what kind of woman shops at Fresh Collective!  When she was at our Kensington location for her Style Profile shoot, she took over the store and sold things to other customers as I just watched!  She’s fun, funny and totally awesome.

~Laura-Jean, CEO and founder of Fresh Collective

 

Name: Pip Bradford
Occupation: Theatre Production
Age: 31
Lifestyle: I go where the sea takes me.

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Dress: Dania Tunic – Desserts and Skirts $125
Necklace: Curious Oddities $26
Boots: Erika Lonna Boot – Hush Puppies $150
Tights: Pip’s own
Style Coach notes:  Pip chose and styled her own outfits for this shoot, and then bought most of what she chose, so I just stood back and watched. ;) She chose this tunic because of its versatility (dress or top; wear it long or pull it shorter and blouse it out a bit) and comfort. It is a best seller because it just works for most women and feels amazingly soft. ~ Laura-Jean

What’s a typical day like for you?
There is no such thing.
What in your life is really important to you?
My career, my friends, and my library. Seriously I really love my library.

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Dress: Mona Dress – Studio Fresh $189
Boots: Ninette – Miz Mooz $239
Style Coach notes: When Pip showed up I showed her this dress, and said, “This one has Pip written all over it!” I must have been right, as she bought it after the shoot! This dress has a great combination of fit and looseness. The band under the bust gives shape, but the skirt falls away and then balloons a bit at the bottom with some tucks. This is one of my personal faves of the season. ~ Laura-Jean

What would you like to be remembered for?
Rocking out as hard as I can, whenever I can.

What role does fashion play in your life?
I live a really full life, and I need my clothes to do everything I do, whether it be hanging lights at the top of a ladder, running a production meeting like a boss, reading comics in the corner of my favourite shop, or having drinks with my friends at my local.

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Dress: April Pinch Dress – Studio Fresh $210
Shoes: Lonna Mary Jane – Hush Puppies $100
Style Coach notes: Pip has a big bold personality so a dress this dramatic is easy for her to pull off. This dress has it all – and it’s a top seller because of it. A stretchy panel across the back allows it to fit snug but comfortable, and the gathers and tucks show off your shape while not showing every detail. The asymmetrical details are a statement but nothing is too over the top in this dress. This is a great event dress. ~ Laura-Jean

What do you love about shopping at Fresh Collective?
Every time I go to Fresh Collective, shopping feels like an awesome, fun, group event. Not only the staff, but all the other customers, make buying clothes there feel like a real community activity, which is tons of fun!

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Dress: Jersey dress – Atelier B $128
Necklace: The Simples Cluster – burfurtART $38
Shoes: Lonna Mary Jane – Hush Puppy $100
Style Coach notes: This dress works well for most women because the waitband gives a great shape, and the pleats and pockets just fall in the right place. As with so many of our pieces, it’s soft and stretchy for maximum wearability. This dress is also a great “blank canvas” piece- it can range from casual to dressy depending on the accessories. ~Laura-Jean

What do you have that you want to promote? 

  • The Beguiling remains the greatest comic book shop in the world. Go visit them on Markham Street and get into graphic art, y’all, what are you waiting for? http://www.beguilingbooksandart.com
  • Life, Death, and The Blues is closing this weekend at Theatre Passe Muraille. It’s an amazing, bluesy, soulful rockabilly good time, go see it before you miss it! Buy tickets here: http://passemuraille.ca

  • Two shows I worked on, Evita and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, just opened at The Lower Ossington Theatre. Check ‘em out: http://lowerossingtontheatre.com

  • I’m currently production managing an awesome show for Theatre Gargantua called Avaricious. It opens at Theatre Passe Muraille on November 7th, you should come see it! http://www.theatregargantua.ca

Is there anything else we should know about you?
There is nothing I dislike more than writing things about myself.

Where can people find you on social media?
Twitter: @pipbradford

Instagram: @pipstarz

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Here is Pip living her life in pieces from past seasons from Fresh Collective! Whatever Pip does, she does in style! We love you Pip!!! xoxox

Fresh Collective Style Profile – Ana Bailão

Name: Ana Bailão

Occupation: City Councillor, Ward 18

Age: A woman never tells ;)

Lifestyle: On-the-go.

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Style Coach Notes: Ana liked this dress so much, after our photo shoot she bought one in the same style but a different colourway. This style just works on most women. The band creates a nice long line from under the bust to the hem and the cut of the skirt just flows away from the body skimming over tummies and hips. The demure tie and collar give it professional polish but the fabric shows off your shape. Very flattering! (Dress: Jayne Zig crimp shirt dress – Mandala Design $138, Shoes: Lonna Mary Jane – Hush Puppies $100, Bracelet: Ch-ch-chains – BurfurtART $45)

What’s a typical day like for you? It starts with a shot of espresso to kick off early morning meetings with stakeholders at City Hall. Followed by council and committee meetings, taking my day into the early evening. It doesn’t end there; even without any afternoon siestas! Usually, there are community meetings schedule weeks in advance for topics such as planning applications, parking upgrades and new community projects. Weekends are just as action packed, with numerous community festivals and events, allowing me the opportunity to better connect with the residents of the area; always making a day of work much more enjoyable. Continue reading