Archive for the ‘Fashion’ category

Purple And Green

Posted September 22nd, 2010 by Penny Skoufaras. Comment (0).

Personally, fall and spring are my two favourite seasonal transitions.  I mostly love the fall for it beautiful vibrant colours.  Now that were entering autumn, I thought it would be nice to give you a few colour palette ideas to work with.  Since we are also entering wine season (late August to early October), I […]

Lovely Plumes

Posted September 21st, 2010 by Penny Skoufaras. Comments (16).

The feather’s fashion career dates all the way back to the 11th century.  During the Middle Ages, men and women alike of high social standing, would wear feathers to display their status.  Even though long, lush, colourful plumes emerged as a stylish accessory during the 17th century, they did not become popular until the late […]

Pocket Squares

Posted September 19th, 2010 by Penny Skoufaras. Comment (1).

The pocket square accessorizes every blazer, suit, tux, and is a great way to add colour and pazaz to your outfit.  To learn what fold best suits your attire and how to properly fold one, follow these simple steps below. “Poof” Fold Due to the lack of symmetry and added voluminous look, this type of […]

Terrafolia

Posted September 18th, 2010 by Penny Skoufaras. Comments (2).

Today I had the opportunity to meet with my dear friend Donna from Terrafolia.  Donna has been a floral designer for the last 15 years and is my go-to-person for everything floral.  I was fortunate enough to get the grand tour of the shop and to meet the team behind the beautiful creations. Donna was […]

Beautiful Day at Spa Curage

Posted August 20th, 2010 by Penny Skoufaras. Comments (6).

As promised to myself, I took a day off to get pampered before my trip to Europe.  I had booked appointments at Spa Curage with Mel for my hair and Sylva K for make-up for the Saturday before I left.  I was scheduled for a casual photo shoot that day with Image N Photography as […]

Cocktail Engagement Rings

Posted July 6th, 2010 by Penny Skoufaras. Comments (95).

Originating in the 1920’s, cocktail rings were a sign of prominence and glamour.  Today, their ornate settings continue to marry vintage style with old fashioned romance. Cocktail rings (or art deco rings for some) are made of  precious metals, and they are adorned with diamonds and other glamorous gems.  Creating a signature piece means that […]

Oscar De La Renta – Spring 2011

Posted July 5th, 2010 by Penny Skoufaras. Comments (19).

Here are some dresses I absolutely adore from Oscar De La Renta‘s Spring 2011 Bridal Couture Collection.  Bows seem to be part of the trend again next season.  Enjoy ladies!

Playful Wedding Shoes

Posted June 29th, 2010 by Penny Skoufaras. Comment (1).

One of the funnest parts of planning your wedding is shopping for your wedding attire!   A great way to incorporate vibrant colours and personality to your attire is through your selection of shoes and accesories.  A great idea is for the bride to match the colour of her shoes to her bridesmaids dresses or wedding theme.   Personally, I […]