Ohhhh STRIPES! Are bigger – bigger than you and bigger than me….
We’re not sure exactly why they make us want to sing R.E.M., but stripes do make us feel like Shiny Happy People, and they are a much bigger fashion icon than any of us, so we’re going with it.
Stripes are a perennial favourite, especially when Spring styles start hitting the stores. And we’re HERE for them.
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Now that we’ve got our ideal luggage in order and a few Grown-Up Spring Break ideas, next on our travel list is lining up some super bucket list places for our next substantial sabbatical style vacation.
Continue reading “Bucket List This: 5 Underrated Travel Destinations”
When we started talking about self-fulfillment as our Self-Care theme of the year, we couldn’t help but start dreaming of all the things we’ve wanted to do forever. Things we’ve wondered about, but just haven’t made a priority. Things that would give us a feeling of accomplishment, the satisfaction of learning something new that feels somehow a bit greater or more, you know, sophisticated and maybe even…daring.
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There was plenty of will they / won’t they-esque drama leading up to this year’s Academy Awards, and so we were left wondering whether the pre-show fashion would be inspiring or just exhausted from all the show preamble. Thankfully, Hollywood took it upon itself to have some fun with it all and not take itself so seriously.
Continue reading “Oscar Delivers On Its Fashion Promise- Colour, Drama and Tuxes, Oh My!”
There’s something unique about the search for the right bag. The features we love or loathe, the experiences we’ve had with “bags past” (you know, the ones that make up that pile up like a mountain in the closet, threatening its impending avalanche), and the mental list we have of how the perfect bag will change our lives.
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There’s nothing – nothing – like the the snuggly, comfortable goodness of a simple T-shirt and jeans. The foundation of any wardrobe is a solid set of basic pieces that, when combined, can create nearly any outfit you might want to wear!
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And, we’re off! Awards season 2019 kicked off last weekend with the 76th Golden Globe Awards, and for Handled that means just the beginning of two months of red carpet fashion decadently laid out before our eyes. And might we say, the commencing carpet took us off to the races with a bang, or more accurately, a pop, of colour, fringe, and embellishments galore!
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Whether 2018’s been a blockbuster or whether it busted something else, we’re all shivering with antici — pation waiting to see how 2019 might unfold.
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We don’t know about you, but when we turn the page on our sassy Anne Taintor calendar to December there’s an automatic catch in our throats. Anxiety, panic, perhaps the sliiiiightest twinge of concern about how to get it all done – without getting done in…
Who isn’t trying to negotiate obligations with work, friends, family? The holiday work/life balance struggle is real.
If only there were more hours in the day…
Continue reading “Our Top Life Hacks to Restore Harmony this Holiday Season”
There’s a special special zone for those people impact your life more intimately than say your colleagues or boss could, but less so than your closest friends or family.
People like your best referral sources, most significant clients, your mentor/mentee, your housekeeper, your hairstylist, your manicurist, your dog sitter – you know, the go-to people that make up your “I can’t live without them” Team. Continue reading “5 Gifts That Are 500% Better Than a Pack of Movie Tickets”