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Shop Like A Style Blogger: 10 Coloured Leather Biker Jackets to Brighten Your Spring Outerwear Rotation

Vickie of Adventures In Fashion made her very first appearance in last week’s edition of The Canadian Street Style Lookbook in a bright red perforated leather biker jacket that made us realize that we have a gaping hole in our spring wardrobe.

We’ve got both biker jackets and leather jackets covered, but we’re in desperate need of some coloured leather moto jacket action. You too? From poppy red to chartreuse to moss green, check out the gallery below for 10 leather biker jackets that will add a vibrant pop of colour to your spring outerwear rotation.

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Kate Moss for Topshop – The Complete Lookbook!

Remember way back in October when it was announced that Kate Moss and Topshop were teaming up once again and the whole world cheered? The lookbook has now been unveiled in all its glory and the rejoicing can now continue in full force, because this latest capsule collection contains some very covetable pieces indeed.

The lineup was created around four themes – balearic dressing, pyjama dressing, cocktail hour and tailoring noir – and we’re wanting it all. Cute bow-tie romper, gold sequin jacket, a metallic evening gown even. They’re all inspired by pieces in the effortlessly cool model’s own closet, after all, so it’s no surprise that the collection is looking this good.

Mark your calendars – Kate Moss for Topshop launches on April 30. Priced from about $70 to $1,200, the capsule will be available online and in stores at Topshop, Nordstrom, and, as well as at 25 Hudson’s Bay locations across Canada and on

Check out the complete lookbook in the gallery below. Which pieces are on your wish list?

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Shop Like A Style Blogger: 25 Mint-y Fresh Items to Pop Your Spring Wardrobe

Toronto natives Lisa of Just Another Fashion Blog and Jay Strut both sported a pop of mint green in last week’s edition of The Canadian Street Style Lookbook, reminding us of the love affair we’d started with the colour last summer that abruptly ended with the arrival of fall. With spring officially here and temperatures starting to co-operate, we’re looking to pick up right where we left off and bring some minty freshness into our wardrobe rotation again.

Lucky for us, we aren’t the only ones with mint on the brain. From Alexander Wang satin bomber jackets ($525) to H&M circle skirts ($19.95) to Burberry Prorsum lace dresses ($3,095), we’ve gathered 25 of the chicest, mintiest clothing and accessories on the market in the gallery below. Give it a gander – will you be popping your spring outfits with some mint green too?

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Shop Like A Style Blogger: 20 Matchy-Matchy Sets to Rock This Spring

If three’s a trend, we’re almost there with the matching separates. First, we spotted Alanna of Xander Vintage in a daisy print ensemble in The Canadian Street Style Lookbook, then it was Nelia of Style Blog in a cute striped duo at World Mastercard Fashion Week. Even sans a third, we’re calling it now: this is officially a trend and we’re totally on board.

Getting dressed in the morning just got that much quicker. From fast fashion to runway, we’ve found you 20 of the chicest matching sets you’ll want to rock this spring. Check out the gallery below – which just made your shopping list?

Image credit: Max Kopanygin

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The H&M Conscious Collection Spring 2014 Lookbook Is Here and It’s TDF

H&M has released the lookbook for the latest Conscious Exclusive collection, and it’s jaw-droppingly gorgeous. With each new Conscious collection of sustainable fashion, H&M ups the style ante, and the line-up for Spring 2014 is its most covetable yet. The offering of dramatic yet wearable, flamenco and Bohemian-inspired pieces, is sure to sell out fast.

If the lookbook alone isn’t enough to send you into a frenzied shopping session on launch day, then the ad campaign featuring Amber Valletta will definitely get you there. From the lovely lace dress to the fierce embellished jacket, just about every piece is on our wish list. Is it April 10 yet?

The collection will be available in 150 selected stores worldwide, and selected pieces will also be available on Check out the complete ad campaign and lookbook below – are you in lust too?

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Coveting from the Backseat: Lord & Taylor 424 Fifth Spring 2014 Collection

There’s a new girl in town, and we’re officially obsessed with her. Hudson’s Bay has exclusively launched 424 Fifth, a new private label offering ultra chic and on trend fashion apparel that’s right up our alley – and we suspect yours too.

Our Spring 2014 wish list is incredibly long; the line may be brand spanking new, but it’s already proving to be very covetable. We’re dying to get our hands on the photoreal jacket and matching skirt (because we’ve never met a beach scene print we didn’t like), the satin birdcage skirt (blue sky or electric cherry? decisions, decisions…), and the white laser cut pencil skirt (to. die. for.). Check out the gallery below for the complete lookbook and start penciling in your wish list.

424 Fifth is available in Hudson’s Bay stores and over on Are you loving the new line too?

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Shop Like A Style Blogger: 30 Fresh New Ways to Wear Floral

Sonya of Class Is Internal sported the most amazing floral bomber jacket in last week’s edition of The Canadian Street Style Lookbook, and it got us thinking. There are so many fun ways to wear floral that we’ve yet to explore – unchartered sartorial territory! And so off we went to find fresh new ways to wear our favourite type of print, including tracking down the aforementioned bomber by ASOS ($158).

From Joe Fresh‘s cheerful tulip print shorts ($39) to Anna-Karin Karlsson‘s to-die-for cat eye sunglasses with carved roses (USD$840) to Mary Katrantzou‘s too-cool-for-school printed stretch denim jacket ($1,265), check out the gallery below for 30 of the freshest floral pieces calling our name (and yours!) this spring.

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Shop Like A Style Blogger: 13 Pairs of Wide Leg Pants That Will Make You Drop Your Skinnies

Last week, Sasha of So Sasha declared that she was embracing the wide leg pant movement with an eye-catching pair of red trousers that had us seeing green. Suddenly our skinny jeans looked a bit lacking and we found ourselves on the hunt for some wide-legged action of our own.

Feeling ready to bring the wide leg silhouette back into your wardrobe rotation too? From a powder blue pair by ASOS to a classic pleated pair by Express to a bronze lamé pair by Gucci, we tracked down 13 pairs of the chicest wide leg trousers out there right now. Will you be giving the wide leg pant a test drive this spring?

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Sarah Stevenson for Target Capsule Collection Unveiled

Ever since she was crowned the winner of the Toronto Fashion Incubator New Labels 2013 competition, we’ve been waiting patiently for the big reveal of Sarah Stevenson‘s exclusive capsule collection for New Labels sponsor Target. Well, the wait is finally over and we’re delighted to find that the Toronto-based designer has created an offering that perfectly marries her romantic aesthetic with Target’s pocketbook-friendly prices.

“When I found out that I was going to be doing a line for Target, it was important for me that the Target collection be really reflective of who I am as a brand,” said Sarah. Happily for us, that means florals, florals and more florals. “I look for inspiration everywhere, but I always end up doing florals…I’ll re-interpret florals in many different ways.” And we can’t get enough of it.

Sarah Stevenson for Target launches in select Canadian stores on March 23. Check out the lookbook below – what’s on your wish list so far?

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Shop Like A Style Blogger: 10 Pretty Skirts for the Girly Girl In You

Lily of Bleed For Fashion donned a lovely bright red tulle skirt to celebrate Valentine’s Day in last week’s edition of The Canadian Street Style Lookbook, and we were enamoured. Styled to perfection, it was a very girly girl skirt tempered by a Kenzo tiger sweatshirt in the same hue.

Want to get the look? So do we, so a new skirt or two is obviously in order. Tulle, florals, lace – check out 10 of the girliest skirts on the market right now in the gallery below.

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