Red Carpet

Admiring from the Backseat: Maggie Q in Alexander McQueen

I’m a huge fan of the secret agent TV series Nikita, so I was rather disappointed when I discovered today that I’d missed the female lead’s appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon a good three weeks ago. I’ve had a bit of a girl crush on Maggie Q ever since I started watching the series, and it only deepened when I saw that she’d donned a dress from the Alexander McQueen Spring 2011 collection for the occasion. Paired with classic black patent Louboutins, the botanical print dress looked stunning on Q.

The only accessory missing from her look? Her co-star Shane West, whom I had the pleasure of meeting last year. Nikita films in Toronto, so I look forward to the day I bump into Q, in full super spy gear, on my way to Sunday brunch.

It could happen.


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Street Style

Stylin’ from the Backseat: Roses are Black

What would have been your run-of-the-mill outfit post featuring my look on Day 2 of LG Fashion Week has been overtaken by my status as a complete Nikita fangirl. I grew up watching La Femme Nikita in the 90′s and was disproportionately excited when I found out that the CW had ordered a new Nikita series starring Maggie Q and Shane West (yes, the guy from A Walk to Remember). I’ve been hooked since the pilot aired in September, so imagine how I react when I spot Shane West a few feet away from me after the Pink Tartan show.

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