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Fashion Friday+

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In honour of the recent 86th Academy Awards, that’s Oscars to me and you, I thought it important to showcase some of my personal favourites in some AWESOMESAUCE categories.


For full coverage of the night’s top trends and style makers, check out Nathalie Atkinson’s review of the show for the National Post.

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Modern Day Armor+

We each keep our strength by putting up our own sense of armor, whether it be literal or figurative, physical, emotional, or even, fashionable.  For light fare, I find it’s always inspirational to look at the latter.  Sometimes it may be that representation of armor that helps us feel protected and safe.
So without further ado, here’s some of the fashionable:

Lily Cole for Vogue
Arm armor at its absolute finest
“Armure” by Dior Haute Couture by John Galliano
Natalia Vodianova in the same Dior suiting as above
Jessica Stam in sequins
Knitwear by Sandra Backlund
Evidence of brilliant modern day styling
Lily Cole in Vogue (again)
What images make you feel safe?
P.S. More on Lily Cole, Jessica Stam, Natalia Vodianova, and designer Sandra Backlund to come.