Black & White Fantasy


Crowd watching is one of my favourite past times (that just sounds so creepster…). Seriously though it’s really amusing sometimes to just sit and watch all the different individuals that pass by. Now that school is in full swing, I’m sitting at many coffee shops supposedly working on schoolwork. There really are many characters that walk by, there’s the studious Asians, the bored students who don’t have internet at home, the book-loving adults, the coffee addicts and the frequent coffee shop newbie. Most of the time I just think how difficult and awesome it was to make each person so different yet so similar at the same time.


All this deep talking makes me sound so ancient just like the black and white era of televisions. Black and white outfits are a really big trend during the fall, not only is it easy to pull off, but you can also add your own personal touch with bright accessories or printed details. If you have read some of my old posts, you will realize that fire engine red is one of my favourite colours. Here my bag, bracelet and hairband are my pops of red against my black and white attire. If you really aren’t into colour, this look is perfect for you because you will have many items to pair in your closet.


White Blazer white Black colour blocking: Costa Blanca $20 (similar here)
White and Black Sleeveless Tie-front tee: Forever21 $13.80 (found here)


Red Crossbody Satchel: H&M old (similar here)

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For more outfit ideas, check out this old post for more OOTD inspirations: Fall is Coming [A B&W Combo]

My preference for Black&White outfits are patterned black and white pants or black leatherette pants to give the outfit a sleek look. Black pants also make you look slimmer and the leather shows off them legs.



Spiked Headband: Topshop old (similar here and here)


I really dislike all this rain we are getting, hope there will be sunny days ahead. Send me some of your fave black and white OOTDs!


Fall in School


This may not have dawned on me yet, but this will be the last fall term I will be in school. If you are from Waterloo and/or doing co-op you will understand what I mean. For those of you who don’t, my University program includes a co-op portion where you work for 4 months during odd school schedules. My unique program has five years – this being my fourth – although I have 4 terms of school left, this will be my last fall term in school. EVER! I think I will only start regretting it by December, but for the time being, let me reminiscent with a keepsake OOTD of falling leaves, Waterloo sunset and my scholarly backpack.

For my avid readers, I just realized I haven’t officially posted anything for a while now. I am so sorry for my delinquency. I have a few sets of posts on the backburner, so you will be fashion updated soontimes!

This OOTD will be very simple, but also very ME. It’s comfortable enough for school, has leather (my fave), and heels suitable for my short stature. These DULL days full of no shopping and constant studying has left me researching for new fall outfit inspirations. From observation, it seems that a tights combo is very trendy, paired with any summer shorts or cute flowy dress. However, it is super cold in Canada, so wearing just that would freeze you to death and make you look downright crazy. You can opt to add a thick, chunky sweater, a bomber jacket, or a leather jacket (as I have done here). Define that waist with a braided belt, classy watch, backpack and heels and you are READY FOR SCHOOL!


Black Leather Jacket: Dynamite old (similar here)
Green Circle Scarf: Dynamite $20 (similar here)


Floral print dress: Topshop old (similar here and here)


Two words: Oh gosh..


Gotta say this pic is really nice

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TIP: 1) If those heels are hurting your feet while walking to shoes, either they are too tight or the insole is too hard. I would advise wearing socks until the insides of your shoes weather down. Another tip if your heels are too tight are to wear thick soles and blow dry the.

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TIP: 2) Braided belts are my fave because you can easily adjust them during the day, after you eat too much or drank too much coffee. You just need to unbelt to the next braid instead of all the way to the next whole. I think these belts are most versatile because they work for any waist size.


Braided Skinny Belt: Forever 21 old (similar here)




Red Herschel Backpack: Little Burgundy $70 (black ver. here)


I just had to do a jumping picture 

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Pstt. Did you notice that I added some black shorts underneath the dress? It would be a good idea to include if you were to try this look yourself, don’t wanna be exposin’!

What’s your thoughts on this new blogging/photography style? How do you dress up for school?


7 Days of Thanksgiving

Every October there is a day set aside for Thanksgiving, this month I will commence a challenge for myself whereby each day I will share some article of thanksgiving/inspiration on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Each social media outlet will have different items so make sure to check each one of them. This blog post will be updated everyday to post the highlight memory from one of the three outlets.

All posts will be hashtagged with #stickynoteinspiration.
Feel free to share your items of thanksgiving with this hashtag.

Since I started this challenge on the third day of the month, I am missing posts for the first two days, I hope you can help me with this challenge by sending me a picture/quote/article/story of what you are thankful for this month. Information to contact me can be found on the Contact page up above. I will pick my favourite two (or six if they are too super to pick) to feature on my blog at the end of the month.

Day 3:

WINNER: from Twitter: “Love yourself! Stop comparing yourself to others. Nobody is perfect!” AMEN! Now if only that could be done in REAL life.

Honourable Mention: from FacebookHong Kong’s new smog-free skyline

Day 4:

WINNER: from Facebook:

Sephora is having a daily contest online for where you can win 10% off, free shipping, deluxe samples, all you have to do is enter your email address. There is nothing to lose and will only take 1 min. Give it a try and see what you get.

DAY 5:

WINNER: from Instagram:

Day 5: Time is of the essence: IMG_20131005_174149

DAY 6:

WINNER: from Twitter: Day 6: Sometimes I just wish I could live in a fantasy #stickynoteinspiration #harrypotter #florida


DAY 7:

WINNER: from Facebook:

Day 7: New ESSIE winter collection in stores now:

I think I like the dark blue, light blue and christmasy red colours. What’s your fave? ‪#‎stickynoteinspriation‬


UPDATED OCT 29: Well I failed this mission this time around, got super busy in school and could only complete 7 of the 31 days. Hopefully my next mission will be scheduled at a better time so I can show you everything I wanted to. There’s still more going on in Fall (which I currently call Winter from this frigid weather), so check all the other posts.