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Top 5: Ways to Wear Shorts

I LOVE Summer. I’m a “the-hotter-the-better” kind of girl. Give me 35° degrees over 0° degrees any day, any time, any where…so bring it on Summer, I’m ready for you! I will admit though, dressing for the heat can be a little challenging. One of my tricks for staying cool when it’s hot outside? SHORTS!…

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How To: Wear Wide-Legged Cropped Pants

Now I know that wide-legged cropped pants aren’t everybody’s cup of tea but they can be a super-chic and versatile summer staple if you’re willing to give them a try. When selecting your wide-legged cropped pants, make sure they sit high on your waist so that they highlight your (or help to give you a)…

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On Trend: Espadrilles

Ok so I know that espadrilles aren’t necessarily anything new for summer but this year’s come in a variety of styles, heel heights, colours…for all of your summer footwear needs. From comfortable flats, to classic wedges, to trendy flatforms – there is an espadrille out there for everyone! I’m a huge fan of flat espadrilles…

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Girl in Focus: Alicia Haque

We’re excited to introduce you to our new ‘Girl in Focus’ Alicia Haque! Alicia is a British lifestyle and travel content creator and founder of Go Live Explore, an online destination for stylish adventure. She is a British expat and moved to Vancouver 3 years ago where she has established her brand and business. She shares…

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Style Spotlight: Cool For Summer

After last month’s flood of bold colours and loud patterns, it’s the perfect time to focus on casual prints like stripes and gingham and cool colours like white and shades of blue. Now don’t get me wrong, while I might be advocating for a little cooling off period, I am not asking you to give…

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WIN a $100 Gift Card from Swimco – #CoolForSummer

Who wants a new swimsuit? Fill out the form below for your chance to win a $100 Gift Card from Swimco. For extra entries: Comment on this Facebook post and use the hashtag #CoolForSummer Answer the #CoolForSummer question on this tweet Comment on our Instagram post and tag @coquitlamcentre and use #CoolForSummer Remember to opt-in to our e-newsletter so you can be the first…

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How To: Mix Patterns

Mixing patterns can be daunting for even the most seasoned of fashionistas. When done correctly, it looks super chic and fashion-forward but when done poorly, it looks a bit like you’ve just reached into your closet and blindly grabbed things. There are lots of different opinions when it comes to mixing patterns (or prints, or…

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Top 5: Bold Accessories

This May, it’s all about bright, bold looks that scream “SUMMER IS HERE”! I’m talking brightly coloured tops and bottoms or dresses, in-your-face patterns like bold florals or animals, and accessories that demand to be noticed. For those of you need to ease yourself into this trend, why not start with a bold accessory or…