20 Questions, Girl in Focus

20 Questions with Tara Teng

Coffee or Tea? TEA , Love me a good cup of chai! Sweet or Savoury? Savoury Movie or Book? I’d like to say book but my life lately only has time for a movie versions lol Mascara or Eyeliner? Mascara Heels of Flats? Heels Bold Colours or Bold Patterns? Bold colours…especially those deep, rich jewel tones. Leather or Lace? Both? Gold or Silver? All…

On Trend, Style

On Trend: Corsets

Ok so I know that as far as good reputations go, corsets aren’t high on the list of things that people have had good experiences with but those are the organ-crushing, unrealistic shape-training ones…I’m talking about the fashionable belt-type ones that have taken over the accessory departments of some of our favourite stores. A corset-type…

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How To: Put a Bow On It

Looking for a way to dress up your hair style this winter? Put a bow on it! Thick black ribbons and “big girl” bows took the runways by storm this season and are a great way to add a little something extra to your style. Much like any hair style, it’s all about prep and…

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Top 5: Velvet Shoes

Velvet shoes aren’t just for fancy evening occasions anymore! With the sheer amount of velvet shoes out there, from boots to flats to sneakers to pumps and sandals, you’re sure to find a pair that works for your lifestyle. Pair velvet shoes with anything from denim to trousers to skirts – and remember, you don’t…

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Style Spotlight: Sultry Sophisticate

It’s November, which means that the holidays are right around the corner (I know, I’m in denial too). As we all know the holidays bring an inevitable onslaught of holiday parties, dinners, drinks and nights out – which means you need a lot (and I mean A LOT) of dressy looks. So, before we go full-on…

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WIN a $100 Gift Card from GUESS – #SultrySophisticate

This month, it’s all about showcasing those “risqué” styles you’ve been dying to try. Make a bold statement with flirtatious fabrics like lace and sheer and high-impact reds. Celebrate November by letting your inner #SultrySophisticate out! Fill out the form below for your chance to win a $100 Gift Card from GUESS For extra entries: Comment on this Facebook post…

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Top 5: Sneakers

Everyone needs a great pair of sneakers in their fashion arsenal. To me, a sneaker is a casual shoe (with laces or velcro or some sort of fastener) that can be worn with anything from jeans to leggings to skirts. It can be leather, mesh or fabric, embellished or plain but it shouldn’t be something…

Style, The Look

The Look: Rainy Day Errand Running

It’s October…in Vancouver…at some point, it is going to rain. While I love rainy day movie watching in bed just as much as the next gal, eventually I do have to venture out to do things like buy groceries, get coffee… Enter track pants. The perfect answer to rainy day errand running. They’re comfy, cozy, don’t stretch out…