Wednesday, August 22, 2012


Do you know what a belt is?  Yes, I'm talking about that thing that's meant to keep your pants up.

Apparently I needed a reminder that belts can actually be used for functionality.  I'd say I own about 10 belts.  However, I've discovered that the majority of these do not actually function as a traditional belt.  First, we've got our wide statement belts that don't actually fit through belt loops.  Then there are the belts that are meant to be cinched around the waist.  That's great that they give you the illusion of better curves and all, but they're not much help when it comes down to making pants snug around your hips.  So that means that the majority of belts I own either don't fit through belt loops and/or aren't long enough to go around my hips.  I feel like this is one of those "you know you're a fashion girl when..." moments.

Photos by Pop Champagne

What I'm wearing:
-Military cardigan from Forever 21
-Dark denim shorts
-Black skinny belt
-Peeptoe booties
-DIY duct tape clutch


  1. I've got plenty of belts and they keep the pants from falling down my waist.

  2. so stylish!
    love that cardigan and those photos are amazing.
    good job!


  3. Woah, you are the prettiest person and you've got such a great figure too! Loving these gorgeous pictures, your cardie is too cute!

    ♡ veena |
    twitter/instagram: @veenamccoole

  4. You are so cute =) I really enjoyed reading your belt post. You have a really great writing style, think Carrie from SATC =) I know exactly what you mean about overlooking the practicality of "regular" belts that hold our pants up haha! LOVE the military cardi... wish I could buy it!

  5. Like your read my mind.Recently I bought some belts to wear them as accessories, not like something what keep my pants . Great outfit :)))

  6. Haha! I need to be reminded to about a belt's actual use since lately I've just been using them to accessorize. I love your blazer!

    Dainty and Decadent

  7. love this look! you look amazing! following.

  8. Your outfit is so cool! I love the military jacket and your clutch.
    Thank you so much for your sweet comment, I adore your blog and I'm following now with GFC and Bloglovin'


    Trendy Feeling

  9. You look great, the military cardigan is really amazing!

  10. So true, most of my belts are functionally useless.
    Love this jacket with the cut-offs.
    Great blog, following!
    xo Annie

  11. Thank you for visiting my blog I always get extra excited when it's from another Canadian!!!! Great blog can't wait to visit back soon. Followed you on GFC and bloglovin xx


  12. Long time no see... and you know what I love your new style of photography. Bc your personal style I always loved ;)

    Have a lovely weekend, my friend!

  13. you look stunning!love the booties!xx

  14. cute outfit :D love the jacket. very sophisticated looking~

    Joyce @

  15. Great look! and I have almost the same clutch =)
    Hey I'm your newest follower now, and I hope you will follow me back, it would be great to keep in touch!

  16. I just found your blog and it's adorable. I love the shorts with the boots and top, it's so flattering. Great post

    following you now


  17. Gorgeous outfit, I love everything you are wearing here!
    Great blog btw, I'm now following you : )

  18. I have a tons of belt but I don't use them! Heh. I really like your clutch! :D

    Please check out! You can also follow me at backtofive's twitter too!
    You have to visit Bloggers Against Social Injustice too!

    See you there! :D
    backtofive's twitter

    xoxo backtofive

  19. you look stunning..lovely outfit..

  20. I really like that cardigan! And I love seeing bits of Ottawa in the background, I do love the island but I also miss living in the nation's capital, for sure.


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