How to wear spring's prettiest trends

Eight style tips to look great all season long
By Photos by Alvaro Goveia; Hair and makeup by Jukka
How to wear spring's prettiest trends

How to pull off print on print

Anything goes as long as it’s in the same colour family. Mix and match large organic patterns with small graphic prints. And vice versa!

Get the look: Equipment shirt, Simms Sigal & Co. LA Petite Princesse ring, Shorts, $70, J.Crew.

print on print fashion style trend, floral shirt  from Simms Sigal, and print shorts from J.Crew

How to take preppy from day to night

Pair a silky T-shirt with city-smart trousers (the wider the better) and step out in style.

Lip smarts: To update a classic red lip: Start with a moisturizing balm, then pat on the colour straight from the tube with your fingertips. Lipstick in Red Apple, Yves Rocher.

Get the look:
Pants, Pink Tartan. Shoes, ECCO Shoes Canada. Moon top, The Bay.
(Stool from ELTE.)


Preppy fashion style trend, striped Moon top, wide leg pants from Pink Tartan

How to stay cool in cashmere

Pair a pastel sweater with crisp white pants and summery flats for elegant go-anywhere style.

Lip smarts: To make your colour last longer, layer a shiny lipstick over a matte one in the same shade. Matte lipstick in bubble gum, Joe Fresh.

Get the look: Ça va de soi top, Reia Studio. Pants, J.Crew. Shoes, Stuart Weitzman.Ring, Winners. Bag, Danier.

cashmere fashion style trend, Ça va de soi top and J.Crew white pants

How to outsmart a bad hair day

Take advantage of bed-head by sweeping messy hair into a sexy, tousled low bun.

Get the look:
Rachel Rachel Roy dress, The Bay.

Rachel Rachel Roy printed dress

How to summer-ize a suit

Take a playful approach to suiting with shorts, a bright T-shirt and sporty accessories.

Lip smarts: Don’t be predictable! Choose a lipstick that doesn’t match your outfit. Sisley Hydrating Long Lasting Lipstick in Rose Fuchsia, Holt Renfrew.

Get the look: Top, Pink Tartan. Jacket and shorts, Jacob. Bracelet, Banana Republic. Hat, H&M. Shoes, Fred Perry Toronto.

summer suit fashion style trend, Pink Tartan orange top, Jacob suit jacket and shorts, Fred Perry lace shoes

How to lighten up your office style

Dress to impress in the chic combo of classic pencil skirt, silk blouse and superserious heels.

Lip smarts: One surefire way to change up your look: Play with your lip colour. A defined mouth gives instant polish. Rouge Artist Natural lipstick in N43, Makeup Forever .

Get the look: Alice + Olivia top, The Bay. Sweater, Joe Fresh. Skirt, Banana Republic. Rita D bracelet, Reia Studio. Shoes, Aldo.

office fashion style, Alice + Olivia red and white polka-dot top, Joe Fresh white sweater and button-up skirt

How to dress down a party dress

For a laid-back weekend look, add some denim to your lace.

Get the look: Jacket, Fidelity Denim. Sandro dress, The Bay. Watch, Thomas Sabo. Belt, Danier. (Bubble club chair, ELTE.)

orange party Sandro dress, jean jacket from Fidelity Denim

How to dress up your jeans

Pull on a pair of floral pants — they’re this spring’s latest must-have.

Get the look: See by Chloe sweater, The Bay. Ring, Sophie Blakeny. Citizens of Humanity pants, Over the Rainbow, 416-967-7448. Shoes, Browns Shoes. Nougat london tank, 1-888-389-1402. (Tank bar stool, ELTE.)

floral printed denim by Citizens of Humanity, See by Chloe light green sweater


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