Monday, February 20, 2012

Family and Fashion


Did you notice a certain someone rolling around under the bench in the picture above? 


I went to see the parentals yesterday, and my mom very thoughtfully saved a section of the Toronto Star for me from Saturday which was dedicated to fashion and families. It was a series of articles on how mothers and daughters influence each other's styles; how the way we dress effects our roles and relationships within families; and stylish family heirlooms. It was sweet of her to save it for me, and of course it made me think of the way she has influenced her style, and I wonder what she thinks of me and some of my get-ups? Maybe if the Star creates another section like this in the future, I might just make a submission of my family and fashion.

What about you? Which member of your family has most influenced your style? And how?

~ Photos by Nazia ~
Outfit Details:
Pink Long Sleeved T from Joe Fresh
Banana Republic White Sweater thrifted at Value Village
Jacob Pinstripe Pants previously loved by my friend Kulsum
Hush Puppies Boots
Necklace from Plato's Closet

23 comments:

  1. I really like your sweater and your ├╝bercute necklace!

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  2. Love that necklace. I would say my older sister who is only 3 years apart from me probably influences me the most. We both like to get all dressed up and feel girly most of the time.

    xo erica

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  3. Yes!

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  4. Love the bright colors in this look! And it's cute that your cat is making an appearance :) I really don't think any family members have influenced my look...they're just not as into fashion as I am!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  5. Having a bit of outfit envy at the moment! Love your look with the addition of the pops of color.

    Chandra
    www.astylishlittlelady.blogspot.com

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  6. I really like your fuschia top! That sounds like it was a really nice article. I have to say that my mother has most influenced my style. She has always put clothing items together in a unique way and accessorizes hats, belts and bags with ease.

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    1. It was a good one Shen. Here is the main article from that section: http://www.thestar.com/living/fashion/article/1133510--generations-and-style-lessons-from-jeanne-beker-s-mother-and-daugthers

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  7. Love the necklace! You know i'm a huge sucker for jewelry!

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  8. Gorgeous necklace! My grandmother and mother passed down their love of jewelry. It's actually more of an addiction. It's my favorite thing to buy and wear!

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  9. Our cats look exactly alike!

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  10. Love the post! My mom definitely inspired me to be fashionable. Without her I would have no fashion sense.

    Red Soles and Red Wine

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  11. Wow! Lovely idea and how thoughtful of your mom. You should ask her about her opinions of you and share what she had to say.

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  12. Love the pink layers on you! So pretty :)

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  13. That magenta color is glorious on your complexion!

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  14. i think families definitely influence us - either to be similar or to be completely different. I've been a rebel so have veered the other way completely from everyone else in my family ( 4 sisters!) so perhaps the need was to be DIFFERENT. also being the youngest, pretty much everything i had was a hand-me-down so i had to be creative and change the way I wore these hand-me-downs. its funny though, now that we're all happily older and ourselves, I find myself looking around me, at them, and thinking, I wish i looked more like them! so perhaps we come full circle..these days i'd like to 'mimic' my older sisters..

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  15. lovely blog and outfit!!! I am your new follower via google friend connect hope you can follow back so we can keep in touch!

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  16. I've definitely become the influencer in my household - my mother and sister all borrow things from my closet!

    Chic on the Cheap

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  17. love the color of your sweater! Cute outfit!

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  18. pretty necklace!

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  19. Adorableee kitty! Nice seeing another Torontonian in the blogosphere.

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