Street Style

Fit Check – Gemini Edition

Back on the blog today, with a long overdue post (sigh… I know). I owe you guys a life update, which I’ll get to really soon but for now I’ve got a style post that I hope y’all will like! I wore this look the other night for my birthday dinner with two of my girlfriends.

I love the simplicity of this look as well as the effortless vibes it’s giving. This summer you’ll definitely see me in a lot of crop tops and loose fit denim – consider this your warning, lol.

This could be worn in the day but it’s definitely more of an evening vibe for me ie; dinner dates, drinks with friends or even for an event.

Christian

Street Style

Forever In My Own Lane

Hi BBs, I just wanted to jump on the blog to share this casual look I shot a few days ago. I LOVE how simple yet vibey this outfit is. My friends over at H&M sent me this beautiful Oversized Recycled Wool-Coat from their newly launched Circular Design Story collection and I love the way that it completes this look.

One of my tips that I always recommend to guys for the fall/winter season is to invest in a good overcoat because it instantly elevates your outfit, no matter what you’re wearing underneath.

This is definitely an outfit I’d wear to run errands in the city, meet up with a friend for lunch or something of that nature.

I hope that you like it too & I’ll be back soon!

Christian

Street Style

Casual Day Out

Three posts in less than two-weeks, who am I? lol. I’m not even going to try and analyze it, let’s just go with the flow.

I shot this look last week and I’m really into it. It’s simple, yet put together. I’m really into high waisted + wide leg denim at the moment and these are probably my favourite pair (Zara). I decided to keep the colour scheme light and used this #EditionByJohnBoyega cardigan as my statement piece + pop of colour.

This is definitely a day outfit. Something that I’d wear to run errands, attend a press preview, and to a lunch date.

Christian

Street Style

Edition by John Boyega for H&M

I told y’all I’d be back soon and here I am… back with another street style post! I shot this look yesterday and I’m in LOVE with it. The main pieces are from the recently dropped #EditionByJohnBoyega for H&M collection (coat, vest + pants).

I love this collection because I think it’s very diverse but at the same time there’s a cohesive element to it that ties each piece together. These are three of my favourite items that I could’ve styled each piece separately, but I loved the way they came together for this fit. This is my “Get The Bag” Autumn edition, lol.

Scroll down for the full look + more pics! 🙂

XOXO, Christian

Montreal

Montréal Photo Diary

Well…it’s been a while, lol. I am so sorry that I left y’all hanging for this long, but I’m back with lots of stuff coming up! I also think that it’s time for a site revamp, so let me make that happen.

Anyways, I came on here to talk about my recent trip to MontrĂ©al, so let’s talk about MontrĂ©al.

My girl Sasha and I went on a quick road trip to MontrĂ©al for work + a change of scenery. We went during the week so I wasn’t sure what to expect but as always, we had the best time.

Sasha and I have been friends for 10+ years and she’s actually the last person I traveled with (Dominican Republic) before the world shut down in 2020, so we were definitely due for some fun. We stayed at The Four Seasons MontrĂ©al – which did not disappoint.

What We Did & Where We Went; Explored Old Montreal (my favourite part of the city)| Shopping at Ssense | Brunch at Tommy Café + Marcus Restaurant | Dinner at Béatrice + Makro | Workout at the hotel gym |

As always, I took some pictures along the way so scroll down + take a look.

Be back soon, I promise!

Christian xoxo

Street Style

Gemini Season

Hi bb’s – did you miss me?! I missed y’all so much. I was doing so well with my blog updates and then life got a little wild (lol)… but I’m back and it’s Gemini season!

I’m acting like Gemini season moves slow, when in reality it’s when things really start to ramp up. Between social media content, my social life and this new venture I’ve been working on, oh and my birthday, it’s going to be a high energy month! Daddy misses the hustle and bustle though haha.

So, I’m still in Vancouver and I’m finally getting used to it. Toronto will always be home and I’ll definitely be going back, it’s just when is the question?!?! I miss my friends, and the city vibe but from what I’ve been hearing, it’s going to be awhile until things are back to normal.

Anyways, I wanted to share this cute look that I shot over the weekend. Just a heads up, you’re going to see a lot of cropped tops this season, it’s just the wave that I’m on. I love this look, it’s relaxed, it’s athletic but it’s put together. This is a run errands fit or a casual meet up with friends kind of vibe – I hope you like it!

Christian

Vancouver

West Coast Diary – Shot on iPhone

So, you know the saying ‘when you make a plan, God laughs’ I feel like that’s been my life for the last year and a bit. Like most of you, I had v big plans for 2020 (like, life changing BIG) and then covid happened and everything fell apart.

I was emotional, lost and not sure how to process everything. It felt like my life was unraveling right in front of my eyes and there was nothing I could do about it. I’m a low key planner (I know, odd for a Gemini) and I’m not one to play the victim role. My entire life, I have always found a way but with all of the restrictions and health concerns that covid brought, I really couldn’t think of a way to pivot.

Long story short, I hit a very low point, to which I decided to stop trying to control things that were out of my control and to start listening attentively to the Universe.

Fast forward to 2021 and I’ve ended up magically on the west coast of Canada – Vancouver, BC to be exact. I won’t go into details yet, but just know that it’s beautiful here, very different from Toronto but beautiful none the less.

I’ve been taking some time to just take in everything that this city has to offer (nature included, who am I?!?!) and finding + rebuilding myself.

After being in Toronto, which is one of the most locked down places in North America, it feels good to be able to have some normalcy back in my life (Vancouver is still taking precautions with covid but the restrictions are a lot less strict).

I’m going to come back to this in another post but we’re going to pause this topic for now until I’m able to share the rest with you at a later date!

So, that being said. You guys know that I LOVE me a travel diary, so doing one (or more) for Vancouver is a must! My girl Jaime, happens to be here as well so we’ve been making the most of our time, exploring and getting to know the city.

As always, I’ve snapped some pics along the way for you. Some street style, scenery, eats + everything in between all #ShotoniPhone – I hope you like it!

Christian

The SeaWall
Blue Water Cafe – Yaletown
Exploring Kitsilano wearing LEE x H&M joggers.
View from the top of Grouse Grind
Wearing H&M Faux Shearling Jacket on a hike.
What’s In My Bag (LA CREME MAIN – CHANEL, BOY de CHANEL Lip Balm, L’homme A la rose – FRANCIS KURKDJIAN ) *gifted

Street Style

Aries Energy

Now don’t get confused with the title of this post. I’m a Gemini x 2 (sun + rising) with a Sagittarius moon but I’ve got to show love to Aries season cuz it always feels like the season that things finally start to pick up speed – and I’m here for it!

I told you guys last time that I’m in the process of making changes in my life (professional + personal) and I’m almost ready to share them with you guys… but not just yet. There’s a few things that just need to be ironed out but we’re almost there and I’m very excited about this new journey I’m about to venture on.

It’s been a while since Ive been this excited and nervous so I’m taking it as a good sign + the timing seems pretty divine – I’m definitely feeling my angels all around me.

That being said, I didn’t want to neglect the blog so I’m back with a cute style post for ya! This is such a simple yet chic look that I put together and wore on a warm early spring day last week.

It’s giving me early 2000’s pop star off duty vibes and I’m lovin’ it! I shot this by myself with my tripod and a remote on a little street in downtown Vancouver and I’m pretty impressed with the turnout. Take a look at the rest of the pics below and let me know what you think! xx

Christian

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cozy vibes cont’d

wow, can you believe it guys? I’m back on the blog within the span of a few days, I don’t know who I’ve become but I like him, lol.

On the real though, I hope that you guys are doing well. I’ve taken a lot of time to myself to reflect on life and make some changes that I hope will help bring some needed positivity + steps in the right direction in regards to my personal life, career and everything in between.

Mental health is no joke and this past year has really tested me in ways that I couldn’t have imagined. I’m happy to say that I do believe that I’ve turned a new leaf and I’m in a much better space mentally and spiritually but trust me, it wasn’t easy. I’ll share more details about my journey another day but I want you all to know that life is v precious and you should never feel ashamed to ask for help.

Also, never give up on your dreams, no matter how out of reach they might seem! If no one else believes in you, I believe in you and what’s meant to be will be, I promise you that!

Anyways, this is supposed to be a style blog and here I am talking about my feelings and no mention of my style, lol. I’ve beeeeen living in sweats for too long but I’m making a promise to myself that I’ll switch it up more often, at least for the blog.

I wore this on Valentine’s Day, super simple, super cozy vibes. It’s from H&M women’s collection, some say it’s grey but it’s giving me a dark grey/purple tint which I love – do you?

I only took a few pics that I liked before getting brunch and snacks so see them below.

Christian