HELICOPTER TOUR. Summer Series 2018

Summers for me are filled with a lot of new experiences. Although I have been in a helicopter before; to see the famous Niagara Falls from above; this time I wanted to see Toronto from the skies.
I live forty minutes away from Toronto and majority of my summers I spend exploring new things I haven’t done in the city.

Jumpsuit – Guess
Heels – Steve Madden
Purse – Dynamite
Earrings – Laura
Bracelet – Forever21

Shall we talk more about the heli tour? Well what can I say?! From excitement, to being scared, and then feeling a super high adrenaline filled with a feeling of accomplishment. Yeah that sums up my day. Having my tour in a much smaller helicopter made my experience a little scary. But I had a lot of fun seeing Toronto from above. I will never forget this experience.

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
2 Eireann Quay

Please note that pictures in front of the helicopter or on the runaway are not allowed in many airports so please ask before booking your helicopter tour.

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Amazing Find in the Men’s Department

Hello everyone and welcome to 2018. I had no resolutions for this year at all. If things continued to be like last year I would be happy. As long as I am healthy I am content. But as soon as 2018 started many things happened already that forced me to created a resolution. 2018 will be a financial discipline year for me. I have to be more careful on how  I spend my money, savings and so forth.

Today I want to talk to you about my amazing find in the men’s department at H&M. I always had a curiosity to explore the men’s section in stores. At times they sell things that appear to be unisex, trending pieces that women can also wear, items that seem to be more durable and cheaper than women’ clothes.

With the oversize hype going on in the fashion industry more women are shopping in the men’s department to get the perfect oversized look since at times our “oversize” clothing is not big enough to perfectly fit the trend.

In terms of durability I feel that men’s wear don’t tear as quickly or shrink as fast as women’s wear. While shopping at H&M I came across a good sale of men’s button-up shirts. Since you cannot have too many button-up shirts I couldn’t leave this clothing item behind. The quality of this shirt is awesome I feel that it will last me a very long time. The dress shirts for women were $20 so finding this one for only $7 in the men’s department was a good deal.
Shirt – H&M Men’s
Jeans – Hollister
Heels – Zara
Sunglasses – Call It Spring
Non prescription glasses – Icing
Lip-gloss – Victoria Secret (Similar)




Tips for women when shopping in the men’s department/stores:
1– Be open minded
Don’t think that just because is men’s wear it won’t look good on you
2– Try on the item
Since men’s sizes are usually bigger than women’s make sure you always try the item
3– Reflect your style in the garment…
If you don’t want to look boyish put a spin into the garment by adding some very feminine pieces to go with it. For example: pretty accessories like earrings or necklaces, heels and purses.

Thanks for reading.

AFRICAN COUTURE

 

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Who watched the Miss Universe yesterday? First and foremost let me congratulate Iris Mittenaere from France for the big win last night. Canada wasn’t bad either. Our candidate was able to make it to the top 10 so that was very good as well.

Miss Universe gowns are to die for. The only down part about gowns like the ones seen on the competition is finding a place to wear them. Can we wear a gown like those ones twice? That will always be a question on my mind. Perhaps at a wedding or so but I picture people that have those super high end dresses perhaps don’t wear them often.

Lets talk about my African Couture dress, sorry ladies you will not be able to find this dress. Yes it was custom made for me just like many items I own in my closet. I  want to thank my amazing African friend for sending me this beautiful dress. She lovingly told the tailor to make it long and fitted in the waist just the way I like it.

I will be wearing this dress to weddings and perhaps some galas.

Where can you find African prints fabrics? Well depending on where you live African prints are sold sometimes in African beauty hair supply stores. In downtown Toronto for example people can buy the African prints and take it to a tailor to custom make into something that expresses their style. The beauty of custom designing your own dress is that it becomes your own unique creation and that only you have it. I will be tagging some online stores on my Instagram where you can purchase African prints.

Fashionistas welcome to a year full of fashion on Zani’s Styles.

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Earrings – Aldo

Bracelets – Aldo

Strappy Sandal – Zara

Lipstick – Ruby Woo by Mac

 

Spring Practicality

IMG_7429 I have been away from blogging for a while now. Sorry everyone I have been very busy with my work (unrelated to fashion). Most bloggers I know have created their blog a source of income.

 I wish I could do that as we’ll but at this time in my life I can’t. My credit cards would be crying on me lol.
Many people are asking me “when are you doing the next post”? Even a guy asked me. This made me happy because even men are noticing my blog that is strictly tailored for women’s fashion.
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My Instagram is growing so much since I have it for less than a year. Daily, I receive direct messages of people either commenting or asking me things about fashion I think this is amazing.

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For ages I have been looking for long vests like the one I have on the pictures. Sorry but I don’t know exactly what they are called even after doing research I still don’t know the name so I am calling it – long vest.
I believe they were more in style last year. It was difficult for me to find this vest because sometimes I get caught on trends when they are not so trendy anymore.

I like the colour of this vest because it can be very versatile. I can wear it in the fall, spring and summer. Can be thrown over a fitted dress, jeans or anything. I incorporated this look with my old favourite white jeans from Hollister (still available). I hope you enjoy the look lets keep this spring very practical by incorporating pieces that can be worn all year round.

Just wanted to shout out everyone that has been a support in this fashion adventure. I thank you all for the comments, questions, likes and emails.
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Long Vest: H&M (Available)
Jeans: Hollister (Available)
White long sleeve top: Denise (Available)
Chunky sandals: Le Chateau (Available)
Belt: H&M
Earrings: Garage Clothing
Bracelet: Forever 21
Purse: Aldo 

Canadian International Auto Show

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The event has been happening in Toronto since 1974. This historic event has brought together generations of people from all around the world. Everyone at the event today had one thing in their mind: Who’s got the hottest cars this year?

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This was my first time attending the show and I thought it was an amazing experience. From the way the cars are displayed, to the sales people and the booths at the venue that creates an almost festive experience. I can’t wait to be there next year again!

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IMG_5376My outfit …I had a challenge choosing this outfit. I like the looks to match the venue/events… Since I never attended a car show before, I had no idea what to expect or what to wear. When I plan to attend an event the first thing in my mind is always what to wear. I had no clue on what to wear for the auto show. For many people this a no brainier but for me that’s an important task. So I decided on this edgy look. By now you all know that I love leather. I know I have worn this leather pants many times but I love it so much. The store that I purchased this leather pants might be closing soon so if you have a similar taste in fashion and want to get a pair like mine run now! I bought this fringe top on sale at Zara I can’t believe it was only $15. The shoes are my favorite shoes at the moment and also my favorite colour right now; khaki or military green some people call it earthy green.

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Sunglasses: Zara
Fringe top: Zara
Leather Pants: Danier Leather
Shoes: Aldo
Jewellery: Garage Store
Clutch: Forever21
Lipstick: Mac-Film Noir