Archive | June, 2012

Lovely in Lace!

28 Jun

We’re so thrilled to announce the big arrival (finally!!!) of a sexy yet elegant little number, For Love & Lemons Scarlet Dress at Pavlyn Boutique! For Love & Lemons is a contemporary line that features must-have fashion staples that you’ll adore! For Love & Lemons was started in 2011 by best friends Gillian Mahin & Laura Hall and today their casual, comfortable and boho-chic designs have gained worldwide popularity! We simply adore the one-of-a-kind garments for their fit and quality. Each piece is made with fun and flirty detail, perfect for any girl that loves life, freedom and ultra-chic style! Hollywood starlets including Kendall Jenner, Stephanie Pratt, Giuliana Rancic and Ashley Tisdale have been spotted rocking this adorable little number and looking undeniably sexy!

Kendall Jenner wearing For Love and Lemons Scarlet Lace dress in Ivory

Stephanie Pratt wearing For Love and Lemons Scarlet Dress in black

We absolutely love the way Stephanie Pratt paired her For Love & Lemons Scarlet dress with a funky clutch…the outfit is pure perfection! The mini dress features floral lace, long sleeves and crochet trim at the cuffs and hem – didn’t we tell you that lace was going to be a huge trend this year!? This beautiful black lace dress is the perfect way to incorporate this fashionable trend into your wardrobe!

Giulliana Rancic wearing For Love and Lemons black lace dress

Ashley Tisdale wearing For Love and Lemons Scarlet dress in Ivory

Ashley Tisdale totally rocked this For Love & Lemons Scarlet Dress in ivory! This dress is so versatile. Whether on the red carpet, attending a bridal shower, heading out for a night on the town or even a fancy dinner, this dress is definitely guaranteed to impress! We love the way Ashley opted for a fun pair of leopard pumps! To achieve an understated look, pair this mini dress with a cute pair of nude pumps! Add a fashionable statement ring and you’ll appear dazzling!

XOXO

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Spread the Love with Love Quotes!

25 Jun

One of our favourite year-round accessories is a fashionable yet versatile scarf! The perfect scarf has the magical ability to instantly transform any casual outfit into something super chic! We’re currently obsessed with the oh-so trendy Linen Tassel Scarf from Love Quotes! Phyllis Wiener is the visionary leader behind the Love Quotes brand and today her fabulous scarves are a must-have among Hollywood starlets! Love Quotes scarves are more than just the perfect fashion accessory! Love Quotes aspires to improve the lives of children by donating 10% of  the proceeds from every purchase  to international children’s charities! Currently, the brand is closely involved with Canada’s own Free The Children , which just recently welcomed the one and only Natalie Portman as an Ambassador! The organization does truly amazing things by empowering youth everywhere to make a difference – how could we not get involved?  And, if supporting a charitable cause is not enough, each purchase comes with an inspirational love quote!…now that is a WIN WIN!

Love Quotes Linen Tassel scarf in pink

Kim Kardashian in Love Quotes Linen Tassel scarf in true love

Nicole Richie in Love Quotes linen tassel scarf in true love

Celebrities are loving these ultra soft and versatile scarves! Kim Kardashian and Nicole Richie looked fab in this Love Quote Linen Tassel Scarf – in True Love! The vibrant red adds a dash of color to both their outfits! We absolutely adore the hand-knotted tassels, which provide for a fun yet edgy detailing! Great for layering, these scarves are fabulously light and airy, yet they can also keep you warm on those chilly summer nights! It’s no wonder celebs are going crazy over these scarves and you too can get these celebrity worn beauties at www.pavlyn.ca!

Lauren Conrad in Riviera Blue scarf by Love Quotes

Lo Bosworth in Dune Scarf by Love Quotes

jessica alba wearing dune scarf by love quotes

Lauren Conrad, Lo Bosworth and Jessica Alba are huge fans of Love Quote scarves! We love the way that Lo looks effortlessly chic in a gorgeous Love Quotes Tassel Scarf in Dune. This colour is absolutely fabulous – the warm beige has an earthy feel that makes it a perfect compliment for this season’s natural boho shades!

Love Quote linen tassel scarf in black

Love Quotes scarves are simple yet elegant,  perfect for a transition from day to night! We love pairing our scarves with a basic outfit, such as coloured jeans and a simple tee! The scarf adds so much flare to a basic outfit!! Plus, these scarves are made from a soft Italian linen and viscose, so you’re skin will just adore the feel of this luxurious fabric! Look good on the outside and feel good on the inside, it just doesn’t get better than this!

With so many great colours to choose from, the big question is…what color will you choose!?

XOXO

A Bag For Every Occasion – JJ Winters Envelope Clutch

20 Jun

With Summer 2012 in full swing, we thought it would be the perfect time to divulge our fashion accessory crush! We absolutely adore the Chain Envelope Croco Clutch by JJ Winters! This must-have fashion accessory is a celebrity favourite, so we just had to have this ultra-chic bag featured at www.pavlyn.ca! Since 2004, the JJ Winters brand has been rocking our closets with the trendiest bags in the most beautiful colours and leathers! Designer Keila Carmer has created a fabulous collection of purses that will add a touch of glamour to any outfit!

J.J. Winters Chain envelope croco clutch in black

Photo Cred: J.J. Winters

J.J. Winters chain envelope croco clutch in brown

These mega-chic little bags are wonderful for of their versatility! When transforming from clutch to mini cross-body, the optional chain adds the perfect dose of elegance! We are crazy about the thick gold and silver chains that adorn these bags! AND to add more to our excitement, these bag just had to come in a wide variety of colors and  crocodile or snake inspired leather detail! To create a casual look, pair floral shorts, a bright blazer and cute flats together! Sling this adorable bag over your shoulder and you’ll be ready to go!

Selena Gomez wearing chain envelope croco clutch

Amanda Bynes wearing chain envelope croco clutch in black

annalynne accord wearing j.j. winters chain envelope snakeskin clutch

Celebs including Selena Gomez, Amanda Bynes and Annalynne Mccord have been spotted rocking this adorable clutch over the shoulder in many colours! This bag is fashionable for the day or night and perfect for carrying all of your essentials! A bag that is classy, fun and practical…what could be better?!

J.J. winters chain envelope snakeskin clutch in nude

Amanda Bynes with J.J. Winters chain envelope croco clutch in black

This elegant but fun leather bag is the ultimate fashion accessory when paired with an evening dress! Whether tucking the chain inside or letting the strap shine, you’ll be looking so fab with this timeless clutch! You don’t even need any other accessories!  We love the way this JJ Winters Envelope bag appears so delicate and adds flair to Amanda’s outfit! Whether you are on the red carpet or attending a wedding, this clutch is THE statement piece for any occasion!

We can’t wait to add this adorable yet functional fashion accessory to our summer outfits!

XOXO

Fashion Inspiration: Dior Fall 2012 Campaign “Secret Garden – Versailles”

18 Jun

We just saw the DIOR Secret Garden – Versailles commercial and literally had an eye-gasm! This film was shot in the palace and the gardens of Versailles by fashion image masters Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. The ad campaign shows gorgeous views of this incredible place combined with beautiful pieces from the Dior Pre-Fall 2012 Collection. The garments  featured in this campaign are absolutely magnificent!

Daria Strokous in Dior F2012 Versailles Ad

Dior Versailles Secret Garden F2012

In the ad,  Russian model Daria Strokous is running through the deserted halls of the  Galerie des Glaces in a stunning black gown with emotion-filled eyes telling us a story of a girl who is possibly in love  (We’d like to think there is a connection to the handsome gentleman who appears later on for a brief moment)! She is joined by models Melissa Stasiuk and Xiao Wen Ju to showcase Dior’s gorgeous  collection. As  we are taken on a journey through the beautiful interconnecting hallways adorned by golden chandelliers and the breathtaking gardens and fountains of Versailles, we become not only jealous of Daria’s perfect wardrobe, but also of her character’s imaginary life in this beautiful place!

Dior Haute Couture Fall 2012 Secret Gardens Campaign Pavlyn

This video is an absolute must see!

All this magic is accompanied by the most incredible song by Depeche Mode – Enjoy the Silence, adding to the allure of this deserted Chateau and the pieces of the House of Dior. We couldn’t think of a more perfect ad campaign than this!

xoxo

A&M

Love is in the air, but what do I wear?

17 Jun

As we head into the warm summer months, wedding season and bridal showers move into full gear! With so many wedding events to attend, there seems to be a growing amount of stress involved in finding the perfect outfit! To survive this bridal season, we’ve selected spectacular dresses that are perfect to wear for either occasion! All of these fabulous finds are now available at www.pavlyn.ca !

1. Bringing Sexy back with Naven

Kristin Cavallari in Pop of Pink Naven Party Dress

Naven party dress in yellow

Lo Bosworth in Vegas Blue Naven Party Dress

Naven Party Dress in pop pink

This season is all about understated sexiness – cover up that heavy cleavage and leave a little mystery with a backless dress. Our pick is this Naven Party Dress which is a total show stopper! It’s no wonder that A-list starlets including Kristen Cavallari and Lo Bosworth have been rocking this party dress! We absolutely adore the bubble skirt bottom, boat-neck front and open back, creating the perfectly understated sexy silhouette!  And to top it all off, the Party dress features trendy padded cup sleeves with removable shoulder pads. This dress is elegant, classy and chic – just perfect for a summer wedding! You can wear this  dress on its own or accessorize it with a thick statement necklace, giving it a fun, edgy twist! Get yours now at www.pavlyn.ca

2. Pretty in Pleats

Isabel Lu's pleated dress in Seabreeze

Maria Menounos in Isabel Lu yellow pleated dress

It seems that we cannot stop preaching pleats and rightfully so! This trend is here to stay, adding a touch of femininity to any garment. Our pick for a  summer wedding staple is  Isabel Lu’s pleated dress! We are totally in love with this dress both in Seabreeze and Chick yellow colours! Maria Menounos was recently spotted rocking this cute dress with a pair of wedges and a brown belt! Even better than just pleats is pleats with pastels – this season’s hottest colours. This breezy semi-sheer dress is perfect for an outdoor summer wedding and the small accordion pleating will keep you looking so on-trend! You can wear this little number casually with a brown belt or accessorize it with a sparkly gold clutch and shiny bangles – you’ll be looking glam in no time!

3. Oh-My-Heart  

Naven Heartthrob dress in pop Pink

Photo Cred: Bedazzles After Dark

Khloe Kardashian wearing Naven heartthrob dress in purple

Naven’s Heartthrob dress is flirty, fun and totally fashionable! This adorable dress features a sweetheart neckline and delicate gold rope straps! Khloe Kardashian looks fantastic in this dress! The flattering cut and soft fabric work with Khloe’s curves to create a flawless and feminine silhouette! We love the way both ladies achieved a softer look by accessorizing this dress with neutral tones, such as nude clutch and pumps!

4. The Highs and Lows

Sweetheart Chiffon Dress by Blaque Label

Photo Cred: Le Fashion Monster

What’s long and elegant in the back and chic and sexy in the front? Its Blaque Label’s High-Low Dress of course! What a show-stopper! This Sweetheart Chiffon Dress by Blaque Label is our favourite way to steal the show! And we\re not the only ones – celebs like Kourtney Kardashian and Denise Richards have rocked this dress in Blue on the red carpet! We absolutely adore the ruffled sweetheart neckline, making the dress appear both sexy and delicate! High-low dresses are a must-have look for summer 2012 (we told you!) so this asymmetrical chiffon overlay is ultra-chic! We love this dress paired with black pumps and a matching clutch!

We can’t wait to attend to our next wedding or bridal shower! The only problem will be deciding which one of these fabulous dresses to wear!

XOXO

Casual Friday: Me and my Zoey

15 Jun

Sometimes Fridays can be one of those days when you just want to leave your heels behind  and be comfortable in your flats, and why not? After a long week of all work and no play, you deserve it!  To create a bit of distraction, I opted out to pair my flats with a bright red pair of denim jeans by J brand. For those of you who have never worn J Brand, I should probably warn you that when you try your first pair on, you’ll realize the injustice that all those other brands have been doing to your figure!!! J Brand makes jeans that are not only of the highest quality, but are also soft and comfortable, and unquestionably flattering. They will fit you like a glove! I am absolutely obsessed with my pair of the Zoey Mid Rise Triple Zip Skinny in Lipstick (how adorable is that colour name?). The vibrant lipstick red can be spotted from a mile away, and the three zippers at the hip line give this pair just a touch of edge.

J Brand Zoey Mid Rise Skinny Jeans in lipstick Red

While I really like to dress up this red with a white or black blazer, or even a crisp white dress shirt, today was all about being casual, well nautical casual to be exact. Red is a great colour for a killer nautical combination, I just love the way it works with the navy stripes on my sweater.

How to wear Red Jeans by J brand

What I’m wearing: J Brand Zoey Mid Rise Skinny in Lipstick (available at www.pavlyn.ca now!), Club Monaco striped sweater, Massimu Dutti loafers.

Casual Nautical outfit with red jeans by J brand

Happy Friday Lovelies!

xoxo

Time is on Your Side with La Mer Collection

13 Jun

As fashionistas, we understand the importance of fashion accessories and their magical ability to transform any look! We believe that ultra-chic accessories are an essential item that can easily add color, texture and visual allure to one’s wardrobe! That’s why we’re obsessed with La Mer Collection watches – not only do they come in fabulous colours, quality leathers wrap-around leathers and adorable charms, they will also make sure that you’re never ever late again! We’re not the only ones going bananas over these watches – in a recent issue of The Zoe Report , Rachel Zoe explains key features to look for in an affordable watch and suggests the La Mer watches as her pick (at only $115CAD!!!).

La Mer Collection“…what time is it? 11:30 AM sharp says the Hermés Medor Watch with a stainless steel case, silver pyramids and beautiful calfskin strap. I. Die. From the trademark orange band to the youthful stud detailing, this timepiece is quintessentially Hermés. As with anything from the French fashion house, it is the ultimate luxury and a collector’s piece that will only appreciate in value. I am not going to lie…I dream in Hermés. Splurge on it if you can or look to it as inspiration and seek out something similar. Key features to look for: a square camouflaged face, leather band in a classic black or an unexpected, fun color and pyramid studs. Now throw one on and don’t be late. xoRZ”

Rachel’s parallel universe suggestion – La Mer collection pyramid stud watch!

We adore this functional, trendy and oh-so amazing collection of La Mer watches.  The La Mer Collection is now available at Pavlyn Boutique and we’re completely gaga over these spectacular pieces! Martine Ilana is the unbelievably talented designer of La Mer. With inspiration gathered from her exotic travels, Martine has created spectacular watches with fun coloured leather, intricate trinkets, pyramid studs and wonderful charms! See how the most fashionable ladies of the net are working these watches into their wardrobe:
La Mer Watch in Bali Wrap White
Picture Credit: Suite 707
Le Mer Watch Collection
Picture Credit: Damselindior
Annalynne Mccord in Le Mer Pyramid stud watch
Annalynn Mccord of 90210 loves her La Mer watch, pairing it with an evening dress and looking stunning!
La Mer Brown Leather Watch
La Mer Crystal Chain Collection in Coral
La Mer white leather wrap watch
Picture Credit: Look Book
At a great price point, these watches also make for amazing gifts. Whether its a birthday, graduation or just a present to your bridesmaids, these watches are the perfect little gift! So what are you waiting for? Time is running out! Shop the collection now!
XOXO
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