Black Lace

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At the beginning of September, I met up with Ryan Wunsch and we headed out to the Great Canadian Sandhills. We had been discussing doing this shoot for a year, and it finally happened! This is a location that I visited when I was just a little girl, and it has mystified me since. The dunes are actually quite smaller then they were 10 years ago, as the native grassland has started growing over top the dunes. However this is still such a picturesque location, and I would like to emphasize how important it is to respect this landscape.
My outfit is from Free People & the necklace is vintage. I fell in love with this dress because it reminded me of something Stevie Nicks might have worn. I like how this dress is effortlessly feminine, and how the tiered lace skirt flows around my body – and yet it still portrays an edgy look, which I am a huge fan of.
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Thank you Sherene for joining me in this adventure, and thank you Ryan once again for this incredible opportunity.

– Tiara

Lavender & Lemon Cupcakes

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Today I took the time to bake some Lavender Cupcakes using the Wholesome Chow mix, which I found at Winners. This baking mix is quite easy to make, as all I added was almond milk, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, and oil & it is also wheat, soy, egg, nut and dairy-free! This mix has me OBSESSED. I have to be honest – I’m obsessed with anything containing lavender, but these surpassed my expectations.  The light and enjoyable flavour of lavender is so delicious, and the cupcakes are so moist for being gluten-free! I am very impressed, and will definitely be on the lookout for more of these mixes to try!
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I decided to make a lemon glaze, as I love mixing the flavours of lavender and lemon together. After I dribbled on the glaze, (consisting of lemon juice, icing sugar, sugar, almond milk, and vegan margarine), I grated some lemon on top for some extra zest. It really enhanced the lavender and added something extra delicious to the cupcake!
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– Tiara

The Jean Dress

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I drove out to this location after a thundershower – how beautiful is this scenery! We must push to preserve land like this from being covered with cement. When I first saw this vintage jean dress, I did not see it as a dress, instead I envisioned it as a cardigan. I put this ensemble together in my head, and I ended up really liking how it turned out.  All the jewelry I am wearing is locally made either in Saskatoon or within Canada! I’ve really been into layering denim lately – it creates such a unique look.
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Jean Dress: vintage
Crop TopAritzia
JeansCalvin Klein
Shoes: Franco Sarto (similar)
Backpack: Indigo (similar)
Antler Necklace & ChokerArtifacts
Amethyst NecklaceSoulfari
BraceletMichelle Ross
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– Tiara

Hunt of Hounds

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A few weeks ago, I was on my way to the SFDF Pose rehearsal and had some time to spare, so I popped into Hazlewood Vintage. I was greeted by Sabrina and Cole, the designers behind Hunt of Hounds jewelry. I was completely mesmerized by their jewelry – as each piece is so intricate with incredible attention to detail. Their jewelry is inspired by Victorian, Baroque, Renaissance and mourning designs. Each piece has so much thought put into it, and is handmade which creates a one-of-a-kind uniqueness that is hard to come by these days.
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h&h1It is pieces like this that really make the outfit. They bring character and eye-catching details that give elegance and sophistication to any outfit.
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Twin Skull Crystal Ring / Lumina Necklace / Najwa Stacker Ring
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– Tiara

Summer Basics

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Do you ever find yourself reaching for those items in your closet again and again that seem to enhance every outfit? These are those pieces – just the basics that I keep on coming back to. This outfit is quite prepared for whatever summer throws at you!
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Shirt: Aritzia
Jacket: Aritzia
Shorts: American Eagle (similar)
Shoes: Nike
Choker: Oneiro
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– Tiara

Keep Your Wallet in a Buckle

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Along with summer weather finally arriving, so do outdoor concerts, events and activities. I have never enjoyed having to haul a purse around to any of these, and it seems that Wallet Buckle has found a solution to my problem! This buckle has room to store multiple cards in the back of it, eliminating the need to carry a purse or wallet around!
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This buckle has tiny little gems imbedded into the buckle, providing that intricate detail that I love!
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– Tiara

An Unexpected Journey

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I have indeed been on an unexpected journey, which has left me with little time to blog, but I’m back, baby! I picked this shirt up at the Regina Expo, right after I met Sean Astin – it’s truly one of my favourite shirts. Sure, I love fashion, but you better believe that I love Tolkien and LOTR much more!
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Shirt: similar
Jeans: American Apparel
Shoes: Aldo
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– Tiara