Semiformal Summer Style: 3 Tips to Beat the Heat

Semiformal Summer Style: 3 Tips to Beat the Heat

The muggy summer heat can make it *really* difficult to dress up nicely, especially for formal events where you have to take nice photos! Here are a few tips for a semiformal summer look that keeps you feeling as beautiful as you look.

My Last Summer in Halifax

My Last Summer in Halifax

Five years ago I was packing up my life to move to Halifax for university; now I'm packing up once again to move back home to Toronto. When I started my degree I had no idea how much would happen during my five years in the Maritimes. I turned my passion into my career, found [...]

Seven Summer Shoe Staples

Seven Summer Shoe Staples

I often get asked about my shoes, so I've put together this little catalog of my seven favourite pairs for summer occasions. 1. The All-Day Sandals Comfy sandals you can wear all weekend, whether you're lounging in your backyard or exploring the streets of a new city. My favourite pair are from Massarotto Luisa Calzature in Castel [...]

Photo Diary: Snapshots of Italy

Photo Diary: Snapshots of Italy

July and August were a whirlwind of travel, exams and projects, during which I visited seven countries, took an impromptu detour through London and Paris to get to Italy (full story here), and spent time at Microsoft Headquarters with some of the top tech students in the world at the Microsoft Student Partner Summit (watch the recap and [...]

By Road, By Rail, By Air

By Road, By Rail, By Air

Hello from Seattle! There's innovation in the air as hundreds of young technologists gather from around the world for the world finals of Microsoft's Imagine Cup competition. I'll be posting more about that in the next few days, but for now you can follow the action on my Twitter account, @theTrendyTechie. In the meantime, this post is [...]

Principessa Italiana

Principessa Italiana

What a beautiful world it is! It was incredibly hot and gorgeous in Bella Italia, and I was so happy to be back. I've traveled often to Italy, so being there is like being in a second home, especially with all the old friends and family up in the mountains. That's right, I'm part Italian! [...]

Midsummer Trendy Techie Guide to Techsessories

Midsummer Trendy Techie Guide to Techsessories

Looking for the perfect gift for that special person's birthday (or the perfect summer techsessory for yourself)? Look no further! I've curated this list of awesome Trendy Techie gadgets to take you through the rest of this hot, hot summer and into the fall in style. 1. Audio Clutch by Rebecca Minkoff x Stelle Audio [...]