Weekend Style with Banana Republic

August 14, 2017

This post was sponsored by Banana Republic. All comments and styling is my own. #simplysophisticatedsummer #itsbanana #sponsored #ad

When I was a young teen, I would ride the streetcar after school 15 minutes away into Downtown Toronto. Located on the longest street in the world and in the heart of the city, I would make my way through the busy intersection and into Eaton’s Centre, the ever-so-popular mall, and shop. Even through my University years, I continued my old habits of shopping there. I often went with a close friend of mine and we would grab coffee and window shop. She always made sure we went into Banana Republic to take a look at the jewelry and clothes. Continue Reading…

What I Wore to Miami Swim Week – Part 1

August 7, 2017

About 2 years ago, Tom and I did that crazy, glorious thing that some couples tend to do, and packed up our things for a 6-week road trip across the United States. Admittedly, the first two times we visited were not our greatest. We arrived in what was considered a rare torrential downpour for full days of rain, with barely a break to see South Beach or any sun, but hey, great company and no injuries only meant I count my blessing because we still had a great time. Since moving to Florida, I’ve visited a couple of times and absolutely loved it. Palm trees, blue ocean water, sandy beaches, endless live latin music and great food? What’s not to love?

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Top Embellished Heels to Add Your Closet Now

August 3, 2017

I’ve visited Miami and Fort Lauderdale a couple of times since arriving in Florida and on my last trip, I picked up a pair of shoes I’ve been eyeing for a very long time. Since it was a holiday, and I’d been saving for a big purchase, took the plunge on an a piece I found on a slight sale, and those my darlings, are these embellished snake heel Gucci Webby Quilted Leather Snake-Heel Mules. Continue Reading…

Travel Beauty Essentials with Moroccanoil

July 29, 2017


This post is in collaboration with Moroccanoil. All opinions and experiences are my own. #Moroccanoil #ArganEveryDay #ad

We’re in the midst of summer which could only mean more road trips, vacations, beaches, resorts, destination weddings, exploration and a plethora of beautiful memories and special moments. In the spirit of a wanderlust who often thinks of where the warm breeze will take them next, hunting down fabulous spots, easy outfits, and adopting an effective, yet effortless everyday beauty routine becomes the most valuable skill to master. Having just travelled down to South Florida for Miami Swim Week, I wanted to share my must-have travel beauty essentials. Continue Reading…

Top Tips on Wearing The Pink and Yellow Trend

July 10, 2017

Pink Yellow Fashion Trend, Summer Fashion Trend, Yellow Pink Style #fashionblog #streetstyle #fashiontrends #ruffles #openback #fashiontrend #ss17Pink and yellow might not be everyone’s go-to colour combination, but strike the perfect balance and you’ll find yourself liking it more than you’d expect. Both Fall/Winter & Spring/Summer 2017 runway collections had many looks integrating both colors that it was really hard to ignore! The pink and yellow trend is actually fun to play around with, but for someone who wants to try it out, or go all out, I’ve provided a few tips for you on the blog and am sharing some affordable pink and yellow pieces that are worth trying. Continue Reading…

How I Styled Pearl Slides

June 29, 2017

Styling Pearl Sides | mikialamode.com #ad #sponsored #Ego #EmbellishedShoes #summerfashion #fashionblogger #resortstyleThis post on How I Styled Pearl Slides is sponsored by Ego Official, but all opinions are my own.

I’m all for summer vibes, and since arriving in Florida, it’s all I constantly experience. It’s so incredibly hot, where most of the days are over 32 degrees celsius with a high level of humidity, so I’m always reaching for a dress or top that lets my arms breathe. I am literally sweating in places I never knew I would unless I were working out, but low and behold, my body once again betrays me and proves me wrong!

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