Entries Tagged as 'You asked'

Friday, May 27th, 2016

You asked | How do you stay on top of trends?

Rachel writes: How do you stay on top of trends? Are there certain people you follow?` There are many! Between Instagram, Pinterest, and good old-fashioned blogs, I feel like I’m living in trend overload. Blogwise, The Anthology’s Bookmark column is a great place to start; it’s stocked with sites run by creative types who are […]

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

You asked | How do I start writing again?

M writes: I recently heard you speak and your experiences deeply resonated with where I am in my life. I will be graduating this fall and I feel as if I have been “waiting until I know what I am doing”, which has led me to do nothing. Last year my USB drive was stolen, which contained everything […]

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

You Asked | Vancouver-y Baby Gift Ideas

Sabrina writes: I have two sets of expecting Melbournian friends, and wanted to get a nice present for them. Something sweet, something uniquely Canadian (or Vancouver!), something not plastered in moose or maple leaves, and something not too outrageously expensive. Would you have any recommendations? Yes, yes I do! These are a few of my […]

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

You Asked | Style in Vancouver

Claire writes: I am visiting Vancouver for a few days from Australia and I want to explore some gorgeous stylish boutiques. I like your style so thought you might be able to recommend some? Why yes, yes I can. These 16 only-in-Vancouver shops are just a few of my many, many favourites. Main Street Vincent […]

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

You Asked | What to wear on TV?

Shannon writes: Love your blog! I never miss a word (or photo!). I was hoping you might have some tips for dressing for TV? Next Friday a crew is coming to film a very short house tour. Except, here’s the thing: I have no idea what to wear! I want to look stay-at-home-mom fabulous (in other […]

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

You Asked | How do you start out as a copywriter?

Meg writes: I have just launched a small full service copy-writing and research firm here in Ottawa. Do you have any advice for someone getting their foothold in the industry? Any general advice you have would be appreciated. By reaching out to writers I admire, I hope to learn a little more.  I took a very windy […]

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

You Asked | How To Make Your Blog Look Better?

Tara writes: I am your biggest word-of-mouth fan, and tell everyone about how much I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your blog. It masterfully combines, passion with personal pursuit, and what I like to call, intellectual fashion — fashion made smart! Fashion that is displayed in a unique, untouchable and lovable way! Any advice you can give […]

Monday, October 1st, 2012

A-List | Fiction to curl up with

Amanda writes: I’m such a big fan of your blog! You have amazing style and I look to you for a lot of my own outfit inspiration. I especially love reading about your travels, from your vineyard trips to outings with your adorable doggy. From a recent book post, I decided to take Glamorama and […]

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

You Asked | How To Gain Exposure?

Emilie writes: I follow your blog and am so impressed by all you’ve seemed to accomplish through it.  I was hoping you might be able to give me a couple tips on how to gain exposure?  I post my posts on my Facebook page, but obviously that only generates so many hits… Hi Emilie, I […]

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

You Asked | How Do You Do It?

Shona writes: Today for the first time, I read your about section. I found it amazing that you have established such a strong career at such a young age. How did you do it? The Anthology is awesome and I look forward to your future posts! :) Thanks, Shona! To answer your question: sheer terror. When […]