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Spring with Christie Ressel

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It’s been lovely to finally welcome spring with Stylist Christie Ressel!

Everything is waking up to life and we are coming out of our hibernation mode. It’s always such an inspiring time to refresh your style and your closet. If you’re like me and you’re drawn towards greys and blacks during winter, you’ll like the energizing pop of colour in Christie’s spring outfits.

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I’m a big lover of white, so obviously I loved the bright outfits Christie styled for this photoshoot. I especially like how the coral top goes with Louboutin’s soles in the outfit below.

Here are some of the items I realized I truly need to get for this spring after working on this photoshoot with Christie: a new pair of jeans, 7/8 pants, a feminine tank top, colourful shoes and a statement necklace!

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I work with Agnes on a regular basis for my photos and she’s made life so much easier for me! Photos were always such a source of frustration for me. Now, thanks to Agnes, they’re a breeze! She sources locations for our shoots, keeps my branding colours aligned in the photos, and always delivers the photos to me so quickly; she’s such a pro! On top of all of that, she’s a complete delight to work with. I highly recommend working with her when it comes to your business; you won’t regret it!
— Christie Ressel
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Interested in learning about Spring Capsule Wardrobe? Watch Christie’s Video here:


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Lisa

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A successful broker, lively spirit, caring friend, simply a lovely woman... We laughed over ripped jeans, shared mind boggling stories and truly enjoyed a sunny afternoon of her photoshoot.

She was nervous about not knowing what to do in front of the camera, about looking awkward, about her smile looking fake…

Thank you for trusting me, Lisa!

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Please remember that going through a range of emotions before and during your photoshoot is completely normal. Most women experience: desire, doubts and fears, nervousness, excitement, letting go, having fun… wanting more! It’s my job to capture amazing photos of you that will be cherished forever.

Hair & Make-up Artist: Elegant Makeup

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Personal Stylist Christie Ressel

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As a fashion lover, I’m beyond excited to be working with Christie Ressel. She’s a Stylist with many years of experience as well as a YouTuber with a devoted fan base. No surprise here - when I met Christie I felt as if I’ve know her for years. She’s warm, bubbly and super inspiring. We started working together in December and despite cold temperatures it has been a blast.

Keep scrolling down to get Christie’s advice on how to look cute when it’s cold!

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We were super lucky that it started snowing during one of our photoshoots! Snow makes winter photos absolutely dreamy.

I really like that Christie is using colors boldly in her wardrobe. It’s very uplifting, especially during long Canadian winter.

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If you ever wondered what winter essentials would help you look cute when it's cold, watch this video from Christie. She’s giving practical winter outfit ideas so you can look cute when it's cold and freezing outside!


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Winter Favorites

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A lot of us have a love-hate relationship with this season. I’m no different. I love the atmosphere of Christmas, dreamy snow, mulled wine in restaurants, cozy sweaters. But I also have a hard time with shorter days, less sunlight and being lazy and unmotivated. Here are some of my recent favourites which have helped me enjoy this winter much more!

  1. Red Parka

    I love dressing up in winter, but when it’s quite cold, there’s nothing like a great parka. It’s a must for me when I’m travelling, makes me feel safe, comfortable and warm. This Calvin Klein model has plenty of practical pockets. When I’m travelling, I always want to have my documents, my wallet and phone in an inside pocket.

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2. Lavender Goodies: Sleepy Body Lotion & Pure Couture Soap

If you know me well, you know I’m obsessed with good quality lavender products. They are a big part of my bedtime routine. I love using the lavender soap from Pure Couture for my evening shower and afterwards Sleepy Body Lotion on my body. After this ritual, I usually fall asleep in minutes :)

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3. Pearl Ear Muffs & Gloves

Cute accessories can brighten a dark winter day. I particularly like these ear muffs because they keep my ears warm without messing up my hair!

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4. Photo of the Season: Sexy Sweater Weather

I’ve been wanting to take some sensual photos just for myself for a while now. But as it often is with those things, I kept delaying it. The main reason was gaining a few pounds, as I always do when fall starts. Then I decided I don’t need to look perfect to be happy with a photo of myself. Once the photos were done, my only regret was not having them done sooner.

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5. Quote: Women should be Brave, not perfect.

There’s a lot of famous quotes from Billie Jean (one of my favourite tennis icons), but this one is very special to me. Every single day I see women stopping themselves from marketing themselves, from speaking out, from putting themselves out there simply because they’re not perfect (in their head).
If we want to change that for our and future generations, we have to be brave. We have to consciously choose where we put our focus. Nobody will do it for us, we have to do it for ourselves. Seeking validation is pointless because if you’re doing that, you’re already giving your power away. Why not instead focus on what good we can create, how we can become masters of our craft and how we can have plenty of fun along the way.

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I hope you enjoyed my winter favorites! Before we know it, it will be spring again.


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Christmas in Europe + Zurich Travel Guide

Christmas in Europe + Zurich Travel Guide

I’ve been waiting for this moment for a long time. It’s been my first Christmas in Europe in 7 years. It’s really amazing how time flies. My sister moved to Zurich in the meantime, so this beautiful Swiss city was the first stop of our trip. We then travelled to Poland, my home country, to celebrate Christmas with family and friends.

Keep reading to see my Top 7 things to do in Zurich in winter…

Chelsea Alyssa

Chelsea Alyssa

My work took me to Ottawa few weeks ago where I had the pleasure of photographing Chelsea, a fashion blogger. I was super excited for this photoshoot and even freezing temperatures below -20 C in Ottawa didn’t spoil my mood…

Christmas with Cathy Missios

Christmas with Cathy Missios

Nothing like the magic of the Christmas season! It’s Cathy’s favourite time of the year and she is so happy she glows. “My house smells of baking, I get to put lights everywhere and decorate everything that doesn’t move! The dog gets special outfits also!”

Zenia Woods

Zenia Woods

Vibrant reds and blues were accent colours for Zenia’s Branding Photoshoot. Zenia is the Owner of a boutique floral studio and her designs are just as classy and timeless as her style.

Abbas Somji, PR & Digital Content Specialist

Abbas Somji, PR & Digital Content Specialist

It’s been a pleasure to work with a colleague from my past career life! I used to work with Abbas at a TV station back in the day. I’ve actually been hoping to photograph him for some time now as we kept bumping into each other in different places across the city. I guess it was meant to be!…

Photoshoot FAQ

Photoshoot FAQ

Should you get spray tan? How to pose? Will we photoshop you? What outfits to wear? Was is a great lens for blogger photography? Check out answers to these & other questions in this Photoshoot FAQ!…