Baubles and Bling at Boutique Maskarad


Spring is in the air, which I’m happy to report marks the end of my self-imposed hibernation. I assure you, I am not alone. Any Montrealer can attest that hibernation is required to survive the arctic winters in this corner of the world. Now that Mother Nature has bestowed upon us sunny skies, mild temperatures, and  most … Continue reading

ZARA: Budget Chic


I discovered Zara at a time when less than desirable circumstances had left me in a financial bind where I felt relegated to a life of cheap sartorial frills. Yes, I was quite the snob, and once held only a niche of mid-range to high-end boutiques in high esteem, where I would shop exclusively while … Continue reading