J’adore News | I’ve joined Instagram!

Over the years, I’ve added a number of different ways for readers of J’adore… to both interact with me and get their fashion, beauty and lifestyle fix. Recently, I’ve added Instagram to that growing list (Are you following on Twitter and Tumblr?).

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J’adore | Maison Martin Margiela with H&M collection wish list

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The moment we’ve all been waiting for is soon upon us. The Maison Martin Margiela for H&M collection is set to hit H&M shelves nationwide on November 15 and it’s time to make those lists, check them twice and come up with a game plan to make sure all the items you covet end up in your shopping bag.

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Beauty | Manicure Monday: Pearl overload

Every once in a while a friend, reader or Twitter follower suggests a nail art design or sends along some inspiration for a design. It can sometimes be challenging to be creative each week so I love when suggestions come rolling in (*nudge, nudge, hint, hint*). The inspiration for this week’s nail art design came from a good friend and fellow blogger Marcus Kan of À La Mode who suggested I try something with pearls.

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Beauty | Manicure Monday: Matte camouflage nails

It seems the more mainstream and commonplace nail art is becoming, the more I’m drawn to simpler nail designs and treatments. This Manicure Monday I decided to go for a simple camo print accent nail with gold studs and my favourite nude nail polish.

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Beauty | Nail art class is in session at Lush and Lavish Salon Spa

Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of teaching a nail art class at Lush & Lavish Salon Spa (200 Ossington Avenue, Toronto, ON) and despite my terrible stage fright the class was a success.

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Event | Latest Royal Ontario Museum exhibit celebrates all that is BIG about fashion and textiles

The Royal Ontario Museum‘s latest exhibit is huge in every way, shape and form. Aptly named BIG, the 40-artifact strong show celebrates all that is big – socially, culturally and historically – in fashion and textile.

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Beauty | Manicure Monday (on Halloween Wednesday): Spooky All Hallow’s Eve nail art

Happy Halloween! I know I’ve missed this week’s Manicure Monday nail art post but I decided that Halloween was a good enough reason to postpone it. I agonized a bit over what to do with my nails. I got rid of my claws, which I desperately miss, and my new nail length and shape is a little uninspiring so I looked at old Manicure Monday designs and Tumblr.

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