The Urban Tea Merchant

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Hello everyone! Just to let you know that today's post is a little bit different - something other than fashion :) I know that many of you love food as much as you love fashion (okay, maybe just my assumption...but hey who doesn't love food?!), so I'm going to share my high-tea experience with you guys :) I was recently invited by The Urban Tea Merchant to try their Haute Couture Tea Service, along with Whitney from Macarons and Mischief and Britta from Vancouver Vogue. For those who haven't heard about The Urban Tea Merchant, it is a luxury tea retailer located in downtown Vancouver, serving TWG Teas and tasty tea-infused food.

Wishlist: Fall Booties

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Since my last wishlist post was about sweaters, a wishlist post on booties might seem more appropriate, right? I mean the combination of sweater and booties makes the most perfect fall look (wink wink). That being said, I feel I need a pair of booties desperately.... definitely need ones that are good for everyday wear and are able to make my feet feel comfortable and stay happy all time. So which pair is your favorite? xoxo, Claire.

1. Vic Italy Ankle Booties via Shopbop - love the snake-embossed leather, adding great details on booties 
2. Steve Madden Booties via Steve Madden - can't say no to gold zipper
3. Seychelles Solitude Booties via Revolve Clothing - love the pointy booties
4. Sam Edelman Booties via Shopbop - the classic everyday booties
5. Alexander Wang Lizard Embossed Booties via Shopbop - it's all about details, details and details!
6. Steve Madden Ringoo Booties via Revolve Clothing - for those who loves chain and buckle deatil
7. Madewell Billie Booties via Shopbop - height booster ;)

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Basic Essentials

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wearing: Gap Skinny Jeans (available at Gap online in Canada and US) | Zara Blouse (similar And B blouse)
Zara Pointy Heels (similar Vince Pumps) | Alexander Wang Bag

There are days that I just want to wear something simple on weekends. Something simple but can be versatile in many ways - the basic essentials. I recently received a pair of dark jeans from Gap and I wore them almost everyday. They can be dressed down or up easily - you can style them with striped t-shirt in a casual way, or something like what I wear in the photos - a lightweight blouse in olive green or chambray shirt in steel blue for a more chic outfit look. See, a must-have for fall in your closet right? You can check out more black denim at Gap Canada (or US site). Thanks Gap for the super awesome jeans :) xoxo, Claire.

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Early Morning

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Another fall transition look here. I always wanted to get a perfect oversized trench coat for fall. I never actually got one until recently I received this trench coat from Miamasvin, an online shopping site based in Korea. I think the coat might be a bit oversized for me so I like to wear it as a cape (the bis size is probably going to be useful later as I like to add more layers to my winter outfits). I also received the crop top and skirt in check; they are a set - perfect for those days that you don't know how to dress yourself. Ahh, and those mules from Schutz! They are my current favourites! But for those who want a pair of Schutz shoes, I'd suggest you to get bigger size than your usual shoe size (so if you're a 37.5, get 38 instead... they are a bit small). For me, they fit like perfectly, but I kind of wish they were a little bit bigger. Oh well, they are really beautiful! xoxo, Claire.

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Glen 900

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wearing: Missguided Check Jumper (similar Selected Sweater or Sea Pullover) |  Missguided Trousers
ZARA Heeled Sandals (similar Schutz) | Daniel Wellington Watch

Despite that it was sunny for the whole week last week, I could feel cold breeze of air on my skin in the early morning. Time for a new sweater? Oh yes, I did. I just got this checked jumper last week! I must say that most of my recent clothing are from Missguided, the most fashionable and affordable online shopping destination for you and me :) I styled the check jumper with this pair of black trousers for a sporty fall outfit look. Oh, the trousers are really comfortable that I wear them almost everyday :) If you're a big fan of sporty trend, you can check out Missguided's "Play the Field" section to see more great pieces. xoxo, Claire.

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