If I had to commit myself to one sandwich for the rest of my life, it would hands down be the Vietnamese bánh mì. It just has such a perfect blend of flavors and textures- sweet, sour, salty and spicy and all layered into one demi-baguette of deliciousness.
DD Mau is a small Yaletown based sandwich shop that’s taken a modern spin on the classic tradition soaked bánh mì. Think Ba Le meets Gastown’s Meat & Bread. I wanted to try out their fusion styled subs to see how they compare to their conventional counterpart.
Channeling my inner Lana Del Rey for my first ever tutorial on the blog.
I’ve been meaning to try creating this for the longest time, and have finally gotten around to really doing it!
Sifting through the countless tutorials online, I found that most can actually be quite complex and time consuming. But through my own performance, I’ve come to discover a really quick and simple way to efficiently create a pretty floral crown.
Continue reading to see how!
One thing I love about Vancouver in comparison to Edmonton is the availability of 24 hours cafes and restaurants. You’d be hard pressed to find a good place for a late night snack or coffee around where I grew up. I myself am a self confessed night owl, so I was delighted to find that Vancouver has quite a few offerings for round-the-clock joints.
One that I recently discovered is the Breka Bakery & Cafe just off Robson and Thurlow.
I wore this black and taupe striped top backwards, and tucked in and around my skirt to create a crop top look. The shirt was a little sheer, so I paired it with a simple black bandeau.
We don’t always have the amount of time and money to allot to our wardrobe as we’d like, so it’s really helpful to be able to multi-purpose a piece whenever possible.
I love trying to find new and creative ways to wear things you’ve worn before to create a fresh look. The top is from my Sheer Color Blocking post, and the scalloped white shorts are from Summer Heat.
A silky high low skirt looks so much prettier when it’s fluttering in a slight breeze.