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DESIGN and style, LIVING | March 5, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Swedish Brand Light My Fire Brings Style to Your Outdoor Activities

light my fire outdoor meal accessories

Nature doesn’t have to be the only beautiful things that surround you when in the wood, at the top of a mountain or fishing with the practical and colourful outdoor accessories by Light My Fire. Their latest outdoor accessories prove to be as practical in the city as they are in the wild. photo credits: Fancy [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING | October 24, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

Lean On Me Umbrella

lean on me umbrella designed by Cheol Woong Seo and Jae Hee Park

Nine times out of ten, when I try to lean my umbrella against a wall at a restaurant or a coffee shop it ends up on the floor. I usually gave up after a few attempts. This could be a thing of the past. Cheol Woong Seo and Jae Hee Park solved this old problem [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING | October 12, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

Fashion Style Editors at the New Buyosphere

style guide what to wear on a rainy fall day

I want to share a project from my husband with you. Jerome is a co-founder and the CTO of Buyosphere, a social fashion advice community. Yesterday, they published the latest version of their site. They put a lot of work all summer to enhance what Buyosphere delivers to its users. If you have fashion questions [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING | October 7, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

iPhone Cases by Artists at Society 6

iphone cases at society6

I needed a new iPhone case. My current has seen better days. I thought about getting a new one for a while. Then, my son broke it while he tried to remove it. I want a case with a personality. For that reason, I eliminated the big-box stores and even the Apple store. I explored the [...]

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July 24, 2012 | by Kim

The Reveal of My Business Site

new website for kim vallee

→ But I am Still a Lifestyle Blogger Today, I published my new Web site for Kim Vallee. This marked an important moment [...]

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June 24, 2012 | by Kim

Giant Plastic Bottle Fish Sculptures Shimmer...

fish sculptures shimmering at day on Botafogo beach in Rio de Janeiro

Photo credit: Victor R. Caivano / AP I woke up this morning to a sunny, hot summer day. It felt natural to [...]

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May 30, 2012 | by Kim

What to Wear: At a Lifestyle Blogging Event...

blogpodium may 2012 fashion

Last Saturday, I attended BlogPodium at the stylish Arcadian Loft located in the Simpson Tower in Toronto. First, I must congratulate publicly  Lindsay [...]

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May 22, 2012 | by Kim

What to Wear: At the Park

mom and toddler fashion at the park

Multicoloured Striped Polo Shirt $19.90 CAD at Zara | Denim Bermudas $17.90 CAD at Zara | Sandal Paco Boy $55 USD at Geox [...]

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May 3, 2012 | by Kim

What To Wear: Mom and a Toddler on a Rainy Day

mom toddler fashion on rainy days

Before motherhood, I only wear modern style trench coats. I am still a fan of the ones by m0851 but I can’t [...]

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February 17, 2012 | by Kim

I Embrace Stylish Living and Friendly Luxury....

the loft project in london

At Home with Kim Vallee reached its fifth anniversary when I went to the Toronto Interior Design Show. When I pressed the [...]

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February 6, 2012 | by Kim

Best of Conversations in Design (Part 2):...

Michele Caniato

After listening to Michele Caniato at Conversations in Design, I see him as some kind of agent for designers and inventors. Many [...]

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January 9, 2012 | by Kim

Sock Slippers by Collegien

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Isabelle of Accro de la Mode captured the warmth that I felt when I laid my eyes on these French-made sock slippers. [...]

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