Gear Up For Winter With Raindrops


After Toronto’s first snowfall over the weekend I’m finally accepting the fact that winter is actually here. I know, I know – winter has been here for about a month now, but hey, can’t blame a girl for holding onto summer. So with the drop of the temperatures, comes the time to switch our focus to winter dressing. When I say ‘winter dressing’, I’m not just talking keeping warm – I also mean looking stylish and put together while you’re at it. Whether trudging through heavy snow, heading to the ski lodge or toasting in the New Year, our friends over at Raindrops – Canada’s premier rain and outerwear boutique – offers fashionable winter solutions that are sure to make the thermostat rise!

See some of their recent selections for her, him and the kids.


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This season, muted metallic tones on oversized parkas are a hit with the ladies, with faux- fur trims and belted features.


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Perfect for the sport guy in your life – the men’s parka styles has an insulated lining and quilted exteriors. The classic trench is perfect for the Bay Street Broker, featuring the double-breasted lapels and faux-shearling collars.





Bright colours and quirky patterns are perfect for the little ones, adding some cheer and fun to children’s outwear this season. Puffer jackets and overalls are softly insulated and filled with down to ensure extra warmth while outside. Faux-fur trims line hoods for an added style bonus.

As an exclusive special offer, Raindrops is offering you devoted readers a 40% discount on all winter wear in store. Offer is valid from December 14-21, 2013. Just be sure to mention #WWRAINDROPS at the time of purchase.

Happy Shopping!

And don’t forget to share your purchase.

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Hosieries are the one item that every woman should have in her closet – and let’s not forget how great it makes your legs look. With the temperatures dropping, tights are my go-to for officewear  in keeping the legs warm. Even though I have a love/hate relationship with hosiery, it’s the one item I’ve come to accept that it doesn’t last forever, but I will continue to purchase them and have spares on hand. They’re perfect for covering up on your days off from shaving or to cover recent razer cuts – not to mention the endless amount of styles that will suit any body shape or size.

Silks Hosiery recently introduced their new  Silks Beautiful line of plus size hosiery. The Silks woman is proud and confident.  She steps out with elegance, always looking her fashionable best. Silks Beautiful features a range of hosiery options including tights, panty hose and knee highs that delivers the ultimate comfort and fit for the  woman who embraces her curves. They’re the ideal solution for full-figured women who often experience great discomfort while wearing traditional pantyhose that provides an improper fit and features snug-fitting waistbands that pinch and roll.

Each style in the collection is carefully knit with Xceptionelle, an innovative knit whose construction allows for more overall comfort from waist to toe.  The sheer 20-denier pantyhose (available in black and natural) and opaque 80-denier tight (available in black) both feature an ultra-stretch waist and panty area that eliminates any rolling of the waistband or pinching of the inner thigh area. The inner thigh area on both styles has also been specifically constructed with a higher denier yarn that helps prevent chafing and increases the longevity of the garment.

The entire Silks Beautiful collection are available exclusively at major department stores nation-wide. Prices ranging from $8-$20.

Be the first to see the new line below.

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I’m excited to announce that I’ve teamed up with Silks Hosiery to giveaway some goodies from the new line to one lucky reader! Prize pack includes sheer 20-denier pantyhose in black, and a 2-pack of sheer 20-denier knee highs in black and natural. All you have to do is:

1. Like Silks Hosiery on Facebook here

2. Follow Silks Hosiery on Twitter here @silkshosiery

3. RT the following ‘GIVEAWAY! Enter To Win @silkshosiery new ‘Silks Beautiful’ line of plus size hosiery from @hionfashion here

That’s it!

Winner will be selected at random on Tuesday, December 17th.

Good Luck!