Monday, November 22, 2010

Girl of the Blogosphere: Kate

Name: Kate
City: Fredericton, NB
Occupation: Government
Who is your fashion inspiration?
I can honestly say that other fashion & style bloggers are my biggest inspiration, and have been long before I ever started a blog! Emily of Cupcakes & Cashmere, Blair of Atlantic-Pacific, and Krystal of This Time Tomorrow are a few of my personal blogger 'style icons'. I find inspiration everywhere though - magazines, celebs, street style photographers, gossip girl, and my 'real life' (non-blogosphere) friends. I also have a file on my desktop named 'the style file' where I throw in any image that inspires me.

What is one thing you always carry in your bag?
My bag is generally quite a mess, so there is plenty to be found in there, but I must have my phone & a pair of sunglasses!

What is your current favourite fashion trend?
I am really loving fall appropriate shorts (wool/tweed) with tights - so cute, so comfy. Also really loving lace up booties, and am still on the hunt for my perfect lace up black wedge bootie - it has to be out there somewhere!

What is the current trend you dislike the most?
I quite dislike the all the velvet/velour I see popping up lately. And I personally haven't latched on to the faux fur trend, but I have liked it on some people, it's just not for me.

Why did you start your blog?
After reading fashion and personal style blogs for a few years, I really wanted to start my own just because it looked like so much fun! I was always making wishlists & sending links to friends of things I loved online, so the idea of having a blog where I could put all of that stuff in one place sounded exciting!

How would you describe your style?
I struggle with defining my style - I would say I lean towards feminine & classic pieces, definitely things that are girlie and pretty, and I generally keep things pretty simple.

What is one thing you are dying to buy this winter?
As I mentioned before, I am searching high & low for the perfect wedge lace-up black bootie! It's at the top of my wishlist this winter! I'm also hoping to add lots of warm, flattering sweater dresses to my wardrobe! I always prefer dresses to pants, but I'm also a big fan of being warm! So cozy dresses and warm tights are a must!

What is the most expensive thing you have bought?
I'm honestly not sure (besides furniture) - most likely boots or a coat!

What is the least expensive thing you have bought?
I have a black skinny belt that I got for 93 cents that I wear multiple times a week - 93 cents!

What is one thing that you regret buying?
Any pair of uncomfortable and ill fitting shoes I have ever bought - I regret all of them!

If you could meet one person from the fashion industry/ a fashion icon who would it be?
I feel like most people from the fashion industry would overwhelm and intimidate me should I ever actually meet them... but I would love to hear stories from Grace Coddington. I'm definitely looking forward to reading her book!

What is your favourite vacation destination?
I actually have been on very few vacations in my life... lots of little roadtrips, in which case I would say Montreal is my favorite. But there are many places I would love to visit - New York at Christmas time being my biggest life dream.

What is one totally random fact you want others to know about you?
I think kindness is the single most important thing in life.

To see more of Kate's looks check out her blog O My Heart!



  1. i LOVE her style. the shoes are awesome.

    xo Alison

  2. She has a really chic style! :)

  3. I truly adore her style and her darling blog. Perfect choice!

  4. Oh, another wonderful interview and love her sweet style! Haha, also love what she said about ill-fitting shoes - hear hear!

  5. Wow, I really like her style! Great choice for an interview, and thanks for introducing me to another great blog!

  6. I'll have to check out her blog!

  7. Thanks so much for the feature, love!! And thanks for all the kind words in the comments! I cringe a little over that first picture, I look so scowly under my sunglasses! Ha!

  8. What an adorable blogger, and I love that she thinks kindness is the single most important thing-a girl after my own heart! Can't wait to take a peek at her blog!

  9. Great post! Love this...she seems very sweet!

  10. Love her floral dress! her style is very cute

    Miss Neira

  11. Love her floral dress! her style is very cute

    Miss Neira

  12. her outfits are all so cute:)


  13. aww she is so cute and sweet! love that even as your blog gets bigger you still do these.

  14. Aw great interview post my dear, you asked all the right Q's & love Kate's outfit in the last pic...Emma x

  15. Going over to check out her blog.. love the flower dress......


  16. love her effortless chic style !
    thanks for stopping by at my blog !
    glisters and blisters

  17. Great post - Beautiful girl, lovely style and wonderful interview!

  18. Thanks for sharing, she is so stylish and sweet. I am heading to her blog now.

  19. very nice interview! she has great style!

  20. love her cute, classic style!

  21. nice dress ! very cute on her !!
    visit my blog dear <3


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