by Rachelle, 2017 Miss Nova Scotia World
Welcome to Halifax! For the fashion forward shopper, the city has a fabulous shopping district that includes a variety of smaller boutiques, as well as a shopping center located right on Spring Garden Road. If you’re a bargain hunter, be sure to hit up the second hand clothing stores that carry trendy vintage pieces at affordable prices. Being the home of numerous universities, Halifax is filled with students from all over the world that bring their own diverse style to the city.
On a bright and warm summers day, Carly confidently stepped out of the office in her high heels for a casual lunch at the Bicycle Thief. In her form fitting, dusty rose dress; she met a friend on the boardwalk patio that overlooks the Halifax harbor in Bishop’s Landing.
She paired this simple and sophisticated ensemble with neutral accessories and make-up, while leaving her natural curls down and relaxed to compliment this effortless look.
Living in the heart of Halifax allows Carly to attend all the local attractions; after spending her day volunteering at the hospital, she tied her hair into a trendy topknot and changed into this cool outfit to meet friends at the Halifax Jazz Festival.
She paired this funky patterned crop top with a pair of high-rise cut off jean shorts and a gold necklace, all purchased from Winners for under $50.00! The best part about this stylish ensemble is that she can easily wear it to the Stubborn Goat Beer Garden for a casual drink after leaving the concert. Also, be sure to check out Argyle Street if you are visiting Halifax, as this street offers an exciting nightlife that features an abundance of pubs, bars and clubs.
When looking to celebrate a momentous occasion such as an anniversary, Haligonians will flock to downtown Halifax to enjoy a romantic dinner date. Whether you’re craving a greasy burger and fries from Your Fathers Mustache or a delicious bowl of from Amano, your appetite will surely be satisfied. Carly chose to wear a floral dress from MinkPink and paired it with a purple clutch to go to dinner with her beau at the Hamachi Steakhouse on Lower Water Street. This modest and flirty, off-the-shoulder dress matches her beautiful personality and accentuates her curves.
When she’s not working or studying, Carly can be found at the Dalplex gym on South Street. Here she is seen sporting all the latest gear from Victoria’s Secret; she loves wearing her cropped workout pant with her exposed back and flowy tank that shows off her mint green sports bra. The versatility and comfort of this outfit allows her to practice yoga, play sports and even can be worn during weight training. She brings her backpack with her so she has all the necessities required for a successful workout.
Sunday mornings are best spent at the Halifax Seaport Market on Marginal Road; Carly’s outfit is perfect for browsing the goods offered by the local vendors that gather at Pier 21. Her high-waisted maxi skirt with a flirty slit up the front was a definite eye-catcher; the burgundy and neutral tones paired with a simple tank and loafers really pulled this outfit together. She accessorized with several gold bangles that were a perfect match for her Michael Kohr’s tote bag. Carly always brings her chic sunglasses with her so that she is able to enjoy baked goods and a coffee along the sunny waterfront before walking home from downtown.
Living in the heart of Halifax has allowed Carly to experience everything that this beautiful city has to offer. Her ability to mix and match patterns and colors highlights this seasons trendiest looks and really shows off her fun and bright personality