Saturday, February 18, 2017

Holiday Hours


Just a reminder to all our fabulous fashionistas that we will be closed Family Day, Monday, February 20, 2017.

We hope you have a wonderful and safe long weekend!

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

J/Slides: Easy Elevation

"Genna" in Black Leather
J/Slides' "Genna" in Black Leather are perfect for the fashionistas out there who want the ease and comfort of a sneaker, but crave the added height of an extra high platform. Sleek in construction, this platform style features a subtle almond toe, leather lining, and double elastic gore. Elevate its style quotient by pairing it with a leather jacket, linen tee, distressed skinnies, and an oversized cashmere scarf.
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Monday, February 13, 2017

J/Slides: Moc Mules

"Andie" in Grey Suede

Received in Grey Suede, J/Slides' "Andie" are a moccasin-inspired backless slide. Outfitted with a rubberized platform sole, they also boast a tassel front accented with silver tone grommets. Pair with a leather jacket, graphic tee, and slouchy boyfriend jeans for an edgy, every day ensemble.

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J/Slides: Back In Stock

"Annabelle" in Black and White Leather

Available in Black and White Leather, J/Slides "Annabelle" are officially BACK. IN. STOCK. Straddling the line between feminine and edgy, these slip-on sneakers feature a 1.5" rubber platform and twisted bow accented front. Incredibly comfortable and stylish, they look great with anything and everything from your basic jeans and tee outfit to a casual LBD.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

MOTHER Denim: High Flying

"Super Swooner" in Blackbird

With an ultra-high waistband and a clean, undisturbed wash and hemline, MOTHER Denim's "Super Swooner" in Blackbird WILL become your new seasonal favourite. Incredibly stretchy with a second-skin fit, they'll be a constant "go to" for any and all occasions, dressy and/or casual.

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MOTHER Denim: Graffiti Finds

"Rascal Ankle Undone Step Fray" in Dark Graffiti

Incredibly comfy, MOTHER Denim's "Rascal Ankle Undone Step Fray" in Dark Graffiti NEEDS a spot in your weekly denim lineup. With a universally flattering mid-rise waistband and a slim and fitted silhouette, these jeans feature vintage-inspired markings throughout and an undone hi-lo hemline. Hitting just at the ankle with a subtle kick out, they pair amazingly well with both booties and flats.
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7FAM: Celeb Trendspotting


Spotted on the likes of supermodel Gigi Hadid, 7FAM's "Josefina Open Holes" in Black Cut Out is the latest and greatest fashion MUST-HAVE. Slouchy through the hip and thigh with a subtle tapered leg that be worn both cuffed and/or uncuffed, this skinny boyfriend jean straddles the line between classic and edgy. Pair with a luxurious knit and ankle boots to keep the look clean and crisp, and with a leather jacket, graphic tee, and sneakers for something a little less so.

"Josefina Open Holes" in Black Cut Out


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Thursday, February 9, 2017

7FAM: Summer Stepping

"Step Hem Ankle Skinny" in Melbourne Sky

Also received in Melbourne Sky, 7FAM's "Step Hem Ankle Skinny" is one for the books!!! Slim and fitted through the leg, this second-skin skinny boasts light fading and whiskering throughout coupled with an asymmetric raw cut hem. Shorter in the front and longer in the back, they'd pair beautifully with an off the shoulder top and nude strappy sandals; for off duty wear, a cozy knit and sneakers.
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7FAM: Melbourne Muse

"Cut Off Shorts" in Melbourne Sky

Received in Melbourne Sky, 7FAM's "Cut Off Shorts" feature distressed markings throughout with a frayed, raw cut hem. Light in wash, they practically scream summer!!! Pair with a silky white button-down shirt and platform mules for a trendy, of the moment look, or, with a fitted tank and flip flops for the quintessential warm weather getup.
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

IRO: Cult FAVE

"Ashville Leather Jacket" in Black

OMG...serious love to be had for IRO's "Ashville Leather Jacket" in Black. Back year after year, season after season, this moto beauty, crafted from the softest lambskin leather, features high polished silver hardware throughout, buckle tab accents at the sides, and an off center zip closure. Slightly cropped in fit, it pairs amazingly well with both jeans and dresses.

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Tularosa: Nautical Nod

"Essie Maxi Dress" in Indigo Stripe

With a nautical flare, Tularosa's "Essie Maxi Dress" in Indigo Stripe is both fresh and modern. Crafted of 100% cotton, this beauty has been outfitted with a plunging neckline, ruffle drawstring waistband, and high center slit. Pair with oversized hoop earrings and strappy sandals for a high impact, low effort look.

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Tularosa: Berry Beauty

"Brady Dress" in Dusted Berry

Tularosa's "Brady Dress" in Dusted Berry is another warm weather MUST. Featuring ruffled tiers in contrasting prints, this botanical gem boasts an A-line fit with a flattering split V-neckline with tassel ties. Pair with an oversized denim jacket and suede ankle boots for a casual everyday ensemble, or, simply with metallic flip flops and a wrist FULL of bangles of a vacay appropriate option.
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Tularosa: Flirty & Flouncy

"Syrah Blouse" in Navy

Received in Navy, Tularosa's "Syrah Blouse" is a spring/summer MUST. Light and airy, this mixed pattern beauty features a combination halter and off the shoulder silhouette coupled with drawstring cuffs and a softly ruffled trim. Pair with denim cut-offs and ankle ankle boots for a boho-infused ensemble perfect for festival hopping. LOVE.
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What's Mabel Wearing???


This week, Mabel's decided to add a splash of colour to her outfit and has chosen to layer Equipment's "Brynn Top" in True Black Multi, a gorgeous new spring arrival, underneath IRO's "Ashville Leather Jacket" in Black. Her bright turquoise and gold pendant by Shakti looks amazing paired with Cuchara's "Bella Wrap," a crystal tie choker which can also be worn as a bracelet. These pretty details work together to create an ensemble perfect for day to night wear—just pair with your favourite skinny jeans and stacked heeled booties.
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Monday, February 6, 2017

SALE: UGG BOOTS!!!


As our Spring 2017 arrivals begin to trickle in, we at Yu are beginning to anticipate warmer temperatures in the near future! The reality is however, there is nearly 6 more weeks of winter ahead. This means it's time to take advantage of great winter markdowns and keep yourself warm!

"Analise" in Lodge

Our personal favourites are Ugg's "Analise" and "Kyra" booties. Both booties feature stylish and functional designs perfect for keeping you warm in our climate. With plush shearling lining, durable suede material and rubber-soled bottoms, both styles are the perfect thing to pair with your favourite parka and are now marked down at 50% off!


"Kyra" in Grey and Black

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Saturday, February 4, 2017

Equipment: Swinging '60s

"Lenox Dress" in True Black Stencil Cut Out

Similarly crafted from a textured cut out lace, Equipment's "Lenox Dress" in True Black Stencil Cut Out is a DEFINITE fashion forward fine. Inspired by the '60s, this beauty features a swingy trapeze shape, exposed button placket, and feminine flared sleeves. Amp up its edge factor with the addition of a leather moto vest and pointed-toe booties, or, play up its retro vibe by pairing it with OTK boots.
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Equipment: '90s Revival

"Dian Dress" in True Black Stencil Cut Out

With '90s revival being so popular in fashion, it shouldn't come as any surprise that Equipment's put forth yet another stunning slip dress, the "Dian". Received in True Black Stencil Cut Out, this gem is nothing short of spectacular. With a geometric lace pattern throughout, this midi length slip features adjustable shoulder straps and a subtly curved hi-lo hemline. While it'll look fabulous with strappy heels and sparkly jewels, we're loving it best styled with a leather jacket and combat boots.

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Equipment: Make A Statement

"Kendrix Bomber Jacket" in Amethyst Fog

One of the biggest fashion trends this year is that of the bomber jacket, and Equipment's take on this is the "Kendrix". Available in Amethyst Fog, this GORGEOUS piece has been crafted from the finest sand-washed satin and features a stunning embroidered back with contrast piping throughout, slant side pockets, and an elasticized hem and sleeve cuffs. While we love it paired with a classic jeans and tee outfit, we're OBSESSED with it as an unexpected topper to a LBD. AMAZING.

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Equipment: Feminine Florals

"Ansley Shirt" in Bright White Multi Floating Flora Print

Received in Bright White Multi Floating Flora Print, Equipment's "Ansley Shirt" is subtly feminine. Oversized in fit, this luxurious silk blouse features a flattering pajama style neckline and double front pockets with flap detailing. Keep the look fresh and edgy by pairing it with a leather jacket, distressed skinnies, and moto boots. As the weather warms, swap the skinnies out for shorts, and boots out for sandals. LOVE.
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Equipment: Cut Out Cutie

"Brynn Shirt" in Bright White Stencil Cut Out

Equipment's classic "Brynn Shirt" gets a style update in Bright White Stencil Cut Out. Crafted from their signature silk, this semi-boxy top sits right at the waistline and features geometric cut outs throughout. Lined through the body, it pairs beautifully with distressed denim and ankle boots; for something slightly dressier, we LOVE it worn with slim cigarette pants and pointed-toe flats.

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Free People: Be Mine

"You're Mine Peasant Tunic" in Ivory Combo

Received in Ivory Combo, Free People's "You're Mine Peasant Tunic" is a great reminder that spring is on its way. Light and airy, this embroidered tunic features a flattering split V-neckline with tassel ties, elbow length sleeves, and delicate open stitch work throughout. Wear over top leggings and/or skinny jeans for a day to day option, or, use as a bathing suit cover-up if you're fortunate enough to be headed somewhere warm.

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Free People: Military Must

"Bridget Tee" in Army

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Free People's "Bridget Tee" in Army!!! Cozy and stylish, this relaxed fitting henley features a waffle weave finish with front patch and elbow accents, a subtle hi-lo hemline, and small vents on either side. Although fabulous any day paired with skinny jeans and sneakers, we're crazy for it worn oversized over a slinky slip dress with combat boots.

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Free People: Bold Beauty

"Tucker Printed Bodysuit" in Taupe and Night Moves Combo

Yet another one to add to the repertoire, Free People's "Tucker Printed Bodysuit" is bright, bold, and beautiful. Available in Taupe and Night Moves Combo, this fitted gem features a mock turtleneck, thong back, and graphic design throughout. Pair with cut-off shorts and gladiator sandals for a carefree summer look, or, with bell-bottom jeans, platform shoes, and oversized hoop earrings for a vintage retro vibe.

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Free People: Shhhh!!!

"Secret Sides Bodysuit" in Black and Army

Received in both Black and Army, Free People's "Secret Sides Bodysuit" is another MUST for fans of this style staple. With a soft heather effect, this micro ribbed onesie boasts a flattering scoop neckline, exaggerated arm holes, and a snap gusset closure. Simple in design yet incredibly chic, pair with a leather jacket, slouchy boyfriend jeans, and pointed-toe pumps. Easy.

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

What's Mabel Wearing???


This week, Mabel's taken advantage of some cool new statement pieces to create an absolutely stunning ensemble! She's chosen to layer IRO's "Sija Tee" in Khaki under their "Zlata Jacket" in Ecru/Black. For jewels, it's a layered effect courtesy of Jocelyn Kennedy and Chan Luu...the perfect mix of classic and edgy!!!
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Mackage: Moto LOVE

"Baya Moto Jacket" in Black


Mackage's "Baya Moto Jacket" in Black is an instant classic. Incredibly sleek, this edgy beauty is slightly cropped in cut and features heavy duty hardware throughout with an asymmetrical zip closure. PERFECTION personified, it elevates each and every existing piece in your wardrobe...an absolute must, a NECESSITY really!!!

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7FAM: Clean Cut-Offs

"Cut Off Short" in Clean White


A classic makes a comeback - 7FAM's "Cut Off Short" in Clean White is the easiest way to freshen up a tired Spring/Summer wardrobe. Classic in fit, these cut-off shorts feature slight fraying at the hem along with tonal threading and silver hardware throughout. Once the weather warms, pair with a chambray top and sneakers for an everyday option, for something dressier, a silk blouse and wedge sandals; however, if you're chomping at the bit to wear these now, we're LOVING them styled with a leather jacket, cashmere turtleneck, opaque tights, and OTK boots. AMAZING!!!
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7FAM: Knee Disclosure

"Josefina Open Holes" in Light Blue


Rips, distressing, and an overall relaxed fit, 7FAM's "Josefina Open Holes" in Light Blue is THE epitome of a cool boyfriend jean. Not for the timid, this denim gem features a vintage light blue wash and ultra exaggerated knee holes. Elevate this fashion forward look by pairing them with fishnet tights and pointed-toe anything. LOVE.
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Vince: Waffle Weave

"Waffle Stitch Wool/Cashmere Boyfriend Cardigan" in Heather White


Craving something cozy and comfy?!! We've got just the thing...Vince's "Waffle Stitch Wool/Cashmere Boyfriend Cardigan" in Heather White. With a beautiful textured feel, this classic knit boasts raglan sleeves and an oversized fit. Pair with a classic tee, distressed boyfriend jeans, and platform sneakers for the perfect weekend ensemble.
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IRO: Black & Bold

"Zlata Jacket" in Ecru/Black


Received in Ecru/Black, we're absolutely LOVING IRO's "Zlata Jacket", a classic wardrobe staple with an edgy twist. Featuring an open front design with a frayed, unfinished hem, this striped beauty pairs amazingly well with anything and everything from laid back boyfriend jeans to fitted LBDs!!!
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Style Highlight: Elevated Coordinates


Matchy coordinates are making a HUGE comeback these days which makes getting dressed a whole lot simpler for those who don't have the time or energy to spend on deciding what to wear each and every morning. Whether it be a solids or prints, a top and skirt combination, or, like our previous post, a pant suit, there is a coordinated set for every taste and every one.

Don't let its simplicity fool you though, there still needs to be some thought and effort put into styling such an outfit to keep it from looking dowdy and unimaginative. If anything, while the "base" is provided in these sets, the accessorizing of such an ensemble becomes that much more important. Without the perfect accoutrements, something that has the potential to be a showstopper stops just shy of being boring. For example, the picture above showcases FLL Knitz's "Delancey Set" in Vintage Rose, a lovely coordinated set consisting of a textured crop top and high-waisted pencil skirt. While lovely on its own, the set appears that much more striking with the addition of Unreal Fur's "Silver Lining Vest" in Grey, Joie's "Jemina Boots" in Taupe, and, our personal favourite, Armour's "Glamour" necklace. All these accessories collectively elevate the entire look. The texture of the vest and sparkle of the necklace adds desired dimension to the overall ensemble; it would not be nearly as interesting without.  

Similarly, a leather jacket and moto boots added to a coordinated set of any variety would give it heft and edge while a fur jacket, statement necklace, and platform heels would invoke an element of glamour. As with most things in fashion, it is ALL in the details, so while these "sets" do provide somewhat of an outfit "jump start", it is NOT, nor should it be, a lazy day solution.


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Blue Life: Love Goddess

"Aphrodite Maxi Dress" in Antigua Ombré

Blue Life's "Aphrodite Maxi Dress" in Antigua Ombré is an absolute SHOWSTOPPER!!! With a feminine off the shoulder silhouette, this fluid maxi features a subtle ombré fade throughout and a softly ruffled trim at the neckline.Incredibly beautiful, all that's needed to complete the look are oversized hoop earrings and platform sandals.

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Blue Life: Ambrosia Dress

"Callista Ruffle Dress" in Ambrosia


Blue Life's "Callista Ruffle Dress" in Ambrosia is an incredibly versatile and feminine piece. As a  summer party dress or beach holiday coverup, it features flirty ruffles, an off the shoulder design, and unique tie-dye print making it absolutely perfect for any occasion. Pair with flip flops and your favourite bikini or booties and a bohemian belt to dress it up, either way it's a LOVE.
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Blue Life: Spring Lovin' Dress

"Spring Lovin' Dress" in Côte d'Azur


A simple, wearable maxi, Blue Life's "Spring Lovin' Dress" in Côte d'Azur is just the thing to pack on your next warm weather getaway. With a loose, free flowing silhouette with spaghetti straps and a low, open V-back, this breezy beauty looks incredible worn belted with delicate bangles and metallic sandals for a look that screams Greek Goddess!!!
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Blue Life: Cowl Cutie

"Theia Cowl Jumper" in Palm


With day to night versatility, Blue Life's "Theia Cowl Jumper" in Palm is a quietly sophisticated piece. Featuring a deep cowl neckline, crisscross open back, and wide-legged silhouette, this sultry jumpsuit would look AMAZING styled with beachy waves, gold jewellery, and platform wedges on a warm tropical evening.
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Blue Life: Mediterranean Onesie

"Cassandra Romper" in Mediterranean


A little bit sexy, a little bit boho, Blue Life's "Cassandra Romper" in Mediterranean is everything we could possibly want in a romper. Featuring a flattering crossover front, short sleeves, and comfortable elastic waistband, this tie-dye "onesie" looks great layered with gold necklaces, and strappy summer wedges.
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Blue Life: Caribbean Tides

"Hayley Top" in Mykonos Caribbean


One of our favourite styles, Blue Life's "Hayley Top" is back in a GORGEOUS new shade, Mykonos Caribbean, a hue reminiscent of tropical tides. With a carefree, beachy vibe, this bell-sleeved stunner looks incredible paired with cut-off denim shorts and lace-up sandals. Another fabulous option, is to play up its retro vibe with the addition of denim flares, oversized hoop earrings, and platform sandals.
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n:PHILANTHROPY: Much-LOVEd Pullover

"Gayla Sweatshirt" in Ghost


n:PHILANTHROPY's "Gayla Sweatshirt" in Ghost is an easy fitting sweatshirt perfect for everyday wear. With an overall loose and slightly shrunken, cropped hemline coupled with an adorable embroidered heart at the chest along with subtle holes and distressing throughout, this comfy pullover gives off the look of a well-worn, much loved garment. Pair with a favourite pair of slouchy boyfriend jeans and sneakers for the ultimate weekend outfit. 💕
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n:PHILANTHROPY: Wear Your Heart

"Harlow Distressed Tee" in Black/White


Received in Black/White, n:PHILANTHROPY's "Harlow Distressed Tee" is absolutely adorable!!! With an overall relaxed silhouette and distressed detailing at the necklace, it also features a striped pattern throughout and an embroidered heart outline on the chest. Pair under a leather jacket with black skinny jeans and combat boots for a casually cool ensemble.
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n:PHILANTHROPY: Coral Laces

"Gaia Tee" in Love


Sultry yet sweet, n:PHILANTHROPY's "Gaia Tee" in Love is a topper we NEED in our closets. Relaxed fitting, it features a cool, edgy slit along the shoulder line with corset style lacing. Complete with an eye catching coral hue, this top looks incredible paired with leather-like skinnies...or just about anything else you can think of!!!
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