Eco Fashion Week Part 1

Top: similar | Skirt: similar | Shoes: similar | Coat: similar | Belt: Asos | Bag: Gucci 


I attended my first-ever Eco Fashion Week this year and I'm a bit sad because it's the last time Vancouver will have the privilege of hosting. All upcoming Eco Fashion Week events will be hosted in Toronto.  At least I was able to attend this year and who knows, maybe I'll be able to travel to Toronto to attend sometime in the future =). 

Over the next two weeks, I'll be sharing what I wore to the events as well as a recap of some of my favourite designs and designers - so stay tuned! 

I always try to have a little bit of fun with what I wear to fashion events. My outfit was actually all pieces I already had in my closet, just styled with a twist. Sometimes you can create the best outfits shopping your own closet! The exaggerate bell sleeve top is actually a dress that I tucked into a skirt (styled previously here). I also chose to layer a jacket over the dress/top for some extra insulation and thank God I did, it was freezing! 

I picked up the dress/top at one of my favourite second hand stores, Buffalo Exchange. I always manage to pick up some really good finds there, especially when shopping in major cities (LA, Portland, Seattle). I definitely recommend you checking it out if you have one near you! 

I wanted to try something different with my hair and attempted a faux-bob. I achieved this by curling all my hair and tucking and pinning my longer strands underneath my short layered pieces. 

All-in-all I was really happy with the outcome of this look and was even happier that I didn't have to spend any extra money on it =).

Stay tuned for Look 2 coming to the blog Wednesday! 

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  1. you look gorgeous girl! i LOVE this outfit! such a beautiful top!
    have a great day!

  2. You look stunning in this styling dear, I love your bell sleeves :-)

  3. Lovely look.

  4. Hola, muy buenos días.
    Un look maravilloso, me encanta tú top y la falda. Un besazo

  5. Great post, I very like your outfit :) you look amazing, fantastic

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  6. Very stylish!
    The girl has chic natural hair
    And I feel this new spring!

  7. Aw that is a bummer that it is moving to a new city. However, I love this outfit. The bell sleeve top is gorgeous!

  8. Wow, that's probbly the coolest mix I've ever seen. I like the combination of coat and this top :)

  9. Dear you look like always beautiful;)

  10. Gorgeous outfit!! Love love the sleeves and the belt!

    Alya / moorizzla xx

  11. Still loving it and wanting to steal that bell sleeve top! It was a fun weekend <3 let's do ot again!

  12. That sounds great! I love this look, always gorgeous!

  13. Wow! That bell sleeve is well exaggerated. Love it!

    Bernie, xx
    The Style Fanatic

  14. This outfit is beyond amazing, lady- LOVE those statement sleeves!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  15. Ahh, I wanna know more about the Eco Fashion Week, Rina! I love the neutral colours you chose for this outfit, and you hair also looks amazing :)

    Happy week, my dear!

    Saida | She talks Glam

  16. Wonderful style, lovely look, I love it

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  17. Love yur outfit, you look amazing!!


  18. you look amazing! i love your outfit and the composition of the pic

  19. Wow, Stunning! This look is so eye-catching!
    Kisses, Paola.

  20. You look amazing babe! Such a stylish look! Loving those over-the-top dramatic sleeves! Sooo freakin' good!
    x Emily

  21. This look is amazing

  22. This outfit is EVERYTHING! You literally look like a goddess, I'm in love!

  23. You look stunning, Rina! I love everything about this look - those statement sleeves are gorgeous!
    Eco Fashion week sounds like a great event too - I wish we had a similar event here!
    Julia x

  24. The sleeves are just on another level, absolutely love them! And love the layering with the jacket, I think they gave a better effect on the sleeves. Can't wait to see more looks babe! Xx

  25. Great layers. I love statement sleeves. The lace up corset is a great touch. You look so chic!


  26. I love the concept of Eco Fashion Week - what a great cause!! Love supporting that. And I love your faux bob! You nailed it.

    xx, Amy

  27. This outfit is Amazing. Love it! It seems like a cool event. Dont you just hate when the cool events change location.

  28. you look stunning, very elegant and classy
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  29. You did so well to find that amazing top in a vintage store! It's oh so on trend and beautiful. I love the exaggerate bell sleeves and think this is a look that suits you a lot.

    And I so agree with being able to reuse bits and pieces to create a new look without spending money. Sometimes with blogging there can always be that pressure to be seen in something new. Loved your creativity with your hair too btw

    Adrianna x

  30. Very elegant and chic outfit ;)

  31. Hi dear! Love how you tugged the dress into the skirt to get this look! Those Bell sleeves are amazing!❤ perfect outfit for the Eco fashion week!

    Ella Beentjes

    1. Thank you Ella! It was fun to think of a different way to style it=)

      Rina Samantha

  32. Shopping your own closet is the best way to save some money and makes you more creative in the proces. I am obsessed with this look Rina. I love the color combo of blush and black and the bell sleeves are so on trend right now!

    Happy Easter babe!

    xo Tamara Chloé


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