How I always create *NEW* outfits – My Favourite Outfit Equation!

Hey hey hey!

I hope you’re doing well! It’s been a while since I last wrote a fashion related post just for kicks. Seriously, it’s been ages since I’ve been on here to really share what I’M truly passionate about, other than the Zanzibar post of course! I’ve been feeling a little lost with what I want to really achieve with this space and I’m starting to recover what this blog is all about. With that being said, look forward to some new content coming your way inshallah! And as always, you can catch me on YouTube  (I actually have some lookbooks up there!!!) and on Instagram (I post on the daily, you already know) *shameless self promo* hehe.

ALRIGHT, class in session. The NUMBER 1 QUESTION I get asked, and I am not exaggerating in the slightest is: How do I always have new outfits or How do I always create new outfit combinations? People think I have 896,042,135,785 articles of clothing that I sift through to come up with outfits for events and shoots. Now, as much as I wish that was true, or slightly true, it is most definitely not! I don’t go shopping 24/7. I’ve actually barely gone shopping this year, after my primark excursion in May because, well, PRIMARK. It’s actually come to a point where my Mom is *pleading* with me to buy new clothes! I know, who would have thought that day would come.

OOTD – Distillery District

Hello everyone!

I hope you are all doing well!

A few weeks ago, my friend Fatima and I were talking and mutually agreed that we needed some adventure in our lives. We both recognized that our city of Toronto has so many cool places to offer and we have to start our journey somewhere to uncover the hidden beauty of the #6ix. So a couple days ago, we started this mission of exploring Toronto with our first stop – Distillery District!

Distillery District is located a couple blocks from King station in Downtown Toronto. The main intersection is King and Trinity and you can take the 504 streetcar towards Broadsview to get there! Make sure to travel in the right direction though 😉

Distillery District is a historic area, filled with shops, eateries, and many sights to see and is a mix of an old little town with a big flashy city. I tried to capture this essence in a couple photographs below! The District is bursting with culture and heritage, with unique art in galleries and on the street! There are many exclusive finds and something to learn with every turn of a corner. I’m really glad we had a chance to visit and venture around the District! It was nice to see some vintage charm in Downtown Toronto 🙂

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Love the mix of old town and high rise!
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Yes, Distillery District is home to the infamous LOVE sign! Everyone was swarming around to take cute pictures, so when I found it empty for one second, I rushed to take a shot!

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Right in the middle of DD! Candid of Fatima 🙂
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The calm before the storm! Literally!
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The area just a little bit further up from the previous picture…5 minutes later :$ I swear we were in Toronto, not in Orlando! #FloridianinCanada

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It was an off-on rainy day so I decided to go ultra comfy and cozy with the outfit, in case of a downpour! Also, with the humidity in the air, I wanted to be in something oversized and airy to help the air ventilate. I decided to keep my outfit pretty casual and work with the colours of my clothing to create a unique look.

I wore a mix of neutral basic colours for the main components of my outfit – nude hijab, grey sweater, black pants and loafers, and a cream bag. Then, to add a pop of colour, I wore a yellow-green-and-mint floral hijab draped around my neck for added coziness! I swear I know it’s not winter LOL but I couldn’t resist! I actually felt really comfortable throughout the day so it worked out 🙂 This was a perfect outfit for being out-and-about and walking all day long!

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<3 Toronto!
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Always posing in front of brick walls – what can I say :’)

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A lovely shot of Fatima, if I do say so myself 😉

Outfit Details:
Nude Hijab – Silks
Sweater – Hollister
Black Jeans – H&M
Shoes – Target
Bag – Aldo
Floral scarf – Target

I hope you liked this post and a virtual tour around Distillery District!

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Thank you 🙂

Speak to you soon!

Malikah <3

~Where Style and Modesty Save the Day!~