Up Your Instagram Game: 10 Instagram Flat Lay Photography Tips

As a fashion and lifestyle blogger, Instagram is my primary marketing tool. I work very hard to ensure that my Instagram feed is beautiful, unified, and on-brand. One of my “specialities” is the flat lay. It’s so much fun to style and create flat lay photos to share on my Instagram account. I love it so much, that I’ve gotten quite good at it. I get questions on a regular basis from those who follow me, asking for my Instagram flat lay photography tips. I’ve quickly realized that I have far too much to say about the subject for one post, so I’m breaking it down. Today, I’m starting with the basics and sharing my top 10 Instagram flat lay photography tips.

10 Instagram flat lay photography tips to help you grow your following and be a better blogger

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Fall Must-Have Item: Sherpa Denim Jacket

Denim jackets are a wardrobe staple, regardless of the season. They look good with almost anything and often complete an outfit. A few months ago, I bought a gorgeous denim jacket and at the time, I thought my collection was complete. Little did I know, I was wrong! Who would have guessed that the sherpa denim jacket would make another appearance in the fashion world?

Gap 1969 Sherpa Denim Jacket, White Blouse and Ripped black Skinny jeans from Zara

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Pink Coat for Fall + What to Buy From the Shopbop Sale

I’m sure you know this by now, but Shopbop is having one of their huge sales! From now until Friday October 14 at 11:59pm PST, you can save up to 30% off your Shopbop order. How it works is that if you spend up to $500, you get 25% off your order and if you spend more than $500, you get 30% off your order. Use the code MAINEVENT16 to get the discount. If you’ve been thinking about taking the plunge on a new pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses, Stuart Weitzman boots, or even a sweater that’s a bit more than you’d typically spend…now is the time! This sale is the real deal! A little while back, I bought the Shayla Jacket from cupcakes and cashmere… and now it’s on sale. Yay! If you’re looking for a pink coat for fall, this may be the piece you’ve been searching for.

Fall fashion inspiration - Cupcakes and Cashmere Shayla Jacket

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5 Fall Outfit Ideas You Need To Copy

Fall is here! The leaves have almost all changed, the farmers markets are full of pumpkins, and the temperatures have finally started to drop. I also think it’s safe to say, fall fashion is in full swing. I recently participated in a fall photoshoot with local boutique, Lemonberry, where I put together 5 fall outfit ideas. All of the pieces that I pulled for the shoot are versatile, on-trend and will keep you warm in the cold months ahead. Click through to see the looks I put together. You may just spot a couple of fall outfit ideas that you’ll want to replicate!

Fall outfit inspiration from a Canadian Fashion Blogger - Wearing preloved cardigan

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16 of the Best Fall Dessert Recipes

There’s so many things to love about fall! I get excited for fall fashion (duh), good hair days, beautiful changing leaves and the sweet autumn flavours. At this time of year, I love to get into the kitchen, and whip up some delicious, sweet treats. Lately, I’ve been going a little bit crazy on Pinterest, so today, I’ve rounded up 16 of the best fall dessert recipes. 

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