To find of-the-moment pieces like swingy skirts, printed blouses and a well-placed peplum, look no further than UK-based e-tailer ASOS Curve. The added bonus? Free shipping to Canada.
FLARE picks: Printed dress, $38, asos.com, denim shorts, $52, asos.com.
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FOR HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR
Salon Z – this online division of Saks Fifth Avenue is stocked with California-cool labels such as T-Bags Los Angeles, Aidan Mattox and Rachel Pally that channel red-carpet polish.
FLARE picks: Gold sequin dress, $336, saksfifthavenue.com, printed shift dress, $232, saksfifthavenue.com.
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YOUR HOMEGROWN INSPIRATION
Torontonian and fashion student Franceta Johnson charts her daily looks, original designs and local haunts on franticdreams.com. Her cheeky video-blogs are outspoken views on full figured fashion.
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FOR QUINTESSENTIAL CLASSICS
J.Crew.com is your go-to domain for hard to find sizes in timeless styles such as office-appropriate suiting, brightly-hued pencil skirts and day-to-night cocktail dresses.
FLARE pick: Sleeveless dress, $180, jcrew.com
Also see: 26 Hot Denim Picks
YOUR ONLINE FASHION GURU
GabiFresh, of gabifresh.com, has a penchant for cat-eye frames and neon accents making her a fearless fashion lover who dishes useful sartorial advice on her must-click blog.
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FOR BRIGHT BASICS
American Apparel’s easy-to-wear sheer shirting, high-rise denim and cotton tees provide minimalist essentials for every wardrobe and a no-fail base for high-impact accessories. AA is also committed to using a broad range of models in campaigns. Witness last year’s winner of The Next BIG Thing model search Nadia Aboulhosn.
FOR HIGH-END UNDERPINNINGS
A necessary investment no matter what your size. Tryst Lingerie Boutique in Toronto stocks a range of foundation garments and pretty unmentionables that improve the fit of clothes plus don’t sacrifice sultry style.
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