Spend some time to treat yourself with relaxing, mindful moments, whether at home or in a nail salon. Having a hand massage with this Ethos Almond Oil, which contains almond, jojoba, avocado oils, and rich vitamin E, hydrates nails and softens cuticles. Apply a few drops to dry cuticles then massage well. Ethos Almond Oil, $23. Available at irisbodyandbeauty.com.
Your health is more important than anything else. This fleece vest brings extra warmth on extreme winter days. Made from high quality, lightweight Plush and Sherpa fleece, the vest is machine washable. Men’s Campshire Vest, $120. Available at thenorthface.com.
Pick a pair of white shoes for your 2020 workwear. Classy and semi-formal style, these comfy shoes are just the thing for urban hustle and bustle after a long holiday. Soft 7 Runner, $240. Available at ca.ecco.com.
The power of red
Red has a great meaning in Asian culture, which is luck. So why not bring this luck with you and step out from your comfort zone with a red blouse instead of black. It could be an excellent way to enjoy a happy new year ahead. Bow Blouse, $98. Available online only at aritzia.com.
Even though bad things might have happened last year, don’t let them drag you down today. Add a small colourful item, such as a green dotted tie, to your wardrobe to brighten your mood. Believe it or not, small changes can make a big difference. Regular Dotted Green Tie, $50. Available at rw-co.com.
Bring out your true beauty with this at-home radiance foaming facial. It is the perfect solution for those who are stressed or have visible signs of photoaging. Containing six per cent of the antioxidant PHA/Bionic Blend, the facial provides gentle exfoliation and improves skin suppleness. Bionic Oxygen Recovery, $78. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart and neostrata.ca.
The year 2020 is expected to bring new, innovative technologies. A pair of hologram sneakers is a great response to the futurism trend this year. The metallic finish on the classic form of high top sneakers showcases the fusion of present and past. Glory Check Sentry WC, $140. Available at vans.ca.
Elevate your style by adding accessories to finish your look. Made from fine stones and 14-karat gold filled, this bracelet gives you an elegant, stylish look. It comes in four colours, but galaxy blue is probably the best choice since the colour of 2020 is Classic Blue. Be Surya Blossom, $158. Available at bebluebijoux.com.