Spring brings irresistibly bright colours, both in and out of the office. To celebrate the season, Arlene presents a special edition of her A-LIST, a carefully curated selection of must-haves for the stylish entrepreneur.
For the frequent flyer
This blue Havana-fit suit is a standout among its fellows. The specially treated fabric keeps this jacket and flat front trouser combo looking smooth and unwrinkled.
SuitSupply, Havana Blue Plain, $639
For the cosmopolitan
Designed for the sophisticated woman and her multi-faceted lifestyle. Dress up or dress down in this sleek red number.
Lafayette 148 New York, Modern linen cloth front pocket dress, $398
For the shoe lover
Crisp colour, graphic prints and playful sophistication are hallmarks of Kate Spade New York. Kick off a bright new look with these flashy pumps.
Kate Spade, Pumps, $320 at Holt Renfrew
For a classic gentleman
If you’re looking for a luxurious, one-of-a-kind scarf fit for Hollywood, look no further than Margo Petitti. Choose from an array of hand-stitched scarves, from the finest Italian wool, silks and cashmere.
Margo Petitti, Clint, $115
For the modern man
The Paul Smith men's shoe collection offers a range of contemporary and traditional footwear. From wingtip brogues and boots to sports-inspired trainers, in an array of leather and suede.
Paul Smith, Boots, $375 at Holt Renfrew
For the powerhouse
Take your outfit from morning meetings to dinner with friends. Simply pair this refined yet comfortable blazer from the Jones New York Collection with brightly coloured accessories.
Jones New York Collection, Single Button Blazer, $159 at The Bay
For the gal on the go
An everyday shoe for active and casual wear, Skyscape features 360 degrees of foam comfort in a fun, flirty silhouette that pairs perfectly with jeans, skirts or yoga pants.
Reebok, Skyscape, from $79.99
For the comfort connoisseur
Slip into comfort with these bold and stylish suede driving shoes from Tod’s. The new Gommino has a square toe shape with a raw-cut leather lace tie and comes in many colours.
Tod’s, Suede Gominni Driver, $470 at Holt Renfrew
For the guilt-free fashionista
Pink Lovebird Boutique is an affordable e-boutique based in Toronto. For all things stylish, feminine, flirty, chic, vintage, fabulous and exquisite in jewellery.
Pink Lovebird Boutique, Aquamarine Blooms, $32
For the dapper debonair
Hand-stitched with eye-catching detail, Handsome and Lace’s mint and grey ties and bowties are the perfect pop of colour.
Handsome and Lace, soft mint and grey houndstooth necktie, $90