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Raj Thandhi
Raj Thandhi is a fashion writer and personal style blogger living on a latte budget with a taste for pink champagne. She focuses on budget friendly fashion, runway to real-life looks, and DIY options. When she’s not pinning dream looks (, stocking up on fashion magazines, or drinking too much tea – she’s probably driving her kids around to after-school activities. You can follow Raj’s daily outfits and escapades at, or tweet her @pinkchai.

Entries by Raj Thandhi

12 Reasons Why It's Not So Hard to Be a Lady

(9) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 8:58 AM

Have you ever tried to act like a lady but failed miserably? Apparently you aren't alone according to this very popular video from BuzzFeed. In the video titled "12 Signs Being Ladylike is Not Your Forte" a very attractive young woman with flawless make-up, perfect curls, and maybe...

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Urban Cowboy Codie Prevost Is 'All Kinds of Crazy'

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2014 | 11:20 AM

You know what is "all kinds of crazy?" Me liking country music. Yup, me the '80s child who grew up on a fusion of Madonna, Debbie Gibson, the New Kids on the Block and all things Bollywood. I was never exposed to country music until I was in my late...

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From Ballet Novice to Ballet Lover With Romeo & Juliet

(0) Comments | Posted February 3, 2014 | 5:08 PM

Until last week I was a ballet novice, but when the opportunity presented itself to watch my favorite love story played out by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, there was no turning it down. Romeo and Juliet, on stage, in ballet form -- it sounded perfect even before we got there....

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Marc Jacobs Working With Miley Cyrus, How Did This Happen?

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2014 | 9:23 AM

Miley Ray Cyrus is the new face of Marc Jacobs International. The girl (I know she's 21, but she's just not a lady) who was the talk of the town not too long ago for her "twerking performance" at the MTV Video Music Awards, followed up by her "naked on...

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Holt Renfrew Launches the H Project

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2013 | 5:21 PM

When most people think of Holt Renfrew they envision luxury, high-end, and often expensive items; however, over the last year I've gotten to know another side of Holt Renfrew; the philanthropic side. They often release limited edition items that benefit charitable organizations, like the Armani Blanket to benefit Free the...

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Day One of Vancouver Fashion Week

(0) Comments | Posted March 22, 2013 | 12:07 PM

Vancouver Fashion Week kicked off their Fall/Winter 2013 season at the Chinese Cultural Centre Thursday with eight shows, two of which featured international designers. The local shows included; Emily Hart, QiQee by Kidde Itto, Papillon, Nikki Babie, Shelley Klassen, and the jewellery line from Pandora.

This year VFW is...

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Burberry Brings Runway Fashion to the Masses

(0) Comments | Posted February 21, 2013 | 4:34 PM

Without a doubt one of the most-anticipated and well-attended shows at London Fashion Week is the Burberry Prorsum show, and this year was no different. Sitting front row we saw starlets like Frieda Pinto and Kate Beckinsale, and all the major media outlets were there too -- but what makes...

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Trust Me, Leave Your Eyebrows to the Pros

(7) Comments | Posted January 14, 2013 | 11:55 AM

After nearly 15 years of having my eyebrows done (both professionally and DIY jobs), I've come to two conclusions; well-groomed brows are a must-have, and this is one area best left to the professionals. I've tried it all: at home wax strips, plucking, and trimming, but nothing beats a really...

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Kate Middleton: Maternity Style Watch

(1) Comments | Posted December 7, 2012 | 11:09 AM

Ever since the news of Kate Middleton's pregnancy broke, the world has been buzzing with theories about her due date, and even the possibility of there being two royal babies. Two babies or one, the only thing I'm thinking about is how that poor girl is feeling, and...

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Vancouver Canucks' Alexandre Burrows Scores Big on Style

(1) Comments | Posted November 9, 2012 | 4:52 PM

With the NHL currently locked out, there is one player that's using the off-time to make a fashion statement of sorts. Alexandre Burrows, star Left Wing for the Vancouver Canucks, is also the face of Canadian retailer RW&Co's new Perform Your Best campaign.

The hockey star describes...

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