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A little about myself…

My name is Dominique and I’m an Ottawa-based lifestyle blogger. A public servant by day, my blog, www.styledomination.com, serves as a creative outlet highlighting my deep interest in fashion and beauty with a focus on humour.

Style Domination  is simply a play on my name. My blog highlights how I “Dom-ify” my clothing, so really, it’s more of a focus on “Style Domification” of current trends and classic pieces alike. I don’t pretend to dominate anything!

How I got started…

In the early part of 2015, my husband suggested I start a blog featuring all of the fun things I get up to …a way for him to keep up with me as he accepted a three-month long work assignment in the South Pacific. What started as a medium to share my crazy adventures and love of style, soon turned into a go-to destination for beauty advice and reviews, fashion, and lifestyle.

I’ve been presented with so many wonderful opportunities since I launched Style Domination and in addition to blogging, I now speak to groups  in the Ottawa area about how to boost confidence and self-esteem through style.

Be sure to check out my Instagram page for more fashion and beauty, and I have a host of fashion, beauty and lifestyle-related videos on my YouTube channel.

Thanks for following along,

Dominique

 

70 Comments

  1. February 27, 2015 / 4:49 pm

    Hey Dominique, thanks for liking my blogpost, you have a great blog.

    • April 13, 2015 / 8:17 pm

      Oh Mira!!! Thank you so much! I was just nominated last week by another blogger, but I’m equally thrilled that you nominated me also. Thank you x 1,000,000!!!

  2. April 17, 2015 / 12:33 pm

    Hey! Ypu have very interesting blog! I enjoyed it!

  3. April 19, 2015 / 6:20 am

    Thank you so much for following my blog! Can’t believe I’m only seeing yours now! Absolutely love it – proud tree hugger here too!! 😀 Can’t wait to chat more and see what’s to come on your page xx

  4. April 30, 2015 / 9:04 am

    Thank you so much for following my blog PunkAbility and liking so many outfits! Have a great day 🙂

  5. April 30, 2015 / 2:57 pm

    Hey beautiful! Just wanted to let you know that I’ve nominated you for two awards 🙂 Come by my blog to know all about them. xx

    • May 13, 2015 / 12:22 am

      Will do! Sorry – somehow this comment landed in my spam box. Will check out the awards first thing tomorrow!!! Thank you so much!!! xo

      • May 13, 2015 / 12:36 pm

        No problem 🙂 xx

    • May 14, 2015 / 2:33 pm

      Hi Alyssa! First and foremost – write about what you love. That will show through your posts and people will be attracted to that. Secondly, tag your posts properly! For example, if you are writing about a Chanel Bag, use the tags “Chanel Bag, Chanel, Designer Bag, Karl Lagerfeld, Designer, Fashion, BOTD (bag of the day)”, etc. Keep your tags general enough that people searching on the net can find them. Thirdly, people love bright, clear pictures that are framed well and interesting. Google “Blogging for beginners” – there are lots of great tips out there, and check out this link: http://stylecaster.com/a-beginners-guide-to-starting-a-blog/. It helped me greatly. Have fun and enjoy blogging! You are going to do great! xoxoxoxo

  6. May 14, 2015 / 10:06 am

    WOWOWWO what a beautiful site you have 🙂 🙂 🙂 followed xo
    Cat xo

        • May 14, 2015 / 7:55 pm

          Thank you! This means a lot coming from such a stylista!! xoxox

          • May 15, 2015 / 7:53 am

            omg u think ? lol – i so don’t even know what my style is – sometimes kinda just urban – kinda mix it up – pick up what’s on the floor of my closet – LOL XOXOXOXXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO

          • May 15, 2015 / 9:23 am

            That’s the best though. Makes it unique and personal! xo

          • May 15, 2015 / 9:26 am

            i DUNNO ————– i say In my mind – LOL – i am eclectic ? LOL but I could so be HIGH END – with the right man by my side – LOLOLOL too much info – LOL XOXOXOXOXOXO

          • May 15, 2015 / 1:32 pm

            AHAHAHAHA!!! Atta girl!!! Who that man be Karl Lagerfeld? LOL!!

          • May 15, 2015 / 3:44 pm

            Wink i dunno – PLAYS DUMB lolololol

    • July 3, 2015 / 6:55 am

      Thank you sooooo much!! I was drowning under these awards (not to toot my own horn) and this is the perfect way to “kill three birds with one stone” – lol!! xo

  7. July 9, 2015 / 10:58 pm

    Thanks for the follow! I’m a closet tree hugger! I supervise my husband’s yard work from the couch! (I have a bad back so gardening is out for me) I love to shop too. I’m a big thrift shop shopper!

    • July 9, 2015 / 11:26 pm

      You’re welcome! Excellent (on all counts)!!! I have a bad back too thanks to all the gardening. So annoying. I think I’m singlehandedly keeping my physiotherapist in business. I should put my husband to work too! xo

  8. July 13, 2015 / 12:15 pm

    Thank you to follow my blog and like my poetry. Hope you enjoy it 🙂

  9. July 14, 2015 / 8:56 am

    Thank you, Dominique, to follow my blog and like my poetry. Hope you enjoy it 🙂

  10. August 21, 2015 / 3:11 pm

    Hey fellow fashion lover! Great blog. I love what your doing here. That “hear that dad?” comment above especially hit home. haha. Your article on internet trolling is interesting and helpful. I’m new to all this, so thanks for the heads up on that one!! Looking forward to checking in here for fashion and lifestyle stuff. Thanks for following my blog as well :).

    • August 21, 2015 / 3:17 pm

      Aww Jill! Thanks for your kind comments! Glad you are enjoying my blog and are finding some of the tips useful! All the best on your blog journey! xo

  11. September 13, 2015 / 3:18 pm

    Hi! Dominique.. First thing first.. :hugs & kisses: It was lovely of you to hit follow on my blog. Means a lot to me. So I was very much interested in checking out your blog.. it is fabulous! “I love beauty. There is nothing wrong with owning 74 different red lipsticks.” Haha! .. Going great. <3

    • September 14, 2015 / 12:29 pm

      Haha! Thank you so much for stopping by and checking it out! I love your blog too – keep up the awesome work! xoxox

  12. December 16, 2015 / 12:51 pm

    Hi, Dominique, thanks so much for the kind follow along. So happy to check out Style Domination – really appreciate your positive energy and great clothes! – Aileen

    • December 16, 2015 / 10:40 pm

      Wow! Such a huge compliment, Aileen! I look forward to further checking out your blog too!

  13. January 15, 2016 / 11:52 pm

    Discovered your blog thru glambassador and I am really enjoying your style!

  14. February 2, 2016 / 4:01 pm

    Hi Dominique! thank you for visiting my blog. I’m glad you shared your fashion adventure story about Champs Elysees 🙂 I love the fashion tips regards to 2016. I totally agree with you about fashion as art!

    Thank you
    Gretchen

  15. September 21, 2016 / 11:41 pm

    This is a great about page and I’ll be sure to check out your YouTube channel as soon as I’m able to, too. You’re gorgeous by the way, the blue shades above look lovely on you.

    • Dominique
      September 22, 2016 / 9:22 am

      Awww! THANK YOU! You have made my day! xoxoxoxo

  16. October 30, 2016 / 2:45 am

    Hello!! It’s Katie here. Formally known as Plus+ Beauty. I wanted to follow your blog but I can’t seem to find a follow button. Are you not hosted on WordPress anymore?

    • Dominique
      October 30, 2016 / 6:17 pm

      Hey Katie!!! OMG – How are you? Yes! I’m still hosted by WordPress, but http://www.wordpress.org. I no longer have a follow button, but you are more than welcome to subscribe! LOL! I’ll subscribe to you too! Thanks so much for keeping in touch!

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