Photo: Jamar Stephens

Photo: Jamar Stephens

Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

Behind the Scene at ET Canada

Thousands of entries from across the nation flooded ET Canada, vying for the ultimate prize: a guest co-host spot on a live episode of ET Canada alongside Cheryl, Sangita, Rick and Roz. After a series of challenges, the competition was whittled down to two finalists: Cassie Stokes and Mozhdah Jamalzadah. Thinking that they were headed to their final challenge, once they arrived at the secret location, Salonière by Jason Lee – the chic uptown hair salon, it was revealed that they would receive a full head to toe makeover from head to toe – hair, makeup (by lovely Suzanne McKay) and wardrobe. Our very own Afiya was on set to give the girls a total style over haul.   
Afiya Says: Both Cassie & Mozhdah are super talented, and absolutely stunning, so my job was to bring that forward even more. They can each wear colour well, so I really wanted to have fun with a bold palette and interesting prints. For Cassie, I chose a saturated dress from Zara – the colour reminded me of Jennifer Lawrence on the red carpet. I went monochromatic with her shoes. Mozhdah's dress was an awesome Clover Canyon number that I found at Mendocino. I reinforced the neon yellow from the dress with shoes that I found at Aldo and earrings from Anthropologie. Cassie was ultimately the victor – hmm, she does have a lot in common with JLaw. 

See below for behind the scene pics of the shoot and visit here to watch the segment.

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