Cynthia on Sarah Palin's Book Tour

As everyone knows, Sarah Palin recently published her book, Going Rogue.  At an upcoming appearance, officials have set guidelines for the press, including prohibiting non-English speaking press (they also said no foreign press – interesting, since there are many foreign media who ARE English-speaking, just like many American media which are NON-English-speaking).  However, I *AM* […]

Holiday Dress Suggestions from Fernanda Carneiro

Fernanda Carneiro I aimed my Fall/Holiday collection to the fashionably wise woman who wants to stand out in a classy way. The collection highlights retro geometric designs and recognizably classic tailoring.  This combination of fine lines and beautiful tailoring make for the perfect pieces to wear to those family or office holiday parties. To illustrate […]

Zayna Mosam: Image and Lifestyle Consultant

GTA-raised Queen’s University alumna, Zayna Mosam has been formally advising people since 2003, when she launched Zayna Mosam Image Consulting.  She works with men and women of all ages, advising them on personal style, branding, communication optimization and lifestyle management. Currently, Zayna’s roster of clients come from a variety of industries, including finance, communications, education and entertainment.  Zayna Mosam […]

Half Believe Oprah Will Start New Network, as Announced

Results are in!  50% believe that Oprah will, after next season, start her own network as announced (as well as concentrate on her other projects).  16.7% of you think she will “pull a Leno” and actually start another version of her show and 33.3% do not know who Oprah is. What do you think of […]

The Tiger Woods accident situation: What do you think?

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From Smartbride Boutique: Marvelous Mermaid Silhouettes

In the past week, we’ve had so many beautiful dresses posted on the site, it was difficult to choose just 5. Make sure check out all of the other new dresses to see if your dream dress is there! In the meantime, this week’s top 5 include 3 brand new dresses and some gorgeous mermaid […]

Prospere Magazine to be on the Bella Petite Hour

Cynthia’s Thoughts will be back next week… Prospere Magazine will be interviewed by Bella Petite founder, Ann Lauren on Tuesday, December 1 at 1 pm Eastern time on her radio show, The Bella Petite Hour.  Bella Petite is an online-only fashion/lifestyle and special interest magazine which especially targets petite women 5’5″ and shorter.  Its mission is […]

A Custom Made Labl

Trained in fashion in Portugal, Elizabeth Olivera’s old world influences are clearly seen in her style.   Upon coming home to Canada, she worked for some time at a studio, with positions including design assistant and PR representative. In 2002, she launched Labl, a custom-design clothing company. Labl’s clothes are based on a client’s personality.  This […]

Leah Oviedo Helps Women Entrepreneurs

San Diego-based entrepreneur, Leah Oviedo started working independently a few years ago.  Having a background in both business and fashion (she double majored in accounting and fashion design in college) and having worked in her family’s Colorado retreat and conference centre, she first launched Mercado del Mundo in 2005.  This boutique supported artists and designers […]

Holiday Season Starts, Yet So Much to Do!

We aren’t that surprised with this week’s results.  70% of you have not even started shopping, though 20% are nearly finished and 10% have started, but aren’t close to finishing. Where are you at?  Have you started?