Summerlicious 2010: July 9 to July 25

Sixty-four restaurants are participating in this event, with three-course lunches priced at and dinners (also three courses) at the usual $15, $20 and $25 for lunch and $25, $35 and $45 for dinner.  This will take place for two weeks, starting next Friday, July 9 and ending on July 25.  Reservations have already started, and the […]

Timeless Elegance with Strapless A Line Wedding Dresses

Ahh the strapless A Line wedding dress…such a classic silhouette for your special day. Although we know that mermaid wedding dresses are super popular, there’s still something special and enduring about the timeless elegance of the A Line cut. (to read more from Smartbride Boutique, please click here)

Maggie Sottero Wedding Dresses: So Many Choices

Maggie Sottero is one of the most recognized bridal gown manufacturers across the globe and just happens to also be the most popular wedding dress designer on our site. Plus, this is such a versatile designer! (for more, visit Smartbride Boutique’s blog)

From Smartbride Boutique: Amazing Deals on Dresses

When you think of the crème de la crème when it comes to wedding dress designers, names like Justina McCaffrey, Monique Lhuillier and more spring to mind. As beautiful and breathtaking as these dresses are, many of us think, “there is no way I can afford that!” (for more, please click here)

Fusion is Putting on the Riz

Cynthia Cheng Fusion food doesn’t have to be super-fancy, nor does it have to be a chain restaurant.  In fact, you can find one right in midtown Toronto, on Bayview, north of Eglinton.  Riz (pronounced “rice”) offers a menu that comes from Thailand, Vietnam and southern China, ranging from fried rice and chow mein to various […]

$500 or Less: Dream Dresses on Budget

If you’re planning your wedding on a tight budget and have set aside less than $500 for your wedding dress, never fear, SmartBride Boutique is here! In the past week, many beautiful dresses have been posted, including 5 gorgeous dresses under $500! Browse this week’s top 5 choices to find your dream dress for a […]

Green, Environmentally-Friendly Jewellery by Georgie Designs

Former teacher and mother, Robyn Klauer’s first memorable experience with art was when she painted faces on stones and selling them to neighbours.  When she was in sixth grade, she painted t-shirts with “puffy paint,” and sold it to her sister’s boyfriend for a $20.  

Stunning, Strapless & Brand New Wedding Dresses!

In the past week there were 4 brand new strapless dresses posted on SmartBride Boutique that look great, fit a variety of budgets from $350 to $1250 and include names like Maggie Sottero and Paloma Blanca. This week more than ever you really don’t have to sacrifice designer names or fabulous style to find the […]

Pego Wallets an Bags: Affordably Cute!

Nursing grad Laura Braun has been interested in sewing since she was about seven years old. Influenced by her mother and grandmother, she eventually started taking sewing lessons.  One of her first projects was a draw-string bag, and this eventually led to creating complete outfits.  However, sewing was eventually put onto the back burner.

Summerlicious starts TODAY!

Foodies all over the city are excited for Summerlicious, which starts today at 150 restaurants across the city.  Like past _____liciouses (Toronto also has Winterlicious, held in February of each year), diners are able to choose from $15, $20 or $35 three-course lunches or $25, $35 or $45 three-course dinners.  Many of the regulars are […]