Australia’s Gorgeous Beaches

Tourism Australia There’s nothing like Australia’s beaches! Did you know that Australia’s coastline is linked by more than 10,000 beaches?  More than any other country in the world! Whether it’s a getaway at a new resort lavish enough for royalty, or a beachside tent, Australia has coastal getaways like no other. With so many beachside […]

The Trendy Bride

T.U. Dawood It’s summer and wedding season!  If you are a bride-to-be, this article is meant to be a summary of all the latest trends and must-haves with plenty of tips thrown in to make your special day spectacular and fun! The Organized Bride: For the woman who wants to plan each detail of her […]

Style and Food Blogger Profiles Wanted

Prospere Magazine/DelectablyChic! will be launching regular blogger (every other week) profiles in the near future.  Do you have a style or food-related blog and would you want to be profiled by Prospere Magazine/DelectablyChic!?  If you are, please send us an e-mail letting us know why you and your blog should be profiled on our site.  Food […]

Height Issues Should Be Discussed by Media: Poll

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked whether height should be as much of an issue as weight when it comes to body image.  41.7% of you believe that it IS important.  After all, most women are 5’6″ or below, not 5’10”.  33.3% believe that not only should it be discussed, but short celebrities (which means many […]

Poll: Height, Body Image and the Fashion Industry

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Society, Hair Colour and Fakeism

Cynthia Cheng I never understood western society’s obession with blondes.  I just don’t find light hair all that attention-grabbing.  Ads featuring people with Sandra Bullock or Natalie Portman’s colouring seem to be much more striking, in my opinion.  At the same time, I find that ads in Asia, featuring “local-looking” women to be pretty, yet boring.  But it […]

Petite-Related Websites Growing, But Not Fast Enough

Cynthia Cheng In 2002, I started an unsuccessful message board where women lacking height can discuss their issues.  Because of its name, it was soon inundated with inappropriate spam posts, prompting me to close the site.  A few years later, I launched Shorty Stories.   Things have changed since then.  Slowly, but surely, new sites have […]

Icefest Festival: This Weekend – February 20 and 21, 2010

Yorkville’s annual Icefest Festival starts at noon on Saturday, February 20 (and runs until February 21) in Yorkville Park. As always, there’ll be ice sculptures, draws and much more. This year, many of the sculptures features will have a “Canadian” theme, including moose, polar bears and more. Be sure to come check it out!

Slimness of Models is a Designer Issue

A recent  New York Times article said that model Coco Rocha is getting fewer jobs now than a few seasons ago because she’s “too fat” at 5’10” an size four.   Please note that the Times article is actually from February 15, not February 16 as indicated in the video. A similar article has also been […]

Get Luscious, Red, Vixeny Lips for Valentine's Day!

Michelle Greenberg Valentine’s Day is the day of red: red roses, red cinnamon hearts and red shoes. So why not try out one of this year’s trends? Currently, the fashion magazines are displaying far more vibrant (and often colourful) make-up. Red lips are a classic take on the trend and a great way to change […]