Banana Republic's After 5 Event

This past Tuesday, I attended Banana Republic’s After 5 Style event at the Bloor Street store in Toronto.  This was a spontaneous decision as I just happened to walk by the store and saw a guy with a guitar.  I had actually thought that the event was private, but was glad that it was not.   The After […]

442 McAdam Goes Compact for Fall 2010

The first thing I noticed about 442 McAdam‘s Fall 2010 collection was its compact sized bags, very different from previous collections.  Though the 100% cowhide is still intact, the smaller size intrigued me as a petite person – though I have a few totes, I prefer smaller bags which are more in proportion for smaller people.  The […]

442 McAdam Fall 2010 Launch Event

442 McAdam held its Fall 2010 launch event at Poor Little Rich Girl on Yonge, south of Eglinton on Saturday, July 17, 2010.  Pictured above are two bags from the collection (the Hobette (left) and Chappy (right)) on a table with some refreshments.  More information about 442 McAdam’s Fall 2010 collection coming soon!

FastLane Does Community Service

Cynthia Cheng Repeating April 2009’s community service theme, FastLane once again held the event to a great success.  Held once again at Kultura, this year, community service groups from all over the GTA, including the Junior League of Toronto, Toronto Twilight Rotary Club and the United Way’s GenNext, which targets young professionals in their 20s […]

Half Celebrated Earth Hour Quietly

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked whether its readers were going to be observing Earth Hour, which occurred on Saturday, March 27.  Out of all of you who participated in the poll, 50% of you said that you were either going to observe at home or with friends at their place.  Surprisingly, no one who took […]

A Night in Spain…and a Hockey Game

Cynthia Cheng The Canadian Opera Company’s Operanation 6: Habanera was held the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on Friday, February 28. With Bizet’s Carmen and everything Spanish as its theme, the cocktail reception featured delicious tapas, as well as a Spanish cheese bar and desserts table.  The event drew the professional set from all […]

GOOOOLLLLLD BABY!!!!!

Toronto hockey fans celebrate Canada’s gold medal win at the crossing on Yonge & Bloor.  Every time walk signs are on at all four corners, people run into the middle of the street, waving flags!!

Operanation 6: February 26, 2010

The Canadian Opera Company’s Operanation 6, its annual fundraising bash, was held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on February 26, 2010.  In addition to performances and great music, a TV was set up for people to watch the Canada-Slovakia game (Canada won 3-2).  A full article with more pictures will go live […]

Effective Networking Skills to take the Awkwardness of out Business mixing and mingling

Kristin Marquet Before I started working in the fashion and public relations’ industries, I felt uncomfortable in social situations, was petrified of meeting and talking to new people, and hated public speaking for many reasons but shyness topped the list.  Yet, once I learned effective networking skills, my network of fashion and media contacts exploded. […]

FastLane's Evening of Health and Networking

Cynthia Cheng Held at Totum Life Science on King and Spadina, FastLane opened 2010 with an event focusing on health on Jaunary 19.  As usual, the Toronto business crowd mingled and networked, while vendors displayed their health-related displays.  VEMMA, a fruit-based antioxident was there, giving out samples and promoting Verve, their energy drink.  This month’s […]