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 […]

Niagara-on-the-Lake: Wine, Women & Spa

Lynn Burshtein Rich with tradition based on in its British heritage, the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario has an old-world charm that has left even the most experienced travelers in awe. While taking a break from official business in 1943, Winston Churchill remarked that the Sunday drive along the Niagara Parkway was “the prettiest Sunday drive […]

Companies Should Use Models of Varying Sizes Rather Than Employees

It seems that nearly half (at 40%)of you thought that companies like LOFT should have used professional models of varying sizes, rather than their employees.  At the same time, 20% thought that they should have taken professional pictures, rather than snapshots that looked like they came from a cell phone.  Also, 10% thought it was […]

The Use of Non-Models as Models: Good Idea?

Answering to a Facebook poster’s request to see an item on different body types, LOFT recently posted pictures of its employees wearing the same style of cargo pants.  The employees, which varied on body type and height led to a burst of posts online.  Therefore, this week, we are asking you: [poll id=”131″]

Great Places to Eat in NYC

Cynthia Cheng In a recent trip to New York, I had the chance to eat at several different restaurants including: SnAKS on 5:  Located on the fifth floor (contemporary ladies’ clothing) at Saks Fifth Avenue, this restaurant serves, well, more “snacky” type foods than the SFA Cafe on the eighth floor.  What’s interesting about the […]

Dreams Come True at the Corsage Project

Cynthia Cheng It’s May and high schools across the continent are gearing up for prom season.  Every Grade 12 student is looking for the perfect outfit to show off at the event, considered a rite of passage for many.  After all, it’s the last party for many before entering a new phase in life, whether it […]

Uptown Fashionistas Celebrate Judith & Charles Launch

Cynthia Cheng Sipping on drinks like sparkling wines and FIJI water, North York ladies celebrated the launch of Bayview Village’s newest addition, Judith & Charles, named after husband and wife team and owners of the Teenflo licence in North America, Charles Le Pierrès and Judith Richardson.  The Bayview Village store marks the second stand-alone Teenflo location […]

Vintage: A Great Way to Go!

Erin Easterbrook When Courtney Leclair puts on her green, floor-length house-robe complete with shoulder pads, she’s engulfed in glamour. The robe is embroidered with a gold dragon on the back. The intricate detailing and luxurious materials suggest it was expensive, but Leclair bought the robe for a modest $8. Vintage clothing, like the dresses displayed […]

Dresses for Less: Wedding Gowns for $200 to $2000 from Smartbride Boutique

Once again this week we’ve got a bevy of beautiful dresses that showcase the many options available on SmartBrideBoutique.com, regardless of whether you’ve got $200 or $2000 to spend! In this week’s top five we’ve got vintage flair for under $200, a couple of Maggie Sottero’s (including one brand new with tags!) and a Toi […]

T Spot at the Bay, Queen Street

Cynthia Cheng When most people my age think of dining at the Bay, they think Arcadian Court, probably because they had their prom there.  But down in the lower level of the store, tucked behind the appliances section is the T Spot and Great Cooks (The Bay, Queen Street has another Great Cooks on the eighth floor, kitty […]