Emily Hartzman: From Journalism to Beauty

Emily Hartzman arrived at the University of Western Ontario to major in journalism and business.  However, after a while, she discovered that it wasn’t the line of work for her and went to hair school.  After graduating, Emily went to study to become a make-up artist and it was there she met Lauren Simpson, who […]

The Mane Event Does Hair for Charity

Cynthia Cheng Lemonade made by elementary school aged boys The 12th annual Mane Event was held at two downtown (Solo Base in Yorkville and Lift Salon and Spa at Yonge and Adelaide) salons on Sunday, October 25.  The event, which was founded by Steve Roy 12 years ago, is to benefit Teresa Group, an organization which helps children affected […]

Philanthropy, Celebrity Gifts and the TIFF Media Lounge

Cynthia Cheng Celebrity Gifting Lounge Located at the Windsor Arms Hotel, year’s celebrity gifting suite is not like its predecessors.  For the first time ever, each and every one of the vendors are contributing to a charity, with kids-related programs being the most popular.  Several are, for example, giving to Camp Oochigeas, a summer camp for […]

The Stars are Alive in TO!

Cynthia Cheng The 35th Annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opened in the city this past Thursday and once again, buzzing with celebrities and reporters.  As usual, many of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities are in town, including the so-called Three Amigos (George Clooney, Matt Damon and Brad Pitt (actually, no word on whether Brad has arrived […]

d's 8th Annual Film Fest Party

  Danielle Iversen (aka “d”), of that PR thing, held her 8th Annual Film Fest Party along with her sister, Kristen, to celebrate Canadian film and talent at the Empire in Yorkville on Monday, September 14 where some proceeds go to a good cause.  This year, guests were asked to donate $5 to cancer research at the University Health Network.  The […]

Philanthropy is IT!: Toronto International Film Festival Gifting Lounge

Richart is one of several companies participating at the IT Lounge, the celebrity gifting suite at the Windsor Arms Hotel.  This year’s lounge is the first in North America where every single sponsor is contributing to a charity.  A full article will come on Tuesday’s issue.

ET Canada’s Rosey Edeh on TIFF 2009

Blo Founder, Devon Brooks on Blo and TIFF 2009

Blo Opens at the Four Seasons in Yorkville!

The Blo mini-bar opened at the Four Seasons on September 1, 2009

Jane Ip on Prospere Magazine's Pre-Pink Bedroom Party

  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PARTY HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED