Shimmer and glow, vivid and vibrant

With Christmas wrapped up, and Boxing Day a distant memory, it’s time to think of New Years. A grand ol’ time for many. You got the tickets. The ensemble is steamed and cleaned. Your hair is done. And...

Great gifting ideas for the holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and also the most stressful. Family dinners (and drama), inclement weather (the snowstorms), and easily gaining 10 lbs without lifting a finger (no comment). But,...

Caring about Korres

The team at Korres has a talent of always finding interesting ingredients for their products. It isn’t any different this time around. A natural resurfacing face mask powered by glycolic acid and...

Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film

Presented by Birks and Telefilm Canada, the sixth annual Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film celebrates Canada’s storytellers on both sides of the camera - actresses Tantoo Cardinal (Dances...

Checking into the YSL Beauty Hotel

It isn’t easy to find a chic place to stay when traveling. But, the folks at YSL Beauty have managed to bring the accommodations to you. As part of its globetrotting tour (there have been pop-ups in...

Sojourn in South Beach, part three

After a good night’s rest, I take advantage of the balmy weather and have my coffee outside.  Bypassing cabanas and a large-scale chess set on the Stanton’s terrace (stantonsobe.com), I make my way to the...

Sojourn in South Beach, part two

On my first full day in Miami, I’m under the weather. It occasionally happens when I travel (the combo of little sleep, re-circulated air on planes, and the lack of real food are the usual culprits), so I...

Sojourn in South Beach, part one

A northeastern winter is cold, grey and – seemingly – endless. You spend hours plotting an escape to someplace sunny and warm... if only for a few days. Luckily, there are a few options that aren’t...

The Uniqlo UT

When is a t-shirt not a t-shirt? When it’s 1,000 of them. That’s what Uniqlo UT (for Uniqlo T-shirt) is all about. A democratic form of expression, there will be one that describes exactly how you feel....

Fashion veterans

The fashion industry is always looking for the next big thing. It moves at a breakneck speed; from production to the game of designer musical chairs. Trends are transient. Practically nothing – and no one...