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Big Opening: Tusk sells handmade and haute finds near Trin-Bellwoods

Founded in 2012 as a pop-up shop within Silver Falls Vintage, Tusk has thrived in the Queen and Ossington area over the last 4 years, and recently reopened next to the Trinity Bellwoods Park.
June 28, 2016

Real Estate: Sleepy north Leaside is set to explode

Leaside has become very desirable, especially the quiet section north of Eglinton that backs onto beautiful Serena Grundy Park.
June 24, 2016

Meet Peggy Sue Deaven-Smiltnieks, the GTA’s hottest new eco-conscious fashion designer

Peggy Sue Deaven-Smiltnieks received Toronto Fashion Incubator’s New Labels Award last month for her innovative fashion collection that focuses on using fibres that are sourced, milled and manufactured locally.
June 22, 2016

Dream Homes: Preservation over demolition in Lawrence Park and Rosedale

Lawrence Park and Rosedale have histories dating back more than 150 years. Which is why some local homeowners have opted to preserve their home’s unique heritage instead of undertaking a rebuild. Which restored historic property fits the bill best?
June 21, 2016

Shop Crawl: Turning the Danforth into a fashion force

Head to these Greektown boutiques for haute and locally made apparel.
June 20, 2016

Brian Gluckstein’s eight tips for creating the perfect summer oasis

As the weather warms up and the days get longer, make the most of the short Canadian summer by creating the perfect outdoor room at home to enjoy all season long. With a bit of planning and a few simple tips, you can ensure that your backyard is a retreat-worthy oasis this summer.
June 17, 2016

Fashion: Ahead of Father’s Day, Jeanne Beker puts together a look for every kind of dad

This month, Jeanne tunes into four different looks for just as many dads — from a father with more classic sensibilities to rock star (or wannabe) pop. Here’s the lowdown on four cool looks just in time for Father’s Day.
June 13, 2016

Our guide to what to give the discerning dad for Father’s Day

Whether your dad loves beer or just lounging by the pool, we’ve got something for every father.
June 10, 2016

Big Opening: Fashion fit for the beach at TeamLTD

TeamLTD (living the dream) is a lifestyle brand dedicated to action sports, travel and adventure. It was founded in 2012 by two Canadian athletes, Jamie Visser and Scott Croxall.
June 09, 2016

Peace, Love & Toronto: The sharing economy, man

The hippie values of togetherness and communal living have evolved into the sharing economy, but it’s not just rides and apartments up for grabs anymore.
June 03, 2016

Peace, Love & Toronto: Modern bohemian must-haves

We visit local neighbourhood shops for a guide to putting together a groovy look.
June 03, 2016

Dream Homes: Battle of the lakes for the first long weekend of summer

When it comes to Muskoka, lakes Joseph and Rosseau are arguably the best of the best, with large lots, stunning views and A-list cottagers. Here’s a look at some of the multimillion-dollar properties dotted around both. Which lake takes the title?
May 20, 2016

How Colin and Justin doubled the value of their cottage

So we did what we do best, and we overhauled every room until it became perfect. All the while, our rural real estate value went up by as much as 50 per cent because of the transformation. Here’s how.
May 19, 2016

Shop Talk: Lil Miss Dress Up opens on St. Clair West

Founded on all things beautiful and sweet, Lil Miss Dress Up is from owner and mother of two Minh May, opened to fulfill every little girl’s “princess dress” dreams.
May 18, 2016

Inside the world of Charlie & Gus, Toronto’s quirkiest clothing line for kids

Charlie & Gus creator Susan McGregor recalls how her mother made all of her clothes by hand, and it seems she is following in those very footsteps.
May 17, 2016

Too Close to Call: Yes fleas!

May 13, 2016

Shop Crawl: Shopping the boutiques of Toronto’s upper west side

Luxury fashion finds and unique boutiques on Avenue Road north of Lawrence
May 12, 2016

Shop Talk: The Siista’r opens on Queen West

The Siista’r has new clothing and accessories that hit its shelves weekly
May 11, 2016

Q&A with designer Minling Pan of MIN handbags

We chatted with designer Minling Pan about her bag addiction and love of painting her nails.
May 10, 2016

Real Estate: Enter the Y-Annex

Not quite Yorkville, barely the Annex, this middle ground between two historic ’hoods offers best of both worlds
May 09, 2016