April 24, 2014
April 24, 2014

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Retail Therapy: J.Crew Collection

Retail Therapy: J.Crew Collection J.Crew’s Collection shop is the American brand’s fifth Toronto location and the newest addition to Toronto’s Mink Mile on Bloor Street. Of the five stores currently in Toronto, the Bloor Street location currently houses the largest assortment of women’s J.Crew Collection pieces, including limited edition products, as well as Italian cashmere, jewellery, handbags and shoes.

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April 23, 2014

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Shoe Fetish: these suede sandals from See by Chloé

Shoe Fetish: these suede sandals from See by Chloé Ask most shoe lovers what they love about footwear and practicality tends not to rank especially high on their list. Why else do we stalk the city pavement in high heels? Why else do we risk spring colds with sandals long before the weather dictates that we should bare toes? It's all in the name of fashion.

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April 22, 2014

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Something men ought to know about: these camo shorts by Toronto brand Muttonhead

Something men ought to know about: these camo shorts by Toronto brand Muttonhead Yesterday was glorious, and here's why: for the first time in what felt like eons, it was warm enough to go out coatless without shivering like a paint shaker (hey, some of us just aren't built for these climates).

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April 22, 2014

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Toronto Home of the Week: A seven-bedroom luxury home

Toronto Home of the Week: A seven-bedroom luxury home Located in the prestigious York Mills neighbourhood, 7 Vernham Ave. is the quintessential luxury home for an even $6 million.

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April 21, 2014

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Wanted: this navy checked dress from Jacquemus

Wanted: this navy checked dress from Jacquemus French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus finds inspiration in some of his favourite things: the colour blue, the south of France, youth, and simplicity. In the over-the-top fashion world, though, you'll find that simplicity is frequently undervalued and overlooked. This, of course, is a mistake. When everything around you has been designed to shock and awe, what makes something truly powerful is a defiant plainness.

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April 17, 2014

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Retail Therapy: Victoire Boutique

Retail Therapy: Victoire Boutique Originally hailing from Ottawa, Victoire is a new fashionable women’s boutique that has recently opened its third location on lower Ossington. Co-owners Regine Paquette and Katie Frappier decided to expand to Toronto when one of their managers, Kristina Smith, informed them she was moving to Toronto.

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April 16, 2014

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Shoe Fetish: these black and gold wedges from Jimmy Choo

Shoe Fetish: these black and gold wedges from Jimmy Choo Mid-April in Toronto is chock-full of stubbornly shivering women in layers too thin for the almost-spring. But hey, we're all waiting with bated breath for warmer weather, and no colour combination is quite as redolent of summer nights spent strolling a riviera (French or Mayan—take your pick) as black and gold.

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April 15, 2014

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Something men ought to know about: this indigo-dyed henley by Toronto brand Metsa Design

Something men ought to know about: this indigo-dyed henley by Toronto brand Metsa Design This just in: You need a henley, and you need one, like, yesterday. There are a few reasons for this. For one, they are bastions of versatility—a quality henley can go from serving as a basic layering piece, to complementing your denims, to being that uber casual top you had no business pairing so effortlessly with your Italian sport coat and trousers.

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April 15, 2014

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Toronto Home of the Week: A ravine-side mansion on Ormsby Crescent

Toronto Home of the Week: A ravine-side mansion on Ormsby Crescent A truly magnificent ravine-side mansion, this 7 Ormsby Crescent masterpiece is snuggled in the trees along the Belt Line trail, and presents a rare opportunity to find yourself living in coveted Forest Hill.

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April 14, 2014

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Wanted: these black and white boots from Tiger of Sweden

Wanted: these black and white boots from Tiger of Sweden The black and white shoe has been enjoying a surge in popularity ever since Stella McCartney's biodegradable black and white pumps exploded onto e-commerce sites and fashion blogs in the fall of 2012. It's not hard to see why—black and white is an elegant colour pairing that looks great on everyone, and the white contrasting sole lends otherwise predictable black pumps some much needed edge.

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Ecks in the City

Ecks and the City: How old do you think I am?

Ecks and the City: How old do you think I am?

To determine my body’s ‘real age’ — not the one on my birth certificate — I headed to the Cleveland Clinic for an assessment.

Ecks and the City: Starting the year off crystal clear

Ecks and the City: Starting the year off crystal clear

How hypnosis is helping to kill my everyday stress, my fear of the dentist and my darn procrastination.

Ecks and the City: My new, crystal clear mind

Ecks and the City: My new, crystal clear mind

How special stones can stave off anger, stress, grief, depression, impatience and, yes, even those damn nightmares.

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Jeanne's Picks

Shower Power: Jeanne Beker picks her favourite raincoats

For this month’s edition, Jeanne goes practical and picks her favourite roster of haute raincoats. From Toronto designer Trout to Montreal’s Mackage, we’ve got you covered for the wet weather...

Springing Ahead: Jeanne Beker picks her favourite spring trends

This month we changed things up a bit. We asked Jeanne to give us three trends you’ll want to wear this spring. Herewith, her favourite crop tops, full skirts and open-toe booties (and where...

Négligée behaviour: Jeanne Beker selects some of the city’s most chic sleepwear

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Jeanne turns up the heat a notch and selects some of the city’s most chic sleepwear

Don’t sweat it: Jeanne Beker samples Toronto's hottest sweatshirts

Jeanne selects her favourite sweatshirts — this winter’s hottest trend — to keep you looking cool, and feeling warm.

Jeanne Beker: A Fresh Coat

With the holidays nigh, Jeanne selects her eight favourite parkas that are perfect for the stylish, urban gentleman.

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What I Wore

What I Wore: an Ann Taylor outfit that’s comfy enough for bed

What I Wore: an Ann Taylor outfit that’s comfy enough for bed

Fashion pajamas. What are they? My favourite kind of clothing. They help get me through the day feeling like I’ve spent it in bed, watching TV, without actually looking that way. Fashion pajamas...

What I Wore: plaid, because the ’90s were awesome

What I Wore: plaid, because the ’90s were awesome

My childhood heyday took place during the ’90s, making me a child of grunge through and through. While most girls in my grade five class were obsessing over Backstreet Boys , I was busy...

What I Wore: a pre-Fashion Week outfit with Ann Taylor, Tom Ford and Blackbird

What I Wore: a pre-Fashion Week outfit with Ann Taylor, Tom Ford and Blackbird

Toronto’s Fashion Week starts on Monday, but with the amount of off-schedule shows and presentations taking place already, it’s safe to say that Fashion Week has extended itself into a full...

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Grab Of The Week

Wanted: this camouflage print backpack by Herschel

Wanted: this camouflage print backpack by Herschel

In case you missed the memo, backpacks are enjoying a resurgence in popularity right now. This is likely a by-product of...

Wanted: this perfect biker jacket from Philistine

Wanted: this perfect biker jacket from Philistine

A high-quality leather jacket in a contemporary style that doesn’t cost a month’s rent seems nearly mythical these...

Grab of the Week: a pair of designer eyeglasses that adjusts to your face

Grab of the Week: a pair of designer eyeglasses that adjusts to your face

Last week, famous industrial designer and architect Ron Arad paid a visit to Toronto. He was here to launch his newest...

Grab of the Week: nail polish that’s eco-conscious, vegan-friendly and stylish

Grab of the Week: nail polish that’s eco-conscious, vegan-friendly and stylish

Ever since the release of a recent study showing that the UV lamps found in nail salons might be carcinogenic, we’ve...

Grab of the Week: a black and white spring coat from Zara’s new online shop

Grab of the Week: a black and white spring coat from Zara’s new online shop

Good news for Zara lovers and online shopping enthusiasts: Zara’s Canadian online shopping site launched for the first...

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