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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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April 10, 2014

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Retail Therapy: Suitsupply

Retail Therapy: Suitsupply Don’t get the wrong impression, here. This is not your typical dad’s suiting store.

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April 9, 2014

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Something men ought to know about: this tartan necktie from Toronto’s Bay Cooper

Something men ought to know about: this tartan necktie from Toronto’s Bay Cooper Remember when we told you about this cool menswear boutique that opened in the Junction last spring called Gerhard? We're chuffed to announce shop owner Langton Willms has been killing it since putting down his roots. One major reason for his success is his local-first mandate. Willms stocks several labels that are made and designed in Toronto—one of which is Bay Cooper.

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April 9, 2014

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Shoe Fetish: these black slingbacks from Rag and Bone

Shoe Fetish: these black slingbacks from Rag and Bone With this influx of warmer weather, you might be of two minds. On the one hand: pastels! On the other: a lingering allegiance to the perennial appeal of black leather and biker chic.

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April 8, 2014

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Shower Power: Jeanne Beker picks her favourite raincoats

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 ahead.

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April 7, 2014

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Wanted: this asymmetrical tee from Comme des Garçons SHIRT

Wanted: this asymmetrical tee from Comme des Garçons SHIRT All you scatterbrained guys out there who regularly show up to work with your hair unkempt and your shirt buttons not lined up—rejoice! Messy is in, fussy is out.

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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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