September 2, 2014
September 2, 2014

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Retail Therapy: For the Girls, a lingerie shop on Roncy, eases the struggle of intimates shopping

Retail Therapy: For the Girls, a lingerie shop on Roncy, eases the struggle of intimates shopping Patricia Welbourn’s new lingerie store in Roncesvalles is one among many that cater to the girls, mommies and ladies that make up the neighbourhood’s foot traffic.

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August 28, 2014

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“Two Halves,” a labour of love—and fashion—for Josh Beech and Shenae-Grimes Beech, officially launches

“Two Halves,” a labour of love—and fashion—for Josh Beech and Shenae-Grimes Beech, officially launches As we announced recently, Shenae Grimes-Beech—formerly of TV's Degrassi: The Next Generation—and her husband, Josh Beech, recently launched their own clothing line. We caught up with them at the official launch.

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August 27, 2014

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Toronto Home of the Week: Elegant, classic palatial grace at 259 Dunvegan Road

Toronto Home of the Week: Elegant, classic palatial grace at 259 Dunvegan Road Elegant and classically styled, 259 Dunvegan Road is a regal three-storey estate in the prestigious Forest Hill south neighbourhood.

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August 27, 2014

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Retail Therapy: Affordable big-name designer fashions at Garb, Queen West’s newest boutique

Retail Therapy: Affordable big-name designer fashions at Garb, Queen West’s newest boutique Queen West has welcomed a new consignment shop to the fashion-conscious neighbourhood. At Garb, men and women will find a range of items including shoes, purses, accessories and jewellery sold at a fraction of the cost.

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August 26, 2014

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Toronto fashion designer Chuck Beatty, formerly of Lululemon, launches a new activewear line

Toronto fashion designer Chuck Beatty, formerly of Lululemon, launches a new activewear line The creator of recently-launched Twiga Clothing has had a storied, adventurous career getting to this point.

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August 25, 2014

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Wanted: Willis Chan’s stylish, athletic minimalism for both men and women—and the street

Wanted: Willis Chan’s stylish, athletic minimalism for both men and women—and the street Combining high impact minimalism with athletic wear, Willis Chan produces his line of monochrome, unisex garments right here in Toronto—and it won’t be long before word spreads.

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August 22, 2014

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London Calling to the faraway towns—in this case, the retail scene in Cabbagetown

London Calling to the faraway towns—in this case, the retail scene in Cabbagetown A storefront has appeared at the corner of Carlton and Parliament, emblazoned with the words “London Calling.” We're listening.

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August 21, 2014

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Muji to set up shop in Toronto

Muji to set up shop in Toronto Unorthodox Japanese retailer to establish three stores in Toronto, starting this December.

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August 19, 2014

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‘Two Halves’ to become one as Shenae Grimes-Beech and Josh Beech announce new clothing line

‘Two Halves’ to become one as Shenae Grimes-Beech and Josh Beech announce new clothing line You’ve got to hand it to the kids from Forest Hill. Lately, it seems like they’re all making good in one way or another.

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August 18, 2014

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Wanted: This bright, summery crop top from AQ/AQ

Wanted: This bright, summery crop top from AQ/AQ From a breezy beach barbecue to that enviously dreamy patio wedding, this summer still has plenty of excuses for a bit of fun in the sun.

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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

Jeanne Beker: The Little White Dress

The little white dress has never been so hot, so we got Jeanne Beker to tap into the trend and pick the city’s coolest frocks to don before Labour Day — or after, should you dare

Jeanne Beker: Vintage-Inspired Swimwear

Stay (and look) cool this summer with Jeanne Beker’s vintage-inspired swimwear picks from Toronto boutiques that would evenget Bettie Page’s approval

Denim for Dad: Jeanne Beker picks the city’s coolest chambray shirts

With Father’s Day on the horizon, Jeanne susses out the city’s coolest denim and chambray shirts for every type of Dad, from the buttoned-up office sort to the, dare we say it, hipster variety....

Shoe-palooza 2014: Jeanne Beker picks three hot footwear styles for the season

With the sun beaming and our patios packed, it’s officially shoe-shopping season, and Jeanne has picked three hot styles for you to wear — heels, pointy flats and mules. Consider your research...

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...

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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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