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Local Love: A Toronto-designed dress that will see you through from day to drinks

Now a few years into the thick of things, Baker is going strong, focusing on tailored garments for bustier ladies that will see the wearer from the office through the cinq à sept.
June 13, 2017

Local Love: Freedom and rebellion via a two-piece set designed in Toronto

Birds of North America is the child of designer Hayley Gibson, who comes complete with a crop of blue locks, the label has slowly but surely secured a place for itself since stepping onto the fashion scene back in 2007.
May 30, 2017

Local Love: Perfecting the rock-star leather jacket right here in Toronto

The Taylor Lash x Namesake collab came about easily as the two designers are lifelong friends, with a similar aesthetic keeping their vision on-point.
May 25, 2017

Big Opening: Le Labo is Queen West's newest fragrance boutique

Creative impulse and craftsmanship are the main driving forces behind T.O.’s new fragrance boutique, Le Labo
May 23, 2017

Illesteva opens up shop downtown

​Illesteva’s glasses are handmade in Italy and radiate spunk that appeals to the vibrant youth longing for sunnier skies.
May 19, 2017

Local Love: Building a case for all-day sleepwear with the help of a local designer

Now that — finally — the rest of the world has, um, cottoned on to the concept of all-day PJs, our favourite take on the look comes from noted Toronto designer Jennifer Torosian.
May 16, 2017

Toronto’s Tanya Heath is changing the way women buy and wear shoes

Former Toronto resident Tanya Heath has created a revolutionary adjustable height shoe and removable heel system that allows women to swap out the heel on their shoes to suit their day. All pieces are made in Paris, where Heath is based, but she always stays connected to Toronto.
May 15, 2017

Real Estate: Forest Hill schools bring out the buyers

May 12, 2017

Yorkdale mall gives Toronto brands some love

Local brands such as Peace Collective, Hayley Elsaesser and Mary Young will be opening pop-up shops in Yorkdale's new retail concept.
May 10, 2017

HGTV’s Sarah Keenleyside & Brian McCourt on the new backyard

That’s where we come in! We’re experts in finding space that you already have. We do this by taking it outside, to the untapped potential of the backyard.
May 09, 2017

Jeanne walks us through the city’s best embroidered garments

This May, embroidery is sprouting up over all your favourite garments. From denim jackets to pleather sneakers, it’s the season’s hottest trend. Jeanne walks us through the city’s best picks.
May 09, 2017

Local Love: Toronto-made earrings to convert any necklace wearer

Biko Jewellery stepped onto the Toronto fashion scene over a decade ago, and nothing’s been the same since. Designer Corrine Anestopoulos’s first major calling card was her lustworthy modern friendship bracelets.
May 09, 2017

Denim destination Over the Rainbow will be shimmying to the Manulife Centre

Toronto’s beloved denim destination Over the Rainbow has just announced it’s making a move. Having sat pretty in the Bloor-Yorkville area for, oh, just 42 years, this retailer is readying itself for a shimmy around the corner to the Manulife Centre.
May 04, 2017

Dream Homes: A look inside two of the largest properties currently on the market

Both offer approximately 10,000 square feet of space for just under $10 million. Whose square footage wins in our room to roam showdown?
May 01, 2017

Local Love: Two Toronto brands collaborate to bring back a classic style for summer 2017

This spring we're feeling the retro lines of the Drake General Store’s meet-cute with shoemaker Bata. The 122-year-old company has paired up with the Toronto-based shop to breathe new life into the iconic Bata Bullets sneaker.
April 25, 2017

Forest Hill’s green home of the future

Local firm Probuilt Design + Build has created one of the most energy-efficient homes in the city, which will be built in the Allen Road and Eglinton Avenue area for a Toronto couple.
April 24, 2017

Local Love: Bright yellow pumps for spring days about town

Last fall Frank + Oak added womenswear to their roster of offerings, dishing out similarly stylish and affordable staples to the ladies. Most recently they launched a collection of footwear meaning gals can now get their look from head down to, yes, toe.
April 17, 2017

Property Brothers: This spring, pretend you are staging your own home

Start by doing a deep clean, including mouldings, door and window frames, window blinds, spaces under beds and other furniture, kitchen, baths, house plants, even air ducts.
April 17, 2017

Fashion: Spring’s wild fling

April 12, 2017

Local Love: Toronto made t-shirts that aim to be a force for good

Deaven-Smiltnieks is passionate about showing people that fashion can be sustainable and can be a force for good.
April 11, 2017