Lucian Matis Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

On Wednesday night, I attended Lucian Matis’ Spring/Summer 2012 Collection. The collection featured elegant frocks in bright colours that are perfect for spring.  Matis says his collection was inspired by a painting by Henri Matisse, entitled “Green Line”. The collection evidently referenced the colour pallette and textures of the impressionist. Matis says, “That painting at the time was so revolutionary and…
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Thanksgiving

This weekend, I celebrated Thanksgiving with my family at my cottage in the North Kawarthas.  There was no place I’d rather be, and I was thankful for the gorgeous 25 degree sunny weather. I took advantage of the good weather by walking around my cottage and marvelling at the leaves. The rich smell of falling leaves wafted in the air, as…
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Mango x Lookbook Contest

Spanish retailer, MANGO partnered with Lookbook for a contest to search for their next it-girl.  Last year, Andy Torres won the contest and Mango is looking for the next top blogger to represent the brand and receive a trip to Barcelona, as well as a $10,000 cheque to their favourite charity. I entered the contest with a couple looks inpired…
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TopShop and TopMan Opening Day

On Wednesday, British fashion retailer, TopShop opened its first store in Canada.  I fell in love with the brand six years ago when my mom came back from a trip to London and brought me back a suitcase (she had to buy a new one), full of goodies. TopShop and TopMan located inside the Bay in Yorkdale Mall, opened its doors…
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Sample Sale Alerts!

So this weekend is Thanksgiving long weekend in Canada.  While I plan to escape the city and breathe in some fresh fall air at the cottage, there are some amazing sales happening around the GTA that I have to share with you!  So if you find you ate too much turkey and stuffing this weekend and can’t fit into your…
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ANNA SUI visits Toronto

Today, fashion designer Anna Sui came to Toronto at the Eaton Centre location of Sears to promote her cosmetics line. I have always admired Anna Sui as a designer.  Her bohemian rock and roll aesthetic is glamorous and poignant with every season.  But this feminine and eclectic style changes subtly with each collection, showcasing a new inspiration or theme.  I asked Sui what…
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