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Tonic Active for a busy or not-so busy lifestyle

If you care about the clothes you wear, then you may want to adopt a few items from Tonic Active. I discovered Tonic Active at Louwana Creek – the carefully curated sports and activewear boutique on Laurier West.Tonic Active is based in Vancouver and all of their collections are sustainably manufactured there.I was invited to ...

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ZVELLE – Elegant shoes for stylish women

I met Elle, the designer of ZVELLE footwear at boutique Le Boudoir on Laurier street during a pop-up shopping event of her collection. Her high-end heels are designed in Toronto and meticulously and ethically made at a family-run factory in Brazil. Launched only in 2015, ZVELLE is already a favourite of such leading ladies as ...

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Melk Bar à Café

As part of my Coffee & Couture series, I already shared five favourite coffee spots in my neighbourhood (Myriade Dominion, Spoon, Pacefika, Shaughnessy and Leaves), but here's one more! The Melk Bar à Café on Stanley near René-Lévesque is another great cafe on my go-to list. Open from 7am to 7pm Monday through Friday, and ...

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Spoon Cafe

Another great little spot for coffee in my neighbourhood is Spoon Cafe on Crescent. The little coffee sister of the Soupesoup group was designed with the help of local photographer, Ali Inay. Ali has an eye for coffee and great places to find your caffeine fix which led him to launch the Instagram account @mtlcafecrawl ...

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Cafe Pacefika

For the third coffee shop in my Coffee and Couture series, I changed! Still wearing a beautiful Leinad Beaudet dress, but this one is more casual. I love a great shirt dress. And, I love a great coffee. At Cafe Pacefika, on Lambert-Closse just below de Maisonneuve, I met one of the owners, Rachid who ...

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Leaves Cafe and Leinad Beaudet

For awhile now, I've been meaning to share my favourite neighbourhood coffee shops, but I wanted to do it in a chic way! This is the first of a series I call "Coffee and Couture". On Monday, I borrowed four dresses from Montreal designer Leinad Beaudet and went to all my downtown coffee haunts with ...

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