I’m not a huge fan of Old Man Winter, but I am a supporter of local fashion and I’m rather against looking like a walking burrito when it comes to dressing for the colder spectrum of our Canadian climes. When I walk out the door, I want to feel warm, but I also want to ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
*NOTE: This cafe has since closed. 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 ...
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 ...