Posted Nov 4, 2010 in Tech

Convenience

Convenience

Convenience. This is a very powerful concept that has been known to create entire markets, is the core concept of countless companies, and that is arguably the basis of the internet. It is the very definition of modernity: We no longer hunt or farm our food, but rather buy it in packaged form from the supermarket. The microwave, freeze-dried...

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Posted Nov 3, 2010 in Events, Fashion, For Her, Made in Canada

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The Bay’s contemporary White Space

Not too long ago it would never have dawned on me to feed my fashion fix at the démodé department store The Bay. Pardon the frankness! Like Eaton’s and Simpsons, the outmoded Canadian retailer was becoming a distant memory. With declining sales and lackluster appeal, Bonnie Brooks from recent Lane Crawford fame was appointed President....

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Posted Nov 3, 2010 in For Both, Made in Canada

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What’s In? yourKloset!

Picture it! A bright sunny Sunday morning at the end of August and a group of creative individuals assemble to produce a fashion editorial for yourKloset.com. After one hour of setting up, we realize that the female model had not arrived and commenced immediately the frantic calls to try to track our missing model. Now 30 minutes later and to no...

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Posted Nov 2, 2010 in Cool Shit, For Both

Dee-&-Ricky

Building an Empire: One LEGO piece at a time

As you may recall about a year ago, I wrote about a little company called Dee & Ricky that made brooches out of LEGO. Let’s fast-forward a year, and see that this little company is not so little anymore.  They have added all sorts of new colors and designs.  I wear my heart every single day and I can’t tell you how many people stop me...

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Posted Nov 2, 2010 in Fashion, For Him

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Tom Ford’s menswear line exclusively at Harry Rose...

There were several launches in the last little while which makes a fashion enthusiast dizzy with excitement! To begin, here’s something for the gents… After Toronto and Calgary, Montrealers can now shop Tom Ford‘s eponymous menswear line available exclusively at luxe retailer Harry Rosen located in Les Cours Mont-Royal (1455...

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Posted Nov 1, 2010 in Hot Spots

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Boutique Onze

Walking down St. Catherine’s with one of my friends, I stumbled upon my new favorite boutique in Montreal, Boutique Onze.  What sets Onze apart from other stores is its unique array of garments chosen for their creative and one-of-a-kind designs.  Besides featuring pieces by international designers, the boutique is also dedicated to showing...

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