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  Skype’s been connecting people around the globe with patchy sentences, awkward pauses and sometimes  pixelated faces since 2003. This week the video chat service, along with parent company Microsoft, unveiled new technology that translates conversations in real time, ish. A slight lag time is to be expected. Mark our words, bad Skype translations are…

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 Hideaways ‘Lets getaway!’ A statement we all find ourselves clinging onto when a week is unfolding chaotically or in crisis. It’s in times like these where I find myself leaning on the visually healing properties of images of magical ‘escapes.’ Sleeping in a treehouse, disappearing into a hidden nook within your home, sleeping with the fishes or…

#Fatties

#Fatties, the sun is shining, the World Cup is coming and we’re hungry (and thirsty). Torontonians have become major patio mongers over the years, likely because the sunny warmth of Summer is so fleeting and Winter is so damn punishing. (Thanks for that, polar vortex. Asshole.) For your lounging-on-a-patio-like-a-slightly-sweaty-yet-fancy-sloth pleasure, here are some of our favourite spots…

Namaste B*tches

The Workout You Can Squeeze into the Middle of your Work Day Recently inspired by some tips from body building pro and entrepreneur Theresa Roemer, CEO of Theresa Roemer, LLC, this week we’re talking about how to squeeze in a workout while you sit at your desk. We all put in long hours at the office, juggling many…

The Buzz

  What will shopping look like in the future?   Be honest, we know you’ve always dreamed of having Cher Horowitz’s high tech wardrobe. That dream may become a (kind of) reality according to The Huffington Post. Retail futurist Doug Stephens notes, “Physical shopping will become a lot more fun because it’s going to have…

SummerWorks Launch Party

SummerWorks Launch Party returns to Campbell House on June 6 featuring Patrick J. AdamsSummerWorks two part bash includes food market, live auction, performances, live art and outdoor dance party May 26, 2014, TORONTO – On June 6, 2014 SummerWorks Performance Festival hosts its official Launch Party & Fundraiser at Campbell House (160 Queen St W). The two part event begins with The SummerWorks…

#manimonday

Happy mani monday everyone. It’s hot out and it looks like Summer is here to stay so today’s post features some of our favourite warm weather nail colours. This nude and a coral nail polish combo is the epitome of summer. True to our word, we’re playing with negative space again. That middle stripe? It’s naked nail.…

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Crowns   I am obsessed with images of people wearing crowns.   Both majestic and camp, I can not look away. For me it stems back to the scene from Julian Schnabel’s  ‘Basquiat.’   While gazing at Picasso’s ‘Guernica” in the company of his beloved mother, his mom sees a drawn crown above his head.…

Fatties

Fatties, we were browsing the web today to narrow down this week’s topic when we stumbled upon this beautiful, gooey, creamy looking photo of a grilled cheese sandwich. And it hit us, what about the poor unfortunate souls who can’t eat dairy or know the joys of grilled cheese, creamy desserts and all the other glories dairy bring us?

Namaste B*tches

How to keep up your yoga practice even when travelling for business Our fearless leader, ClutchPR president Daniela Syrovy, is at Cannes Film Festival right now. But don’t think think her yoga practice is on hold because she’s out of town. As someone who travels regularly for work, Daniela’s mastered the art of taking her yoga practice on…

Penpals – Jen Kirsch

Penpals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s penpal is Jen Kirsch, the Carrie Bradshaw of Toronto. ————————————— Dear Clutch, In the beginning I wanted to be an NHL hockey player. But then I realized I am a 5 foot girl. If I…

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  Grillz are so last year. You can’t sit with us unless you’re following the newest of trends, tatteeth.  How’s your dental hygiene? Are you due for a dental crown? If the answer is yes, you are qualified to get your teeth inked. That’s right, we’re talking about tattoos for your teeth. How does the inking work? A dentist…

#manimonday

We kept it simple this week for mani Monday. We’re loving this bright coral. The high gloss colour is just right for those of us sitting on a patio this sunny holiday Monday. But we love nail art and this #manimonday has to last the week, so we dotted each nail with a round, gold stud. Simple,…

what’s the buzz?

  Happy May long weekend! If you’re not packing up and heading out of the city, don’t fret. We have a list of fun things you and your pals can do this May 2-4. Friday, May 16, 2014 – Party like it’s 1999 Yes Yes Y’all’s Spring-a-ling-a-ling (best name ever) is saving you from a weekend of cottage envy with…

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 Beauty    It’s subjective. It’s controversial. But it’s always easy to converse about  – What do you find beautiful?   Here are five current pins I can’t get enough of.     1. I have always had a soft spot for black and white photography. This photograph from Nir Arieli is addictive.     2.…