what’s the buzz?

  Surprise! The holiday season is officially upon us,  panicked yet? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Every week from now til Christmas on The Buzz we’ll feature a gift guide perfect for everyone on your list. Next up: The fitness fanatic Today we’re talking about gifts for the fittest person in your life. If you’ve got…

Pinteresting

Winter Warmth Our winters are harsh but the possibilities of what to wear to keep the cold at bay – are endless. Be it puffy, faux, tailored or wool – investing in the right winter coat for yourself  is key. Here are my top 5 choices from this season. —————————————– With over 4 million Pinterest…

what’s the buzz?

  Surprise! The holiday season is officially upon us,  panicked yet? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Every week from now til Christmas on The Buzz we’ll feature a gift guide perfect for everyone on your list. First up: The girly girl For lovers of all things floral and pretty we know exactly what’s going to make…

#powerwives – Julie Cole

#Powerwives is a bi-monthly column where we feature women who inspire us. Marital status is completely irrelevant. The title is inspired by our founders November 2013 Toronto Life cover story. This week’s #powerwife is Julie Cole. Julie Cole is the co-founding vice-president of award-winning children’s label manufacturer Mabel’s Labels. She has helped her company bring their product to a…

#manimonday

Happy Mani Monday one and all. Today we’re talking about nail art as diverse as your style is. The French manicure has been transformed into an anything goes nail art staple recently. From altered shapes (think rounded, sharp v’s or patterns) to exciting colour combinations (all different, glitter, gold, negative space) the possibilities are endless.…

Pinteresting

 It’s all about Art Whenever I’m in need of a pick me up, I turn to the endless stream of art images you can easily find on PInterest. Whatever your aesthetic – it is there. Street, sculptural, print, pencil or paint – here are my top 5 for the week. —————————————– With over 4 million Pinterest…

Fatties

Fatties, it’s snowing in Toronto and though there’s no accumulation (yet) the chilliness makes us crave one of our fave comfort foods. Hearty, rich… Pierogies! Admittedly this post is inspired 1) by hunger and 2) by the birth of Loaded Pierogi, the new Church St pierogi centric restaurant. Oh Toronto foodies, we love the things…

what’s the buzz

Movie watcher paralysis by: Hannah Yardley | November 10, 2014 There is an epidemic out there and it plagues all of those who love to fill their down time with the wonderful world of film. This epidemic is commonly known as movie watcher paralysis. With dozens of outlets to watch movies on along with the traditional theatre…

Penpals – Andrew Parker

Penpals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s penpal is Andrew Parker, a film and performing arts writer who has been working in the industry since he was 14 years old. His work has appeared in Reader’s Digest, The Boston Globe, and Now Magazine.…

#manimonday

Nail art lovers, this negative space manicure is one of our most exciting Mani Monday posts in a while. Check out this crazy artwork by Nargis at Tips Nail Bar on the Danforth. Sometimes you’ve got to concede that your #manimonday dreams are best suited to a professional. This negative space manicure was exactly that.…

Get Out

Alright lovelies, there’s a lot to do in Toronto this weekend. It’s feeling like Fall out and these activities are perfect for those who want to enjoy the chilly weather and those who don’t. Weekend fun, here we go: 1. The Royal Winter Fair (Nov 7-16), obviously. Get your country chic on. Go pet a…

Pinteresting

Oxford is not just a Place to Visit. I am a bit obsessed. The style, versatility and just plain ease of the oxford make them my go-to shoe. Pair them with a midi skirt and a fitted white shirt for a special night out or throw them on before sharing brunch with your closest friends,…

Fatties

Fatties, we were lucky enough to meet the ladies behind Bite Me and Bite Me More and the couple behind Le Grand sauces and we found they have some killer tips for how to create tasty appetizers for a dinner party when you’re low on time. We think they might save your holiday season. Ricotta…

what’s the buzz

As the month changed from October to November this past weekend we gained two very important things: One extra hour of daylight in the morning and a city full of moustache-growing men. Some may say that November is just a filler between the holiday heavy months of October and December, but we like to think…