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Month: February 2013

Wear: The Maxi Dress

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: There is nothing more comfortable to travel in than a maxi dress. You won’t have to fuss with belts and buckles when you’re going through security and while you’re on the plane, a loose, flowing maxi dress feels just like pyjamas. And you can get away […] Read more…

In the Spotlight: Denim Jacket

If you haven’t worn a denim jacket since you were in the sixth grade, it’s time to reconsider. Denim jackets are as hot now as they were in the 80s … minus the Corey Hart pins. No? That was just me? A simple reinvention of this classic item makes it an easy and versatile staple […] Read more…

Reading Now: Midnight’s Children

Fifteen years ago, my girlfriends and I started a book club. All avid readers, it was the perfect excuse for regular get-togethers that involved book discussions, tea and quality time together. Our book club lasted 10 years before we broke up – marriage, kids, fulltime jobs … all these things added up to mean that […] Read more…

Stay: Montage Laguna Beach

Located about halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, Laguna Beach is a quaint, picturesque community that I wasn’t really all that familiar with before my arrival. It was the stomping grounds for the kids of the MTV show Laguna Beach apparently, but I had never watched the series. (Something tells me I’m not missing […] Read more…

Shop: Eye Poetry

Not too long ago, as I wandered through my favourite bookstore, Indigo, I came across a set of three pretty journals, all featuring beautiful images of Paris on the cover. Paris is, hands down, my favourite city in the world, and the journals were the perfect combination of form and function – beautiful to look […] Read more…

Eat: Terroni

Terroni is one of my absolute favourite restaurants in all of Toronto. {And according to this Toronto Life article, I’m not alone; Jake Gyllenhaal is apparently a fan, too!} Without question, it’s the food that ensures my return time and time again. Read more…