Bench. is a popular streetwear company that is all about versatility and adaptability for a 24 hour city life! From day to night Bench. has got you covered! This fall, Bench. is making hoodies hot again & I’m giving a lucky 613 Style reader the chance to win a $100 gift card to buy a fab Bench. hoodie with! All you have to do is follow the instructions...

Normally when one thinks of custom suits they think of the sort of unattainable luxury that only the top 1% get to enjoy. Fortunately for Ottawa men, a new retailer named Surmesur has entered the heart of the city at 151 Slater street in hopes of affording as many men as possible the opportunity to create their own suits and shirts for an affordable price. When photographer...

Press the Fashion magazine has unveiled their Fall 2014 issue which marks a special 3 year anniversary for the mag! The issue is jampacked with jaw dropping editorials, curated fashion and beauty products, and  insightful Q&A’s with fashion industry leaders including the epic Gail McInnes & yours truly! The cover was shot by Jane & Jane featuring...

Major news, y’all! J.Crew has announced plans to open their first Ottawa location at the Rideau Centre on Wednesday, September 3rd. The store will be located on the 2nd level, near the Apple store and measure in at approx. 5,922 sq.ft. J.Crew’s Rideau location will carry both men and women’s collections, with the men’s collection including...

LE CHÂTEAU has teamed up with celebrated actress Lauren Holly (After the Ball, Motive, What Women Want) to present Lauren’s Closet: an exclusive, on-trend collection set to launch this fall! Debuting in LE CHÂTEAU locations across Canada and online at lechateau.com, Lauren’s Closet is a sophisticated collection designed by LE CHÂTEAU and curated by actress...

Holt Renfrew has officially announced plans to close its doors to the Ottawa market after decades of service. The news comes as a complete surprise to the city’s shoppers, given that it was beginning to seem as though Ottawa was becoming a city where luxury stores would be able to thrive, as new additions like Nordstrom, Simon’s, and Saks Fifth Avenue...

Kiehl’s, an American cosmetics company most known for luxurious hair and skincare, is opening in the Rideau Centre on September 10th  in the 3rd floor space previously occupied by Mrs. Tiggiewinkles. To celebrate their first Ottawa location, Kiehl’s will be throwing a grand opening party on Saturday, September 13th. The event will begin at 1 PM, but guests...

R&B singer/songwriter Maurice is still riding high off the success of his debut EP entitled Paramount so much so that his latest batch of music was premiered earlier this week exclusively through VICE‘s music blog Noisey. Of the new tracks, No Wxrds, Wxcked Girls & Show Down (Part 1), I’ve gotta say that SDP1 is my fave, so I’m excited...

Marcelle Bénédicte (MB) is an Ottawa based fashion house which offers quality handmade clothing. With autumn fast approaching, Marcelle Bénédicte is proud to unveil its newest line for men and women. men’s dress shirt $190,corset cocktail dress $295, fedora & suspenders from L’Hexagone Boutique The Fall 2014 line was inspired by the natural...

For this week’s 613 Style Beauty Vlogger Feature, we’re showing off Katie Miller, a super sweet and knowledgeable certified makeup artist who YouTubes under the name “Bunny Cart“. Check out her message below: Hi! I’m Katie. I’ve been on YouTube for about 3yrs but doing makeup for longer. I currently work in an office but do makeup...