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CycloFest kicks off this Mother’s Day with a celebration to cycling and mom. Sunday May 8th, Preston Street will be transformed into a cycling paradise as the street closes to traffic from Carling to Gladstone. From 10 am til 2 pm, everyone is welcome with wheels and all to roam, ride and enjoy the festivities. A parade led by the always fashionably fit, XO VELO, will kick off the fun at 10 am with honorees Jim Watson and Catherine McKenney. In addition to the bike parade there will three activation areas focusing on cycling, fitness...

H & M, Hennes and Mauritz Inc., one of the world’s largest fashion retailers known for offering fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way, is pleased to announce that it will launch online shopping for its Canadian customers in 2016. “We are thrilled to be launching online shopping in Canada in 2016. Our fans and followers have been...

On February 6th the 2nd Annual Sparkle Dental Charity Ball welcomes sponsors, committee member, charity execs, partners and members from the Ottawa dental community for an intimate affair of mingling and conversing at the ultra Luxury Bon Aventure Penthouse Suite, on the 23rd floor of The Westin Ottawa. From 7pm til late, its a pre-celebration evening for the much...

Toronto Men’s Fashion Week (TOM*) today announced the details for their Fall/Winter 2016 Collections taking place at 444 Yonge Street, College Park on Monday, February 22 to Tuesday, March 1, 2016. TOM* Fashion Week will showcase the Fall/Winter 2016 Collections from: Caffery Van Horne, Candace Daniela, Christopher Bates, Dalla, Diodati by Luca Galardo, Finezza,...

2016 is just around the corner which means it’s time for us to start thinking about ‘what to do?’. If your looking for a memorable evening of fantastic food, music, cocktails and wine, you’re in luck, one of our favorite restaurants, Mezzanotte Bistro Italiano, located at 50 Murray Street in the Byward Market, is thriving with just that this New Year’s...

WANT Les Essentiels is pleased to debut a unique holiday capsule collection featuring exclusive archival Liberty Art Fabrics. In keeping with WANT Les Essentiels’ timeless vision and aesthetic, the limited edition collection is designed for today and built for the future, tailored to the needs of an active and modern lifestyle.  Inspired by minimalism, abstract...

I’ve never ever, ever in my 3.5 years of blogging ever written a post about going to a mall for Christmas gift wrapping, but the Rideau Centre’s new Magic Gift Workshop is so cool that it deserves it’s own post. When you purchase a gift at the Rideau Centre from now until December 24th, you can get it wrapped for free at this mystical, surreal...

On October 26th of this year the doors opened to a brand new concept in the Nation’s Capital. A ‘no catches kinda concept’, as said by MY SALON Suite property manager, Linda Lefebvre. This my friends is what was started by renowned stylist Al Ferrigno and has graduated on to Ottawa’s very own 225 Metcalfe Street. What exactly is it? Well something quite cool and innovative I must say. MY SALON Suite is a hub where salon professionals and members of the local business and residential community meet. Where creativity...

Yesterday in London, Hannah Jinkins was announced as the winner of the H&M Design Award 2016. Jinkins, a graduate from the Royal College of Art, London, was selected from eight finalists by an international jury that included amongst others Kate Bosworth, Olivier Rousteing and Nick Knight. As the H&M Design Award winner, Jinkins receives a one-year mentorship...

After a successful first dip into the beauty industry with a nail polish collection last year, Christian Louboutin has decided to up the ante with an insanely gorgeous lipstick collection worth going broke for. The line features 36 shades in three different textures — Silky Satin, Velvet Matte, and Sheer Voile — that are inspired by Louboutin handbags and shoes. There...