30.10.2016 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

Great skin starts from within, sure, but have you tried drinking 8 glasses of water a day and actually making it past 3? While we truly believe eating and drinking better does improve your skin’s elasticity, glow and texture, having a great skincare routine can add the extra boost you need to go makeup-less in the city!

So have you been taking care of your skin properly? We were pretty stumped when we spoke to the Skincare Experts at Sephora and The Body Shop about what it takes to get – and maintain – great skin all year-round. While we all … Read More »


27.10.2016 + Upper Canada Mall + 2 comments

@bybrookelle via @tradesecretsca

We’re FIVE days away from Halloween and couldn’t be happier to have a SPOOKtacular weekend ahead! If you’re looking for some quick entertaining or costume ideas, we’ve found some cute and fun ones that you can still plan for the weekend ahead. Don’t forget to visit us on Monday, October 31st for special trick-or-treating at our retailers and Guest Services, details here.


Don’t have a costume yet? Not to worry! Find easy and stylish one and done costume ideas from Popsugar here, like an H&M black lace dress and go as a witch. We … Read More »


26.10.2016 + Upper Canada Mall + 2 comments

Have you ever walked out of the salon or blow-dry bar feeling phenomenal with your new, shiny and bouncy blow-out? Isn’t it a wonderful feeling? Then when you try to recreate the same look at home 4 days later, it just doesn’t look the same as before. So unfair! We spoke with Danielle, manager of Trade Secrets at Upper Canada Mall, and uncovered these 4 foolproof steps to the best at-home blow-dry.

Step 1: Use product! Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty, literally. Danielle explained that you “typically want a lightweight product for finer hair, moisturizing and absorbent for … Read More »

This Fall I Need | Gorgeous Fall/Winter 2017

26.09.2016 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

As the temperatures get cooler and the air around us gets crisper, we can’t help but dream up all of our favourite fall fashion essentials. We look forward to warm drinks, cozy knits, good books to read and transition into some our most beloved fall fashion because who doesn’t love a glamourous, shaggy coat from M from Mendocino or a stylish pantsuit from Banana Republic for those 9 to 5 days.
To spark some inspiration for the change of seasons, we’ve covered the looks you’ll need to look chic, comfortable and on trend this Fall/Winter 2017. *This article is best viewed … Read More »

Purdys Chocolate Making Class | Parisian-Style Truffles

26.09.2016 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

How amazing would it be to make your own Purdys Chocolate truffles? Pretty sweet! With the holidays fast approaching, we can’t help but start thinking of great hostess, party, birthday and holiday gifts to get this season.
What better way to celebrate a milestone than with delicious, Canadian-made Purdys Chocolate where you can learn to make your own exquisite chocolates in their informative and fun truffle-making class!

The first-ever class at Upper Canada Mall will be held during 2 different time slots for your convenience:
October 12
– 1pm – 3pm
– 6pm – 8pm
Truffle-Making Class $50 + tax
Choose your own flavourings,
liqueur and … Read More »

ivivva | Featured September Retailer

19.09.2016 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

Keeping active and healthy is becoming increasingly important for not only adults but children too! Yoga is a great activity that helps relax your mind, meditate and build a strong core and body overall by using both your mind and body. ivivva, the little sister brand of Lululemon, recently opened their doors at Upper Canada and have been a huge hit with girls and families who live active and busy lives. Their clothing is flexible, comfortable and appropriate in the classroom and outside of it too, and also promotes healthy living! Being an ivivva girl is meant to inspire girls … Read More »

2016 Emmys Best Dressed Round-Up

19.09.2016 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

What a couture studded event – among many other things last night! The 2016 Emmys may or may not have left you cringing with Jimmy Fallon’s off-coloured jokes or melted your heart with Kate McKinnon’s teary-eyed speech for her Best Supporting Actress in a comedy win. But what stayed true for many a red-carpet event like this were when the stars of the moment strut their stuff in jaw-dropping gowns and suits.
Scroll down for our favourite 2016 Emmys looks from last night:

Sarah Paulson in a stunning Prada gown

Stephanie Corneliussen looks gorgeous in an all-black Michael Costello gown

Sarah Hyland keeps it … Read More »

6 Trends to Wear Right Now

11.08.2016 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

When it comes to seasonal dressing, summer is by far one of our favourite times to dress up our dressed down looks! We know it can get hot, humid and plain old sticky out there, but that doesn’t mean your style has to suffer. Whether you’re sticking to florals or trying out some vibrant patterns and trends, it’s important to find something that you’ll be comfortable in while still feeling completely fabulous.
Move over cargo shorts and rubber sandals! We looked to some of the most stylish women in the fashion game (Jessica Mulroney, Oby Grace, Olivia Palermo, Emma Roberts) for … Read More »