Get Gorgeous Sessions | Gracie Carroll of GracieCarroll.com

05.11.2015 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

If you’re familiar with the Toronto fashion scene then you have definitely heard of our holiday Get Gorgeous Sessions guest who is a powerhouse blogger, small business owner, localist-at-large and style maven – the ever so lovely Gracie Carroll of GracieCarroll.com. We were excited to spend the day talking and shopping with her at Upper Canada Mall and was definitely a girl hang through and through!

We’ve been avid fans of her blog since the very beginning and totally look forward to her pieces in Flare Magazine each month (she’s the Toronto Localist-at-Large), getting tidbits on what will make us … Read More »


Summer Beauty Trends | How To

09.07.2015 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

As seasons change, so does our beauty routine and with the temperatures rising we are in full-on summer mode. Whether you’re looking to shake up your look or figure out the fastest way to make yourself beach ready, we have the tips and tricks to put your best face forward this summer.

Fresh Face

It really wouldn’t be summer without healthy, natural looking skin and we saw exactly that all over the runways for Spring/Summer 2015. We spoke with MAC Senior Artist, Jane McKay, in our Spring/Summer 2015 Gorgeous magazine about how to achieve that coveted no-makeup makeup look and “without questions, … Read More »


CANADA DAY ESSENTIALS FOR A COTTAGE GETAWAY

30.06.2015 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

Nothing says Canadian like retreating from the hustle and bustle of the city to a place where the only sound you hear is the breeze on the lake. Ah, cottage season, our national pastime.While Canada Day is in the middle of the week we know that celebrating our country’s 148th birthday will be nothing short of spectacular, no matter what you do.

So if you’re headed to Georgian Bay or hanging out in the backyard, here are a few cottage getaway (or staycation!) essentials you’ll need for a truly Canadian experience.

Travel ready

Don’t give packing your bags a second thought. You’ll … Read More »


Gorgeous Magazine: Spring/Summer 2015 Issue

17.04.2015 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

Spring weather has finally arrived and with it the launch of the brand new Spring/Summer 2015 Gorgeous magazine! It’s like the fashion universe and Mother Nature met and decided that this week was the best time to usher in the warm weather and show off the great Spring/Summer fashions from Upper Canada Mall.

This edition of Gorgeous is like none other before. Not only does the magazine highlight great brands and chic looks, but now also features seasonal colour trends! Not sure how to wear orange? Think you might be too fair to pull off yellow? This issue of Gorgeous is … Read More »


Boho Boom

23.03.2015 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

Boho is back for another round and it gives us the perfect excuse to channel our inner hippie. Bohemian lovers, get excited! Key looks from the runway ranged from long, romantic dresses to 70’s-inspired micro mini dresses. Marianne Faithful and Stevie Nicks would approve. Floppy hats, mini scarves, fringe, tassels and floral prints are bringing hippie chic to the next level.

This flirty, leaf-print poncho by Michael Kors is a go-to piece for free-spirits! Toss it over a floor-grazing maxi dress or your favourite pair of denim.

This feminine frock by Zara is right on trend, combining boho, seventies and floral looks that … Read More »


Denim Evolution

16.03.2015 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

Denim is back, and not just in the form of jeans. Spring runways showcased Canadian Tuxedo’s with a twist, featuring two and three-piece versions, with added bells and whistles like fancy draping, wide-legged pants, high collars and elaborate trims. Life simply wouldn’t be as comfortable without denim and this spring, denim gets all dolled up with new silhouettes and fancy details.

We love this billowy shirt-dress by GAP for its relaxed shape, dark wash and long pocket details. Throw on a pair of leather slip-on sneakers and colourful cross-body bag and voila!

Zara has nailed its denim collection this season! Choose from … Read More »


Leather For All Weather

09.03.2015 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

Leather is breaking its cold-minded mold and becoming a fabric for all seasons. Suede skirts, faux-leather shorts, and pebble leather totes have us tripping over ourselves – and we don’t mind! This here-to-stay trend will add luxury and texture to your look.

Want to add a little more colour into your wardrobe? Try the oxblood-coloured faux leather dress from Zara. This beautiful dress is a quick and easy way to achieve the trendy head-to-toe look.

The tan A-line skirt by H&M checks off all the Spring 2015 trends. Suede…check. Boho…check. Nod to the seventies… … Read More »


Here To Stay Florals

01.03.2015 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

Despite the cold weather, Spring florals are starting to pop everywhere and range in aesthetics including big, bold and abstract as well as soft, subtle and feminine. These floral essentials will freshen up any weary wardrobe and give the new spring blooms a run for their money.   Florals in all shapes, colours and prints were seen across runways…

Not sure how you feel about floral? Try this soft, romantic, muted floral dress from Aritzia. A lovely piece that is understated, but a fun and flirty breath of fresh air.

 

Also from Aritzia, the Tabata Jumpsuit is an effortless piece that can easily … Read More »