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 »
Perfumes, like any accessory, are something you can never have just one of. Changing your scent according to seasons is just a necessary – we mean, do you really want to smell citrusy in the middle of winter? Didn’t think so. Whether you like floral, fruity or the ocean breeze, these fragrances conjure up sunny summer days, fresh warm mornings and breezy beach days. We’ve included everything you need to know in our summer scent guide!
Where to Wear
Before heading off to choose your new scent, get fluent in scent-speak. Here is a quick breakdown, according to Design Mom, of things … Read More »
An outfit isn’t an outfit if you’re missing some key accessories – shoes, sunglasses and jewelry can complement your clothes and complete the look. We saw a lot of attention being paid to not only the designs walking down the runways this season, but also the accessories used! While some looks, like breast plates, were a little over-the-top, we couldn’t help but fall in love with (re: covet) these 6 stand-out jewelry trends 2015 you can wear every day.
Dainty necklaces, delicate rings and simple bracelets are staples for this trend. Don’t think classic is boring! You can look put-together by … Read More »
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.
Don’t give packing your bags a second thought. You’ll … Read More »
With Father’s Day just around the corner, you’re probably like us and on the hunt for the perfect gift, but finding something he will love can be daunting. From scraped knees to bruised hearts, dads have always known how to help us out – so how do we find the perfect token of our appreciation and thanks?
Not to worry, we’ve got you covered with our top 24 picks to make this gift your best one yet!
We’ve included carefully curated selections for every type of dad including The Athlete, The Connoisseur, The Gourmand, The Outdoorsman, The Techie and The Style Savvy. … Read More »
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 »
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 »
Winter has arrived, and while we may complain about freezing temperatures and ruining our brand new MK pumps in the snow, winter is our chance to craft perfectly layered ensembles. This winter, we’re here to help you make a cold-weather statement. With these 4 tips you can kiss your winter wardrobe rut goodbye.
– Add depth and texture to your chunky knits with layers, like a faux-fur vest or an oversized scarf.
– A colourful purse or belt will add a much needed pop to you wintery look.
– Throw on a floral statement necklace to brighten any gloomy day.
– Up your nail game with a … Read More »