BRANDY MELVILLE CANADA | FEATURED AUGUST RETAILER

02.08.2016 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

If you get your style inspiration from the cool Italian scene but still love the charming, laidback feel of L.A. in your daily look then it’s no doubt you own a piece or two from the worldwide phenomenon Brandy Melville. A cult favourite of fashionistas all over, Brandy Melville exudes a fashionable yet relaxed aura with pieces that reflect a distinct European aesthetic with a beach vacation vibe a la L.A.

We’ve worked closely with our Brandy Melville girls and always wonder how they manage to make basic pieces look oh-so-stylish? We asked their Product Manager and Social Media Manager, Aprille … Read More »


11 Must-Haves for a Music Festival | #UCMFestivalLife

06.07.2016 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

Part 2 of our #UCMFestivalLife (Part 1 is here!) installment is all about the things you need to take with you for a weekend music festival getaway.

It’s that time again for us to gather up our friends, tents and phone chargers to head out on an epic road trip to see some of our favourite artists. What’s better than some delicious drinks and a night under the stars listening to a great band or partying it up during the day in the middle of a scenic wonderland? We’re drawing a blank ATM.

While you’re packing your favourite fringe skirts, sturdy boots … Read More »


Style Secrets: White Button Down | 4 Different Ways to Wear It

10.03.2016 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

In this new edition of UCM Style Secrets, we asked what’s the number one closet staple that every style blogger, fashion outlet and It girl raves about? A classic, white button-down shirt! Whether you’re going casual chic, workplace stylish or girly preppy, the white shirt is all you need for dressing easy and looking put together. Just ask Eleni Kyri of Bijuleni – that’s what we did!
This month’s UCM Style Secrets guest is all things feminine, stylish and chic. Who better to give us a spin on how to wear that classic Oxford!

The absolute versatility of this one piece … Read More »


9 Ways to Enhance Your Life in the New Year

19.01.2016 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

It’s the beginning of something special! Starting a new year is like opening a fresh book and going on a journey that is 366 days long. Resolutions come and go, but we don’t think you have to achieve the impossible or strive for the unattainable. Instead of focusing on changing just about everything in your life, we think it is more important to take on challenges that will enhance your everyday living and being.

 

We hope you resolve to make positive changes that will help you grow, inspire and lead the type of life that brings you joy, peace of mind … Read More »


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 »


Get Gorgeous Sessions | Nathalie Shible Martin of WoahStyle

06.10.2015 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

What’s her secret? That’s the thought that crosses our mind every time we scroll {re: creep} Nathalie Shible Martin’s Instagram, which happens on a daily basis. The Toronto stylist established her fashion blog, WoahStyle, in early 2014 to share her love of fashion and styling and we couldn’t be happier fans as she gives us the much needed inspiration for daily #OOTD planning.

It was a pleasure to learn more about the fashionista behind one of our favourite Instagram accounts, and, apparently, Popsugar agrees with us too – she was just named as 1 of the top 25 Fashion Instagrammers to … Read More »


Shady Business | Frame Shapes For Your Face

04.08.2015 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

With the warm weather in full swing getting dressed in the morning is a breeze, but you’re never fully dressed without a pair of great shades! While protecting your eyes from the pesky sun is priority number 1, you might as well look good doing it.

Different activities call for different types of sunnies. We mean, you wouldn’t just wear one pair of shoes all the time? We have the frame shapes that best suit your face, so take note and stock up, that squinty-eyed look is best left to supermodels.

SQUARE FACE

Bold, distinctive features make you a head turner. With a … Read More »


Mel Hwang of Mel Inspired | Get Gorgeous Sessions

20.07.2015 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

The first thing you notice about Mel from Mel Inspired is her energy and Crest-commercial smile when she walks in the room. It’s open, inviting and unabashedly friendly, just like the stunning former model-turned-Internet-personality-in-the-making.

This month’s Gorgeous Magazine theme focuses on jumpsuits – the one piece wonder. We had the pleasure of having Mel come in for a day of shopping at Upper Canada Mall and give us a little insight into what influences her style, inspires her in life and, obviously, what she can’t leave the house without. She blew us away with her bubbly personality and hit the mark … Read More »