Gorgeous magazine interview with Steve Courneyea – seasoned golf expert – for pro golf tips and the best golfing greens

22.05.2013 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

For most of us, springtime means longer days, warmer weather and enjoying the great outdoors with a perfect round of golf.  Boasting over 20 public golf courses and driving ranges, the Newmarket area is teaming with players itching to get out on the green to give the old pals a run for their money.

Gorgeous magazine sat down with Steve Courneyea, Head Golf Professional at Cardinal Golf Club, to discuss his 10 years of experience within the golf industry, his time as a Club Specialist at Callaway’s Performance Centre in BC and his love of the game.

Steve began his golf career … Read More »

Running to help kids with physical disabilities in our community

13.05.2013 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

For over 36 years, Easter Seals, an organization that supports kids with physical disabilities, has been holding it’s annual run and walk in the Newmarket community. Created by local resident, Joe Persechini, the run/walkathon, recently renamed Upper Canada Mall Easter Seals 10 km Run & 5 km Run/Walk, is York Region’s longest running fundraiser. To date, the event has raised almost $3.8 million. As the proud title sponsor, Upper Canada Mall has been supporting this great community event for over 20 years.

Drawing over 1,000 participants from all across the region and walks of life, the new course now stretches over the … Read More »

Manicure Madness

08.05.2013 + Upper Canada Mall + 9 comments

Manicures are the latest must-have accessory but with this season’s lineup of hot hues from different brands, it’s hard to choose the perfect polish.

Trusted beauty brand Crabtree & Evelyn has launched a line of polishes that is fast-drying and contains no harmful chemicals. The new collection is available in 21 gorgeous long-lasting shades and with cute names like apple, avocado, clementine and pomegranate they are bound to match any look.

What colour would you wear? Many of you let us know by leaving a comment with your favourite Crabtree & Evelyn shade and how you would express yourself with it and … Read More »

Stylemake: Arren Williams, Creative Director of Home Fashions at the Hudson’s Bay Company

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Stylemaker: Arren Williams, Creative Director of Home Fashions at the Hudson’s Bay Company

In the latest issue of Gorgeous we had the chance to interview Arren Williams, trend expert, Cityline regular and Creative Director of Home Fashions at the Hudson’s Bay. Williams sets the seasonal direction for the store’s home department, deciding which housewares, home décor items and furniture will fill the Bay’s aisles in the coming months. Always ahead of the curve, Williams uses his expert eye to spot emerging design trends from around the world.








We asked this stylemaker what home décor trends he’s excited about for the season and … Read More »

Emeralds can be a girl’s best friend too!

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Looking for a unique gift for a May birthday? Look no further than emeralds. Not only are they the May birthstone, but they are also used for commemorating 20th and 35th wedding anniversaries. Oftentimes these stunning green gems can be more valuable than diamonds, but they are also very fragile.  It is their natural characteristic to contain inclusions, which is what makes them so delicate.  Remember, they should never be stored with other jewellery and those with exposed points, such as marquise cuts, should be specially protected.

More than any other coloured gems, the value of an emerald is mainly derived … Read More »

Meet the Singer Behind our Gorgeous Films Original Song

30.04.2013 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

When we heard the song ‘Blue Skies’ by New York City based singer/songwriter, Melaena Cadiz, we knew it was gorgeous.  Her unique and mesmerizing voice and breezy lyrics were inspired by love, and she paints a picture of a romantic idyllic summer day in this beautiful song.  We knew it would work in perfect harmony with our Gorgeous Spring/Summer 2013 films by Jake Davis.

Melaena started to sing and play guitar when she was living with her father in Singapore, when he came home one day with a classical guitar for her and her brother to share.  She learned to play … Read More »

Michael Kors: New 100 Series Watch

29.04.2013 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

Michael Kors is pleased to announce the launch of two specially designed styles of its best-selling Runway watch as part of the brand’s WATCH HUNGER STOP campaign. For each watch sold, 100 children in a hunger-stricken area will receive a nutritious meal.* The company recently announced a long-term partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) dedicated to raising millions of dollars to help end world hunger. The watches were unveiled by Michael Kors and Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry at a dinner in New York City on April 6th, 2013.

One watch features a gold-tone stainless steel case and … Read More »

Roots: Canadian Leather Experts

24.04.2013 + Upper Canada Mall + 76 comments

An iconic Canadian fashion brand, Roots has been designing and manufacturing their own lines for 40 years. The company became famous for their Negative Heel shoe, which debuted in 1973 and help put Roots on the map.  Since then they have continued to produce high quality, globally sourced leather products.

Gorgeous had the opportunity to speak to with Karl Kowaleiski, Vice President of Leather Product Development & Manufacturing, who days earlier had returned from Italy where he attended the largest leather show in Europe.

Roots currently has four designers on staff who work together to design new products, along with co-founders Michael … Read More »