ByINABE Cardholders - Leather Bags Made in Canada for Professional Women

Leather Bags Made in Canada for Professional Women

When you buy from a small business an actual person does a happy dance. That person is Beverly Wang of ByINABE. She makes beautiful and practical leather bags and wallets by herself. Kudos to this boss babe who experimented, found what she was good at and is sticking to it. She’s creating practical bags for professional women; keep reading on why you should support her. What are you working on right now that’s going to […]

This Ilk Tamara Bavdek and Mariam in conversation

Exploring Sustainable Fashion with This Ilk

I was first introduced to This Ilk at Inland. Designer, Tamara Bavdek’s jewellery style and designs were nothing like I had ever seen. The Indica necklace especially caught my eye and was gifted to me by the hubz. Unfortunately, I didn’t meet Tamara at the event but I reached out for a chance to know more about This Ilk. Luckily, she was heading down to Toronto for the One-of-a Kind Show and this gave me […]

Erdem x H&M: Pieces that are Bound to Sell Out

Every year, with much anticipation, H&M collaborates with high fashion designers to create a limited edition collection sold at a fraction of the price. This year is no different with the Erdem x H&M collection with London Fashion Week favourite Erdem Moralioglu. You may recall the mayhem that ensued with the Balmain x H&M collection which sold out within minutes. This year I can expect the same, with people lining up the night before and […]

Jaybird X3 earbuds close up

The Problem Solving Headphones

I don’t consider myself as someone who is overly active. However, when I go to the gym or take walks around the city, I like to listen to music on Bluetooth headphones. Now that’s probably really odd when you’re not engaging in heart-pumping workouts but trust me I’ve got my reasons. What I find with standard headphones is that they keep falling out of my ears. I’ve tried different ear pieces but nothing stays put. […]

Necklace jewellery display at the Frederick Prince store

A Fun Night of Friends, Music and Jewellery Making

I’ve always been interested in jewellery, especially costume jewellery and it’s something I sport every day. It could be something large or small on my wrist or on my ears. I’ve also been making my own jewellery for some time now; usually from bits and bobs I already own or upcycling an old piece of jewellery. The prospect of creating something completely new with the same set of materials amazes me. So, when I heard […]