Brass bracelet with pyrite and garnet gemstones for birthday giveaway

Birthday Bracelet Giveaway

Tomorrow, I’ll be celebrating my 28th birthday! As I type that out, it really hits me. There have been some pretty awesome moments and some pretty awful moments. All in all, it’s been great :). And to celebrate the day I’m having my first giveaway! I’ve teamed up with Fredrick Prince Artisan Jewellery to give one lucky Instagram fan a chance to win this super edgy Cecilia bracelet. There are no surprises that I chose […]

Wearable tech gold bangle by Wisewear

Function Meets Fashion with Wearable Tech

Technology is no longer something we hold onto or put in our purse or pocket — it’s something we wear on our body; it’s something that touches our skin. While most wearable tech focuses on the wrist (Fitbit and Apple Watch) and has a sporty look, there are numerous designs hitting the markets which encompass fashion with function. Sensors, conductive threads, 3D printing, and microcomputers promise to extend an object’s capabilities in ways we never imagined. If […]

Pablo necklace flatlay by Foxy Originals - a Canadian designer jewellery brand

Designer Jewellery Minus the Price Tag

I don’t know about you, but I’m always on the hunt for unique and affordable jewellery. Sure, there’s a huge selection at high street stores but they’re not locally made. I love supporting Canadian brands (especially female entrepreneurs) because they have a story to tell and their quality is far better than the former. I was introduced to Foxy Originals, a trendy designer jewellery brand, when I saw a few of their pieces at Indigo. Since […]

Laparelle leather clutch bag in yellow mustard at Inland 2017

Innovative Designers at the Inland Show

Every time I walk into this building I’m amazed by the architecture and all the natural light the architect has allowed flowing through. Thus, it’s an apt place to hold a fashion design exhibition supporting different style designers that are all made in Canada. Welcome to the fall Inland show. I’m a fan of anything shiny, which is why Chayle’s booth caught my eye. What originally looked like jewellery made from foil was actually silver […]

pink girl black and white bright etsy canada

Etsy Brings 125 Talented Designers to Made in Canada

There’s no denying that Etsy has emerged as the online marketplace for DIY, handcrafted, and one-of-a-kind goods in recent years. This Saturday I got to see and purchase some of those amazing designs at the MaRs Discovery Centre. This particular event featured 125 vendors selling everything from fashion accessories to baby products to crafts and even vintage items. The atrium was abuzz with people and exciting things. My addiction to jewellery caused me to stop at every fashion-related booth […]

Uppdoo wonder mini black and white handmade toronto handbag

Shopping Inland Connects People with Purposeful Brands

With summer coming to an end (thanks to the chill in the air) don’t think the fun’s over. Fall in Toronto brings beautiful scenery and some awesome Canadian shows like Inland. I had the opportunity to attend the previous show in May. It housed over 65 Canadian designers where more than 95% of the collections on display were handmade or manufactured in Canada. What a way to support local talent! I’m invested in purchasing local […]