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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 […]

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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 […]

5 Tech Baubles Every Girl Wishes She Had

At Nordstrom Eaton Centre’s latest pop-up store “Get Wired” there are a bunch of tech baubles every girl wishes she had. Apart from some really weird gadgets, there are a few that sparked my interest and here they go in no particular order:   1. Philo Phone Covers These are definitely eye catching to say the least! On closer inspection, they live up to their trendy name. Philo is about fusing fashion and tech to […]

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 […]