Category: Style & Beauty

Province Apothecary Sets the Mood for Valentine’s Day

Looking for perfect gift for all the special someone’s in your life? Love is in the air and Province Apothecary, Toronto’s favourite holistic and wellness brand, is here to get you and yours in the mood with a sensual offering of body oils, kits, incense, and lotions.



Sex Oil$28 (120 ml) or $18 (60 ml)
The super-luxurious and hydrating blend of organic ingredients will help bring the sexy back to your sheets! Features a blend made from wildcrafted and certified-organic ingredients, without the addition of fragrance or chemicals. Can be used on every part of your body!







Parfum Botanique No. 30$46 (10 ml) or $5 (1 ml sample)
A rich and seductive scent to inspire courage and boldness, captivating the mind and awakening your inner drive. Hand blended organic essential oils in Organic Jojoba oil. Free of synthetic fragrances and chemicals, alcohol, parabens, phthalates and GMOs. Avoid this product during pregnancy.






Lavender Essential Oil Incense – $16 (20 sticks)
Smells like a  fragrant lavender field in the middle of summer, lifting tension and instilling calm. Infused charcoal incense by hand with organic essential oils to bring you effortless aromatherapy for your everyday spaces. Features pure therapeutic essential oils, no nasty and toxic fragrance oils.




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SWIMS for Him this Valentine’s Day

Founded in Oslo, Norway in 2006, SWIMS started off with the simple idea of transforming the galosh, a purely practical utility product to a classy and branded lifestyle item with a bold personality. Over the years, the Scandinavian brand loafer line has grown to serve the lifestyle of international urban travelers with a need for function, quality and design.

For the man who’s an avid traveler, beachgoer, boating aficionado or simply enjoys the modern good life, SWIMS offers great loafer options in the deep red colourway for Valentine’s Day. This lineup includes the Braided Lace Loafer in Deep Red/Navy, the Penny Loafer in Deep Red/Navy, and the Breeze Lace Loafer in Deep Red/Navy/White. Our top pick is:

SWIMS Braided Lace-Up Loafers ($195)
SWIMS takes an innovative approach to the classic loafer by reinterpreting it in water-resistant nylon and rubber. The flexible, anti-slip design is complete with ventilation gills to ensure breathability and comfort. The perfect marriage of style and functionality, these casual shoes are a contemporary choice for wearing beach side or on boating excursions.

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Lorna Jane – Activewear for Active living

What: Turn your New Year’s fitness resolutions into action with Australian activewear brand Lorna Jane. Her collections offer high-quality, fashion-forward pieces to suit every woman’s active lifestyle.

About: Lorna Jane garments feature hi-tech performance fabrics that are designed to provide benefits such as breathability, moisture wicking, shrink and fade-resistance, durability and increased blood circulation.

Bonus: Unlike most womenswear brands that release new styles each season, Lorna Jane offers new limited-edition styles every month.

Here are a few of our favourite Lorna Jane picks:



Sienna Long Line Cardi ($95)
This sports luxe cardi combines comfort and style with its super soft jersey rib, side splits and sporty strip. Wear it post practice or all weekend long, it’s a must have layering piece.










Flashy Full Length Pant ($94)
We’ve revamped a classic! Our slim-fit breathable pants will soon be your go-to for all your active living adventures. You will love the stretch woven fabric which lets you move freely and comfortably.









Harlow Long Sleeve Top ($76)
This lightweight crease resistant top is the perfect layering option thanks to the burn out design that shows through just the right amount of your favourite LJ sports bra.







The company, which operates more than 220 stores across Australia and 20 stores in the U.S., now has a store located at the Shops at Don Mills, 24 Karl Fraser Rd, North York. You can also shop online at  @cfshopsdonmills

Erin Tracy – Holiday Picks for Him and Her!

Glam up your holiday season with sparkly finds for everyone on your list from Erin Tracy Bridal and Fine Jewellery. Boasting a wide selection of meticulously designed, handcrafted jewellery, Erin Tracy continues to create timeless, unique pieces. Erin Tracy’s focus on quality and design allows her to curate collections that appeal to men and women throughout. Using a wide variety of materials – from sterling silver, pearls and gold to concrete and wood – she couples modernity with pure elemental form.

With elegant finds for both men and women, you’ll be sure to look the best at every cocktail party, happy hour, gift swap – you name it! Here’s our favourite picks.

Holiday Picks for Him:



KOI Band Ring; Sterling Silver ($225)








KOI Cufflinks; Sterling Silver ($245)






Holiday Picks for Her:



VEIL Eclipse Ring; 14K Yellow Gold, White Diamonds, Grey Diamond ($7,500)








PALOMA Bead Bracelets; Gold Fill, Sterling Silver, Hematite, Pearl, Howlite, Silk Tassels ($120)








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SOCAN – “Music Loves Everybody” Knit Socks

What: This year SOCAN is proud to introduce their “Music Loves Everybody” knit socks. Priced at $17 all proceeds from the sale of the socks go to the Unison Benevolent Fund, a non-profit charity that provides emergency relief services to the Canadian music community in times of personal or professional crisis.

About: Made from a warm, 50% Merino Wool & 50% Polypropylene. Comes in S,M,L,XL for Men and Women. Wash with like colors, tumble dry low.

Bonus: These cozy socks are a great option for those gift givers that want to give back! Can be shipped on or before December 7.

Where: Available at For more info visit  @SocanMusic

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