Category: Style & Beauty
|May 30, 2018||Filled under Style & Beauty||
What: Step into summer looking luminous and radiant thanks to Province Apothecary’s newest addition to their cult-followed line of all-natural skincare! Introducing the softest, most plush skincare accessory you never knew you needed – Province Apothecary’s Organic Cotton Facial Cloths.
About: Ideal for gently removing dirt and makeup; each reusable cloth has one smooth side and one that is lightly textured. *Not recommended for irritated, problem skin including rosacea, acne and eczema.*
Bonus: Perfect for all skin types; can be used to remove the Province Apothecary Moisturizing Cleanser + Make Up Remover (30ml – $20), (120ml – $44).
|May 24, 2018||Filled under Events, Style & Beauty||
Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
When: May 31 – June 3, 2018
Cost: For Ticket Sales and Workshop Registration visit www.ifwtoronto.com
Details: The inaugural Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto (IFWTO) takes place at Harbourfront Centre, presenting the most distinct and progressive Indigenous artists working in fashion, textiles and craft. IFWTO launches with runway showcases, a curated exhibition, panels and lectures, hands-on workshops, and a market place, including works by 75% Indigenous women artists and a Far North Spotlight with delegations travelling from Nunavut and Greenland.
Founded by Dene artist, designer and innovative leader Sage Paul, Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto is committed to presenting and exporting Indigenous-made works for the advancement and empowerment of Indigenous artists and designers.
Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto live runway showcases will include 23 Indigenous artists and designers from across Canada, USA and Greenland, including men’s and women’s wear, streetwear, avant garde, traditional regalia, jewellery and craft.
The IFWTO lectures and panels will provide opportunity for all audiences to understand Indigenous fashion, including Indigenous Dyes & Fibres, Storytelling & Symbolism in Textiles & Design, Cultural (In)Appropriation, Indigenous Entrepreneurship and Indigenous Fashion Futurisms. Panelists and lecturers will include Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, designers, arts and fashion industry, academics and thought leaders.
The multi-day, hands-on workshops at Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto will include Indigo Dyeing (Tuscarora Nation), Black Walnut Dyeing (Tuscarora Nation), Navajo Rug Weaving, and Beading for Beginners (Dene Nation). The Trade & Consumer Marketplace will feature over 40 vendors in Indigenous fashion, food, cosmetics, lifestyle, craft, textiles and more.
Major supporters of Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto are Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council, British Council and Ryerson University.
|May 11, 2018||Filled under Style & Beauty||
Still looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Arbonne – a beauty, personal care and health and wellness brand offering 38 years of botanical, vegan and cruelty free formulas – has a number of anti-aging products that mom will love!
Arbonne’s most popular anti-aging pick is the RE9 Advanced skincare line; as the name indicates, this supreme collection utilizes nine key ingredients that help to transform the appearance of the skin within days. Three years in the making, the line-up includes the latest in skincare advancements, coupled with exceptional ingredients like Sustainable Orange Stem Cells, so mom can experience a regimen that helps her skin look visibly rejuvenated and youthful.
Here are our top 3 picks in the RE9 collection:
–Advanced Retexturizing Serum in Lotion ($62): Delivering all-day hydration, this double-duty serum body lotion offers gentle exfoliation that leaves skin luminous and soft.
–Advanced Firming Body Cream ($93): Formulated with red algae extract, this luxurious cream deeply nourishes the skin and smoothes the appearance of dimples.
–Advanced Age-Defying Neck Cream ($106): This rich cream helps improve the appearance of firmness by adding moisture to the delicate neck and décolletage areas, while adding a boost of vitamin C to maintain moisture and support collagen.
|February 9, 2018||Filled under Style & Beauty||
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.
|February 8, 2018||Filled under Style & Beauty||
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.