Category: Style & Beauty

Give the Gift of Relaxation with Amopé’s Holiday Gift Set

What: With the holidays right around the corner it’s time to start planning your annual holiday gotta-give gifts. Amopé Canada understands that finding the perfect present for the ladies in your life can sometimes be a challenge. To alleviate some of your gift-giving stress, Amopé suggests you pamper your loved ones with its new, limited-edition Pedicure Gift Set.

About: Amopé’s Holiday Gift Set includes Amopé’s Pedi Perfect Electronic Foot File with Diamond Crystals for added exfoliation, extra coarse roller head refills and a compact beauty bag, all for under $50.

Bonus: Valued at $60, the Amope Pedicure Gift Set is specially priced for the holidays at only $39.97 – $44.99 and when you buy for 2 special ladies in your life, the on-pack coupon lets you save $10!

Where: The Amopé Pedicure Gift Set can be found at major retailers across Canada including Walmart, Shoppers Drug Mart and Amazon.

For more info visit  @AmopeCanada

Gift Ideas for Her – Carnabys Bespoke Jewellery

Located in Toronto, Carnabys is a new breed boutique store specializing in one-of-a-kind bespoke jewellery. Using the highest quality materials, the company offers 20+ years of expertise in contemporary, luxury design and personalized service. With a flair for the extraordinary, the pieces are enjoyed by local couples, sports icons and celebrities from around the world.

Here are a few of our Top Gift Ideas for Her:



Diamond Warp Ring
Melt her heart with this alluring 14kt white gold Diamond Warp Ring! Features .06cts of micro pavé diamond accents beautifully wrapped around delicate split bands. Brings a touch of luxurious finish to any outfit. ($425)








Carnabys Gold Stud Earrings
Add a subtle sparkler to her ensemble with these elegant and timeless Diamond stud earrings. Available in yellow gold and white gold settings. (.10ct-18k for $350, .20ct-18k for $375)








Carnabys Drop Necklace
This stunning Drop necklace set in yellow gold with a diamond solitaire can be layerd with other designs for a stacked style or wear by itself for a more delicate look. A must have classic for any time of year. ($450)




Located at 171 East Liberty Street, Unit 135. For more info visit @carnabysbespoke  @carnabysbespoke

Arbonne: Plant-Powered Beauty for World Vegan Day

In celebration of World Vegan Day, Arbonne is excited to share new botanically-based green beauty essentials perfect for protecting, hydrating and brightening skin during the dry fall/winter season that will delight vegans and skincare gurus alike! One of our favourite picks is the Arbonne New Intelligence Pollution Defense CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 ($52).

What: Features pollution defense technology that creates a breathable protective barrier against microscopic, everyday pollutants while enhancing skin’s radiance.

About: This multi-functional cream delivers the benefits of 13 different products: sun protection, pollution defense, environmental aggressor defense, primer, protector, concealer, hydrator, mattifier, brightener, blemish cover, pore refiner, soother and complexion controller. Available in four shades – fair, light, medium and dark.

Bonus: Lightweight, non-greasy, long-wearing formula which is suitable for all skin types.

To view catalogue and to order visit @Arbonne_Canada

Enhance Your Nails with Bio Sculpture Colour Gel

What: Bio Sculpture has been leading nail care since 1988 bringing to the market the first soak-off Colour Gel Nail System which helps to strengthen and promote the growth of natural nails. The products are all vegan, animal cruelty free and “10 free” non toxic.

About: Bio Sculpture Colour Gel is a flexible gel that will enhance the natural nail thus not only giving the nail added strength and firmness but also No Chip Nail Colour that will last for weeks without lifting, chipping, fading or wearing way at the free edge. All Bio Sculpture Gels cure under a 9watt UV-A Lamp and soak-off in as little as 10-20 minutes or 5 minutes per layer.

Bonus: Bio Sculpture Gel has a collection of over 180 colours as well as new fashion-inspired collections twice a year so the choices are endless. Here are a few of our favourite picks:


Colour Gel #204 Kaleidoscope
A kaleidoscope of different sized pink, violet, indigo, orange and lime hexagon-shaped fragments engulfed in glassy clear gel.




Colour Gel # 235 Love (More than a Feeling Collection)
An innocent, slightly saturated pastel-pink colour flourishing ultimate femininity.





Colour Gel # 233 Flirty (More than a Feeling Collection)
Simple luminosity just doesn’t cut it anymore. Experience the flirtation of sparkling violet – pantone colour of 2018 – glitter particles on the tips of your fingers.



For more info and to find a Bio Sculpture Salon near you visit


IdeasCity Toronto at The Bentway

IdeasCity New York 2017. Photo by Justin Milhouse

Where: Strachan Gate at The Bentway
When: September 15, 2018
Cost: Free, accessible and open to the public

Details: The Bentway, in collaboration with the New Museum (New York City), present IdeasCity Toronto, a collaborative, civic platform with cultural innovators, creative practitioners, and other instigators.

IdeasCity, the New Museum’s civic platform that explores the future of cities with art and culture as a driving force, initiates a new cycle of programs with IdeasCity Toronto, centered on the theme of Toronto as a “City of Cities.” The daylong exploration of strategies, ideas, and propositions will feature panel discussions, keynote lectures, workshops, conversations, and performances. Participants include Rick Lowe, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, Adrienne Clarkson, Simone Browne, Anne Michaels, RISE Edutainment, Vanessa Brazeau, former mayor David Crombie, and emerging artists and community leaders from Toronto.

IdeasCity Toronto will host conversations and interactive workshops on building access and equity within the Toronto arts community in collaboration with local and international partner organizations including the Chinatown Art Brigade (New York City), Myseum of Toronto, and Colloqate Design (New Orleans).

The one-day event will also include a pitch session to share bold ideas, designs, and strategies for shaping the future of Toronto. Successful applicants will present their projects to the public and will be awarded the opportunity to run a coached crowdfunding campaign through Patronicity, a grant-platform dedicated to community initiatives.

More Info:  For Facebook, Twitter and Instagram use @TheBentway

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