Marbling 101 with Toronto brand Spare Label

I initially met Sabine Spare, the designer behind the Toronto based brand Spare Label, during Made Inland 2017. Her design aesthetic resonated with me and I was obsessed with her technique almost immediately. Her entire line consists of marbled designs. Marbling is a century old technique of treating fabric with dyes. It originated in Japan and was later adopted by…
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Tastemaker of the Week: Designer & Creative Tiffany Pratt

Tiffany Pratt’s vibrant and multifaceted design philosophy transforms spaces, homes, events and people. Her aesthetic never fails to make a colourful first impression and she’s always ready to create and invent with client needs top of mind. From hustling through the streets of New York City, to sharing design advice on TV and giving rainbow-filled hugs everywhere she goes, Tiffany is…
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The VIKINGS are coming to the Royal Ontario Museum

The VIKINGS Exhibit opens on November 4, 2017 at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and you shouldn’t miss it. The ROM has provided an immersive experience through this exhibit. Presented by Raymond James, it takes you back about 1,000 years into Viking History. The ROM encourages you to rethink Viking history and has depicted Vikings as humans. You won’t find…
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Tastemaker of the Week: FASHION DESIGNER HILARY MACMILLAN

Hillary MacMillan is a Toronto based womenswear designer with her own self-titled brand. Her line consists of contemporary, cruelty-free Canadian womenswear. It was founded in 2013 with a focus on creating wearable designs for the modern woman.  The Hilary MacMillan woman is adventurous and fashion aware. She likes a tailored fit, bold prints and inspired fabrics that make fashion effortlessly conscientious. 21…
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OTTAWA: A Weekend in Canada’s Capital City

I recently visited Ottawa in collaboration with Tourism Ottawa. I must say that Ottawa is quite under-rated. Many people don’t think of Ottawa as a weekend trip from Toronto but I think it’s an excellent option. Ottawa offers a strong arts and culture scene. Foodies will be delighted at the number of options available throughout the city. You are submersed…
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MUST SEE: BRUSSELS IN 36 HOURS

I recently planned a quick trip to Brussels to visit my best friend who I hadn’t seen for about three years. I only had about 36 hours to spare and found that it was almost enough. You won’t need to spend more than 2 days to get a feel for the city. I find Brussels to be an excellent stopover…
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