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Sneak Peek: Christian Dior at Royal Ontario Museum

On November 25th, visitors to the ROM can step into their dream atelier and celebrate the House of Dior’s 70th anniversary with an exclusive look Dior’s foundational years of haute couture. Christian Dior, presented by Holt Renfrew, was curated by Senior Curator, Dr. Alexandra Palmer, drawing from the ROM’s own…

Tour the World’s Chicest Farmer’s Market at Club …

As usual, I’m going to apologize for making you run to Bloor Street on your lunch break. In the past 5 or so years that I’ve been working in the neighbourhood, I’ve had a lot of great finds in Yorkville/Bloor. Aside from the opening of Kate Spade, none have been…

There’s #nogoodway to use the R-word

I can remember the last time I called anything or anyone retarded. It was in 2006, during my first year at Queen’s. I never thought anything of it but my floormate (who would later become my housemate and now bridesmaid) let me know in no uncertain terms that it wasn’t…

Win VIP Tickets to The Bachelor Party bash during TIFF!

Calling all fans of The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise! Do you dream of meeting some of your favourites, like former star of The Bachelorette and Bachelor Pad Michael Stagliano? Do you have vivid fantasies involving Chris Bukowski, Zack Kalter, Graham Bunn or Robert Graham? I can’t make those come…

On Mondays we play with peonies

I’ve discovered the best way to start the week. It involves fluffy blooms, the sweetest treats and some gabby girlfriends. A few weeks ago, I spent the evening at Pink The Town’s Peony Party – an evening that included all of those things and more! I spotted the event announcement…

The countdown to June 6

I’ve been counting down to June 6 for what seems like forever. No, this isn’t going to be another wedding post… Yes, June 6 is our wedding date (almost down to a year – hooray!) but it’s also the day that the second season of Orange is the New Black…

Get your binge on [contest]

Lately, Mike has been playing second fiddle to a guy named Will. I’ve found myself coming up with excuses to stay in bed with Will and encouraging Mike to go out with his friends so I can do so. Will, of course, is Will Gardner from The Good Wife. My…