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Apothic Red launches at the Thompson Hotel

On Thursday night, fellow PR girl Stella Lee and I headed to the Thompson Hotel for the launch of Apothic Red, a new wine from California. What awaited us was a beautiful lounge bathed in a red glow, the gorgeous ladies & gents of Toronto and tastes that tingled on our tastebuds.…

step into sexy with avon & mumford and sons

Have you ever wondered how to completely and utterly grasp the attention of beauty bloggers? The answer, apparently, is pretty simple! All you have to do is lure them to an event that promises sexy men, sexy music, sexy fragrance and sexy skin. Bam! Captive audience. Last week, I was…

beyond thinking pink

Please remember to RT this post with the hashtag #pinknetwork ! Saturday marked the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every October, we’re inundated with pink messaging, products and those pesky Facebook status “awareness campaigns”. Every October, we’re reminded that we’re barely closer to finding a cure than we were in…

exploring Nuit Blanche 2011

This year’s was only my second Nuit Blanche. Even though I’ve lived in Toronto my whole life, I spent four years at Queen’s in Kingston, meaning I missed out on the annual event. This year’s adventures were infinitely better than last year, likely due to the slightly warmer temps and…

baby, you can light my fire

Last Wednesday night, Toronto’s fire fighters decided to start some instead. To launch the annual Toronto Fire Fighter Calendar in support of The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, 24 steamy real-life heroes stripped down to their skivvies for a cause. XS nightclub was jam packed with swooning ladies, cheering friends and…

beauty lessons from vanity school

You walked into the party like you were walking on to a  yacht…. Whether we want to admit it or not, we’re all a little bit vain. I attended Vanity School, hosted by ilaika and v:space studios to learn beauty tips & tricks from some of the industry’s best. I…

Goodnight, Jack.

Early this morning, Jack Layton, a man who embodied the passion, charisma and strength of a true politician lost his courageous battle with cancer. Regardless of if you liked his politics, I can’t think of a politician in recent times who was so well-loved by so many Canadians. If he…