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Toronto's top 10 fashion bloggers for 2018 - Our picks!

Toronto's top 10 fashion bloggers for 2018 - Our picks!

We've been relying on them for years to keep us in the loop on how to wear new trends.  Toronto fashion bloggers are inspirational, unique, and beautiful.  We forgot to mention how nice they are.  Like true Canadian nice!  

As boutique owners, we follow their blogs, their feeds, and even work with them from time to time.  So we felt it was time for us to choose our top picks for 2018.  

We compiled this list below with the following things in mind about the candidates;  

- Their overall style is achievable and original.

- They are fashion forward, on...


What to wear to a holiday party

What to wear to a holiday party

Holiday parties can quite often be an enigma for many women.  Uncertain about what is appropriate for the setting.  Here are a few helpful tips before deciding what to wear.

1)  Is the party at a home?

If a party is held at someone's house then you may want to consider the climate.   The smaller the home, the warmer it will get when  it is filled with guests.  So wear something short sleeved to stay cool and avoid perspiring.   Alternatively, if the home is big, and spacious then a beautiful holiday sweater would be fine.  Perhaps with a pencil skirt, dress...


Top 10 tricks of the fashion trade

Top 10 tricks of the fashion trade

After 16 years of running a business in the retail fashion industry, you learn a few things.  I've been wanting to write this blog for some time.  We have learned a lot along the way from our customers, staff, and through trial and error.  Read our top 10 list below to learn what we have learned.  

10)  RAZORS AREN'T JUST FOR SHAVING! -   It always surprises me this time of year when customers ask if natural and synthetic sweaters will "ball".  The answer is yes.  Through wear and tear, all garments will naturally go through a process of looking used.  Here is...


Gift ideas for Christmas in Toronto.

Gift ideas for Christmas in Toronto.

So here we are.  Early November, and our minds are starting to wrap around Christmas as if they were wrapping a gift. 

Like other Toronto clothing boutiques, we have been getting people purchasing Christmas gifts since October.  Some even as early as September.  When the demand increases, so does our selection of holiday gifts for her.  When a customer comes in looking for a gift idea, we ask a lot of questions.  Mostly to get an idea of their gift receivers age, like/dislikes, hobbies, work/school environment.  This allows us to dig a little deeper and make suggestions that fit their...


Tips on how to wear 70's plaid

Tips on how to wear 70's plaid

To think, fourty plus years ago, there were beautiful women walking around the streets of Toronto wearing mostly what we are trying to replicate in 2017 with plaid.  Naturally there will be some twists on the old school variations, but plaid can't change all that much.  

It hasn't really ever gone away, but now that it is back, it is receiving a lot of love from every generation.  From tops, to dresses, to tunics, 70's plaid makes a statement.  

Tips on how to wear it.  

1) It's best not to wear multiple plaids together.  Especially in dark winter colours.  The...