Favourites and Discoveries at the One of a Kind Show!

I had the opportunity to attend a media preview/opening day of this season’s One of a Kind Show, and many of DelectablyChic!’s most loved vendors are back at this season’s show.  While I have some spring-only favourites, I have to say that I see MORE of them at the holiday season show.  Highlights include: BLINK […]

IdeaCity 2016 – Diamonds, Dignity and Diet

Moses Znaimer’s Ideacity returned for its 17th Year with the theme of the Number 17.  Ted-style talks of 17 minutes in length showcased issues ranging from eating bug food Hakuna Matata style to the moral debate of sex with robots (yes, there is a debate over whether Stepford Wives are a good idea for lonely […]

Scrubs in the City brings London to Toronto

Scrubs in the City fundraiser for SickKids was held again at Evergreen Brickworks. It is the 15th year of this event, and approximately 900 attended, with a record-breaking $800,000 raised.  This year’s theme was London’s Calling and the dress code was Posh or Punk. Event Co-Chairs were Lucinda Kogan and Molly Fitzpatrick.  The décor was […]

Highlights and Favourites from the One of a Kind Show Spring 2016

I was at the opening day event on March 23 and saw many old favourites as well as new additions.  Delicious goat cheese from Crosswind Farms (Booth B31 and they also have a separate booth focusing on their skincare products at I34) to fashion (Melissa Népton (Booth P40) is back with her super-comfortable pieces.  Her […]

DelectablyChic!’s Favourite OOAK Christmas 2015 Exhibitors

The One of a Kind Show kicked off Thursday at the EnerCare Centre (formerly known as the Direct Energy Centre) at Exhibition Place. For those of us looking for holiday items, especially items to add to the tree (or, if you’re like me, for the tree – my tree doesn’t go up until the first […]

Interesting Finds at the Gourmet Food and Wine Expo 2015

Once again, I had the opportunity to attend the VIP event at this year’s Gourmet Food & Wine Expo.  Some old favourites are back, as noted in an earlier post (and some were missing, as well, such as long time attendee, Hank Daddy’s BBQ).  Of course, I saw the wonderful people at Muskoka Lakes Wineries […]

Gourmet Food & Wine Expo THIS WEEK!

One of DelectablyChic!’s favourite events of the year, the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo (not to be confused with the Food and Wine Festival, which was held earlier this year) starts on Thursday with a VIP party and continues until Sunday at the Metro Convention Centre North Building.  Many old favourites are returning, including Magic […]

An Evening with J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons and Somsack Sikhounmuong

Earlier this week, I had the chance to go to an event at the J.Crew store in Toronto’s Yorkville area. The RSVP-only event was billed as an evening with J.Crew head Jenna Lyons, but also in attendance was women’s wear designer, Somsack Sikhounmuong, who I learned last night is from Oshawa.  The event was very […]

One of a Kind Show Ticket Giveaway!

DelectablyChic! is giving away two pairs of tickets to the One of a Kind Show, which runs at the EnerCare Centre (formerly Direct Energy Centre) from November 26 until December 6.  The holiday edition of the One of a Kind Show is an amazing place to pick up unique gifts for friends and family as […]

National Women’s Show Toronto: Fun Day – Just Not for Media

The National Women’s Show Toronto edition was held Friday through Sunday at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  As usual, there were exhibitors from many industries, ranging from fashion and beauty to food, travel and more.  In addition, there were demonstrations and fashion shows.  All in all, the event was a great deal of fun – […]

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