Fair Trade with Far and Wide Collective

The retail industry has seen many prominent brands promote “fair trade” goods. In recent years, popular clothing and accessory companies have begun marketing their own brands under a variation of the “fair trade” banner. These companies will claim that the… Continue Reading

Some Artisan Highlights at the Spring One of a Kind Show

The spring edition of the One of a Kind Show is a bit smaller than its holiday edition, but nonetheless still filled with artisans presenting everything from delicious food to crafts, fashion and more.  So who’s there?  Here are just… Continue Reading

Thoughts on the Apple Watch

As most people know, the Apple Watch was officially introduced yesterday.  Sleek, functional and available in three different styles, the product will be available in select countries, including Canada and the United States on April 24.  And yes, I am… Continue Reading

Why I Don’t Wear Large Jewellery Often

I can’t make myself wear “chunky” jewellery, including big necklaces, earrings and definitely NOT huge rings.  This is YEARS after I graduated from high school!  In fact, I STILL consider them tacky.  I can’t get the “shower curtain earrings” lecture… Continue Reading

Holt Renfrew Bloor Street Introduces the H Project

Holt Renfrew’s Director of Brand Strategy, Alexandra Weston, made a personal appearance at the Bloor Street flagship Wednesday afternoon to formally introduce the H Project.  This unique “shop within a shop” highlights “culture, craft and artisans from around the world”… Continue Reading

Midtown Toronto Customized Jewellery at Studio1098

During Fashion Week, I had the pleasure of meeting Kathryn Dieroff and Tamara Kronis at the TFI Press and Buyers’ brunch and quickly arranged a meeting with them at their boutique and studio.  Located in Summerhill, Studio1098 (named for its… Continue Reading

Nine West Sneak Peek at Arcadian Lofts

Yesterday, DelectablyChic! had the opportunity to preview shoes and bags from Nine West and several other Sherson Group brands (including Anne Klein and Enzo Agiolini) at the Arcadian Lofts on Queen Bay.  Over delicious sandwiches and desserts courtesy of Oliver… Continue Reading

Wardrobe and Image Consultation and Shopping Service in Midtown Toronto

Nestled at street level of a Midtown Toronto condo just west of Yonge is Minling Pan Studio (aka Shining Image), an image consulting business and clothing boutique selling unique items not found elsewhere in the city. Born and raised in… Continue Reading

More Change in Yorkville, Part One Million – UPDATE: Kate Spade is Coming!

The constantly evolving Yorkville area of Toronto is making changes once again.  Since our piece last month, not only has hoarding gone up for the new Tiffany & Co. store (moving next to Louis Vuitton later this year), but it’s… Continue Reading

Should Brands Like J.Crew Sell Bags for over 1K?

Recently, Refinery29 posted an article featuring J.Crew’s latest Edie bag with a price tag of $1,500 US, asking if it’s really worth it.  This bag, only available at their Madison Avenue store – there is a python version that is… Continue Reading