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

See Beautiful Dining Room Concepts at DelecTABLE Designs April 27-29

These days, when people are looking for ideas to redecorate, or just for some inspiration, they go online, perhaps to a site like Pinterest. But going online is not the same as getting ideas live. The Junior League of Toronto… Continue Reading

Interior Design Show Kicks Off 2012 Event with VIP Party

The Interior Design Show (IDS) is back this year and kicked off with a VIP cocktail party.  The event, which was in support of OneXOne, an organization that improves the well-being of children around the world, featured the Cherish Auction… Continue Reading

CB2 Opens First Store in Toronto

CB2, sister store to Crate and Barrel, opened its first Canadian location on Bathurst and Queen Street West on Saturday at what used to be the Big Bop. Featuring its spring 2012 collection, the pieces are perfect for Toronto’s smaller,… Continue Reading

CB2 Coming to Toronto This November!

Media were invited to view pieces from CB2, Crate and Barrel‘s sister store yesterday. CB2 will be opening its first Canadian store at the corner of Queen and Bathurst this November – right at former home of the Big Bop. … Continue Reading

Yonge Street Grille: Modern Cuisine with an Old Fashioned Setting

The Yonge Street Grille, located at the Courtyard Marriott on Yonge and College isn’t exactly the most trendy-looking restaurant in the city.  In fact, it’s your typical hotel eatery, slightly overpriced and with dated decor (opposed to retro), a kind… Continue Reading

Korhani Turns Rugs into Fashion

When people think of Korhani, they think rugs.  Things you put on the floor.  People don’t think couture.  However, this was proven wrong at LG Fashion Week on Tuesday, when Korhani presented what is perhaps the first rug runway show… Continue Reading

Porchetta’s Yummy Pork Sandwiches

At Porchetta & Co., you only have two choices:  A slow-roast pork sandwich or a slow-roast pork plate (called the Porchetta Sandwich and Porchetta Plate, respectively).  There are, however, many different sauces and accompaniments to choose from.  From cheeses to mushrooms… Continue Reading

Rue Magazine: The Launch of a New Online Shelter Publication

Connie Limoncelli Looking back the folding of the much-loved Domino magazine seemed to mark the beginning of a new and innovative chapter in home decor publications. The difficulties in the publishing world allowed stylish online publications like Lonny and Nesting Newbies… Continue Reading