Primaala: Gorgeous and Stylish Plus Size Style

Specialty sizing is often drab, basic and/or grandmotherly.  Unless, of course, you want to spend over $500 on brands like Marina Rinaldi.  However, you don’t have to worry about that at Primaala (the name comes from the words prime and… 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

Research, Demographics, New Markets and Shoe Shopping

Anyone knows me from Shorty Stories (and probably from this site, too), knows that I have rather small feet at size 5. One of my go-to brands when it comes to shoes is Stuart Weitzman.  His shoes are almost always… Continue Reading

Bloor Street: Three Empty Store Fronts….What’s Going Where?

Toronto’s Bloor Street currently has three empty storefronts.  One used to be Lululemon (now on Cumberland), another Feet First and one which used to be Noir (which closed down a few years ago).  There is also a huge space next to the… Continue Reading

From Smartbride Boutique – Awards Shows: Wedding Dress Inspiration

Last night’s Golden Globe’s were full of wedding dress inspiration for 2011 smart brides. We’ve chosen some of our favorite red carpet looks and add in our two cents for how you can get the celebrity look for your wedding… Continue Reading

Jean Shirts and Denim Jeans: Good or Bad?

Jean Shirt and Jeans by shortystories featuring a black belt Elizabeth and James Cohen cotton buttoned-back shirt $225 – Elizabeth and James blouses » Ksubi Raw low-rise skinny stretch jeans $175 – Stretch jeans » 3.1 Phillip Lim Wide Quilted Belt with… Continue Reading