Get Ready for a New Look!

DelectablyChic! will (finally) be getting a makeover over the next few weeks, switching to a more “traditional” blog-like layout.  As you probably have realized, DelectablyChic! is reporting LESS on fashion and food, and MORE on how the founder/webitor-in-chief views and… Continue Reading

Primates of Park Avenue: Charmed Women, Sad Lives, Semi-Fiction

I just finished Primates of Park Avenue, a “memoir” by Wednesday Martin, published a couple of years ago.  Written in a  satirical manner, the book criticizes the lives of Upper East Side women, particularly mothers, from a “transplant” perspective –… Continue Reading

Happy 2017 and an (Eventual) New Look!

DelectablyChic!  will be more personal this year.  Things have been changing for me – focusing more on philanthropy advice than attending events, for example, has made writing more than once or twice a week more difficult – especially when it… Continue Reading

That Fabulous Life of a Blogger

…NOT!!!  I’m no influencer.  I’m pretty much just some person from Toronto who runs a blog – just like hundreds of others in the city.  I don’t even get invitations to the so-called “coolest” parties.  I mostly apply for media… Continue Reading

Blogger Profile: Christine from The View from 5 ft 2

Screen handle: @cpetric Website: www.viewfrom5ft2.com Where are you based? Chicago (originally from Texas) Screenshot of Christine’s blog Why did you start your site? I realized that there were so many things that I wanted to share with people – tips… Continue Reading

Gilt Arrives in Canada!

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson of Gilt Groupe, one of the original membership flash sale sites now ships internationally.  She was in Montreal Tuesday and in Toronto on Wednesday to promote this to media.  The luncheon, held at Nyood on Queen and… Continue Reading

Blogger Profile: Kate from Petite Adventures

Screen handle: Kate (aka: Petite Adventures) Twitter: @PetiteAdventure Website:  petite-adventures.blogspot.com Where are you based? Ottawa, ON Why did you start your site? After moving to Ottawa in the middle of winter, I was looking for a creative outlet. I love… Continue Reading

Joe Fresh to Open Stand-alone Stores in the GTA and Alberta

Cynthia Cheng Mintz According to Joe Fresh‘s Twitter and Facebook pages, they will be opening stores not connected to supermarkets this spring.  Three of the locations will be in the Greater Toronto Area (Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre, Bramalea City Centre and… Continue Reading

Review of Lauren Mackler’s Solemate

Lauren Mackler (below, right) has put her heart and soul into Solemate: Master the Art of Aloneness & Transform Your Life, a Hay House publication that walks readers through the importance of finding completion within oneself.  She believes that first one… 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