Celebrating Five Years Online!

Earlier this week, DelectablyChic! marked five years online.  Well, it isn’t exactly five years as we published under another name – Prospere Magazine –  between January 2008 and September 2010.  The purpose when we launched was to have an online… Continue Reading

Celebrating Pets’ Welfare at Paws for the Cause

The third annual Paws for the Cause was held at 99 Sudbury this past Thursday with proceeds this year going to the The Central Toronto Veterinary Referral Clinic’s Cares Foundation, which helps people whose pets need special veterinary care.  The… Continue Reading

Paws for the Cause 2012 is October 11!

The annual pet fundraiser, Paws for the Cause is coming in just a few weeks!  The event, which raises funds and awareness for a different animal welfare organization each year, will be held October 11 at 99 Sudbury.  This year’s… Continue Reading

Mad Men Banana Republic Collection: Petites Available This Time!

The number one complaint for the last Mad Men Banana Republic Collection collaboration that launched in August 2011 was the lack of petite sizing.  This time, however, is a different story.  The collection, which has fewer pieces this time (and no shoes), includes petites in pretty much every item (except the cardigan – the Canadian […] Continue Reading

Some Recent Peacock Parade Purchases

This post is a long time coming as some of the purchases came over two weeks ago!  Since I signed up for the flash sale site,  Peacock Parade back in the fall, I had mostly been buying dresses.  Lately, it has been tops – ones that I can wear into spring and even summer.  The […] Continue Reading

January Poll Results: Are You A Member of Any Flash Sale Sites?

Last month, we asked you whether you were members of any flash sale sites.  It was kind of surprising to find that more than 41% (41.2%, actually) of you didn’t know what they were, since so many people have been talking about them over the past few months.  Some of you, at 29.4% said that […] Continue Reading

From Shorty Stories: Think You’re ‘Fat’? Check Out This ‘Ideal’ Size Chart from Korea

If you think “standards” in North America are too thin, you’d be in for a shock when if you compare yourself to this chart from Korea (note: everything is in metric, in increments of 2 cm and height is roughly… Continue Reading

Body Image Challenge for Media, Part II

In 2007, I created a video at Shorty Stories asking the fashion industry, specially media to feature more designers who are specialty sized.  Five years later, very little has changed, so I’m re-issuing the challenge, with some additions, now that… Continue Reading

Interview: Alan White and Barry Moss of Hats, Etc.

Hats, Etc. is the hat design house of Alan White and Barry Moss! The U.K. born but Ottawa based design duo create works of art for all occasions. We sat down and asked them a few questions about their growing… Continue Reading