Gorgeus Deep Shades at Carolina Herrera Don’t Disappoint

I don’t think I’ve ever been disappointed by Carolina Herrera.  The looks are always gorgeous, with season-appropriate colours, and is always lady-like and grown-up.  And this continues for the Fall/Winter 2013 season.  Shiny, sparkly embellished, many made with silk, abound… Continue Reading

A Russian-Inspired Holiday: Banana Republic Holiday 2012

DelectablyChic! was invited to attend Banana Republic’s holiday 2012 preview last week. Many of the pieces in this collection feature designs inspired by the upcoming film, Anna Karenina. The film, which will previewed at the Toronto International Film Festival this… Continue Reading

Pretty, Bright Colours at Nanette Lepore

What I love about Nanette Lepore is her constant use of bright, bold colours, no matter the season.  There was very little black or grey and in general, the collections tend to arguably be predictable, but one can’t help but… Continue Reading

Belted Coats Mark Burberry Prorsum’s Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection

Cynthia Cheng Mintz Perhaps one of the most iconic brands of Britain, Burberry presented its Autumn/Winter 2011 line Monday afternoon.  The runway looked very long compared to other shows, and many of the models donned po’boy caps.  The “it” look,… Continue Reading

Dark, Shiny and Plain for Vivienne Tam’s Fall/Winter 2011 Collection

Cynthia Cheng Mintz While many designers are emphasizing colour for Fall/Winter 2011, Vivienne Tam decided to stick with what traditionally works best – plain darks.  Her show opened with a dark runway, with the first few models wearing dark colours such… Continue Reading

Winterlicious: January 28 to February 10 2011

Reservations for this year’s Winterlicious started on January 13.  In total, 150 restaurants are participating this time around, including many returning eateries such as the Rosedale Diner, The Drake Hotel and Lai Toh Heen.  Once again, the prix fixe menus are… Continue Reading

Tea Time at Starbucks!

Cynthia Cheng Mintz You may have heard about Starbucks‘ recent logo makeover, which keeps the so-called “Siren,” yet taking away its name, Starbucks Coffee (the new logo is set to launch in the spring).  Maybe there’s a reason for that.  It… Continue Reading