As we are all gearing up for Toronto’s highly anticipated World MasterCard Fashion Week, we take a look at a bag that can keep you fashionably ready when running around like a crazy person during all the shows. Tuck this little clutch away in your giant purse of equipment and whip it out quickly for a fashion-ready look if your stopped for street style or what not, no one wants to be photographed with a suitcase at their side. If your anything like me during the long work filled week, you really need basically a mini suitcase to get you through but I mean this is from a photographers perspective you may not carry half the stuff I find myself bringing with me to fashion week. But I always have a much more chic purse with my crazy amount of equipment, you know for those few seconds you get to relax and enjoy fashion week for what it is. So today I choose this adorable clutch that is runway ready!
Canadian leather designer Rudsak showcases a fabulous collection of statement pieces for this Spring. The impeccably detailed collection paired with their Queen street renovation make it nearly impossible to visit the store and browse what’s new at Rudsak. The extensive collection of outerwear, footwear, bags and accessories this season include a wide variety of statement pieces. Usually we are drawn to Rudsak for it’s fun play with leather and staple items, but when they eye-catching exotic designs it’s always our favourite to see.
This long winter is taking a toll on our bodies in so many ways so it’s great to enhance your skincare regime during this time. Give your skin a moisturizing lift with on of the St. Ives’ new Fresh Hydration Lotion. Lift your senses and strengthen your skin with one of the beautifully lightweight scented spray lotions leaving you feeling energized and refreshed. Quickly apply your daily lotion filled with 100% natural moisturizers in under seconds and watch as it sinks into the skin instantly.
As everyone already knows, here at Toronto Fashionista we absolutely cannot live without a good mascara. There’s always tons of new mascara’s every year that we watch roll into stores and whether they are good for you is a hit or miss. Everyone has their ideal mascara types; thin brush, thick brush, must be waterproof, can’t be too dark or must be the darkest black possible. So we always try and help you out by giving them a little test before you go out and buy a mascara you may end up hating and giving to one of your friends who naturally falls in love with it. Essence cosmetics has always delivered a great variety of mascara‘s to suit the needs of any mascara lover. So when they introduced the new get BIG! Lashes Triple Black Mascara we knew we had to test it out, and surprisingly fell in love all over again. I only say surprisingly because normally I am not a fan of thicker brushes because I find it makes my long lashes clump together but not this time!
With spring, and Toronto’s Fashion Week right around the corner we take a look at a hot pair of new shoes this Tuesday perfect for the changing weather and fashion-forward enough to wear to Fashion Week. LOFT’s Analise Perforated Cross Strap Heels is the perfect combination of sexy and classic. The statement heel’s will elegantly catch attention in a sophisticated way.
Women’s fashion retailer LOFT always offers on trend, versatile pieces you can dress up or down. LOFT started out as an affordable extension of the career women’s brand Ann Taylor, but has grown as into it’s own distinct identity for a younger, fashion-forward consumer. We adore visiting the Yorkdale location, the brand’s first store outside the U.S, and browsing the chic establishment. The majority of clothing and accessories are priced under $100, perfect for the working woman saving money to vacation . Get work-appropriate clothes and weekend wear all at one store, for AMAZING prices.
Wella Professionals has shared with us the insider tips on how to achieve some hairstyles seen on the red carpet at this years Oscars. Wella Professionals provided tips to help you recreate 4 glamorous looks in the comfort of your home. Not only has Wella Professionals given us insider tips to the hot looks on the red carpet, but they also have tips on after-party perfect hair styles too!! Get some hair ideas for Toronto’s Fashion Week that’s just around the corner.
This Friday we are featuring my new go-to bag THEIT’s The Bossi Bag in studded black! This fashion-forward medium sized bag can literally fit everything you need for your next fashion event including your camera safety tucked with it all.
OPI has announced that their next big collaboration with The Coca-Cola Company. The exciting new line of limited edition nail lacquers that are set to launch internationally in June.
Just before Valentine’s Day we went on, what we call a date, with Guess. With delicious snacks and drinks bouncing around the Yorkdale location and people lining up for prizes, it was quite the experience to see Guess so extremely lively and funking up the Valentine’s Day vibe. But why were we there? Mainly to see the new Guess Girl, rising Canadian model Danielle Knudson and her absolutely amazing hair.
This week we take a classic recipe and put a spin on it. The classic and favorable red velvet cupcakes made as a whoopie pie was simply a brilliant idea. Extremely delicious and also really clean in comparison to your average cupcakes with icing on top. If your like me and like to break the tops off your cupcakes and flip them so the icing is on the inside, well then this is the perfect recipe for you!