Head back to school in eco-friendly style with a Beatrix New York Eco Pack. These sturdy backpacks not only look cool but they are made entirely from recycled plastic water bottles and trimmed with naturally biodegradable canvas. Seven 16 oz plastic bottles are saved from landfills for each...

But yesterday, to celebrate my friend Jon's birthday, we ventured out to Leslieville to swirl wine bar, and boy am I glad I did. For a wine bar, this place is neither pretentious nor overly priced. Reminiscent of a country vineyard, the bar has been converted from a one-bedroom apartment on...

Only classic thing of course are the problems that arise when one needs to go to the bathroom. Then easy breezy becomes extremely frustrating and sweat-inducing as the straps choose that moment to go on strike, refusing to come undone. Succeeded in kicking one of my summer resolutions into...

Throw in a broken laptop and touch-and-go phone coupled with some serious bouts of fever, and you've got one terribly frustrating experience. But the saying is true: all's well that ends well. Sickness is out the door, lappie and phone are in good working order, exams are donzo and graduation...

Bugged some cops for photos, bugged students for photos, bugged waiters for photos, bugged strangers for photos, bugged friends for photos, yet ended up with only a handful of photos. Tourist to the fullest, but I digress. Arrived in Toronto to weather good enough for someleg-bearing...

Maryellen's accessories also flaunt eco-friendly flair. Made by Mata Traders, the Wooden You Agree? Necklace and Wooden It Be Fun? Earrings feature real wood crafted by hand by women in India and Nepal. You can also shop our Organic & Eco-Friendly Fashions collection for a slew of styles...

I saw my friend Amy Martin wearing one of these beautiful babybook necklaces a while back and gushed about how beautiful it was. Turns out she designed it herself. Well, hellllooo there Ms. Crafty. Each necklace is entirely hand made with real leather, water colour paper and binding thread. I...

Happy Canada day folks! Happy 4th of July to my American friends, and happy Friday to all! I've been in Toronto for slightly under six years now and I'm impressed at how quickly it started to feel like home and how welcomed I've been made to feel here. This long weekend celebrations involve...

Though it sounds quite spendy, you should be able to find budget friendly options of the same caliber. 2. The Cut Jag Jeans 'Pearl' Trouser Jeans (Dark Storm Wash), $41.98 from Nordstrom At this point, it seems most everyone holds a sweet spot for their favorite skinnies. And why...

Friendly on hold. Team spirit on hold. Decorum on hold. After your body has taken quite the beating, your idea of relaxation is to head out to a Lykke Li concert (any good ol' concert will do to be honest). It is at this point that you begin to really hone in on the insides. You become truly

 

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