Review: Editor-approved long-wear lipsticks

Hot pink, shocking orange and bright berry—this season anything goes with lipstick as long as it makes a statement—also, it’s gotta have some serious staying power. The beauty department has tested hundreds of lipsticks and narrowed it down to ourRead more…

Artificial flowers: The next generation

You’d have to get up-close and personal before discovering these dahlias and roses weren’t the real deal.Faux floral arrangement, $35, HomeSense.Photography courtesy of HomeSense. I felt kind of weird admitting this to the group that came out to Tuesday’s SharedRead more…

Free People launches new wedding collection for the boho bride

At a traditional wedding shop, you may find rows of white satin gowns with silver beading—but if that’s not your thing, where’s a girl to turn? Now Free People, the boho clothing line known for festival-worthy fashion, is launching itsRead more…

Met Gala 2015: Fashion and beauty highlights

Although this year’s Met Gala (a annual fundraising gala to benefit the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute) was touted as having one of the most challenging themes yet—Chinese Heritage to coincide with the Costume Institute’s next exhibit, China: ThroughRead more…

Bringing lilacs indoors

Welcome home, lilacs! Follow these tips for longer-lasting cut lilac arrangements.Guilford Green HC-116 paint (on walls), Benjamin Moore. Photography courtesy of Benjamin Moore. My Instagram feed at the moment is a steady stream of the famed cherry blossoms in Toronto’sRead more…

Easy rose and alstroemeria flower arrangement

Can’t afford a dozen roses? Fill out your arrangement with ultra-affordable alstroemeria!Photography by Brett Walther. Few fresh-cut flowers provide the same bang-for-buck as alstroemeria. They’re readily available at any grocery store flower department, come in a huge variety of colours,Read more…

Make noise with the new Essie neon collection

Written by Canadian Living style intern Thalia Gamage; Photos courtesy of Essie Canada Eye-catching and daring nails are essential for a season of outdoor music festivals and days spent soaking up the sun. With colours ranging from vivid lime toRead more…

Limited edition: Ela X Burt’s Bees X Holt Renfew collaboration

When it comes to fashion collaborations, there’s almost always one brand that you are more loyal to than the other. Not the case when it comes the H Project’s—Holt Renfrew’s in-store shop filled with limited edition products that highlighting culture,Read more…

Quebec celebrates the art of croissant-making

April 25th was La Fete Du Croissant in Quebec, otherwise known as a pretty delicious day for anybody who goes weak at the knees for a good buttery croissant. All participating bakeries (over 50 across Quebec this year) have toRead more…

Perfect planter for small space gardening

Now where was this little gem when I was producing my small space gardening feature for The Marilyn Denis Show? Veg Trug in Poppy, $69, Lee Valley.Photography courtesy of Lee Valley. The late start to …read more Shared by :Read more…

A Mother’s Day surprise for Queen Elizabeth

Ever wondered what it’s like at Buckingham Palace on Mother’s Day morning? The Body Shop created an adorable spoof featuring Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles and Camilla. Watch it here: If you’re still looking for a gift for dear old Mom,Read more…

5 funny ideas for April Fool’s Day pranks

Everyone has their favourite April Fool’s pranks. My favourite was from my childhood was the good old salt and sugar swap. Year after year my sister and I woke up early and filled the sugar bowl with salt and theRead more…