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Fashion & Style

The top 10 wedding planners in Toronto

Posted by Amanda Burcul / May 24, 2015

wedding planner torontoToronto is replete with wedding planners. Want a destination wedding? A Paris-inspired dinner? If you can think of it, there's a planner who has executed it. With this wealth of expertise it can be challenging to select the perfect planner for you. Whether budget is your primary concern or you really want to work with someone who you connect with, this list of experienced professionals is the perfect starting point in your search.

Here are my picks for the top wedding planners in Toronto.

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Fashion & Style

Toronto gets a barber shop in a shipping container

Posted by Staff / May 24, 2015

shipping container barber shopIf there's two things Toronto has done well in recent years it's barber shops and shipping containers. Now, the two have come together in the form of Toronto's first barber shop in a shipping container - surprisingly, not a world first.

The aptly named Off the Grid barber shop is now open for business outside Scadding Court in the Market 707 complex near Bathurst and Dundas West. It has three chairs which get rented out to a rotating crew of local barbers eager to practice their craft among some of Toronto's best poutine and Filipino street eats.

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10 under the radar home decor stores in Toronto

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / May 18, 2015

home decor torontoShopping for home decor in Toronto? Maybe you're planning to hit some of the major design districts - King East, Leslieville, the Castlefield Design District and Rosedale all come to mind - or pay a visit to old standbys like Elte, Umbra, or, uh, IKEA (meatballs = necessary shopping fuel). But if you're looking for a truly unusual piece - or just love to brag about where you bought stuff - then these lesser-known spots are worth checking out.

Here's a round-up of home decor stores in Toronto you might not know about.

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10 cheap eyewear and sunglasses stores in Toronto

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / May 17, 2015

cheap sunglasses torontoCheap eyewear and sunglasses in Toronto don't necessarily mean skimping on quality - though, as with anything involving your eyes, you want to exercise some caution. Still, there's often a good deal of markup at play in the optical world (especially where mass-produced Luxottica frames are involved) - and if you know where to go, you might be able to get good service and a cute, well-made pair of specs at a discount.

Here's a round-up of where to buy cheap eyewear and sunglasses in Toronto.

See also:

The Best Sunglasses in Toronto
The Best Eyeglasses in Toronto

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The top 10 wallpaper stores in Toronto

Posted by Hannah Greenwood / May 17, 2015

wallpaper torontoWallpaper stores in Toronto offer an array of brands, products, hues and patterns ranging is size and price options. Whether you're in search of simple and soft pastels, bright and bold patterns or customizable handmade wall murals we've got your walls covered.

Here are my picks for the top wallpaper stores in Toronto.

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10 fashion stores in Toronto to follow on Instagram

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / May 16, 2015

fashion instagram torontoThere's tons of amazing fashion inspiration to go around in Toronto - as our most gifted photographers, designers and bloggers prove. But Toronto boutiques might run some of the city's best Instagram accounts - after all, if you've got tons of awesome stuff in stock, why not stage a mid-afternoon photo-shoot montage? (I might only have a vague idea of what running a store is like.)

Here are my picks for the top Toronto fashion stores to follow on Instagram.

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