December 19, 2016

Sneak Peek: Uniqlo’s Modest Style Hits Toronto

A new chic and trendy modest-wear line has come to Toronto. For the first time, Japanese apparel retailer Uniqlo has debuted a modest-wear collection in Canada. Designed by UK-born fashion designer Hana Tajima, the modest wear collection is her fourth collaboration with the Japanese retailer, but only the first to […]
December 16, 2016

Entrepreneur of the Month – Surinder Bains

Surinder Bains Founder of the Miraj Hammam Spa I enter the Shangri-la Hotel and I’m immediately aware of its airiness and expansiveness. Light and glass and perfectly placed furniture and decor. I’ve arrived at the Asian-infused palatial estate. It is the epitome of Toronto luxury, situated at the western border […]
December 16, 2016

Cafes for Creatives – Parkdale Village – Capital Espresso

Capital Espresso You haven’t tried a muffin until you’ve eaten the coconut and carrot muffin at Capital Espresso. But that’s not what this is about. We’re not here to talk about the lattes and the 12 flavoured shots, which are colourfully depicted on the blackboard. We want to know if […]
December 16, 2016

Cafes for Creatives – Parkdale Village Edition – The Tempered Room

The Tempered Room   Boy oh boy, is this ever a cool spot. Exposed brick, Parisian patisserie (the scone will make your mouth water), and an all around chill vibe. It’s tempting to just give this spot full marks, but remember we’re here for a reason. We want to know […]
December 16, 2016

Cafes for Creatives – Parkdale Village Edition – The Gladstone Hotel

The Gladstone Hotel If you’re not familiar with the Gladstone or have never been, you’re probably asking yourself why it’s on the list of Cafes for Creatives. Well, the Gladstone actually does have a separate room that functions as a cafe during the daytime. And it’s pretty damn amazing. The […]
November 25, 2016

Potential Power Couples – Nsuani and Erin Baffoe

Just a few days after sitting down with Nsuani and Erin Baffoe in the Riverdale townhome, I received a Facebook message from the latter. She was concerned. “I don’t want the added attention,” she said. She also mentioned it was not the best time to chat. At first I was […]