Alexander Wang Debut’s Limited Edition Furniture Collection

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Alexander Wang Poltrona Frau

Taking over the creative direction at Balenciaga, managing the design of his namesake label, while also collaborating last year with H&M on arguably their most successful designer capsule collection to date, it is shocking that Alexander Wang has time to do anything else. When I heard rumours late last year that he was planning on getting into furniture design I immediately imagined it to resemble his personal aesthetic; comfortable, cool and black.

Alexander Wang Poltrona FrauTurns out, I was not far off at all. Intelligently partnering with the 101 year old Italian label Poltrona Frau, the three piece collection is quintessential Wang and is a minimalist dream. “Poltrona Frau is very classic and traditional” Wang says. “It’s all about the quality and the precision, and I really wanted to bring some friction to it, and I think about how to challenge this idea working within their structure and with what they’re used to doing.”

Alexander Wang Poltrona Frau Leather Bean Bag

Alexander Wang Bean Bag Chair

Alexander Wang Shearling Bean Bag Chair

The ultra luxe bean bag chair comes in two variations; one with sports car-esque leather  upholstery and the other featuring shearling upholstery – both with chic brass footing. The trunk bar is the epitome of a piece de resistance. With a pebbled finish and gold accents in it’s interior, it’s the perfect spot to store prestigious liquors.

Alexander Wang Poltrona Frau Trunk Case

Alexander Wang Trunk Bar

Although designed with simplicity in mind, these pieces are definitely not for the novice furniture collector. The highly covetable bean bag chair is priced at $8,800, with the the trunk coming in at a mere $18,500. I am secretly hoping Wang considers creating a more moderately priced collection for the masses to acquire…but I’m not holding my breath.

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Adidas x Stella McCartney Launch Stella Sport

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Stella Sport

To celebrate a decade of success collaborating with Adidas on her original designer workout line, Stella McCartney has launched a new line of athleisure apparel and accessories aimed at a younger female audience and I am beyond thrilled to have partnered with the iconic global company as a Brand Ambassador. With my extremely active lifestyle, I gravitate towards pieces that allow me to perform my best while looking good from the fitness studio to the streets. McCartney has earned her sportswear credentials as she was one of the pioneers of designer-sportswear collabos and brilliantly created a 590 piece kit for the 2012 British Olympic team. Her success has no doubt has inspired other collaborations, including the upcoming 2015 launches of Beyonce x Top Shop and Tory Burch’s sportswear collections.

Stella Sport

Stella Sport

Adidas Stella Sport

The debut collection consists of graphic tees and tanks, tights, sports bras in Adidas Climalite fabric, accessories, footwear that feature open meshed uppers for increased ventilation in addition to “trankini” pieces and a signature onesie. With bold colour ways and prints (Rumour has it, McCartney screened one of her father’s album covers on a tank and cropped pull over) Stella Sport offers a blend of sportswear and street wear allowing young ladies to express themselves both during and post workout, “The Adidas Stella Sport girl is young, current and vibrant, looking to make a statement and stand out. We wanted to bring that to life within the collection and fuse performance with style to create performance pop,” explains the designer.

Stella Sport

Stella Sport

Adidas Stella SportPhotos by Vanessa Cesario of The Brunette Salad

I was extremely lucky to get my hands on the above pieces before they dropped and anxiously awaiting for the remainder of the collection to be available next month,  you can preview the full line here.  From yoga, swimming to training, the new Adidas by Stella McCartnery collection continues to push the boundaries of style and performance. The collection is now available for sale in Canada online and select Sport Chek locations. *Not all product shown in the video is available.

What I’m Wearing: Stella Sport Padded Bra //  Stella Sport Tech 3/4 Capri Pant // Stella Sport Pull Over Jacket // Stella Sport Tech 7/8 Tech Pant // Stella Sport Graphic Tank // RayBan Matte Black Wayfarers // Le Chateau Faux-Melton Coat // Adidas Adizero Feather Prime Runner Shoe Lay Down Items: Stella Sport Graphic Tee // Stella Sport Poly All Over Print Tech Tank // BKR “London” Water Bottle 

Are you digging the Adidas x Stella Sport collection as much as I am? Share your fave looks on social media using the hashtag #StellaSport. Get social and make sure to follow @Adidas @AdidasWomen and @SportChek on Instagram and Twitter 

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The Time is Now: #BreakUpandMove

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Break Up and Move

Whether it’s the start of a new year, the repeated comments from your friends or the little voice inside that increasingly becomes difficult to ignore – we all reach a point in our lives when we decide enough is enough, it’s time to move on. There is no better time than now to break up with things that aren’t right for you in life, love and contraception and move on to find a better match.

Break Up and Move

I think it’s safe to say that the last year and a half has been the most challenging time in my life. I was unhealthy due to complicated health issues and unhappy in both my relationship and job. I knew it was time to make major changes in my life and I had to dig down deep to find the courage to do what was best for me. This came from a place of love. When I loved myself enough, I began to separate myself from whatever wasn’t healthy – pharmaceutical medication that was hindering my recovery, my corporate career, my ex-fiance…basically anything that kept me small. For a long time my judgement called it disloyal, but I came to realize it as self-loving and I am the happiest I’ve been in ages.

The term “Break-Up” may carry a negative connotation but you have to change your perspective and think of it as a way to find something better. There has been a reoccurring theme of resolutions in my blog posts so far in 2015 because this is the time of year that people lose focus on their new year’s goals. This Thursday, Ryerson University will be hosting a “Break Up and Move” campus event which will feature a complimentary yoga class taught by one of my fave instructor’s in the city Amber Joliat of Misfit Studio, followed by a moderated panel discussion with a women’s health and relationship expert. This unique event will hopefully generate a healthy dialogue and motivate young women to consider change in their personal and health decisions.

Break Up and Move

I would love to hear from you…what are some of the things you want to break up with this year? Tweet me @sashaexeter using the hashtag #BreakUpandMove. If birth control is something you’re considering breaking up with, check out birthcontrolforme.ca for more information. You can find inspiration to break up with the things that are no longer working for you on breakupandmove.ca. *This is a sponsored post

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Relax and Reset in the Spa at Equinox

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Equinox Spa

Achieving optimal physical results means not only do have to train hard, but you also must make time for recovery. For the last couple of months I have been pushing my body to the limits with high-intensity group classes at Equinox however I have made sure to carve out time in my schedule to enhance my performance with the spa services at the luxe Bay Street location.

Equinox Lounge

As you can imagine there are several benefits to having access to spa services at the gym. Not only is it extremely convenient but it can also be very motivating. I would be lying if I said I’ve never treated myself to one of the services for surpassing my weekly fitness goals. More importantly, it’s pretty amazing to have spa staff that have an understanding of not only the facility’s group classes but also your personal training program. Having this knowledge allows you to have tailored treatments based on your workouts that will help speed up recovery, enhance your performance and achieve your fitness goals. By knowing the muscles used during my weekly METCON 3, Stacked and boxing classes, RMT Maria Kovatchev is able to give my body the attention and treatment it needs.

Equinox Toronto

With massage, facials and specialty services – think body wraps, bronzing, laser hair removal, nails, teeth and even lash treatments, Equinox’s highly skilled team has you covered. Similar to the other high end amenities used on the premises, their best in class treatments involve only superior products and there’s literally something for everyone on the spa menu.  You can check out the full list of services here.  With chocolate, strawberry and caviar indulgence facials now on the menu, a gift card to the Equinox spa makes a great gift idea for someone special (or yourself) on Valentine’s Day (non-members welcome).

For more information on Equinox and to find a location near you head to Equinox.com. If you liked this post, you may also want to check out:

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Fitness & Wellness Resolution Tips with Mogo Money

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Mogo Money Health and Wellness

Most people start off the new year with good intentions to make changes to their lifestyle and majority of these usually are health and fitness related.  As many as 40% of North Americans make new years resolutions and only an alarming 8% actually achieve these goals. One of my personal goals this year is to find more ways to be fiscally responsible by avoiding credit card debt and I’ve been enjoying taking on this challenge over the past month with my Mogo Prepaid Visa® Card. To help make sure that your wellness resolutions don’t go unresolved this year, I’ve teamed up with Mogo Money to share some of things that I absolutely love that will help you stay on track!

1. Freshii’s Metaboost Salad: Eating healthy on-the-go used to be a challenge but with Freshii locations in over 60 cities and 12 countries worldwide, the brand has made nutritious meals both accessible and affordable for everyone. The ‘Metaboost’ salad, which contains field greens, spinach, kale, mangoes, carrots, edamame beans, shaved almonds and goat cheese, is currently one of my faves on the menu. Click here to find a location near you.

2. Fountain’s Hyaluronic Molecule Food Supplement: While topical lotions and potions promise to give us glowing, healthy skin, it’s important to remember that the key to radiant skin is actually what we put in our bodies, not on them. Fountain’s Hyaluronic Molecule is a concentrated beauty supplement that helps keep your skin looking healthy and youthful.

Fountain Hyaluronic Molecule

3. Nike+ SportWatch GPS: Whether you’re training for your first race, which may be the Nike Women 15K in Toronto, or a seasoned marathoner, the Nike+ Stopwatch is an amazing tool for both training and race day. It keeps track of your location, pace, distance, laps, in addition to calories burned. If that wasn’t enough, it also stores all your run history and keeps tabs on your personal records, giving you encouragement along the way. Available in Canada at the Nike (Toronto Eaton Center) store, Sport Chek & Sporting Life locations and on Nike.com in the US.

4. Jabra Step Wireless Headphones: There is no better way to enjoy music while working out than with wireless headphones. Once you experience the freedom of not having your headphones connected to a device, you will never look back. Designed for training enthusiasts, the Step Wireless headphones are lightweight, durable, and water resistant. With accompanying gel hooks and a selection of different sized ear gels, these are perfect for those that have tiny ears.

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5. Everlast Weighted Jump Rope: No access to a gym? No problem. Skipping is the cheapest and easiest way for a total body workout and can be done virtually anywhere. Similar to a speed rope, you will improve your agility, footwork and endurance. With a weighted rope like this one from Everlast, you burn a significant amount of calories and can be effective for increasing strength and promoting weight loss.

6. Gap Full Zip Jacket: Everyone needs that one transitional piece that can take them from their fave fitness class and continue Saturday errands in style.  This heather grey shell from the GapFit’s latest collection is light weight making it perfect for the upcoming Spring months and works well with other layered pieces (think tanks and long sleeves) in colder temperatures.

7. Nike Studio Wraps: If yoga, barre and pilates is your thing, this will take your practice to the next level. Nike’s Studio Wraps are an innovative training shoe designed to help you get the most out of these forms of exercise by providing extra support with the help of studio ribbons, traction (to enhance grip on indoor surfaces), while providing a barefoot like experience. The added bonus – protection from studio floors. Available in Canada at the Nike (Toronto Eaton Center) store, Sport Chek & Sporting Life locations and on Nike.com in the US.

Nike Studio Wraps

 8. Vitamin Water Zero: We all know it’s important to drink water but do you know why? Getting the proper amount of water helps maintain the body’s fluid balance which helps transport nutrients in the body, regulate body temperature, digest food and more.  It also helps with calorie control, kidney function, pain prevention and clears skin. It also provides fuel for muscles. Prevent yourself from getting bored of drinking the recommended nine – 16 cups of H20 daily by mixing it up with other hydration options such as Vitamin Water Zero, a sugar free flavoured water which is loaded with vitamins and sweetened naturally with stevia extract.

9. Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit: Designed to help you unleash your natural stride, the Flyknit 4.0 is a great running shoe that’s not only lightweight, but also provides adequate support and flexibility – made possible by a unique polyester yarn upper and hexagonal flex grooves on the soles.  Knit-in flawier cables cradle the mid foot for support where you need it most.

Accepted anywhere Visa cards are accepted, Mogo Prepaid Visa® cardholders receive perks such as unlimited transactions, free text balance updates sent to a mobile device and no monthly fees. PLUS, a choice of 40 unique card designs to choose from so you can have a card that reflects your own personal style. For more information on Mogo Prepaid Visa®, head to Mogo.ca.

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Nike Women’s Run Series Announces 15K in Toronto

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Nike Toronto

Yesterday Nike released the information that every single female runner on the planet has been patiently waiting for…the 2015 Nike Women Run Series race dates and cities.  For several months there has been tons of speculation and rumours swirling around and now the cat is officially out of the bag – finally! I am so excited that my hometown of Toronto will be amongst one of the amazing city’s around the world hosting a race this year. Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or just beginning your run journey, this is a race you will not want to miss out on. I had the privileged of running in the Nike Women San Francisco Half Marathon in 2014, you can check out my race report here, and it literally changed my life. It’s not a race, it’s an experience!

Nike Women 15K Toronto

What to expect: Race date is set for June 14, 2015 with registration opening on to the general public on March 9th, 2015. Nike likes to keep event deets under wraps for as long as possible as the brand loves the element of surprise and they love to blow participants away but what I can tell you is to expect a weekend full of celebrations tailored specifically for the beautiful city of Toronto.

Now that the official countdown is on to raceway, I wasted no time setting the groundwork for what I need to work on before the real hardcore training commences thanks to the Nike Canada team. Yesterday afternoon I got to chat with Sheila Reid, member of the 2012 Canadian Olympic team and learned that she will be the elite face of the race this summer. Her focus in competition is actually on shorter distances and specializes in 1,500 – 5,000 meter track races) and has never ran a road race before. Proof that each and every one of us will be putting ourselves to the test looking to either run farther or faster than we ever have before. I also got a chance to have a gait analysis done at the Nike Running Loft by Kristen Kuzemko, part of the Nike North American Pacer team. It was the first time I had one done.  Not only will t will help me remain injury free but it will also assist me in improving my technique, so I can conserve energy and cause less damage to my joints. I will be sharing a little more about the outcome of my run analysis in a future post. My results were all packaged up in this cool little video which you can view here.

Nike Toronto Queen West Run ClubPhotography by Nathalia Allen (Nike Canada)

I am eagerly waiting to begin formal training and I look forward to hopefully encourage you all to take part in what is the largest women’s run series in the world. Throughout the coming months I will continue to share information on how to train, tips on proper hydration, nutrition, injury prevention and more. In the meantime, do yourself a favour and get a complimentary gait analysis at the Nike Store at the Toronto Eaton Center in order to begin your training on the right foot, pun intended. Click here for more information on the International Nike Women’s Race Series and be sure to get social and follow Run Nike Women on Twitter and Facebook.

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Detoxing & Metabolism Boosting with Cedar Juice

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Cedar Juice

There are many opinions on the topic of juice cleanses but as an avid juicer I find it odd how people can ignore the direct benefits associated with juicing and cold pressed juice. Sure, you can’t guarantee the amount of weight loss to expect, which really shouldn’t be a primary reason to do one, or event the rate of detoxification each time, but the truth of the matter is there are several other proven benefits and I am living proof of the results.

Just to give you a little history as to how juicing got introduced into my life. After being diagnosed with a rare kidney ailment and subsequently fibromyalgia, I suffered for years in pain and my body became increasingly toxic from all the pain, sleep, and depression meds I was putting into my system. My Naturopathic Doctor started to make changes to my diet and soon after suggested that I try a 3 day cleanse. The results…astounding.  I had felt fatigued for as long as I could remember and by the morning of the last day my energy was through the roof. I was getting the best sleep I had gotten in months, skin irritations caused from stress started to clear up (and colour had started to return to my face), my bowel movements were more regular, not to mention a very considerable decrease in body and joint pain. Turns out, this thing called juicing also acts as a natural anti-inflammatory based on some of the concoctions included in the most programs. And just like that, I was a believer and have been religiously doing them quarterly ever since.

Cedar Juice

As you can imagine, I’ve tried just about every juice cleanse in Toronto and definitely have my opinions on each. Some I will do again happily, others I wouldn’t suggest to even my worst enemy. I decided to kick off 2015 by trying out Cedar Juice. I had tried some of their yummy juices at Equinox post workout so I was keen on giving it a go for 3 days. The entire process was a breeze from beginning to end. The website is super informative, which will be a relief to first time cleansers and clearly gives all the deets you need regarding delivery, cleanse benefits and even how to cleanse during the program. Immediately after placing my order I received an email from Cedar outlining helpful tops to help me get ready, the pre-cleanse regimen and what to do during the cleanse to get the most optimal cleansing. When my shipment arrived via FedEx to my doorstep, it was accompanied by  a little booked that provided extra advice such as; using a body brush on my skin prior to showering and having a sauna/steam room session to help with the detoxification process.

The cleanse includes 6 juices for each day and it’s recommended to drink as much water and non-caffeinated tea in between each.  Although they are all quite tasty, here are my favourites – Pineapple Head, Skip To The Beat and Cracked It:

Cedar Juice Menu

To be completely honest, the juicing experience is different for each person. Some may find it extremely easy while others will find it unbearable. It can be difficult, as your body is used to chewing food. I have found that chewing my juice helps. I know it sounds weird but it actually tricks the body into thinking that you are eating plus it helps eliminate indigestion and bloating after drinking juice all day. Getting your body ready for the cleanse is almost more important than what you do during the cleanse. It is vital that you eliminate processed foods and sugars as much as possible and stick to a clean diet a few days to a week before to avoid the unwanted “die-off” effects; fatigue, migraine, flu like symptoms, which could potentially happen on days one and two if your body is highly toxic. Although unpleasant, this actually means that that the cleanse is working. If all is done right, this 1,100 calorie a day juice program will give you the kick start you need. Our bodies are very similar to cars. We can’t just keep putting gas inside, aka food, we must reset or change our oil every season if you will, every few months to keep our bodies performing.

My friends at Cedar Juice are giving my amazing readers who want to try out this program a discount code to help you get started.  When ordering use “SoSashaJuiceCleanse” to receive 15% off your entire order.  Head to CedarJuice.com for more information, offers, and to order your cleanse. If you have any specific questions regarding my juicing experience feel free to email me – info@sosasha.com or tweet me @sashaexeter

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Lululemon & The Remix Project Presents: Beats and Balance

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Lululemon Beats and Balance event

It is very rare that I post events on my site but every once in a while something so unique pops up that I get really excited about and feel compelled to share.  This weekend Lululemon is hosting the ultimate fitness event here in Toronto that is not to be missed. Fitness is usually at the forefront of everyone’s minds at the beginning of the new year with new goals and resolutions set and trust me, this is the perfect way to get that extra motivation to stay on track. With a mashup of music, athletics, art and an community workout, it will definitely be a day unlike anything you have experienced before hosted by Tyronne Edwards from E! Entertainment and Sarah Taylor.

WHAT: Lululemon will be bringing together some of Toronto’s top fitness instructors to conduct several classes throughout the day with special live music performances. After the final class of the day, guests will be able to drink and nosh on refreshments while listening to tunes spun by DJ Brendan Fallis (otherwise known as Hannah Bronfman’s handsome boyfriend).

Lululemon Beats and Balance

WHEN: Saturday January 24th, 2015 at Arcadian Court in Toronto. Four classes will take place at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm.

*Saturday’s event marks the kick off of Lululemon’s involvement with The Remix Project, an non-profit organization created in Toronto whose programs help disadvantaged youth from marginalized communities who are trying to enter into creative industries.

I definitely look forward to attending this Saturday and supporting this amazing project. If you’re interesting in coming out as well, you can register to secure your spot here  – tickets are only $10 each and 100% of the ticket sales will be donated to The Remix Project Toronto.

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My Winter Weekend With Mogo

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Art Gallery of Ontario Suzy Lake Exhibit

It’s January so essentially this means two things; 1) we are in the midst of a deep freeze here in Toronto and 2) it’s the start of a new year and time to set new goals for 2015. I don’t necessarily believe in New Year’s resolutions, which simply means I never wait for January 1st to put my plans into action. This year I want to be more fiscally responsible and make better decisions because debt is really not cute. With the winter elements in full effect, I spent the day with Mogo.ca hitting up some of the spots I like to frequent on the weekends. My Mogo Prepaid Visa® Card made it easy to treat myself and my crew. With no monthly fees and over 40 unique card designs to choose from, Mogo’s Prepaid Visa® Card helps you control your spending (I mean, we can all do with a little help in that department, right?) and avoid the aftershock of credit card debt.

Brunch at Mildred’s Temple Kitchen – 85 Hanna Avenue (Shops at King Liberty) Toronto 416-588-5695 Neighbourhood: Liberty Village

Mildred's

Mildred's Temple Kitchen PancakesMrs. Biederhof’s Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

We Torontonians take brunching very seriously and Mildred’s Temple Kitchen in Liberty Village is one of my go-to spots to indulge on a weekend in the city. MTK is the offshoot of cult fave Mildred Pierce where local foodies happily noshed brunch fare for 17 years on Sudbury Street. The sleek and airy interior is perfect for a third date or family brekkie with food items that are sure to satisfy even the pickiest of palettes. Brunch is served Saturday & Sunday from 10-3pm. I hit up Mildred’s with my parents around 10:30 to arrive before the hungover crowd stumbled in for brunch and “hair of the dog”. What you should order… The fresh baked scones & biscuits are to die for, the Manhandler is a great option for meat lovers, their delish rosemary bacon which is cured in-house is always a treat. Everyone and I mean everyone, heads to this spot for Mrs. Biederhof’s legendary light & fluffy blueberry buttermilk pancakes. Click here to check out the full menu.

The Art Gallery of Ontario – 317 Dundas Street West Toronto 416-979-6648 Neighbourhood: Chinatown

Art Gallery of Ontario

424 Fifth Fur Vest

424 Fifth

Art Gallery of Ontario Suzy Lake ExhibitPhotography by Nathalia Allen AMillionMinds.ca (@amillionminds)

If you’ve visited Toronto or even worse, live in Toronto and have not been to the Art Gallery of Ontario, in my opinion you should be punished. If I could, I would come here daily to take in the phenomenal exhibits, dine at Frank (the gallery’s famed resto) and just people watch. There is so much goodness currently happening in side. Plus, the common spaces designed by world renown and Toronto born architect Frank Gehry makes phenomenal backdrops for photos. Type in the hashtag #ArtGalleryOfOntario on Instagram and you are bound to find tons of inspiring and artistic photos and selfies. The Michelangelo: Quest for Genius exhibit just ended on January 11th but for those interested in conceptual photography, “Introducing Suzy Lake is a photo retrospective by the artist that is not to be missed. If you happen to be a die-hard Jean-Michel Basiquat fan like myself then buckle up.  From February 7 – May 10 2015, the AGO will be the home to an exclusive showcase which will be the first thematic examination of the artist’s work; guest curated by Austrian historian and Curator Dieter Buchhart. The opening night party, which is the hottest ticket in town right now, is already sold out. Tickets for general exhibition are currently on sale for AGO members and public tickets go on sale January 23, 2015. Click here for more info on AGO current exhibitions, membership/tickets prices, location and hours.

Her Majesty’s Pleasure – 556 King Street West (inside Fashion House) Toronto 416-546-4991 Neighbourhood: King West

Her Majesty's Pleasure

I honestly couldn’t have thought up a  more brilliant idea myself. Her Majesty’s Pleasure on King St West will forever change the way you get your mani/pedi. When I heard rumours of a spot in the city late last year where one could get their nails, hair and a facial done, but also acts as a cocktail bar, cafe and retail boutique all rolled up in one, I had to see it for myself. I popped in for a few hours early in the evening after my trip to the AGO with my friend/photographer/unicorn Nathalia for manis, eats and cocktails (fresh pressed juices for me). My instagram followers are fully aware of my obsession with pretty floor tiling and the tile design at HMP didn’t disappoint. With ultra high ceilings, white walls, carrara marble topped tables/bars and eccentric furnishings, every single square foot of space in there is instagrammable. Naturally, we found ourselves lingering long after our food was finished and nails were dry. Ladies, this is the PERFECT spot for a girls night out or bridal party. Make sure to call ahead to book an appointment to avoid disappointment.

Her Majestys Pleasure

Her Majesty's Pleasure

Her Majesty's Pleasure

Her Majestys PleasureImages of Her Majesty’s Pleasure via +TongTong and Instagram (@sashaexeter)

What I’m Wearing: Fur Vest c/o 424 Fifth // Hat (vintage) // Dress  c/o Forever 21 // Shirt (vintage) // Leather Moto Jacket c/0 Aritzia // Shoes by Zara

Accepted anywhere Visa cards are accepted, I was able to use my Mogo Prepaid Visa® Card at all of these spots in Toronto. Card holders benefit from unlimited free transactions, no monthly fees, and can receive free text balance updates to a mobile device. For more information head to Mogo.ca

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Inspiring Interiors: i29’s Invisible Minimalist Kitchen

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Invisible Kitchen i29_1

During my spare time, which these days has been few and far between, I enjoy reading Architectural Digest or trolling interior design sites online. As I’ve gotten older my interior design preferences have grown more towards a minimalist and modern vibe, which can sometimes be difficult to execute in a kitchen due to appliances. This week I stumbled on a kitchen designed by i29 that brilliantly conceals appliances and necessities resulting in a system that helps blend the living space with the kitchen.

Invisible Kitchen i29_2

Striping down and removing any superfluous elements, the design team expertly incorporated the cooling, water and electrical connections within the ultra thin island, which is only a couple centimetres thick.

Invisible Kitchen i29_3

Invisible Kitchen i29_4

Using decorative wainscotting elements of the Parisian apartment’s original walls as inspiration, the design team created sliding panels that hide all components of the kitchen and also acts as storage. When the panels are shut, the space appears clean and organized.

Invisible Kitchen i29_5

Invisible Kitchen i29_6Images via i29 Design

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