Canada’s national capital was abuzz with excitement when the eighth season of Ottawa Fashion Week (OFW) took over Little Italy from October 12-14 as 22 North American designers showcased their Spring/Summer 2013 collections at the Sala San Marco hall on Fashion Boulevard. The 3-day event attracted thousands of fashion lovers and many local…..
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Following the OFW S/S ’13 Launch Party, on Wednesday evening (October 10) Bayshore Shopping Centre was the place to be! After my appearance on Daytime Ottawa (more about that later), I headed to the Flare Magazine World Runway Tour presented by TRESemmé in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation’s The…..
In May, Bayshore Shopping Centre announced a $200-million redevelopment project that will expand their present retail space by 160,000 square feet. Slated for completion in 2015, the massive renovation and expansion project is expected to boost the city’s economy and create 400 new full-time permanent jobs in Ottawa’s West End……
In what seems to be a growing trend, another American retailer has set its sights on Canada. Luxury department store chain Nordstrom will reportedly be opening 4 locations sometime this year including: 1. Pacific Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia – 225,000 sq ft 2. Chinook Centre in Calgary, Alberta –…..
On Saturday evening (June 16), I attended the Ferrari Dinner & Gala during Italian Week as part of the 7th Annual Ottawa Ferrari Festival held at the St. Anthony’s Soccer Club on Preston Street, also known as Corso Italia—the heart of Ottawa’s Little Italy. Red hot Ferraris on display lined…..
Think fast: what do you wear to a pop up bar/lounge/restaurant within an old-school diner in Ottawa on a Monday night?! Oh yes, and it’s one of those weird rainy/misty nights and rubber boots aren’t allowed (obviously). I was asking myself this 10 minutes before I had to show up…..
I couldn’t remember the last time I went out on a Friday night but when Canadian swimwear designer Amber Watkins invited me to the launch party for her online store, shopamberwatkins.ca, I had to show my support. The private event was held at downtown hot spot ‘JunXion’ and things were…..