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Eleanor McCain announces musical project, True North: The Canadian Songbook

Jul 13, 2015

Oh Canada!  Canadian songstress Eleanor McCain recently announced True North: The Canadian Songbook, a musical project honouring Canada’s 150th birthday.  Known for her classical crossover style that includes a mix of pop, Celtic, classical, seasonal and jazz genres, Eleanor pays a patriotic tribute to Canadian talent with True North: The Canadian Songbook. Covering classic Canadian pop and rock so...

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Toofifteen & bluebellgray collectibles featured at first-ever Design Exchange Design Auction

Jun 26, 2015

This past May the design community came together to support the inaugural Design Auction to benefit the Design Exchange, Canada’s first and only design museum. 

Co-chaired by Tommy Smythe, Arren Williams and Raymond Girard, design admirers, novices and professionals bid their way through modern collectibles, unique furniture and exquisite accessories and DMC’s very own Toofifteen and bluebellgray took part in the highly anticipated night. 

First...

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DMC Home Reno Obsessions: Spray-Net

Jun 19, 2015

We here at DMC appreciate the value of a dollar but let’s be honest, we have Champagne taste on a prosecco budget. When it comes to home renovations, we put our money where it counts. DMC has begun working with Spray-Net, a one day exterior paint solution company that provides a facelift so impressive you won’t need to replace other costly items like windows, doors or siding. 

Founded in 2006 by a Quebec student painter with an eye for longevity and a s...

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AURA by Tracie Ellis makes its Canadian debut

Jun 3, 2015

We have a particular affinity towards home décor here at DMC and never have we seen a homewares collection quite like the one AURA by Tracie Ellis debuted at Simons locations earlier in May.

The Australian home decor brand offers up a selection of eye-catching and trendy (but classic) geometric prints and brightly coloured bed linens, pillows, rugs and accessories.

Although each piece is made in Australia, the bra...

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Ron White lands in Leaside!

May 27, 2015

Canada’s ShoeRu Ron White continues to spread shoe love across the city with his new location in Leaside.  Steps away from the very first Ron White store at Yonge and Eglington, the new location is the designer’s fifth namesake boutique in the GTA.

After more than 20 years in the shoe industry, Ron is the designer and creative director of four distinct collections – The Ron White Collection, Ron White Signature Collection, WHITE Ro...

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Canada's ShoeRu Ron White Launches Spring/Summer '15 Collection in Edmonton and Montreal

May 4, 2015

It’s been a busy spring so far for Ron White! In celebration of his Spring/Summer ’15 collection launch at Holt Renfrew Edmonton and Montreal, Ron made an in-person appearance at each location. In each city, customers and loyalists of the brand spent an afternoon with Canada’s ShoeRu and were treated to personal fittings and autographed soles from the designer himself.

The shoe tour kicked off in Edmonton with four Breakfast Televi...

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Design Duo Back Together for Sarah's Rental Cottage

Apr 24, 2015

They came, they saw, the reno’d.  Having not appeared on television together in two-and-a-half years, design duo Sarah Richardson and Tommy Smythe are back at it again (with plenty of that classic witty banter) for Sarah’s Rental Cottage.  This time around they were joined by Sarah’s husband Alexander – minister of exteriors for all her projects. In the six part miniseries on HGTV, the trio renovated a retro 1950’s cottage in Parry Sound and left no...

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Celebrate Clean with TooFifteen

Apr 10, 2015

After an indulgent Easter weekend filled with copious amounts of caramel filled milk chocolate, wine and savoury treats, TooFifteen’s “Clean” themed event couldn’t have happened at a better time. 

With its partners Greenhouse Juice Co and This is a Feast, TooFifteen gathered at Type Books on Queen St. West on April 7 to officially lau...

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Ron White launches exclusive shoe collection at Kleinfeld Hudson's Bay

Apr 2, 2015

Our favourite shoe designer Ron White is now designing shoes for a different type of woman, the bride.  In a exclusive collection for Kleinfeld Hudson’s Bay, Canada’s very own shoeru has designed five inaugural styles (Brooks, Casey, Genie, Jessica and Larissa) all featuring Ron White’s exclusive All Day Heels® technology including NASA created PORON Cushioning. The exclusive collection launched in March and with a home inside the capital of bridal...

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Rep your hood all year round thanks to Tuck Shop Trading Co.

Mar 27, 2015

The one thing that makes us just the tiniest bit sad here at DMC is the fact that with warmer weather means we’ll have to retire our beloved Tuck Shop Trading Co. City of Neighbourhoods toques. 

From the front page of the Metro News to the guy you see rocking the Danforth toque down the street, the City of Neighbourhoods toques have exploded and become a staple for the quintessential Torontonian.  So how exactly will you rep your h...

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DMC and Bluebellgray Celebrate Spring

Mar 20, 2015

Today is officially the first day of Spring (thank God) and with a new season we here at DMC have plenty to be excited about. Last week at the exquisite Colette Grand Café, surrounded by Scottish thistle and selfie sticks, bluebellgray joined DMC and some spring eager media for an intimate lunch to discuss all things new with the brand.

Since it’s Canadian debut last year, the Scottish export has been planting its way into homes, m...

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DMC Helps Launch Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants Magazine

Mar 13, 2015

On average, Canadians dine out twice a week and we here at DMC average about three (okay, more like four) times a week.  Canadians are as obsessed with food culture as they are with hockey, so when GDC Media launched the inaugural Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants Magazine it gave us 100 more reasons to dine out.

On March 4 at Bar Buca, editor-in-chief Jacob Richler and publisher Geofferey Dawe hosted some of the nation’s most prominen...

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Who Needs to Wait Until Spring #Toorganize with @Toofifteen?

Feb 18, 2015

As the snow continues to fall (as do our hopes of temperatures staying below -10 degrees) it doesn’t seem like we’re getting any closer to spring and spring-cleaning.  Why wait for a warmer season to start organizing and purging? Well, we here at DMC are starting our annual cleaning ritual early and we’re saying good riddance to clutter and good-bye to mess, all with the help of the very cool and very stylish, Toofifteen.

Sister’s, Ashley Botten an inte...

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Our favourites from IDS 2015!

Feb 4, 2015

It was a sea of luxurious soaker tubs, terrarium lighting fixtures and yellow kitchens at the annual Interior Design Show in Toronto this year.  Along with some of our friends at HGTV’s Income Property, we walked the floor at the Opening Night Party and again on Trade Day. Here are a few things that got us inspired for home in 2015:

Caesarstone – Picture this: a giant circular swing set, men in kilt’s playing a game of...

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The 19th Annual Ron White Shoe Drive

Jan 26, 2015

An exceptionally frigid day back at the beginning of January saw the launch of our favourite cause, The Ron White Shoe Drive.  To kick-off the 19th Annual Shoe Drive, which has collected 35,000 shoes to-date, Canada’s very own ShoeRu Ron White, partnered with charities in the GTA to collect gently worn shoes and boots for men, women and children. 

Dress for Success Toronto,...

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