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What We're Looking Forward To This Holiday Season

Dec 23, 2014

With just two days away until Christmas, here's what the DMC team is looking forward to the most this holiday season.

Deb: I’m looking forward to overindulging, sleeping in, catching up on The Walking Dead and swimming with my kids!

Matt: Spending more time with my girls (ages 6 and 9). We like to ramp up the winter activities outdoors - skiing, boarding, tobogganing. This year we...

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Winter Saviours from Buck & Cook

Dec 15, 2014

Winter may mean extra rosy cheeks and runny noses for you kiddies but it doesn’t have to mean frozen limbs and lost mittens this year. In an effort to combat the harsh Canadian cold, GTA moms Jessica Buckley and Aimee Cook created Buck & Cook, a stylish and functional line of outdoor gear for kids.  Our faves include the super practical Smittie, a lightweight, base-layered jacket with high performance, waterproof thinsulate mitt...

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Sarah Richardson Celebrates the Launch of her First Book - Sarah Style

Nov 28, 2014

On November 4th, Toronto’s design, media and fashion elite came together at St. James Cathedral to celebrate the launch of Sarah Richardson’s first design book Sarah Style, published by Simon and Schuster. Canada’s largest design book to date, Sarah Style is a culmination of images, information, tricks, tips and design concepts from Sarah’s projects over the last decade, including her five hit HGTV series’. Wi...

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Canadian Home Cooks Battle it Out!

Oct 23, 2014

How have you been spending your Tuesday nights this fall? We’ve been cuddled up at home watching our latest TV obsession, Pressure Cooker. It’s the start of W Network’s all-new food block that has home cooks battling each other against a rapidly ticking clock. And, let’s be real, while we’re more than a little sad at our OWN lacking kitchen skills, we’ve been absolutely floored by the way these home cooks can craft entire dishes in just 30 minutes wit...

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Ron White Launches Fall ’14 Collection in Calgary and Proudly Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 17, 2014

It’s been a busy autumn for Canada’s ShoeRu, Ron White! In celebration of his Fall ’14 Men’s and Women’s collections launch in Calgary, Ron visited the Stampede City in late September for an afternoon appearance at O’Connors. Eager to meet his valued customers and fans of the brand, Ron also held an in-store appearance at Holt Renfrew. In exciting news for fashion forward Calgarians, shoppers can look forward to the arrival of the WHITE Ron White line at Town...

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Canada Welcomes Scottish Design Darling Bluebellgray

Oct 2, 2014

Last week, despite the official end of summer, Canada welcomed colourful florals in with the arrival of Scottish design darling bluebellgray. In a luxurious private suite at the Shangri-La Hotel, Fiona Douglas, creative head of the textile company, invited selected media to join her for an intimate tea.

Over scones with excessive amounts of clotted cream, journalists chatted with Fi about colour, inspiration, art and of course, her home...

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Tuck Shop Outpost Sets up Shop at Love the Design

Sep 26, 2014

It’s finally arrived! Tuck Shop Trading Co. has come out of the wilderness this autumn and opened its first Tuck Shop Outpost at Love the Design, a Summerhill favourite.

It's a partnership that brings together complimentary brands – a love of the past and the rugged texture of the Canadian outdoors – with Love the Design curating and creating the Tuck Shop Outpost space. Expertly crafted, the Outpost plays host to great gift ideas and u...

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Smythe’s 10 Year Anniversary at Holt Renfrew

Sep 4, 2014

On August 20th, the city’s most fashionable came together at Holt Renfrew to celebrate Smythe’s 10th anniversary. In honour of this milestone, the Canadian design duo has released a capsule collection, 10x10, comprising ten of their most iconic pieces.

As guests sipped on bubbly, Holt Renfrew’s Lisa Tant introduced the collection and Smythe’s first ever runway show, produced by Paola Fullerton. Following the show, and to much...

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Hot Holiday Highlights: The Feel Goods

Aug 14, 2014

With a plethora of loose leaf tea brands on the market, The Honest Leaf, created by a holistic nutritionist, sets themselves apart with a focus on wellness. With organic and all natural ingredients (no artificial flavours, sugars, sweeteners or additives) The Honest Leaf combines the idea of fun flavours with health. Each tea targets people’s main health concerns, whether it be recharging your system, helping settle an upset stomach, or relaxi...

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Hot Holiday Highlights: The Style Guy

Aug 7, 2014

Looking for everyday luxury? Daneson has got you covered. Their toothpicks are made exclusively with kiln dried veneer quality northern white birch that is bathed in premium ingredients. With natural essential oils and good things like Islay single malt and Kentucky straight bourbon, Daneson’s toothpicks distinctly delicious. Flavours range from classics like Lemon and Mint, to unique combinations like Salted Birch, to the decadent Single Malt...

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DMC's Holiday Bazaar!

Jul 17, 2014

Yesterday, the Deb McCain team took over Fat Pasha for our annual Hot Holiday Media Preview. On one of the hottest patios this summer, we asked editors to join us and preview our curated selection of holiday pieces. Already sorted into nifty gift guides, we took our media friends through a holiday bazaar designed to please even the most challenging of would-be giftees.

Brunswick and Co.’s Avenue clutch hit instant covet...

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Style Guide: Avenue K’s Top Picks for Balmy Summer Nights

Jul 2, 2014

From grand embellishments to sophisticated neutrals, these knockout looks pack a ton of style for summer’s warm nights out. Shop these looks here!


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Right to Play x NXNE: The 2nd Annual Backyard Concert

Jun 24, 2014

This past Saturday, June 21st, philanthropic Torontonians came together for the second annual backyard garden party hosted by Right to Play and NXNE. While basking in the sunshine of Robert and Margaret MacLellan’s lush backyard, guests were treated to intimate acoustic performances by Canadian artists Serena Ryder, Gord Downie, and Matt Good.

Olympic a...

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10 Questions With Deb McCain

Jun 5, 2014

The lovely Sonya over at UrbanMoms.ca sat down with Deb to chat about what it's like to balance a busy work life with mom life and ins and outs of working with her husband.

Read about it here!


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Ron White in the Toronto Star!

Jun 2, 2014

Congrats to our favourite Shoe-ru on his profile in the Toronto Star's Business section over the weekend. That's our man!

Read all about it here!


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