Spring Floor Refresh with PARA's FloorGUARD

Apr 28, 2014

With spring in the air and winter officially banished, Canada’s premier paint brand is pleased to announce the launch of their new FloorGUARD Hybrid Technology Porch & Floor line. Just in time to rescue your home from the effects of an extremely harsh winter, FloorGUARD provides excellent protection against dirt, stains and abrasions like an alkyd based paint, but with the convenience of easy water clean up, low odour and fast dry of a latex paint. FloorGU...

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DMC's Neighbourhood Eats

Apr 25, 2014

We’re out on the east end and surrounded by some fantastic options for food. Being a team full of self-professed foodies, you can imagine how happy this makes us. From the newly opened Carbon Bar on Queen, to Hawthorne on Richmond, to all day breakfast at Petit Déjeuner, or even the reliably friendly standby of the George Street Diner we’re well fed at the DMC offices. Here’s some of our top picks for lunch in the area… and oh look, it’s quar...

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DMC’s Fave Spring Picks!

Apr 16, 2014

Winter 2014? #Overit

Let’s face it: Monday was an absolute spring tease, and yesterday? Well, perhaps it’s better if we just don’t acknowledge the weather yesterday. With that in mind, DMC is spring focussed and spring ready with these top picks for warm(er) weather!

1) Coral pinks for your toes, courtesy of Vionic Canada

2) Patio season – need we say more?

3) The Pasadena sandal in cream by...

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Head Over Heels for heel boy in The Distillery District

Apr 10, 2014

After 10 years nestled in the hustle and bustle of the heart of West Queen West, heel boy has taken a large step out and opened their second Toronto location in the Distillery District. The bright and airy 1,350 square foot store plays home to heel boy’s full offering of shoes and accessories for women and men. heel boy is a footwear destination that seeks to provide stylish options for everyone from mother to daughter, from him to her, and lots of cute things...

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Style Guide: Avenue K's Edit to the Summer's Best Music Festival Wear

Apr 7, 2014

Let’s face it, the Coachella Valley Music Festival has become a serious fashion scene. So, Avenue K has taken cues from last year’s best boho-chic ensembles for inspiration to get us through the summer of music; which means lots of necessary tan-worthy pieces that will still make a killer style-statement. We're talking crossbody bags with tons of fringe accents, flowy dresses, go-to ankle booties, and romantic peasant tops.

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Ron White Launches at Holt Renfrew!

Apr 4, 2014

Newly launched at Holt Renfrew, Ron White’s Spring/Summer ’14 collection is a beautifully designed line up of shoes for stylish women on the go. In his shoes, women can seamlessly transition from corporate to cocktail from weekend casual to black tie formal. With chic pumps, easy flats and micro platforms ranging in colour from elegant nude to confident red and sophisticated navy, there is shoe to suit every woman’s unique sensibility.


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DMC Picks: What We’re Listening To

Apr 2, 2014

Hopefully you got through April Fool’s unscathed, but these playlists are no joke! We’ve got you covered from your morning wake up call, to motivational beats for work or just your workout, to the ever-essential pre-game mix. Here’s what we’ve been listening to:

Deb: Vodka Escapades: Ladies Be Pre-Gaming
It’s time for a well-deserved girl’s night ou...

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Got the Mondays?

Mar 24, 2014

It’s Monday, it’s irredeemably cold and did we mention it was Monday? If you’re in need of a little pick me up today, whether it be puppy pics, inspiring TED Talks, or just downright laugh inducing videos, here’s our top picks from around the web:

• It’s a toddler and his puppy, could there be a love story more true? 

• The...

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World MasterCard Fashion Week

Mar 17, 2014

Some may be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day today in a decidedly emerald fashion, but the DMC team has a different sort of fashion on our minds today – Toronto Fashion Week.

While Fashion Week in March usually denotes the start of Spring (okay, slightly wishful thinking given the #PolarVortex), we’re incredibly excited to see what Canadian designers have in store for Fall fashion. Whether it be the consistently phenomenal collections from Pink Tartan, coo...

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HGTV’s New Series “Critical Listing” Premiering March 17th!

Mar 12, 2014

HGTV Canada’s new series Critical Listing runs the gamut of renovation, real estate, and design as homeowners who have bought a new house struggle to sell their old one. With the help of the best minds in the business, this series tackles projects ranging from budget-friendly renos to overhauling curb appeal that rescue these homeowners from the threat of two mortgages. Critical Listing airs Mondays at 9pm ET/PT beginning March 17...

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Mar 6, 2014

We are thrilled to be a part of the inaugural #AcademySocial, presented by Bristow Global Media, tonight at The Hoxton as part of Canadian Screen Week.

The first of its kind, #AcademySocial celebrates Canadian innovation in social media and will showcase a selection of impactful social media moments and recognize the players embracing new and online vehicles. The event honours Kyle Humphrey and Graydon Sheppard of...

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New AERIN Home Pieces Landing at Cocoon Furnishings

Feb 27, 2014

If you missed your chance for a sneak peek at the AERIN home collection at the Interior Design Show and didn't catch it on The Marilyn Denis show this morning, don't fret! New pieces are arriving daily at Cocoon Furnishings, the exclusive Canadian retailer for AERIN home. From breathtaking chandeliers to elegant walnut dining tables to even the littlest accents of thoughtful décor...

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Stolen Riches ♥ Smythe!

Feb 10, 2014

Like-minded Canadian brands are partnering to bring #CuteSmytheGirls a taste of Stolen Riches. Beginning the third week of February, each Smythe College Blazer will come with a pair of Stolen Riches Portsalon Red shoelaces.

This Canadian collaboration comes as a result of a longstanding friendship between Smythe co-founders, Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe and Stolen Riches owner, David Barclay. “We love the bright...

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DMC’s Top Picks for the Interior Design Show 2014

Jan 20, 2014

We’ve prepped our mailers, written our releases and delved into the world of trend colours and it’s finally here: IDS 2014! As lovers of all things home décor, our team can’t wait to see what’s in store at this year’s Interior Design Show. Kicking off this Thursday the 23rd with the Opening Night Party, and continuing throughout the weekend until Sunday, January 26th, IDS never ceases to amaze with gorgeous inst...

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Deb McCain Communications Named AOR for Cocoon Furnishings

Jan 14, 2014

To kick off what is sure to be an exciting 2014, the team at DMC is pleased to announce a new addition to their roster, Cocoon Furnishings, a Canadian interior design showroom that services both consumers and trade professionals. 

“I am delighted to be working with an industry innovator like Cocoon,” says Deb McCain. “Upon first meeting David and Glyn Austin, I knew they were a tight knit family team, not unlike our own office. I feel t...

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