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the shopping list: Father's Day

May 22, 2014

It's never too early to start thinking about gift ideas for Dad - we've got you covered from fashion to finance and paint to Pluck!


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heel boy's Launch Party!

May 15, 2014

What do gorgeous shoes, the east end and a baffling amount of rain have in common? The launch party of heel boy’s second Toronto location in the Distillery District, of course! Many thanks to our amazing media friends and guests who braved the torrential downpour to visit heel boy’s new east end location. Although they may have arrived a bit wet, guests were treated to perhaps one of the best ways to weather out a st...

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Mother’s Day Picks

May 6, 2014

With Mother’s Day soon approaching (this Sunday!) have you found that perfect gift yet? Never fear, we’ve rounded up the best of the best for every type of mom this year.

Give mom a gift that keeps on giving - a moment of luxurious relaxation with Pluck Tea’s Pluck of the Month Club. This bespoke, luxury, loose leaf...

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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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#AcademySocial

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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