Iconic Canadian Designers Collaboration, Fall 2013

Sep 4, 2013

In a match made in Canadian design heaven, the duo behind the highly coveted label Smythe are joining forces with Diane Bald and the team at Roots. The two brands have collaborated in celebration of Roots' 40th anniversary to produce a limited-edition leather bomber jacket that will be available for sale exclusively though Roots stores in Canada and the US starting September 7, 2013.

The jacket is a re-...

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Here's to a Hot, Hot Holiday!

Jul 19, 2013

On Wednesday, in truly appropriate fashion, we hosted our first annual Hot Holiday Media Preview on the sunny rooftop of 155 George Street! With a gorgeous view of the city at our backs, it was a lovely day for editors to check out our curated selection of holiday pieces.

Smythe wowed with luxurious brocade and velvet fabrics, while Ron White dazzled with shimmery leathers in both dark and sexy holiday...

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Right to Play x NXNE: The Backyard Concert

Jun 21, 2013

Last Saturday, June 15, philanthropic Torontonians gathered for an intimate backyard garden party in support of Right to Play. A joint venture between Right to Play and NXNE, the event saw the who's who of Toronto come together on a perfect summer day to enjoy acoustic performances by Canadian musicians Gord Downie, Jim Cuddy, and Sam Roberts.

The party was co-hosted b...

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Digital Reboot: Sarah Richardson 2.0

Jun 13, 2013

Last week, Sarah Richardson unveiled a new and interactive brand platform with a website reboot on sarahrichardsondesign.com. On the heels of presenting her debut fabric collection for Kravet at High Point Market in North Carolina, Sarah is pleased to launch Sarah Richardson Design 2.0, an image-rich, interactive platform designed to leverage new sponsorship opportunities and partnerships with...

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Love It or List It's 100th Episode Gala

May 29, 2013

Last night Big Coat Productions and Corus Entertainment's W Network proudly celebrated Canadian television hit Love It or List It's 100th episode with a beautiful gala at the Liberty Grand. The series' host, producers, network and cast came together to mark this milestone with a party that defied even the heaviest of rains.

Celebrity friends were in attendance to wish hosts Hilary Farr and...

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Spring in Los Angeles

Apr 24, 2013

On Thursday, April 4, Canada’s favourite design duo, Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe, landed in Los Angeles to host an exclusive stylist dinner at a West Hollywood hot spot.  Showing off their Spring/Summer 2013 collection and speaking to the direction of the label, the Smythe co-designers entertained a number of top stylists as well as actresses Michelle Trachtenberg and Sophia Bush. Over wine, food and laughs, the designers shared insigh...

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Spring Into Colour with Miz Mooz!

Apr 12, 2013

On Wednesday, March 27, 2013, Kitsilano's hip boutique, Miz Mooz, hosted an exclusive evening for VIP shoppers in support of Canuck Place Children's Hospice. The store's top customers and celebrity guests were invited to preview and shop the Spring 2013 collection. From bright accents to candy colours, Vancouver's shoe lovers delighted in this season's most crush-worthy flats, wedges,...

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Unveiling "WHITE by Ron White" and the New Sherway Gardens Store!

Mar 14, 2013


While we await spring, there’s a new “white” in town – and it’s not snow!  Highly acclaimed footwear designer Ron White is delighted to announce the launch of his newest collection, WHITE by Ron White. Made in Italy and featuring classic styles with gorgeous pops of colour, WHITE by Ron White might just be the best thing about winter this year....

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Introducing BELLY by Belly Maternity!

Feb 26, 2013


Snow may still be on the ground but spring is awakening with the birth of BELLY by Belly Maternity. Toronto’s favourite maternity boutique is thrilled to announce the launch of its own maternity fashion line, a capsule of great basics, arriving in store the week of February 25th.

Comprised of tried and true wardrobe staples in gorgeous spring...

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Walkabout Your Way to Health This Spring with Orthaheel!

Feb 8, 2013

Spring & Summer ’13 Collection Pairs Style with Comfort


The term “walkabout” originates from a rite of passage in the Australian Aboriginal culture, where young males leave on a spiritual journey. It has also come to refer to a planned walking trip or prolonged walking activity – something Australian shoe brand, Orthaheel is encouraging Canadians to do this spring.  Developed by Australian podiatrist Phillip Vasyli...

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Smythe’s Pre-Fall 2013 Collection

Jan 28, 2013

If you’re itching to get into their pants, Smythe’s Pre-Fall 2013 collection offers another chance.

Landing in June, Smythe’s Pre-Fall 2013 Collection features a mix of classic and new silhouettes. From sexy satin bomber jackets and corded lace pants, to silky blouses and peplum coats, Smythe has a little something for everyone in the “Fall-mer” season.

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Gently Worn Shoes Please!

Jan 22, 2013

For the past 17 winters, Ron White has been encouraging generous Torontonians to donate their gently worn shoes and boots for a good cause. His annual shoe drive (going on now until February 10) takes place at each of his stores across the GTA and everyone who donates will receive a $25 gift certificate towards their next purchase. We likely all have an extra pair or two hanging out in the back of our closets collecting dust and could be put to much better use...

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Happy Holidays

Dec 20, 2012

May this holiday season be merry & bright and may 2013 be the best year yet.


Deb + Team xo

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Sarah takes on the Big Box Store

Nov 23, 2012

Sarah Richardson, one of Canada’s most celebrated designers recently launched a new webisode series in partnership with LOWES Canada. Yep, you heard that right:  Sarah goes Big Box. Together with her team, they took on the challenge of transforming a rundown house into a stunning magazine-worthy home, with most of the home’s décor and design coming from a local Lowe’s store.  No fancy boutiques this time, and yet the same “wow” factor is found in each of the r...

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Belly is BACK!

Oct 23, 2012

Belly Maternity is back and better than ever. 

The popular Toronto-based maternity store is expanding across Canada, offering new and exclusive merchandise for the 2012 Fall and Winter season.  Joining forces with the lovely team at eLUXE.ca, Canadian ladies with a bun in the oven can now pick up designer duds from lines including J Brand, Queen Mum and Rosie Pope.

Belly Maternity’s comback...

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