Personal Style

10 Useful Real-Life Lessons From the Fashion Runway

Deborah Fulsang | Posted 05.26.2014 | Canada Living
Deborah Fulsang

Style has little to do with cash. Take your cues from the runway, but don't think you have to wear couture to be cool. It's only a tiny percentage of the population that can afford what comes down the catwalk after all. So borrow ideas from the fashion stage but interpret them for yourself by shopping smartly from shops that cater to your price point. And be okay with that.

Make Your Signature Scent Entirely You

Natasha Koifman | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

I've always loved the idea of a signature scent, something that embodied me and became a personal statement. Fragrance reacts differently on different people, so how your signature scent smells on you and to you is different than how it smells in the bottle. That means that even a very popular fragrance can become highly personalized -- it won't smell the same on you as it does on other people.

Expanding My Style Horizons

Natasha Koifman | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada Style
Natasha Koifman

Style is not only a matter of personal taste. Even cities have their own unique fashion sensibility. For instance, New York feels more fashion-forward and dark. L.A., on the other hand, is more colourful and airy. From shoes to jewelry (and a lot in between!), here are some of my favourite shopping spots.

Everyday Glamour

Olivia Lovenmark | Posted 03.03.2012 | Canada Style
Olivia Lovenmark

Care to add touches of glamour to your life? If these little practices aren't already in your repertoire, then January is a fabulous time to introduce them to your weekly routine.

It's All About Me

Sara Waxman | Posted 02.29.2012 | Canada Style
Sara Waxman

There is a calm cohesiveness in today's wardrobe, an unstructured connection of favourite pieces -- and yet this eclectic selection reflects the individual psyche. Age is no longer a factor. People have the confidence to be comfortable in their own skin, their own clothes and their own bodies, to have fun, to enjoy.