February 7th, 2011

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Spring Fragrance from Marc Jacobs

Fashion & Beauty » Skin Care & Makeup

On the hunt for your perfect wedding day fragrance? If you haven’t thought about what scent you want to wear, definitely consider something special for your day. A bright, floral and fruity fragrance we think is a fantastic bridal option? Daisy Eau so Fresh by Marc Jacobs. Similar to the original Daisy scent, this version has notes of raspberry, wild rise, deep and warm plum. Available this month at Holt Renfrew, then at major department stores and drug stores in March, the 75ml version retails for $85.

Day 81: Two Wedding Dresses for Kate?

royal wedding

An adorable reception dress option by Watters.

Some recent quotes from Bruce Oldfield (who is rumoured to be Kate Middleton’s wedding dress designer) have given rise to speculation that Kate may wear not one but TWO dresses on her wedding day! Oldfield told the Today show that Kate would have a “special dress in the evening.” Read the rest of this entry »

The Art of the Thank You

planning » Stationery

Dempsey Press' quirky-cool thank you note.

Thank you. Two words that are so simple but mean so much. Saying thank you is just good form, proper manners, and as my mom would say, essential. A little gratitude goes a very, very long way. A wedding is an event that necessitates a lot of thank yous as there are so many people helping you to put your celebration together. I know you’ve heard this many times before, but I’m going to say it again—don’t forget to send out thank you cards post-wedding to all your guests who gave gifts! The old rule of thumb is that you have a year to get these out, but in my opinion the sooner you can get them done, the better. Read the rest of this entry »

Valentine’s Faves: Godiva Message Hearts


What: Godiva Message Hearts, $24 at Godiva.

Why we love it: Tell your honey you love him with these adorable chocolate hearts that also have an embedded message.

More Valentine’s Day Treats


As Valentine’s Day approaches (have you been following our 14-day countdown to heart day by the way?) my inbox has been nothing but flooded with shades and visions of red, pink, treats and hearts galore. From romantic fragrances to sexy lingerie, it’s pretty much been nonstop ever since Christmas commenced. One sweet shop in particular caught my eye, The Designer Cookie who’s e-news slogan is ‘Valentine’s Day Has Never Been Sweeter’–and I completely agree. Looking at their mouth-watering cupcakes, well, let’s just say I can’t stop obsessing over them. Here are five nifty ideas from The Designer Cookie to give your mister, bridal party, friends, or, hey, even yourself, in honour of St. Valentine and all things love. Enjoy!


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