FASHION HALLELUJAH: TARGET OPENS IN OTTAWA

There is nothing more exciting for us fashion lovers than finding out that your much anticipated store from South of the Border is finally opening in your hometown. Fast fashion, the latest in trends straight off the runway and of course, the occasional much feted designer collaboration. This fall, Ottawa welcomes the addition of the…

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TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE: BANANA REPUBLIC – ISSA CORAL PRINTED KIMONO DRESS

One of the things bloggers, whether its fashion, beauty, food or lifestyle, struggle with sometimes is that ubiquitous writer’s block. It happens to all of us, it happens to the best of us. When God forbid, there is just nothing to talk about. Hours after hours of trying, its just one big blank page of…

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@20YS FASHION WEEK 101: A SURVIVAL GUIDE TO FASHION WEEK AND BEYOND

‘Tis the season to not only be jolly but to be all out fabulous! ‘Tis the season where everything in your closet gets a closer scrutiny and your news and twitter feeds get filled up with one exciting sartorial update after another. This, my fashion friends, is the season for Fashion Week. All over all…

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QUICK BEAUTY GUIDE TO #TIFF13 – RED CARPET LOOKS FOR THE TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

TIFF is upon us once again  and though you may or may not be anywhere close to the vicinity of all the festivities, these quick beauty and style tips certainly work for any special occasions you’re invited to. Marilou Moles Ottawa | Twenty York Street Every red carpet event requires drama; however, do aim for refined…

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THE OPERA LYRA OTTAWA’s CARMEN – A GIVE-AWAY IN THE NAME OF THE OPERA (PART II)

The last time we told you about one enchanting evening at the Opera, courtesy of Opera Lyra Ottawa’s Annual Garden Party at the Honourable Italian Ambassador’s residence, we promised we’d come back with stunning coverage of not only the performers and the guests of honour but also the equally stylish guests who came to brave…

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DON’T SAY GOODBYE TO SUMMER – HOW TO KEEP YOUR SUMMER HAIRSTYLE THROUGH FALL

As you may already know this, I have been very privileged to be part of one of Canada’s Top Fashion Magazine, the Fashion Magazine’s Beauty Panel. A panel of experts on beauty, skincare and make-up, the BEAUTY PANEL is comprised of beauty bloggers from all over the country! I have been a lucky contributor since…

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HAVE YOU BEEN INVITED TO THE ARM PARTY LATELY? JOIN US FOR THE ULTIMATE GIRLS NIGHT OUT!

There’s a certain kind of party that has been hitting the streets lately. It has been going on for quite and some time and by the looks of it, this party is not going to fizzle out anytime soon! As published in Fashion Magazine’s Beauty Panel Issue – CANADA DAY NAIL ART Challenge. We are…

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INTRODUCING THE BANANA REPUBLIC ISSA LONDON LIMITED EDITION COLLECTION

  Photos courtesy of: SKYFALL BLUE I guess there really is quite something very exciting with designer collaborations, the coming together of big Fashion Houses or in this case, the fashion label whose name was launched when the Duchess of Cambridge donned the now world famous satin blue engagement dress in November 2010. Fast forward…

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SPECIAL FEATURE: FALLING IN STYLE WITH IVA AND BANANA REPUBLIC’S BOX-PLEAT PONTE DRESS

You see, one of the beautiful things about Twitter is just you never know what will come out of that 140-character tweet! Sometimes, you get access to exclusive deals, invite-only parties, you get added to an elite group of people with expertise on some thing and these are just relative bonuses of being on Social…

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OTTAWA FASHION: @20YS IS GUEST JUDGE FOR STEPPING OUT 2012

There is something I am extremely excited to share with you – an international organization called Dress for Success (DFS). In 2011, Dress for Success Ottawa opened its doors and to date, DFS outfitted over 275 local Ottawa-area women who are set to enter the workforce.  While Dress for Success Ottawa is best known for…

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