ONE-FOR-ONE, FOR ALL: TOMS FOR TARGET HOLIDAY COLLECTION – THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

As the temperature drops just a bit lower, the days get shorter and the sun seems to stay away longer, we are comforted by the fact that the holiday is just around the corner. The stores start to twinkle with every Christmas lights and ornaments up on display and the aisles get filled with glittering…

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FACEBOOK GIVE-AWAY: WIN VIP PREVIEW PASSES TO @RIDEAUCENTRE’S NEW DINING HALL

  As one of the most highly anticipated announcements made by the Rideau Centre, the new food court, now aptly renamed as the Dining Hall, is set to open on August 1st and we have a Facebook give-away of 2 passes to the VIP unveiling on Wednesday, July 30th. The brand new upscale 35,000 square…

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EXPERIENCE THE JOY AND BEAUTY OF THE OPERA WITH OLO’S MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Love and despair. It seems like there’s no other beautiful combination that’s been an underlying theme in most of history’s most famous cinema. Set in Nagaski in 1904, Madama Butterfly is another exquisite example of a moving and heart wrenching tale of love, heartbreak and despair. It tells of a haunting story of a young,…

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SPRING EDIT: THE SMART SET SPRING 2014 LOOKBOOK + $25 GIFT CARD {BLOG GIVEAWAY}

This has been quite a long winter for Canada that I’m sure any sign of Spring, where ever it may come from is certainly most welcome. Lucky for us, our source of spring hope blooms from the prettiness and dose of sunshine that is the SMART SET Spring 2014 Lookbook. Let’s not underestimate the power…

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#NACOFRIDAYS in #OTTAWA: CASUAL FRIDAYS AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S CULINARY OVERTURE {BLOG GIVEAWAY}

There are few good things that are universal in this world and when you pair them together – Music, Food, Wine, Friends, the magic is even more incredible. Bringing all this together in one memorable evening is the National Arts Centre’s social and culinary overture, the 3 Casual Fridays with the NAC Orchestra. What started…

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VALENTINES SPECIAL: CELEBRATING BEING TOGETHER FOREVER WITH MATRIX TOTAL RESULTS {BLOG GIVE-AWAY}

You can smell it in the air, you can see it in the stores and you can feel the love around you as it is that time of the year again! The season and celebration of love and what better way to commemorate it than with some self love starting with our hair? All throughout…

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TWENTY YORK STREET’S PHILLIP LIM FOR TARGET GIVE-AWAY

According to Urban Dictionary, HUMP DAY is the middle of a work week (Wednesday); used in the context of climbing a proverbial hill to get through a tough week. The absolute BEST day of the week, the day of maximum hope that maybe, you might make it out of this week alive. If we go…

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ORANGE CRUSH: SPRING 2014 BEAUTY TRENDS FROM NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

Perhaps regarded as one of the world’s most watched fashion weeks, New York Fashion Week has continued to be an incubator of not only the upcoming trends in fashion but also in beauty. This year, there were several looks that really stood from the crowd and those that made an impact on me are the…

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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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Ottawa’s Greatest Mobile Photographer – ISDATCHU?

  They say always save the best for last but hey, life’s too short and here at Twenty York Street, we like to get down to the good, the fab and the pretty – immediately!   When you’ve got exciting news like we do, we just can’t wait to share it with you.   In…

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